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Yujin Izakaya - Hidden Japanese Izakaya With Beef Katsu Sandwich, At Zion Road

Another Japanese Izakaya has opened in Singapore, targeting the after-work crowd which are looking into winding down with some kushiyaki and drinks. Yujin Izakaya is found at a corner shophouse unit along Zion Road, though this particular space has changed hands a number of times. The name “Yujin” is said to be the Japanese word for “friend”, opened by the Les Amis Group. The group has quite a number of Japanese restaurants under its umbrella, from Aoki, Jinjo, Shabu Shabu Gen, to Sushi Jin. This is an unassuming 50-seater which features a bar on the outside, and behind the......

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Hong Peng La Mian Xiao Long Bao - Michelin Recommended XLB Stall Hidden Within People's Park Food Centre

Hong Peng La Mian Xiao Long Bao – Michelin Recommended XLB Stall Hidden Within People’s Park Food Centre

Come to People’s Park Food Centre during the weekends and you may be in for a shock. The hawker centre gets ridiculously packed packed packed, as customers go for staples of classic Sichuan dishes, Chongqing Grilled Fish (kao yu), dumplings, hand-pulled La Mian, and Mala Xiang Guo – especially...

March 30, 2019
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Whitley Road Prawn Noodles - Famous Hae Mee At Old Airport Road Food Centre, With Michelin Recommendation

Whitley Road Prawn Noodles – Famous Hae Mee At Old Airport Road Food Centre, With Michelin Recommendation

There is something about Prawn Noodles (Hae Mee) with umami-rich broth made of prawn shells and pork ribs, that can be both comforting and satisfying. With that said, I found many famous prawn noodle stalls slightly inconsistent, or that the broths have gone more diluted over the years. Unfortunately....

March 16, 2019
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Tamawarai 玉笑 - 1 Michelin Starred Soba Restaurant In Tokyo, Be Prepared To Wait 2 Hours Or More

Tamawarai 玉笑 – 1 Michelin Starred Soba Restaurant In Tokyo, Be Prepared To Wait 2 Hours Or More

It is not uncommon to queue up for food, especially at the famous establishments. But my experience for a bowl of Michelin-starred Soba at Tamawarai 玉笑 was one which stretched my patience (and perhaps friendship). Tamawarai is a small 14-seater non-descript one Michelin starred Soba place located in...

March 10, 2019
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