Toriki is one of just a handful of yakitori restaurants in Tokyo to have earned a Michelin Star, quite a feat for a place specializing in cuisine as seemingly simple as grilled chicken skewers. Yakitori is typically consumed as a cheap accompaniment to drinks at an izakaya, but here it's taken to the next level.
Masakichi is a Michelin-recognized yakitori restaurant in Tokyo that was featured in an episode of the Netflix show 'Ugly Delicious,' in which the host David Chang was brought to tears upon tasting the yakitori. If you're interested in seeing what all the fuss is about, here are the details:
This guide includes the many popular types of kushiyaki (mainly yakitori) found in Japan and some other basic information about this popular type of Japanese cuisine.
Yakitori is probably my favorite way to eat chicken. It's simple yet delicious, and is so easy to eat and enjoy. When I heard about a small restaurant in West Tokyo where guests can cook their own yakitori, I had to go check it out! Here's my experience.
Who doesn't like yakitori, especially when its cheap! Here are five restaurants in Tokyo that are well-known for their great quality yet that won't cost you over ¥4,000 for an evening dinner with drinks.
Wondering what and where to eat for dinner in Ikebukuro? Give it a try "izakaya", or Japanese-style bars, where you can try a variety of Japanese food and drinks which are reasonably priced. Here is a list of the most popular izakayas you should go in Ikebukuro!
If you want to know how locals eat, you need to stop by Yakitori Tonton in Yurakucho. It's exactly how you would picture Tokyo's hole in the wall kind of yakitori with delicious and authentic food.
Yakitori Imai is an authentic yakitori restaurant in Shibuya with a modern and cool interior. They serve all your classic yakitori dishes, but they also serve champagne and wine, as well as some of their creative original dishes!