New Japanese style of food that I tried tonight… robata-yaki. “Robata” is the Japanese term that stands for “around a sunken hearth” and “yaki” means “grilling.” Families used to gather around the hearth for dinner, which evolved into “Robata-yaki” style. It is known as a type of traditional cuisine, which features fresh ingredients grilled in the proximity of guests’ own eyes.
We went to Inakaya, a Japanese restaurant that is located in the New York Times Building, and it was exceptional. We ordered a lobster, a black rock fish and for veggies we got Shittake Mushroom and Green Peppers. It was fresh, clean and delicious! I highly recommend it.