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Jul
15
A Homemade Meal . . . From a Vending Machine

In Japan, vending machines generally sell beverages and simple, readymade provisions. But fresh curry over rice? You bet. Along a lonely stretch of highway in Awa-shi, Japan, you’ll find a rare vending machine selling tantalizing homemade meals. Even better? The vending machine owner, Tadashi Yoshimoto, grows the rice in every meal just down the road on his own farm. In a country that prides itself on the freshness of its food, Yoshimoto has set a new standard for readymade fare.This Great Big Story was made in partnership with ANA.(http://www.ana.co.jp/asw/wws/uk/e/cid=CNN_EMEA_2017_GBS_TOP).SUBSCRIBE: https://goo.gl/vR6AcbThis story is a part of our Flavors series, where we do so much more than play with our food. Come with us as we dive into deliciously different and tastefully off-beat stories in the culinary world.Got a story idea for us? Shoot us an email at hey [at] GreatBigStory [dot] comFollow us behind the scenes on Instagram: http://goo.gl/2KABeXMake our acquaintance on Facebook: http://goo.gl/Vn0XIZGive us a shout on Twitter: http://goo.gl/sY1GLYCome hang with us on Vimeo: http://goo.gl/T0OzjVVisit our world directly: http://www.greatbigstory.com