Izakaya (izakaya, /ēˈzäkəyə,ēzəˈkīə/): a type of informal Japanese pub. They have been compared to Irish pubs, Spanish tapas bars & early American taverns.
Izakayas are gathering places where friends go to drink, unwind and share lots of flavorful small plates. Bring the party home with The Real Japanese Izakaya Cookbook, an authentic, easy-to-follow guide to Japan's favorite "bar food."
We've also featured the Chicken and Leek Skewers recipe from the book below. Give it a try and let us know what you think!