This Casual Japanese Restaurant Proves That Washington Has The Best Teriyaki Ever

Washingtonians are so crazy about teriyaki, it may seem like it was invented here. But teriyaki is thought to have originated around the 17th-century in Japan, and teriyaki sauce can be traced back to early Japanese immigrants who settled in Hawaii.

Seattle-style teriyaki came into play later, when Toshi Kasahara, a Japanese chef and longtime local, opened Seattleā€™s first teriyaki joint. Kasahara must have been doing something right, Because Seattle-style teriyaki is more popular than ever — especially at Kobe Teriyaki.

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Did you know Washington, especially the Seattle area, had such a history with teriyaki? Kobe Teriyaki is a wonderful spot, especially if you have picky eaters in your family. The team is always happy to work with any dietary restrictions. Plus, the food is just plain good.

Address: Kobe Teriyaki University Place Chinese Food, 4324 Bridgeport Way W, University Place, WA 98466, USA