What an Indoor Japanese BBQ is Like
[Aiko] Hello world where I’m from in Japan, this is what yakiniku dinner is like. [Greg] And what’s yakiniku? [A] Um… it’s meat that is fried, kind of… [G] Grilled meat, I think? [A] Yeah. It’s very easy to prepare because you just need to cut vegetables [Greg] Did you cut yourself? [Mom] No [G] And do you need to cut the meat? [A] Well, no, you just need to buy the meat. [G] So what do we have here Aiko? [A] A grill. [G] And what do we do with it? [A] We put water in it. And then we just put the grill on top. And we’re ready to cook. [G] What are you doing right now? [Shin] Just sitting here. [G] What are you going to do with this paper? [S] I don’t know. [G] You have to put the paper on the table Do you know why? [S] Like, I don’t know why [G] Think about why you’re doing this. [G] No, you’re not doing shūji. We’re gonna put newspaper on here so the table doesn’t get greasy [S] Yes [G] Shin, what is this?
[S] Honey soya sauce, can you open it? [G] I think you’re good. So sauce for the grilled meat? [S] Yeah, yeah yeah yeah yeah. Okay, but what kind of sauce is that, do you know? I don’t know – “olive oil and lemon”? [G] Yeah, that’s right [S] And “something water”, I don’t know. [G] Are you hungry? *sounds of food sizzling* [G] You’re doing both? [S] Yeah, double. *extreme sizzle sounds* [G] So which ones are your favourites, Aiko? [A] Um, these two. [G] And that is, what? [A] Umm, meat? I don’t know what kind of meat it is [G] Beef. [A] Beef, and this potato. [G] What are you eating, mommy? [M] Enoki mushrooms. [S] I’m making yakisoba. [S] The salad, the salad I cut it. [G] Whatcha gonna do now? [S] Put the yaki- the soba. [G] And what’s that going in, Shin? [S] What? Um, like alcohol. [G] Okay. [S] Sake. [G] Are you allowed to drink sake? [S] No, if you bake like bake sake like ‘oyu’ (hot water) you can- everyone can drink it. [G] Just wait. [G] Yakisoba! [G] What do you think, Shin? [S] Great! [S] Thanks for watching, see you next time, [S+A] Bye! [A] Do you have yakiniku where you’re from? [G] What’s that? [M] Striking. [G] Striking, striking the set. [M] Striking the set. [G] Cleaning the oil.