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Can A Restaurant Ban You For Not Finishing Your Rice?

There’s a small curry restaurant in Tokyo that offers rice for free, no matter the size. A college student named Kenta saw the restaurant’s offer and ordered a large amount of rice. Unfortunately, he couldn’t finish it. Upset at Kenta, the owner asked him why he ordered the large if he was not going to finish it. “I don’t want customers like you to come here,” said the owner, and he banned Kenta from the restaurant.

Can Kenta’s ban something that could be legally upheld? A Japanese lawyer offers an answer to the question.

Check it out over at SoraNews24.

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I think this is the optimal solution. If you only give out small portions but allow unlimited refills, theoretically you should only end up with one serving wasted at most. If a customer wants to waste more they would have to do it intentionally.
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100% on the no chopsticks in stuck into the rice. This also seems to be a Japanese business practice. Here in the States there are severl "All You Can Eat Sushi" Places that will do the same thing if you order too much and they won't let you take it to go.
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