Sake At The Biergarten: It's `Tokyo On The Rhine'

Business is booming at Nippon Kan restaurant on Immermannstrasse, Dusseldorf's main drag. Four kimono-clad waitresses smile and glide quickly among the low tables, delivering lacquered trays to throngs of Japanese customers. Across the street, a solitary waiter at the Maharadja "Exotic Indian Cuisine" eatery pours tea for three Turkish customers.

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