Saturday, April 30, 2011
Check out this recent vegetable market find. These are the most beautiful asparagus I have ever seen. Bar none. But at those prices who buys them? For a single stalk, the green is Y150, the white is Y280 and the purple will set you back a whopping Y300! At the current exchange rate that's approaching $4.00 for a solo spear! Even in Tokyo those numbers are verging on the outrageous. Though tempted to taste test the different colors, we preserved their lovely appearance on film instead.