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How Carmakers Brought New Cuisine To Chennai

When carmakers built factories in Chennai, India, they brought cuisine that is changing the culinary landscape.

A decade before America discovered sushi, a restaurant in a small southern India coastal city, served sashimi from local whole tuna. This small Japanese oasis, called Akasaka, sat behind a non-descript building on the hot, honking mess of one of Chennai’s most crowded traffic junctions.

Read it at BBC

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