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:
The incredible yakitori that David Chang ate on an episode of the Netflix show 'Ugly Delicious' was at a restaurant called 'Masakichi.' However, the chef has since opened a new restaurant in a different part of Tokyo called 'Yakitori Kodama,' and that's the place to go if you want to try the chicken that made David Chang cry.
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.
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!