Though yakitori is often labeled as Japanese bar food, grilling the perfect chicken skewer takes a master’s touch. At Torishin, a Michelin-starred restaurant in Hell’s Kitchen, head chef Atsushi Kono is elevating the beloved street snack to new heights, earning a three-star review from The New York Times in the process. Delicately seasoned with salt and tare sauce, yakitori utilizes every part of the chicken in order to stimulate the senses. One of Torishin’s savory, char-grilled skewers is enough to turn any fine-dining fan into a Japanese food obsessive.
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