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YAKITORI

Yakitori chain Torikizoku will open outlets in Taiwan and Hong Kong as part of its planned expansion into the Asian market.
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 27, 2024
Restaurant chain Torikizoku to open branches in Taiwan and Hong Kong
Specific details regarding the number of restaurants and finalized opening dates in Hong Kong and Taiwan are yet to be determined.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Feb 15, 2020
Eiki: A remarkable stage for a young yakitori master
All good meals incorporate elements of theater, whether in the table setting, the waiters' movements or the way each dish is unveiled. Dining out in Tokyo often adds an extra dimension: watching the chefs at work on your meal from a kitchen-front seat. At Eiki, the dramatic tension builds before you even slide open the front door.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 27, 2019
Giant leap for yakitori: Canned chicken dish receives Japanese Space Food certification
Yakitori has become the first canned meat product certified by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), meaning astronauts will be able to enjoy grilled chicken during missions on the International Space Station.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KYOTO RESTAURANTS
Sep 21, 2019
Yanagi Koji Taka: An intimate, unfussy standing bar with a tapas vibe
After cooking in Italy, Australia and Denmark for over a decade, kaiseki chef Taka Nishimura returned to Kyoto to open Yanagi Koji Taka, a small, local joint with a menu of perfectly executed bar food.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Jun 8, 2019
In Seoul, authentic Japanese food inspires everyday happiness
The rise in South Korean solo dining culture and a desire to seek out authentic experiences is driving up the popularity of Japanese food.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Mar 23, 2019
Yakitori Souten: The artful power of organic collaboration
At Yakitori Souten, chef Teruaki Nakamata has been sourcing high-quality organic ingredients, especially domestic jidori chickens, and collaborating closely with farms and distillers for 15 years.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Jan 5, 2019
Torioka: High-quality yakitori that's accessible ... for now
When it comes to premium yakitori, nowhere does it better than grillmaster supreme Yoshiteru Ikegawa's brilliant Torishiki. No place is harder to reserve, either. Which is why it was such good news when Torioka, his new offshoot, opened last autumn.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Nov 3, 2018
Toridoki: Old-school yakitori near new Toyosu market
There are plenty of reasons to mourn the closure of Tsukiji's legendary wholesale market, and many more to bemoan its successor in Toyosu. Not least is the dearth of good, established restaurants out on that sterile landfill location.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Aug 4, 2018
Toritama: Beak-to-tail yakitori washed down with top sake
There are only two fail-safe ways to get through a Tokyo heatwave summer. One is to head for the hills, or anywhere else the nights are cool. The other is to self-medicate. Sake does the trick perfectly, especially when matched with good yakitori. That calls for an evening at Toritama.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Apr 28, 2018
Ribatei: No pretension here, just satisfying yakitori
Ribatei might be located in a grittier part of Yokohama, but the yakitori third-generation owner-chef Tomotsugu Sakakibara serves is nothing to scoff at.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KYOTO RESTAURANTS
Feb 10, 2018
Torisee Takoyakushi: Kyoto yakitori shop a brazen ode to the bird
A few years ago I was warned off torisashi (chicken sashimi) by a friend who, after eating it on a night out in Osaka, spent the following week in a very bad way. So when a dish containing thin slices of raw chicken breast arrived at our table I contemplated it with apprehension. However, I was warned that I would be missing out by not digging in. Peer pressure won out.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Feb 3, 2018
Men Labo Hiro: Balanced ramen from a yakitori chef
Men Labo Hiro is far from your standard noodle counter. Squeaky clean both inside and out, with spacious tables by the door and enough room to squeeze in even a stroller or two, it feels more like a family restaurant than the type of place to excite the hardcore ramen fraternity.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / OSAKA RESTAURANTS
May 27, 2017
Sumiba Yakitori Enza: U.S. cinema meets grilled chicken
It's not quite cinema-dark inside Enza, but it's not far off. Indeed, the cinema connection is apposite: In many ways Enza is as much about yakitori as it is about icons of American cinema.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Apr 1, 2017
Torikado: Elevating yakitori to an art form
Tokyo has no shortage of yakitori restaurants. They range from funky, smoky hole-in-the-wall grills to elegant emporia serving prime skewers of the finest fowl. But there's nowhere quite like Torikado.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Feb 3, 2017
Yakitori Imai: A new grill pairs tradition with ambience
What better way to mark the start of this new lunar year than with yakitori? It's the Year of the Fire Rooster, so that calls for some good skewers — prime jidori chicken, of course, carefully prepared over proper charcoal. At Yakitori Imai that's exactly what you get, in the most stylish of settings.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Sep 16, 2016
Yakitori Ogawa: Traditional 'yakitori' served like high-end sushi
There's no mistaking the kind of cuisine offered at Yakitori Ogawa. All 15 seats in this compact, one-counter grill look directly onto the open kitchen where skewers of premium poultry are slowly, carefully tended to over glowing charcoal.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Feb 19, 2016
Ranjatai: Inventive yakitori in the backstreets of Jinbocho
Chicken and charcoal are a classic combination: Morsels of meat carefully skewered and cooked over glowing coals until they're tender, juicy and golden brown. Good yakitori is always a pleasure. At its very best it's worth crossing the city for. And Ranjatai's certainly belongs in that category.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / JAPANESE KITCHEN
Aug 21, 2015
How yakitori went from taboo to salaryman snack
The grilled chicken skewers known as yakitori are good at any time of the year, but they go especially well with ice-cold beer. They also have an excellent chance of becoming the next big Japanese culinary hit worldwide — after sushi and ramen.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / WORDS TO LIVE BY
Feb 20, 2015
Chicken one day doesn't mean feathers on the next
Hisako and Ryoichi Maeda (66 and 67) are the proprietors of Torisue, a tiny take-out-only yakitori shop in the Bontan area of Tokyo's Koto Ward, just a short walk from Monzen-Nakacho Station. Torisue is famous as a B-kyu (B-grade) gourmet favorite and fans from near and far will line up outside on Kiyosumidori Street until their chicken is grilled to perfection over the charcoal.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / NAGOYA RESTAURANTS
Dec 30, 2014
Head to a temple for a New Year's meal
Although there are countless places to visit on New Year's Eve, one of the liveliest is Osu Kannon, a temple that is busy most days of the year and packed to the brim during the holidays.

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