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Do you like chicken dishes? Eto (Japanese Zodiac) of this year 2017 is “Tori (Rooster)”. Originally, the word “Tori” meant “the state where fruits are matured” in East Asia. After that, it is said that the word “Rooster” was applied instead of “Tori” as a familiar animal to make it widely penetrated into the world. “Rooster” is an animal that informs people of the time and “attracts” happiness. With this story, Year of the Rooster currently means “attracting people”, or the year with successful business.
Based on that, we will introduce you 5 Japanese restaurants where chicken cuisine are recommended.
Please check the list and reserve now. Thank you.
Shiro Kasumicho (霞町しろう)| Pocket Concierge
A counter-based Japanese kappo restaurant located in Roppongi. The perfect mariage of delicious regional chicken dishes and Canadian wine by a great master trained at famous Japanese restaurants.
Name: Shiro Kasumicho (霞町しろう)
Address: 2/F CLS building, 3-24-4 Nishi-Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Access: 8-minute walk from Roppongi Station, Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line
Open hours: Dinner 18:00~23:00 (L.O.22:00)
Japanese cuisine restaurant where you can enjoy Kyoto’s Tamba chicken dishes, a variety of Japanese sakes and unfiltered raw sakes, any sake enthusiasts should not miss the journey to this restaurant.
Name: CHISOU Inaseya (馳走いなせや)
Cuisine: Chicken cuisine
Address: 93 Aburaya-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto
Access: 5-minute walk from Karasuma Oike Station (Exit 3), Kyoto Municipal Railway Karasuma Line
5-minute walk from Karasuma Station (Exit 13), Hankyu Kyoto Main Line
Open hours: 11:30~14:30 (L.O.14:00) 17:00~23:00 (L.O.22:30)
A Michelin-one starred yakitori restaurant near the Tokyo Skytree. Every morning the chef stocks up on carefully selected domestic free-range chicken meat and fresh seasonal vegetables. Enjoy the skills of the experienced him right at the counter seats.
Name: Toriki (とり喜)
Address: Kosaka Building 1F, 1-8-13, Kinshi, Sumida-ku, Tokyo,
Access: 4 minute walk from exit 3 of Kinshicho station (Metro Hanzomon line)
Open hours: Dinner 17:30～22:45(L.O)
Closed: Sunday Holidays
Chicken cuisine specialty with only counter seats in Kyoto. Utilizing charcoal fire to just the perfect, tasting handpicked regional chicken. The selection of sake, shochu, wine, champagne etc, certainly satisfy you. Pairing course with drinks is recommended.
Name: Uzura-ya (うずら屋)
Address: 177-1 Tokiwacho (Yamatoojidori), Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto
Access: 1-minute walk from Gion-Shijo Station (Exit 8), Keihan Main Line
Open hours: Dinner 18:00~25:00 (L.O.24:30)
A yakitori restaurant where you can enjoy every kind of regional chicken “Tankai” and “Tosa-Jiro”. There is a distinctively spacious and bright interior which is rare for a yakitori restaurant. In addition, it’s popularity surpasses that of even the original one.
Name: Yakitori TORIE (炭火焼鳥 鳥恵)
Address: 1st floor of Kurita Building, 3-40-8 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
Access: 1-minute walk from Ueno-hirokoji station (Exit A4), Ginza-Line
Open hours:[Weekdays]Dinner: 17:30~23:00 (L.O. 22:30)
[Saturdays and public holidays]
Dinner: 17:00~23:00 (L.O. 22:30)