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Fine Cuisine of Ryotei Restaurants
Yamagata city, Yamagata Pref.

FOOD 2015 30 minutes Episode(s): 1 english Japanese
Yamagata city was once very popular for its safflower production for textile dyeing during the Edo period. Many safflower buyers, visiting the city at that time, enjoyed the fine cuisine from the Ryotei restaurants. Now only six of those Ryotei restaurants still exist. The camera depicts the hospitality (omotenashi) of those restaurants along with their spring dinner: 'Hina Zen'.

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Part of the "Food of Japan Series"!