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Some men were greeted by 20 gifts, and others got none. Valentine’s Day transformed into a beauty contest for the men in which the women voted who was most “attractive. However, this became major problems in the close-knit Japanese society. If one male employee got 20 chocolate gifts from women in the office, but other men got none, this would generate a major strain in the workplace. How could the female workers resolve this problem. They devised a chocolate named “obligatory” chocolate “Giri-choco” in Japanese. Taipei Japanese restaurant White Day is in reality just the invention of chocolate makers, but its popularity zoomed up instantly as many women felt it was not fair to just give chocolates on Valentine’s day and not get anything back. Initially, men would just give some sweets back to the woman, but gradually women started to expect to receive more expensive gifts in return. This was acceptable, since man’s status is still higher than that of women in Japan and Japanese society still expects a man to take Taipei Japanese restaurant care of a woman.Unfortunately, this new tradition also went to too far. A “popular” superior at the work place now needed to reserve rather large amount of money to buy return gifts to the women in the work place, rather than simply spending the same amount on his wife Some shrewd women took advantage of the situation, and distributed large numbers of cheap chocolates to as many men as they could find, and then expected to get some more valuable gifts in return. If she did not get anything from a certain man, then bad rumors, saying the guy was cheap, would be spread in the work place. This chocolate had the word “obligation” written on the surface of the chocolate, but from the outside, the wrapper seemed the same. The women at the office would all chip in the cash to buy these chocolates and send them to the less popular men in the office so that, at least on the surface, these men wouldn’t have to lose face.Another cultural twist is “White Day. Taipei Japanese restaurant It falls on a month after Valentine’s, March 14th. On that day, a man will return a “love” token to the woman who gave him chocolates on Valentine’s day. No man wants that, as the reputation is very important in Japanese culture.Although Valentine’s Day is still huge and 20% of yearly chocolate sales are made just for that day, there is some feeling of discontentment among the Japanese. According to one of several recent poles, as both men and women mature, their antipathy toward Valentine’s day increases. It is fun as high school kids, but then it becomes an obligatory social burden as they become a part of mainstream society. The bartender was friendly and gave good service, although he didn’t seem to know what to recommend when it came to wine other than “we have Chardonnay” So I went with that. SeatingOnce we were seated, Taipei Japanese restaurant it took a little time for a server to make it to the table but the sommelier was very friendly and made an excellent recommendation for dinner. He knew his wine and was able to tell us down to the landscape of where our wine’s grapes were grown in. He came by several times throughout dinner to check in. Taipei Japanese restaurantAlthough I do not think that Valentine’s Day will disappear from Japanese society, since it has an immense commercial Taipei Japanese restaurant importance as Christmas does for the Japanese or, in that matter, for the US economy, I expect there will be further transformation of Valentine’s Day in Japan. Taipei Japanese restaurant Probably in 20 yrs., you may not even recognize Japanese Valentine’s Day as the same celebration as we have in the U.S..Author’s Resource BoxArrivalI’ll admit it. I went into The American restaurant in Kansas City with high expectations. Maybe they were too high. We started off the night with a drink at ultra retro looking bar. Which I loved The decor is retro not because it is trying to look old it is. But is all kept up very well and creates a very fun and memorable experience from any table in the restaurant with its over arching light trees covering almost every inch of the room.