Kanda Wadatsumi Japanese Restaurant on Tras Street

Kanda Wadatsumi Japanese Dining on Tras Street Singapore has impressive credentials. According to its website, “Kanda Wadatsumi is strongly backed by Zengyoren Japan Fisheries Association which represents all coastal fishermen in Japan… we started the project of selecting PRIDE FISH from choice of fish which are praised by fishermen from throughout Japan…” A Japanese restaurant in Singapore with direct connections with fishermen in Japan needs to be checked out.  We stopped by for lunch.

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I Don’t Like To Eat Alone

Recent circumstances had put me in a situation which I dislike – dining alone in Singapore (or anywhere else for that matter).  There are articles extolling the virtues of solo dining and providing good reasons why people should eat alone. But I have come to the firm conclusion that I don’t like to eat alone.

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The Refinery Singapore – restaurant and bar with great atmosphere

The Refinery at 115 King George's Avenue

Located in the midst of engineering workshops and auto parts wholesalers, The Refinery Singapore is the perfect escape from the ordinary. The Refinery Singapore is a casual dining restaurant serving Japanese dishes, a mixology bar as well as a designer workspace. It has a stylish interior and exudes a sophistication and an unrivalled atmosphere quite distinct from the rather dowdy neighbourhood it is in.

The Refinery at 115 King George's Avenue

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Nakajima Suisan at Takashimaya B2 – the place for grilled fish Japanese style

Hidden in one corner of the lowest level of Takashimaya in Ngee Ann City is the Nakajima Suisan Grilled Fish restaurant. The speciality of this restaurant is grilled fish, done in Japanese style and at a reasonable price. It is a popular place and gets very crowded on weekends and even sometimes at meal times on weekdays. The best time to visit Nakajima Suisan is on a weekday during off-peak hours.

Nakajima Suisan Takashimaya B2

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Ippudo Tanjong Pagar Centre

Famous ramen restaurant Ippudo opened their first restaurant in Mandarin Gallery, Singapore in 2009. Although we have not seen the long queues like those that formed in the early days, there seems to be firm support for their style of ramen after all these few years.  We were at Ippudo Tanjong Pagar Centre on a weekend and were surprised to see a constant stream of ramen diners in this part of town which is generally quiet without the CBD office crowd.

Ippudo Tanjong Pagar Centre
Ippudo Tanjong Pagar Centre

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