Dramatization that takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 1959. The Japanese-American Takahashi family owns the Shangri-La Cafe. They have to pretend to be Chinese to escape lingering post-WWII prejudice. The Takahashis serve everyone in their restaurant until armed racists force them to post a "Whites Only" sign in the window. The family has to make a decision which will change their lives.