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Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Tofu vendor on Tokyo's streets


I was wandering through the streets of Tokyo's beautiful Minami Azabu district yesterday afternoon, a part of the city's Minato ward with perhaps the biggest concentration of foreign embassies.

All at once I heard the two unmistakable notes of the tofu vendor's pipe, and, sure enough, there he was pulling his cart of cool, white tofu through the sweltering summer streets.

Street vendors are by no means as common a sight as they were even just 20 years ago, but fortunately the tradition is still alive in the 21st century, as can be seen in the above YouTube clip.

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