Michelin Guide ★: Jewel Bako, New York


We were in search of a good sushi restaurant in New York City and came across pretty positive reviews of one Jewel Bako online. This casual yet elegant restaurant brands itself as serving ‘high-end’ omakase and sushi. If I were to be brutally honest, I’m not quite sure why they received a Michelin star. Overall: ★★★☆☆ Fresh […]

Review: Sushi Goshin by Akashi at Suntec Singapore


We passed Sushi Goshin owned by the Akashi Group of Restaurants quite by accident while searching for a quick bite before a movie at Suntec City, and was surprised to find this casual Japanese restaurant had quite an upmarket feel to it. The woody decor and interior together with waitresses clad in kimonos gave it […]

Review: Hidden Japanese Gem — Shun Ka Shuu Tou at Amara Hotel Singapore


The Kaiseki is a Japanese traditional multi-course meal that dates back to the 16th century. While a culinary art form, it is a celebration of the fresh ingredients and their flavours during each of the four seasons. Shun Ka Shuu Tou (literally translated to Spring Summer Autumn Winter) proudly presents the traditional Kaiseki experience, meticulously […]

Review: Affordable Japanese Dining at Sumiya (New Suntec City Branch)


I’ve always been a huge fan of Sumiya Orchard’s very affordably-priced chirashi lunch sets because of the amazing quality of the sashimi cuts and freshness of its ingredients. So when I heard Sumiya was opening another branch at Suntec City with an extended dinner menu and with similarly affordable sake offerings, I had to give […]