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ekiben (bento from a train station, for a train journey)

2019

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Tokyo, Japan

Currently, we can see the remnants of bento (boxed lunch) for picnics in the Edo era remain in “ekiben” eaten on the Shinkansen and on trains. The name “Tokyo bento” was created by the cooperation of old restaurants in Asakusa, Ningyocho, and Tsukiji.

Details

  • Title: ekiben (bento from a train station, for a train journey)
  • Date: 2019
  • Date Created: 2019
  • Date Published: 2019
  • Location: Japan
  • Original Source: Nanko Rest House
  • Photographer: Misa Nakagaki

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