Yatai - Festival Food Stalls

Try all the fun different foods

There are a lot of matsuri - festivals - all over Japan especially in the summer. At the matsuri you can always find many kinds of yatai - food stalls. Even small local events have yatai, because the food is part of the festival. Yatai offer all sorts of fun yummy foods, both sweet and savoury. Please try some when you have the opportunity.

These pictures are from the Shitaya Shrine Festival where I spotted a new variety of choco-banana today. "Normal" choco-bananas are often just covered in blue or pink white chocolate and decorated with a koala bear cookie.

Thank you Old Town Tokyo for the tip about the festival.

by David

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