Where Pleasure Boats are a Family Tradition
Yakatabune pleasure boats
The old Yakatabune pleasure boats serve spring dishes such as sea bass to revelers enjoying the cherry blossoms along the River Sumida. 3-generations of Tokyo Bay fishing family are keeping Tokyo's local fish-eating traditions alive.
Grannies Deliver the Vegetables of the Season
About 30 women carry their fresh wares in every day from neighboring Chiba Prefecture to supply the dining tables of downtown Tokyo.