Yakitori (grilled chicken)
Cuisine and menu-reading guide



TIP: The assortment platter may seem a convenient way to order, but check the contents first. Yakitori platters often include skewers of chicken skin and odd organ meats that might not be to everyone's liking. Tsukune (grilled ground-chicken patties) and momo (thigh meat) are usually safe choices, while tebasaki (wings) are difficult to get perfectly crispy - a good test of a top-level yakitori-ya.
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