Steven Raichlen's Barbecue! Bible


The Real Turkish Shish Kebab

Contrary to American versions of the dish, Turkish shish kebab rarely comes with vegetables on the same skewer as the meat. Rather, the vegetables are grilled on separate skewers, so […]

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Grilled Clam and Pepper Kebabs

These simple but vibrant clam and pepper kebabs are from the Hama sushi restaurant in Venice, California.

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Peruvian Beef Kebabs (Anticuchos)

Peruvians from all economic classes eat these spicy kebabs dipped in fiery yellow chile sauce as a quick lunch on the go, a late night pick-me-up, and just about any […]

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Saffron-Lemon Shish Kebabs

Meat on a stick is the world’s oldest form of grilling. Virtually every culture has a version: Peruvian anticuchos, Spanish pinchos, Indonesian saté, Japanese yakitori—the list is virtually endless. But […]

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Shiitake and Scallion Kebabs

These colorful kebabs turn up at yakitori joints around Tokyo and make a terrific side dish or vegetarian appetizer.

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Yakitori Like They Make It in Japan

There must be a thousand restaurants in Tokyo like the Izakaya-Tamotsu near the train station in the Chiyoda-Ku ward: eight stools lined up at an L-shape counter; two rickety tables […]

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