Shokuhin Sampuru (食品サンプル) is the Japanse art of building hyper-realistic food models. Since the 20s, this highly detailed objects have become a standard in Nippon restaurants, making the choice easier for its clients. Skilled artisans and small industries create these replicas at a high cost and under secret, as restaurants only purchase them once.

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