Enjoy a Japanese BBQ Feast in Your Own Home: Foodies buy these hibachi grills for just $55 to take their lockdown cooking to the next level
- Aussies buy an affordable gadget to make Japanese BBQ in lockdown
- The $59 Hibachi Table Grill Is Proving To Be A Big Hit With Homebound Shoppers
- It can be filled with charcoal to cook meat, seafood and vegetables
- The trend is so popular that a Sydney restaurant tends to sell hot plates
Australians are buying affordable gadgets to make elaborate Japanese BBQ dinners at home during the lockdown.
Home-bound shoppers are investing in stoves like the $59 Hibachi Table Grill, a ceramic grill filled with charcoal, to traditionally cook meats, seafood and vegetables while BBQ restaurants remain closed.
The rectangular grill, which can be ordered online from Kogan, comes with stainless steel grates, tongs, and a stand that lifts it off tables to prevent heat damage.
Similar models include a round grill from GT Mall that will cost you just $55 and a larger Cookmaster grill that costs $99 from Kogan.
Homebound Australians are buying stoves like the $59 Hibachi Table Grill (pictured), a ceramic grill filled with charcoal, to cook meat, seafood and vegetables during lockdown
Similar models include this round grill from GT Mall, which will set you back just $55
The trend is so popular that one Sydney restaurant has even started selling hot plates and meat baskets for customers to cook at home.
A traditional Yakiniku barbecue in Sydney’s Greenwood Plaza, Rengaya has made boxes full of skewers of Wagyu beef, chicken, pork belly and scallops, plus a variety of vegetables and sauces for $99.
The restaurant also offers barbecue grill plates for $42.
Eating out remains an option for millions of people in New South Wales, Victoria and the ACT as states continue to battle outbreaks of the highly contagious Covid Delta strain.
The trend is so popular that Sydney restaurant Rengaya has even started selling hot plates (pictured) for $42
The table grills (one pictured) are filled with charcoal in traditional Japanese BBQ style
NSW recorded 882 new cases on Friday, while Melbourne recorded 78 and Canberra was hit with 21 infections overnight.
Two men in NSW also died overnight. Both had underlying health problems and had received only one vaccination dose.
Meanwhile, further south, Victoria has tightened its border restrictions and introduced a new hotel quarantine permit to prevent future outbreaks from NSW.
Travelers must obtain a “hotel departure quarantine permit” after completing two weeks of isolation on the highway and before entering the Garden State.