Definition of yakitori
: bite-size marinated pieces of beef, seafood, or chicken on skewers
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Consider eating each part of the chicken, one after another, grilled over charcoal at a yakitori restaurant called Torishin.
Super-strong Binchotan charcoal—the kind often used in yakitori grills and water purifiers—is blended into the fibers of this Morihata towel.
The best street-food venders will be recruited from around the world and awarded visas—assuming that the United States is still issuing them—allowing New Yorkers to sample their octopus tostadas and their yakitori chicken hearts.
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Origin and Etymology of yakitori
Japanese, grilled chicken, from yaki broil, roast + tori bird
First Known Use: 1962See Words from the same year
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