A Complete Guide to Yakitori in Japan
Whether at a summer festival, late night convenience store, or stylish wine bar, yakitori is a beloved staple all over Japan. But just what is this dish? Quintessential yakitori is made with bite-sized pieces of chicken that are cooked on a bamboo skewer over a charcoal grill. As humble as it is on its face, yakitori has a culture all of its own in Japan, with many restaurants dedicated to this seemingly simple dish. From the surprising variety available to just how to order yakitori, this article will cover all you need to know to really enjoy yakitori in Japan.