Once, the title of "Shogun" was reserved for the military
leader of all of Japan. Today, the way to attain Shogun status is not through the art of
war, but by celebrating your birthday at a participating Japanese restaurant. The staff
will even sing to you the way that they do at "Friday's," only they will
embarrass you in Japanese. Here, the prestigious Shogun title is bestowed upon family
friend and jeffthomas.com regular Greg at the Shogun restaurant in Williamsville, NY.
Everybody was kung fu fighting: Chris, your truly, Mom and Dad join warlord Greg for the
traditional Shogun feast that accompanies this Japanese military ceremony.
Our chef, and a very nice family that shared the table with us.
A close-up of our table-mates. They took some pictures for us,
and talked with Mom, who really pushed this Web site. Thanks, Mom!
Dad has a laugh at the Shogun's expense. Later, Greg would behead him with his
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