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Skewer indulgence: six Japanese grill restaurants in Hong Kong

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 02 June, 2015, 11:05am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 03 June, 2015, 10:29am

It's hard to beat Japanese grilled food for freshness - especially if you get hands-on and grill it yourself. Whether it's yakitori (grilled chicken), yakiniku (Japanese-style Korean barbecue) or kushiyaki (encompassing different meats, seafood and vegetables) you like, we've covered them all. Here are seven places in Hong Kong we've reviewed in the past 12 months. Click on each headline to open our reviews.

Yakiniku Great specialises in lean cuts

The thinly sliced misuji beef, which we cooked for three seconds on each side ..., was very tender and fatty

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Toritama serves a wide variety of tasty innards

 

Our favourite skewers were the liver, which was succulent, with a deep flavour, and the aorta

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keyaki only offers grilled foods, but does them well

Miso pork ribs were fantastic — tender, with a great flavour, and we considered having another skewer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shiba, Kennedy Town - Japanese skewers

Grilled ginkgo nuts were fantastic; they had a slightly chewy texture and the grilling intensified the flavour

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yakiniku Futago HK offers quality barbecue

Beef with sea urchin was unusual and delicious: the waitress seared the thinly sliced meat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

298 Nikuya Room, Central - yakiniku

A5 Miyazaki prime kalbi made my guest exclaim, "This is as good as you'd get in Japan", and indeed, it was

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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