Just point and eat at Kurama Robatayaki restaurant @ Millenia Walk

Japanese restaurant Kurama Robatayaki at Millenia Walk has a split personality. The front part of the place looks like a standup bar in a rough neighbourhood. Wire fencing and empty bottles are used to make up the shop front. The counters are propped up by empty beer crates. But be brave and venture deeper and the beautiful side of Kurama Robatayaki reveals itself.

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Shimbashi Soba Paragon ⛩🍜

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Machida Shoten ramen restaurant at Japan Food Town Singapore

Originating from the Kanagawa Prefecture of Japan Machida Shoten is the ramen specialist restaurant at Japan Food Town. Given the high concentration of ramen shops in Singapore, many of which also originate from different parts of Japan, the question in our mind was how would Machida-Shoten Ramen compare with the competition. There was only one way to find out.

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Omakase dinner at Shinji by Kanesaka Raffles Hotel すし道 真次

Life can be unfair.  Whilst many chefs and restaurants struggle to earn one coveted Michelin Star, some chefs like Joel Robuchon and Shinji Kanesaka each received Michelin stars for two restaurants in Singapore at one go.  In the case of the latter, both the Shinji by Kanesaka sushi restaurants at St Regis Hotel and Raffles Hotel received the one star recognition in the 2016 Singapore Michelin Guide.  They are regarded to be the best sushi restaurants in Singapore. I was fortunate enough to be invited for a omakase dinner at Shinji by Kanesaka Raffles Hotel recently.

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Shunjuu Izakaya at Robertson Quay

When the sun goes down, the restaurants and bars at Robertson Quay comes alive. In the daytime, the place is very peaceful and tranquil. Many of the restaurants do open for lunch but the mood in the day is very different. There is quite a variety of cuisines available.  We decided to have lunch at Shunjuu Izakaya located in Riverside View, one of the buildings at Robertson Quay. The higher levels of Riverside View are residential condominium units. The retail and dining action takes place on the lower levels. One word of caution if you are driving – the underground carpark has a sharp bend at the exit. Better to park elsewhere if you are driving anything wider than a Camry.

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Lunch at IKYU Japanese restaurant in Tiong Bahru

We had lunch at IKYU Japanese restaurant in Tiong Bahru recently.  It is located on the ground floor along Yong Siak Street which is an interesting part of Tiong Bahru with a mix of bookshops, restaurants and apparel stores.

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