Tag Archives: Japanese Food

Dashi Master Marusaya

JT introduced JP and I to his latest haunt, Dashi Master Marusaya, today. Opened a little less than 2 months ago in the Robertson Quay area, this Japanese restaurant is the latest incarnation of the now-defunct Dashi Master Marusaya Udon that was located in Lau Pa Sat. Marusaya is a Tokyo-based wholesaler of aged dried […]

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“Go to Hell” Ramen by Buta God at Ramen Champion, Bugis+

Buta God, is an cool Ultimate Ramen Champion 2013 contender to check out. “Buta” is Japanese for pig so I guess they’ve called themselves Pig God because they specialise in pork ramen. Although I love spicy food, I prefer Tonkotsu Ramen to Spicy Ramen but I must say, Buta God sure has a way of marketing their spicy Ramen. I […]

Hakata Ikkousha Ramen at CHIJMES

Ramen restaurant, Hakata Ikkousha, derives its name from a city called Hakata (birthplace of Tonkotsu Ramen) in Fukuoka and the expression ‘Ikkousha’ which means ‘one happy place’. Chef Kousuke Yoshimura opened his first Hakata Ikkousha in Daimyo, Fukuoka, and chose this name because he wanted to “bring happiness to all the people”. An interesting motto isn’t it? 3 […]

Ramen Kagetsu Arashi at The Cathay

Ramen Kagetsu Arashi (also known as Kagetsu Ramen) recently added two new dishes, Ginjiro Ramen and Itameshi Dry Curry Rice, to its menu. I was invited to sample them last Friday evening. Ginjiro Ramen @ S$13.90 The Ginjiro Ramen is apparently a very popular dish at Ramen Kagetsu Arashi’s Japanese and Taiwanese outlets. The Tonkotsu-based […]

IKYU Gourmet Traveller – Nov 2013’s Seasonal Menu

I was invited to a tasting at IKYU last week. We were there to preview IKYU’s Gourmet Traveller menu that will only be served from 13 to 30 November 2013 (extended till 15 December 2013 by popular demand). Featuring the best produce from 15 Japanese Prefectures in one menu at IKYU, our tastebuds were taken on […]

Ramen Bari-Uma at Tanglin Shopping Centre

Last month, I was invited to a tasting at Ramen Bari-Uma, another Japanese chain to set up shop in Singapore. Hailing from Hiroshima, Ramen Bari-Uma’s Singapore branch is located in the basement of  Tanglin Shopping Centre. Ajitama-Uma Ramen @ S$15 Ramen in Pork-flavoured soup (Tonkotsu broth) with Ajitama (flavoured egg) & thick-cut Aburi (seared) Chashu Ramen […]

Octopoke & Burger at Jewel Cafe & Bar

I visited newly opened Jewel Cafe and Bar for a light dinner last evening. A branch of my favourite coffee joint in the Shenton Way area, Jewel Coffee, Jewel Cafe and Bar was opened on 15 March 2013. Shio-Koji Octopoke @ S$12 Octopus tossed in shio-koji, wasabi, extra virgin oil, avocado & ginger-flower I was quite […]

A Noodle Story, Singapore-style Ramen

If you’re a major noodle lover, A Noodle Story‘s a hawker stall worth checking out. Started by a duo of noodle lovers, who trained together at Shatec, the stall is the realisation of their dream to sell a premium noodle dish at an affordable price. Using modern culinary techniques and through re-engineering of classic hawker flavours, the intrepid […]

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