is grilled, skewered chicken, sometimes combined with pieces of Japanese green onion. Of course there is your standard chicken breast and thigh meat, but don’t be afraid to get adventurous! Liver, heart, cartilage, skin, and just about every other part of the chicken is also available skewered up and grilled to perfection. Yakitori comes off the grill with a light, soy-based sauce already applied, or simply salted. Every Japanese businessman will tell you that nothing goes better with yakitori than a glass of beer!

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