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Review: Hakumai Omakase Sushi

I had the honour of being treated to an Omakase sushi lunch at Hakumai and…it has been a very long time since I’ve eaten sushi that is handmade. Let me tell you, once you’ve eaten sushi prepared from scratch by a proper sushi chef, the rice will break away the minute you chew and the...


Ohayo Mama San – A Modern Japanese All-Day Brunch & Resto-Bar

Modern Japanese resto-bar Ohayo Mama San opened its doors at 313@Somerset with its hallmark blue and orange colour scheme. This eatery is the first fusion Japanese all-day brunch and resto-bar concept by the team behind “House of Sushi Warriors” Takeshi-san at Holland Village. Built on flavours and culture, Ohayo Mama San captures the best of...


Fukui Blossoms into Spring with New Omakase Menus

Fukui (福井) heralds the bountiful spring season with new omakase menus from 7 February 2022. Once again presenting a dining experience that invites patrons into a special corner of Japan, Head Chef Nick Pa’an has refined his multi-course menus to focus on his inventive sushi creations and all-time favourites, coupled with founders and sisters Eugenia...


Review – Japanese Vegan Bentos by Veg-An

  Are you vegan or vegan-curious but still want great flavours? This omnivore (some say carnivore) tried out two Japanese vegan bentos to give you the low down on the flavour and how does it compare to non-vegan Japanese food? Check out the full review in the video above! To order the vegan bentos from...


New Omakase Concept Fukui Opens at Mohamed Sultan

Fukui (福井), a hospitality-driven omakase concept, has launched at 25 Mohamed Sultan. Founded by sisters Eugenia and Emilia Tan, the team is headed by veteran head chef Nick Pa’an (of now defunct Santaro Japanese Restaurant), they will present the storied culture and bountiful offerings of Japan. Set within a shophouse, the modern interiors of the...