Yakiniku, literally meaning “grilled meat”, is one of Japan's most popular foods. Inspired by Korean BBQ, it’s a fun and delicious communal experience. At some Japan yakiniku restaurants, the staff will do the grilling for you. However, at most of them, YOU are in charge of grilling. You would think that yakiniku-ing is simple and straightforward. But let me tell you - there’s an art to it. There are various techniques that can enhance your overall yakiniku experience, whether it’s knowing the ideal grill time for specific meats, or knowing which meats go best with which dipping sauce.
So, let's begin!