Japan definitively loves its food and at times pays extravagant amounts of money for it.
Robbie Swinnerton gives one such occurrence in My cherie amour (my love of cherries) on Tokyo Food File (July 15).
The cherries in question are Yamagata Cherries, special and pricey Robbie notes at about ¥50 yen per cherry.
Locals who want to let loose for a few minutes can participate mid- June "in the Sakuranbo Tane Tobashi
(Cherry Pit Blow-off) in
Sweets ans Spits for Tokyo Thursdays # 148