Seeking a Sweet Finish to Another Busy Year *RERUN
As 2021 draws to a close, workers in Tokyo's Shimbashi business district flock to a long-established western-style sweets shop famous for its cream puffs and other tasty delights. Among the customers were a boss buying treats for his hard-working subordinates; a construction worker treating himself after an exhausting day on the job; and a father buying a gift of appreciation for his family. For three days, we asked customers seeking a sweet treat if 2021 had been bitter or sweet for them.