hi·​ba·​chi | \ hi-ˈbä-chē How to pronounce hibachi (audio) \

Definition of hibachi

: a charcoal brazier

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Sitting at the hibachi grill and watching the chef do all his tricks never gets old. Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, "20+ Restaurants Open on Memorial Day That Your Family Will Love," 13 May 2019 Touted as an upscale Asian Fusion restaurant serving hibachi dishes and sushi, the 5,000 square-foot location will be the concept’s first location. Celestina Blok, star-telegram, "Restaurant news: South Main grows, Sundance gets Funky and Waterside goes coastal," 5 July 2018 The restaurant offers an Asian Fusion menu that includes Thai, Chinese, hibachi and sushi. Jennie Key, Cincinnati.com, "Lots of options: West Siders have eat-out options and more are coming," 13 July 2018 In addition to rice, the katsu and hibachi entrees came with miso soup (ours tasted rather bland) and a small, plain salad. Tim Smith, baltimoresun.com, "Miku Sushi and Steakhouse a pleasant haven in Cockeysville," 12 July 2018 On camera, talking about the time her husband tried to kill her, first with a hibachi knife and then with a Glock, Dee Crosby is the picture of professional composure. Laura Collins-hughes, New York Times, "Review: In ‘The Wholehearted,’ Old Wounds Feel Angry and New," 18 Mar. 2018 The hibachi and teriyaki menus offer steak-and-chicken combo bowls for $11.95 or lobster tail for $15.95. Bud Kennedy, star-telegram, "This new high-rise cafe in Fort Worth has a great view. And surprise: It's not expensive," 28 May 2018 And the late wrestler and restaurateur Rocky Aoki gifted a hibachi from Benihana. Vanessa Lawrence And ·, ELLE Decor, "How a Japanese House in Upstate New York Found Its Zen," 19 Apr. 2018 Owner Gin Lee -- who already operates Chinese restaurant Hunan By the Falls in Chagrin Falls and a hibachi eatery in Shaker Heights -- will combine flavors from New England, Vietnam and Louisiana in this new venture. Laura Bednar, cleveland.com, "Lobster and Pho restaurant to open this May in Rockside Corners Shopping Center in Independence," 16 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of hibachi

1863, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of hibachi

chiefly US : a small grill (sense 1b) for cooking food over charcoal

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