Yaki-Mono - Grilled Dishes

The most popular dishes are fish grilled over an open fire.
Since some Japanese pioneers have arranged Yaki-Mono in another way which became famous with the name of Hibachi or Benihana-Style, it is now considered as one of the main Japanese cuisine.

Yaki-Zakana 焼き魚

Yaki-Zakana 焼き魚

Yaki - grill
Sakana (written and pronouced zakana with adjective) - fish
Grill fishes only with salt looks simple. but not quite easy.

Yakitori やきとり

Yakitori やきとり

Yaki/Yaku - Grill
Tori - Chicken
In the past yakitori was to see only on the street stall near the stations or factory area where workers and drinkers gather round. With red laterns it was easy to find. It was not quite clean, but cheap and good. Every part of the chicken and giblets are prepared on the charcoal.