Yoshinoya’s wagyu beef box for Japanese politicians

Originally published on Sora News by Oona McGee


We eat an exclusive menu item inside the National Diet Building.

Back in 2013, Japanese beef bowl chain Yoshinoya opened a special branch in a very unusual and exclusive location: inside the National Diet Building.

While the words “Yoshinoya” and “diet” don’t usually go together, in Japan the Diet Building is where the National Diet — both the lower House of Representatives and the upper House of Councillors — meet, making it the centre of Japanese politics. And in honour of this very honourable location, Yoshinoya created a very honourable beef bowl exclusively for its very honourable customers, called

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