Teppanyaki is a cooking method that uses hot iron plates. This article introduces basic information on iron plate cooking in Japan, recommended restaurants in Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka, and also how to cook okonomiyaki at home.
Teppanyaki is a type of cooking consisting in frying meat, vegetables, and seafood on an iron plate.
Outside of Japan, teppanyaki is well known as a category of Japanese food. In Japan, it used to be common to cook on an open fire or use firewood to cook with heat, when you wanted to fry something you wanted to eat. This type of cooking developed even more after World War II.