At Home Noodle Shop

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Fun with food!
Somen is a refreshing Japanese wheat noodle, traditionally eaten in the summer to cool off from the Japan’s humid summers. They’re most famous for being eaten as “nagashimen,” noodles flying down a bamboo pipe as would-be eaters try to catch them with their chopsticks. It’s a ton of fun, but feeling sorry for those who don’t happen to live in rural Japan, Bandai has brought the fun of nagashimen to the home, with the Home Somen Shop.
 

Noodle Making Robot

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Robots Come In All Shapes and Sizes These Days

Trust the savvy Japanese to make robots do everything; next we’ll have them making robots to make robots. But until they decide to make Terminators, it seems that we’ll have to make do with the Buckwheat Noodle Robot Sanuki Shokunin. The robot has been designed to crank out buckwheat noodles are the rate of 700 portions an hour, and of the quality that usually requires a precision knife and a skilled noodle chef.

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