Category Archives: Japanese

Marutama Ramen – Still My Favourite Ramen

Marutama Ramen at United Square There is a ramen craze in Singapore with big names opening every so often.  Even one of the top restaurants in town (Iggy) jumped on the ramen bandwagon recently and opened Uma Uma ramen. Marutama Ramen entered the Singapore market several … Continue reading

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Treats from Japan #3

Meiji Rich Strawberry Bar Another seasonal offering from Meiji. The mini bars of strawberry chocolate tasted very fruity – apparently the product contained 70% of real strawberries. AMAZING. Tokyo Banana Gaufrette Okay, I found my new favourite Tokyo Banana product (Sorry … Continue reading

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Ippudo – Beat the Queue

Ippudo attracted long queues since their opening in Singapore. I decided to try it on a queue-free weekday afternoon. Business was very brisk even at 3pm and there were many Japanese customers. The place was very noisy with many screaming … Continue reading

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Treats from Japan #2

A quick update on more treats from Japan.  Thanks KK for the treats. Tokyo Banana I had a pleasant surprise when I opened the box of Tokyo banana. There was a Tokyo banana keychain inside as a 20th anniversary giveaway.  … Continue reading

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Aoki – A Revisit

P & I went back to Aoki for a chirashi fix separately after our pleasant first moment of truth (Read first visit review). I called to reserve a table – the lunch slot is split into 2 seatings now (12-130pm … Continue reading

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Itacho Sushi vs. [Ho Chi Minh City] Sushi Bar – The Battle of Sushi

It is interesting how our tastebuds changed over time. I use to fancy sushi with cooked ingredients i.e. tamago before I fell crazily in love with raw fish sushi i.e. sake. The tastebuds eventually evolved towards aburi sushi. I wonder … Continue reading

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Treats from Japan – The Travelling Ramen

Another nice gift from S – She made us a Twiceasdelicious instant cup noodle from the Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum! Momofuku Ando is the inventor of instant noodles and the founder of Nissin Food Product Co. Look at the … Continue reading

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