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Kappa-bashi Street sells everything needed to open a restaurant, from food samples to menu boards.

TOKYO -- Kappa-bashi shopping street in eastern Tokyo is filled with shops selling everything you need to open a restaurant -- from knives and pans in all shapes and sizes, to menu boards and food samples made of wax.

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