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Published:December 12th, 2014 11:40 EST

Tokyo Restaurant Bans Couples on Christmas Eve

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A Tokyo restaurant announced couples will not be welcome at the eatery on Christmas Eve because the sight of them would make single customers feel lonely.


The PiaPia restaurant posted a note in its window featuring a hand-drawn couple and a heart that have been crossed out with an explanation stating: We will be refusing entry to all couples on December 24, with no exceptions!"


It`s anathema for any restaurant to be open on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day, Christmas is a time to be home with family and friends.

Hardworking dishwashers and servers deserve to have Christmas off; I will simply boycott any restaurant that`s open on Christmas.

If I ate at a restaurant on Christmas Eve, and every customer was single, it would only serve to exacerbate my feeling of loneliness.

The PiaPia restaurant is insulting couples and patronizing singles, they would be well-advised to just close on Christmas Eve.

I hope all of my readers will spend Christmas Eve home with their friends and families.

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