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The servers all have dementia at The Restaurant of Mistaken Orders in Tokyo

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.

You know that feeling when you go to a restaurant and they get your order wrong? That's the point at the Restaurant of Mistaken Orders in Tokyo, where all the servers have dementia. Shiro Oguni founded the restaurant as a way to raise awareness and celebrate the quirks of living with that condition. The restaurant says that even though 37% of the orders are delivered wrong, 99% of customers are happy.

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