The Future of Fukuoka's Food Stalls

Hometown Stories

25m 15s
Broadcast on July 17, 2022 Available until July 17, 2024

With their great food and casual atmosphere, food stalls - or Yatai - are symbols of Fukuoka City. At the age of 20, Takada Yoshimasa endured an incredibly competitive selection process to become the city's youngest Yatai owner. His cheerful character made the business a huge success. But during the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of customers declined sharply. How will he overcome this crisis and forge ahead? We look at his passion for Yatai and his desire to preserve the legacy.

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