Ami Ami – Tempura and Robatayaki Restaurant At Great World City. Onsen Egg Tempura!

Subscribe: Been to Great World City recently? You would have noticed the brand NEW Japanese Food Street Shokutsu Ten at the basement, all brightly lighted up modelled after yatai street stalls. Japanese food lovers can now literally ‘restaurant-hop’ from Ami Ami, Shimbashi Soba, Men-ichi Sapporo Ramen, to the existing Ichiban Boshi and Kuriya Japanese Market. I have been to the Ichiban Boshi at Great World City a number of times, and it is typically crowded with families and groups especially the weekends. They obviously see a demand, and this is a good call to offer more variety to the diners in the vicinity. My interest was in Ami Ami as this is a new-to-market brand in Singapore. (Click PLAY for video highlights of Ami Ami.) Ami Ami which means ‘net’ in Japanese, is a Tempura, Robatayaki and Seafood-focused restaurant. It is helmed by award-winning Master Chef Naoki Tsuzuki with over two decades of culinary experience. You can easily spot him with his jovial face and signature pink Chef’s uniform – can’t miss that. As its name suggests, a strong selling point at Ami Ami is that the seasonal catch of the freshest quality is air-flown from Japan three times per week. What immediately appealed to me were the counter seats, where you can watch the tempura masters fry the hot tempura behind, then presented to you on your plate. FRESH. Yes, piping hot tempura battered, deep-fried a la minute, served piece by piece. While tempura counters are more common over at Japan and in fine-dining tempura restaurants, you hardly see them here at more casual dining eateries. Here are the signature Ami Ami dishes you can expect Ami Ami Tempura Set ($45.80++) The signature set is very value-for-money, as it includes prawn, chicken, fish, vegetable tempura deep fried ala-minute, along … Continue reading Ami Ami – Tempura and Robatayaki Restaurant At Great World City. Onsen Egg Tempura!