For the love of all things, breaded, fried and golden, few come close to the taste and textural satisfaction we get from Japanese tonkatsu. What’s to hate? It’s everything you could ever want on a plate from the crispiness of its breaded exterior to the moist, meaty flavour that hides within.
While East Coast Road may seem a tad far off for tonkatsu—given that you can easily find it everywhere nowadays—Katsuya is one tonkatsu-focused restaurant worth making a trip down for.
The restaurant—helmed by Chef Kervin who has several years of experience cooking Japanese cuisine and even a Japan-issued chef license to boot—ensures that everything is done properly. They do not use MSG and lard in their cooking and the sheer deliciousness of their food is solely dependant on the technique and freshness of each individual ingredient.
If you love authentic Chinese street food fresh out of the markets in Shanghai or even Szechuan, then boy do we have a treat for you.
Newly opened Mr Sheng Jian located along Liang Seah Street dishes out a myriad of Shanghainese-inspired food with a modern touch. Their sheng jian baos are just the perfect little tummy fillers and come in a variety of innovative flavours such as cheese and kimchi. Their noodle dishes, on the other hand, although not the best we’ve come across, do give you a sense of warmth from the spicy broth.
The Original Boat Noodle at Changi City Point is a new restaurant everyone needs to know about.
As with most Thai dishes, their food features a punchy marriage of herbs, spices and aromatics, as well as the iconic 4 tastes—sweet, salty, spicy and sour—resulting in a plethora of dishes encompassing complex flavours reminiscent of the hearty street foods of Bangkok.
Starting out humbly along the back alleys of Bangkok, the restaurant, as well as its menu, has grown exponentially since its first outlet opened in Malaysia in 2014 and with it, fuelled many people’s interest toward the dish as well as Thai street fare in general.
Their boat noodle selection is limited to two classic flavours but, make no mistake that by the end of your meal, you’ll probably be shocked by the number of bowls you have towering over your table.
A yakitori restaurant is not something that you would typically imagine popping up around neighbourhood areas let alone in the middle of a park, but ToriYard is perhaps the first exception.
Taking over the premise of the now-defunct The Cornerstone in Bishan Park, this newly-opened yakitori joint by actress-turned-business owner Jazreel Low is where your best pals, a round of wind-down drinks and an array of masterfully grilled meat skewers go hand-in-hand.
No one really knows why or where Thailand got its nickname, ‘The Land Of Smiles’, but we like to believe that one of the main reasons is their local delicacies.
Thai cuisine is renowned for its distinctive flavours which heavily relies on four fundamental tastes: sour, sweet, salty, and spicy. Whether it’s a bowl of tom yum soup, green curry, pad thai or simply a mango sticky rice dessert, you are bound to be left extremely satisfied.
Anytime is a good time for some tasty and affordable Thai food so here is our list of affordable Thai eateries in Singapore.
It is Friday night, you’ve just booked out of what seemed to be an endless cycle of eat, sleep, torture, repeat. We all know the pains of being bald, bored and broke when you are serving the nation—at least us guys do—and nothing alleviates the misery better than a tipple or ten.
Look forward to the weekends because it is time to get your booze on with your mates but don’t fret because we are well aware that your pocket runs pretty shallow as a recruit. So here is our list of 12 cheapest drinking spots for your post-book-out hangs.
Miyagawa Honten—125-year-old Unagi Speciality Restaurant—is opening its first-ever overseas outlet in Singapore.
With the arrival of so many international brands in Singapore this past couple of months, it has been a challenge to keep track but one, in particular, that has got us stoked out of our minds is the renowed unagi speciality restaurant, Miyagawa Honten.
For those who are unfamiliar, Miyagawa Honten is one of Tokyo’s most well-known unagi restaurants, with a history that spans 125 years. Its first outlet was Tsukiji Miyagawa Honten back in 1894, and it has since grown from strength to strength, now operating 20 outlets in Japan alone!
Asian millennials like us are constantly reminded of how incredibly fortunate we are.
Growing up, we rely on our parents and domestic helpers who were able to prepare food for us whenever we wanted and somewhere along the line we just got too used to the motion of things. Now that adulthood is drawing close, many of us will eventually have homes of our own and it is crucial that we possess some form of cooking skills to get by with.
Fret not, because cooking is a lot easier than it sounds, so here are a few tips and tricks you can adopt to make cooking fuss-free and simple.