‘Chicken Shack’ lives up to barbecue lore near Iwakuni

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‘Chicken Shack’ lives up to barbecue lore near Iwakuni

by: James Bolinger | Stars and Stripes | March 07, 2018
Irori Sanzoku, Kamado, TorianCuisine: Japanese
Price: n/a
Review: n/a
Hours: Monday - Sunday: 10:00-23:59
1380-1, Kugamachi
Iwakuni, 35 740-0314
Phone: 0827-82-3115
Menu: n/a

I’d been in Japan for only three days when I first heard about the “Chicken Shack” during an impassioned welcome-aboard brief at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni.

As Sgt. Maj. Christopher Garza explained the importance of traveling throughout Japan and learning about a new culture, he described a local restaurant that every inbound servicemember should try — Irori Sanzoku, known by Americans as the “Chicken Shack.”

I made a note in my planner and eagerly awaited my liberty card, so I could try this legendary eatery in the heart of Yamaguchi Prefecture.

And it is legendary, as far as restaurants near Iwakuni are concerned. A quick Google search for “Chicken Shack Iwakuni” brings up reviews on local blogs and more famous websites such as TripAdvisor.

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