Tag: Japanese Restaurant


Sushi Shiki Hanamaru - Under-The-Radar Sushi Restaurant At The Basement Of Orchard Central

A less-talked about sushi restaurant has opened at the basement of Orchard Central. Sushi Shiki Hanamaru 花まる is the latest addition to Hokkaido Marche next to Don Don Donki, though it is operated as a restaurant concept rather than a food stall like the rest. Hanamaru originated from Nemuro, one of the representative port towns in Hokkaido known for its harvests of fresh fish throughout the year. There are currently 13 sushi stores in Hokkaido, with 3 in Tokyo – most operated as a Kaiten-style conveyor belt sushi restaurant. However, do not expect mass-market pricing similar to other chain......

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Takayama – Japanese Kappo-style Restaurant At Downtown Gallery, With Seasonal Set Lunches And Omakase

Takayama – Japanese Kappo-style Restaurant At Downtown Gallery, With Seasonal Set Lunches And Omakase

Newly opened at Downtown Gallery, Takayama Japanese Restaurant is where you can savour a medley of authentic Japanese flavours in its multi-course menu. This is a “kappo-style” restaurant, similar to a Keiseki meal where elaborately prepared dishes which look like pieces of art, are served. (Click PLAY for highlights...

April 25, 2018
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Chirashi King Kong - Hidden Eatery With $12.90 Unagi Truffle Rice And $6.90 Japanese Curry Rice, At Tanjong Pagar Plaza

Chirashi King Kong – Hidden Eatery With $12.90 Unagi Truffle Rice And $6.90 Japanese Curry Rice, At Tanjong Pagar Plaza

While crowds have been queuing outside unagi restaurants such as Man Man and Unagiya Ichinoji for their Hitsumabushi bowls, Chirashi King Kong will be able to provide a more ‘budget’ option. Chirashi King Kong is a hole-in-the-wall Japanese Donburi eatery located on the second floor of Tanjong Pagar Plaza....

April 17, 2018
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Tokachi Tontaro – Japanese Buta Don (Pork Rice Bowl) Eatery Opens At OUE Downtown Gallery & Plaza Singapura

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,...

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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Tokyo Joe - Chirashi And Truffled Gyudon In The Day, Grilled Skewers At Night. At Savourworld Science Park

Tokyo Joe – Chirashi And Truffled Gyudon In The Day, Grilled Skewers At Night. At Savourworld Science Park

Savourworld has opened at Science Park Ascent, boosting 60,000 square feet of space, with up to 30 restaurant concepts. Restaurants and cafes there include Aglio Olio, Blotto Bottles, Chinese Noodle Bar by Blue Lotus, Cha True Mue, Coffee Break, Garçons Nosh, Indochili, Kick Café, L.A.B., Licktionary, Modus, Ottoman Kebab...

October 11, 2017
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Tamaya Dining - Hidden Gem Near Orchard, Japanese Sushi Omakase Meets Izakaya At Affordable Pricing

Tamaya Dining – Hidden Gem Near Orchard, Japanese Sushi Omakase Meets Izakaya At Affordable Pricing

One in a while, you come across Japanese restaurants like this – established in its own right, but coming under-the-radar among local diners. Tamaya Dining たまや located at Cuppage Terrace, among the long row of restaurants in shophouses, has been popular among the Japanese. On Friday nights, the exterior...

July 28, 2017
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