Takujo Japanese Dining at Marina Square

Takujo Japanese Dining at Marina Square is one of the restaurants within the Emporium Shokuhin cluster of Japanese Gourmet Grocer and eight dining concepts. You can read our post which provides an overview of Emporium Shokuhin here. The Takujo Japanese restaurant seems to be the flagship restaurant in the group and looks rather grand. Fortunately for ordinary patrons, they have set lunch options that are not too taxing on the wallet.

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Tsujiri Centrepoint – pitstop for green tea and matcha ice-cream

According to the Tsujiri website, they have been making their famous green tea O-matcha for more than 150 years. The green tea is said to have soothing effects and health benefits such as anti-aging and being a good antioxidant. In Singapore they have outlets in 100 AM Tras Street, The Central and Centrepoint.  We stopped by to try their green tea ice-cream and cake at the Tsujiri Centrepoint recently.

Tsujiri Centrepoint

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Cafe & Meal Muji at Raffles City

Muji at Raffles City

Muji at Raffles City

We visited Café&Meal MUJI Paragon some time ago and were not too impressed by the “food court economical rice in glamorous shopping mall” experience. When Café&Meal MUJI Raffles City opened, the cafe looked attractive and there were new food items and set deals. We decided to give Cafe Muji at Raffles City a try.

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Gyu-Kaku Restaurant – good quality value set lunch

Gyu-Kaku Value Lunch Sett

Gyu-Kaku Restaurant at One KM

Gyu-Kaku is the No.1 Japanese Yakiniku restaurant chain with over 600 restaurants in Japan and many outlets all over the world. This Japanese BBQ restaurant is known for its Kagoshima Black Wagyu but it also has a wide variety of other items on its menu at reasonable prices. Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ Restaurant also offers buffet deals and affordable lunch sets. Continue reading →

Kanshoku Ramen & Gyoza @ Orchard Gateway

Japanese ramen by a fellow Singaporean?  When I learned that Kanshoku Ramen is a ramen joint that was started by a pair of good friends, it had been on my radar to try out how a locally created ramen concept compares with something imported from the Land of the Rising Sun.   A recent visit to Orchard Gateway along Orchard Road provided an opportunity.

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Ippoh Tempura Bar, Como Dempsey Singapore

Ippoh Tempura Bar By Ginza Ippoh is one of the restaurants at the new Como Dempsey lifestyle cluster on Dempsey Hill Singapore. Ippoh is said to be Osaka’s oldest premium tempura restaurant. The Dempsey restaurant in Singapore is their first outlet in South-East Asia. This small Japanese restaurant in  Dempsey has a 12-seater bar counter and a small table for four. It shares Block 17 with The Dempsey Cookhouse & Bar by Jean Georges Vongerichten on one side and Candlenut Peranakan restaurant on the other.

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