Zento Singapore – Contemporary Japanese Cuisine

From left: Tuna pizza, and rock shrimp tempura

Are you ready for the future of Japanese cuisine? Zento – which is Japanese for “the future”, or 前途 qian2 tu2 – is the newest player in a concentrated field of Japanese restaurants on our tiny island state. But to dismiss this as just another Japanese restaurant would be a mistake. Owner-chef Gunawan Wisibono began… 

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Kim's Family Restaurant

So many banchan (side dishes)!

A couple of weeks ago, I was at Upper Bukit Timah. Remembering the delicious U.D.D.E.R.S. ice cream that Keropokman and Momo bought for us from the Lorong Kilat branch, I went there to satisfy the ice cream craving. But first, dinner. What caught my eye was this homestyle Korean restaurant that was full of diners… 

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Makan tour with Bob Blumer

Kway Guan Huat's popiah master demonstrating the art of making popiah.

Remember Bob Blumer was in town to conduct a cooking workshop? I was very, very lucky to receive an invite to the workshop as well as a makan tour with Bob. Also in attendance were other food bloggers, Rebecca Lynne Tan from Sunday Times, and popular local blogger/writer Mr Miyagi (my hero!). 1st stop: Kway… 

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