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The Kitchen Sisters

The traditional dish is so essential to the nation’s culture and identity that the government promotes it globally in an effort to foster understanding and peace among countries.
In Japan, a country rich with visual storytelling, food has skyrocketed as a genre of manga — and the stories often depict a struggle for self-improvement.
“Nobody can soldier without coffee,” a Union cavalryman wrote in 1865. Hidden Kitchens looks at three American wars through the lens of coffee: the Civil War, Vietnam and Afghanistan.