Michelin Guide ★: Sushi Kimura


When it comes to excellent sushi and sushi chefs, the devil is in the details. And at Sushi Kimura, you can expect nothing less. From a hinoki counter top made with wood from a 150-year-old tree, sushi rice cooked in Hokkaido spring water, to abalone boiled in sake for 8 hours, Kimura-san clearly believes that […]

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 […]