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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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6 Best Korean Restaurants For Jjamppong Noodles In Singapore, For That Red, Spicy Kick

6 Best Korean Restaurants For Jjamppong Noodles In Singapore, For That Red, Spicy Kick

Jjamppong 짬뽕 is a Korean-Chinese noodle dish in spicy seafood or pork broth usually flavoured with gochutgaru chilli powder. It is typically served in Korean-Chinese restaurants known for “Junghwa Yori” 中華料理 alongside Jajangmyeon and Tangsuyuk. There seems to be more restaurants serving up Jjamppong in Singapore, including a full...

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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Hong Jjajang 홍짜장 – Jajangmyeon Specialty Shop With Enjoyable Jjamppong And Tangsuyuk, At Tanjong Pagar

Hong Jjajang 홍짜장 – Jajangmyeon Specialty Shop With Enjoyable Jjamppong And Tangsuyuk, At Tanjong Pagar

Korean Chinese cuisine 중화요리 or “Junghwa Yori” 中華料理 seems to be getting traction in Singapore. After Nipong Naepong specialising in Jjamppong has opened in JEM to some fanfare, Hong Jjajang 홍짜장 which signature dishes include Jajangmyeon has arrived at 93 Tanjong Pagar (next to Hokkaido Izakaya). Twins Restaurant at...

April 11, 2018
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Trusty Congee King 靠得住 - 1st Congee Restaurant Awarded The Michelin Bib Gourmand In Hong Kong, Tasty Pork Liver & Scallop Congee

Trusty Congee King 靠得住 – 1st Congee Restaurant Awarded The Michelin Bib Gourmand In Hong Kong, Tasty Pork Liver & Scallop Congee

Trusty Congee King 靠得住 is the first congee restaurant ever to be included in the Michelin Guide’s Bib Gourmand listing. While it was recommended in the guide from 2011 to 2016, it finally earned the recognition of offering “exceptionally good food at moderate prices” status by the...

April 09, 2018
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