Food – Japanese


Tokachi Tontaro – Japanese Buta Don (Pork Rice Bowl) Eatery Opens At OUE Downtown Gallery & Plaza Singapura

While Unadon, Chirashidon and Gyudon all enjoy different levels of popularity in Singapore, Buta Don seems to be under the radar. I previously enjoyed Butahage at Liang Court, which offered tender and juicy grilled pork from Hokkaido Tokachi with a secret sauce of over 80 years of history. However, standard seems to have dropped of late. Tokachi Tontaro which specialises in Buta Don, has opened by both Plaza Singapura and OUE Downtown Gallery. It features bowls of grilled pork cooked in a Hokkaido speciality tare sauce and served atop premium Hokkaido Yumepirika rice. Tokachi is an area in Japan......

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Hana Restaurant - Overflowing Nissin Cup Noodles And “Flying Noodles”, At Forum Galleria Orchard Road

Hana Restaurant – Overflowing Nissin Cup Noodles And “Flying Noodles”, At Forum Galleria Orchard Road

Anyone still remember the days of the “Flying Noodles”? The once-trending #foodporn shot with the noodles “hanging” from a pair of floating chopsticks, as if one had walked into a trick eye museum. Yes, that’s from Hana Restaurant located at The Forum Galleria along Orchard Road under the same...

April 16, 2018
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Unagiya Ichinoji - Unagi Speciality Restaurant Miyagawa Honten Opens 1st Singapore Outlet at Robertson Quay

Unagiya Ichinoji – Unagi Speciality Restaurant Miyagawa Honten Opens 1st Singapore Outlet at Robertson Quay

Call this the Man Man effect. We are seeing more Unagi-specialised Japanese restaurants opening up in Singapore, when eels used to be once-upon-a-time part of an extensive menu. After Uya at Wheelock Place, the next is Unagiya Ichinoji which has opened in Singapore at Riverside Walk, Robertson Quay. Finding...

April 12, 2018
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Marugame Udon & Tempura 丸亀製麺 – Most Popular Udon Shop From Japan Has Arrived In Singapore, At ION Orchard

Marugame Udon & Tempura 丸亀製麺 – Most Popular Udon Shop From Japan Has Arrived In Singapore, At ION Orchard

Marugame Udon & Tempura, known to be the No. 1 Udon noodle restaurant chain in the world, has finally opened in Singapore at ION Orchard basement 4. Those who frequent Japan should have seen this brand around, also known as Marugame Seimen 丸亀製麺. It is named after Marugame 丸亀,...

April 09, 2018
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Satsuma Shimuja 薩摩思無邪 – Famous Kagoshima Ramen Shop Opens in Singapore At Tanjong Pagar

Satsuma Shimuja 薩摩思無邪 – Famous Kagoshima Ramen Shop Opens in Singapore At Tanjong Pagar

Despite opening for a couple of months, this supposedly famous ramen shop from Kagoshima remains quite under the radar. (Also read: 10 NEW Ramen Shops In Singapore) Kagoshima Satsuma Shimuja Ramen has opened at Tanjong Pagar’s Enggor Street, right outside Icon Village. Perhaps the success of a ramen shop...

February 19, 2018
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