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JINzakaya – Les Amis Group Opens Yakitori Sake Restaurant

Sushi Jin can be considered as one of my favourite Japanese restaurants, not bank-breaking high end yet serve commendable food. So when the Les Amis Group which owns it took over the next door shop for a modern izakaya joint, some anticipation ran high. JINzakaya located at Owen Link (near Farrer Park MRT) has a […]

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Gyoza-ya – Gyoza Specialist Shop Opens At The Paragon. Skip The Truffle Ramen

Gyoza-ya must be feeling confident about Orchard, having opened its 3rd outlet at The Paragon basement. The other two casual dining restaurants are at Gyoza-ya Robinsons Orchard B1 and ION Orchard B4. The gyoza specialist are under The Akashi Group, with varieties such as Pan-Fried Dumpling with Pork ($4.80), Pan-Fried Dumpling with Vegetable ($4.80), Pan-Fried […]

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A Healthy Taste Of Miyazaki Food – Suntec City’s Eat At Seven Maguro Donya Miuramisakikou Sushi & Dining

Miyazaki 宮崎県 is a part of Kyushu Japan, blessed with beautiful sunshine, mild climate, clear skies and seas. Few may be thoroughly familiar with the local Japanese food that the prefecture produces though, with the exception of perhaps Miyazakigyu – one of the highest grades of wagyu. You have now savour a taste of Miyazaki […]

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Kanshoku Ramen – Truffle Ramen & Truffle Edamame At Orchard Central

Truffle ramen. This is something new. Truffle edamame. Okay, I see where you are getting at. (Read: 15 Must Try Truffle Dishes In Singapore) Kanshoku Ramen means “to finish eating every last bit of your food’ in Japanese”. This is their 2nd outlet, the 1st at Metropolis. The Truffle Ramen ($16.90) is a dry version, […]

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Imakatsu Boat Quay – Japanese Tonkatsu By The Singapore River

Tonkatsu specialty Japanese restaurant Imakatsu opens another at Boat Quay (first outlet is at Star Vista), featuring a heightened experience with a view of the Singapore River. Katsu curry while watching the world go by? This is quite the life. The original Imakatsu at Roppongi was previously recommended as a Bib Gourmand restaurant under the […]

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Uma Uma Restaurant & Bar – Ramen, Yakitori and Kushikatsu at Millenia Walk

There was a period of time when Japanese ramen eateries were sprouting in Singapore, though has remained more or less stagnant. I am surprised Uma Uma didn’t open more outlets. They finally did, at the Japanese food street of Millenia Walk. Interesting, it can also be accessed by one end of Marina Square, whichever way […]

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10 Must-Try Ramen & Tsukemen At Tokyo Japan. Oishii Desu!

[Tokyo] These are some of the Best Ramen & Tsukemen from Tokyo Japan. There are just too many variants and combinations, from the Tonkotsu ramen (pork broth) of Kyushu, miso ramen of Hokkaido, to shio and shoyu soup bases. Admittedly, there are some mass-market brands listed here, but they have become widely popular for some […]

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12 Best Sushi Rolls In Singapore – Sushi Rolling In The Deep

When sushi restaurants have flourished in the West, sushi rolls such as the California Roll made with cucumber instead of raw fish became popular. The sushi roll evolved and we are starting to see them getting some traction in Singapore, with different types of toppings and varieties. Here are some of the more common types: […]

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Tokyo Michelin Guide 2016 – These Are The Top 13 Tokyo Restaurants

[Tokyo] With the coming Michelin Guide of Singapore being the talk of the town, the Michelin Guide for Tokyo 2016 is featuring 13 restaurants with 3 stars, 51 restaurants with 2 stars and 153 restaurants with 1 star. Petit Four from Les Créations de Narisawa which has 2 Michelin stars Some of the highlights: – […]

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Gudetama Café by Izumi Curry – Egg Craze In Hong Kong Continues. 真系好 Cute!

[Hong Kong] The Gudetama craze continues with a Gudetama Japanese cafe. ぐでたま! After butt-oozing and vomiting Gudetama dim sum, the famous Japanese lazy egg mascot finds its way to transform into Japanese udon and curry rice. Izumi Curry, which has 7 outlets island-wide in Hong Kong, has converted one of their outlets at apm Millennium […]

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