Tag: Japanese Food


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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Kogane Yama - Tendon, Chirashi, Gyudon And Other Japanese Donburi, At Bugis Junction & JEM

Kogane Yama – Tendon, Chirashi, Gyudon And Other Japanese Donburi, At Bugis Junction & JEM

Looks like Japanese Donburi, of meat or other ingredients served over rice, is gaining much popularity in Singapore. This is likely because it is an inexpensive one-dish meal topped with favorite ingredients, a great choice for a quick and delicious meal. Tendon restaurant Kogane Yama at Bugis Junction, has...

January 17, 2018
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Ami Ami – Tempura and Robatayaki Restaurant At Great World City. Onsen Egg Tempura!

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

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...

May 13, 2017
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Shabu Sai – Japanese Shabu-Shabu & Sukiyaki Hotpot Buffet Opens At Orchard Central

Shabu Sai – Japanese Shabu-Shabu & Sukiyaki Hotpot Buffet Opens At Orchard Central

It is really strange that Singaporeans really love their hotpot considering how warm the weather is. There was even a short queue outside newly-opened hotpot restaurant Shabu Sai at Orchard Central (right opposite Kiseki Buffet). Hotpot brings people together. Hotpot brings out gossips, I mean conversations. Nevermind its mildly...

May 23, 2013
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[Closed] EZOCA – Almost Perfect Japanese Meal at Quayside Isle. And It’s Very Expensive.

[Closed] EZOCA – Almost Perfect Japanese Meal at Quayside Isle. And It’s Very Expensive.

What do you look for in a Japanese fine dining restaurant? Really nothing short of brilliant – Quality cuisine, freshness and skills, attention to details, premium service experience, and that unspeakable X-factor. EZOCA at Quayside Isle has almost all of that, especially when it comes to authenticness. As what...

May 15, 2013
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