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Sushi Bar "Flags"?? [moved from Manhattan board]

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Does anybody know what those flags are called that are usually hung around the top part of the sushi bar in japanese restaurants? Would anybody know where I can get them?

They are kind of like a fringe around the top of the bar. The best way to describe them is like those Corona beer flag strings that every bar hangs up on Cinco de Mayo.

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  1. Do you mean Noren? Usually they hang in doorways, but they tend to appear all over now.

    Like this? http://www.jun-gifts.com/specialcolle...

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    1. re: Scrapironchef

      They are like those, but way shorter, and usually hang around the over head of a sushi bar and have japanese characters on them.

      1. re: msfood

        Again, they are a variation of noren. Not traditional Japanese, but then again, neither are creme cheese based maki.