Here’s the ultimate guide to Japan’s tastiest street foods.
Japan has a lot to offer – scenic tourist spots, quirky fashion, squeaky-clean surroundings, polite locals, and of course, one-of-a-kind cuisine. Japan is home to some the best culinary experiences. The city of Tokyo alone still reign supreme as having the most Michelin stars in the world. The food scene is prolific in Japan, from sidewalks, malls to the most extravagant. You will never go hungry in this country thanks to its endless array of food spots.
Starting with street foods, Japan is known to have yummiest street foods you would surely not want to miss. Also known locally as “yattai”, these food stalls are popular especially during summer and festivals. You can choose between “sweet” or “savory” snacks that are affordable, clean, and safe to eat.
If you’re planning to go to Japan, here are some of the best street foods you should try!
Yakitori is a popular Japanese street food you would not want to miss. It is chicken skewers that are cooked by grilling. Yakitori is made from different parts of the chicken such as the thigh, breast, gizzard and even the skin. However, many yakitori skewers also use pork or beef.
Nonetheless, the result is a hot, juicy, and flavorful savory snack you’ll get addicted to. You can season it with wasabi, Japanese mustard, soy sauce, and salt for added flavor.