Isetan The Gardens brings authentic Japanese dining to The Table

Isetan The Gardens brings authentic Japanese dining to The Table

Retail destination Isetan The Gardens unveiled a refreshed look and focused offerings of brands and service, alongside an all-new dining floor. The entry of “The Table”, Isetan’s dining concept features a collection of 7 specially curated restaurants and a Bar, highlighting authentic and premium Japanese 

Drinking in the ambience at Ramen Bar ShiShiDo

Drinking in the ambience at Ramen Bar ShiShiDo

My first ever bowl of uber ramen at Menya Shi Shi Do was mind-blowing as the Black Garlic tonkotsu was rich, full-bodied and packed a punch like no other. After 5 years, no thanks to the pandemic, the Jaya One outlet closed in June 2021 

Come eat at Kanbe Ramen

Come eat at Kanbe Ramen

Probably every ramen fan on town would have tried this place already so I’m just adding my tow cents worth. Kanbe Ramen opened just before MCO 2.0 and queues were at least 45mins waiting time if not 1 hour. No way was I gonna spend 

Ramen quest – first stop, Ken Shin-Ryu Ramen

Ramen quest – first stop, Ken Shin-Ryu Ramen

Given the buzz about the new ramen joint in town and how the chef is Sapporo-born chef Kita Koichi trained under the late Kawana-san who ran Kiori-tei in Shibuya, I had to try Ken Shin-Ryu for myself to see if it was worth the hype. If 

Fancy French at Muse by Gest

Fancy French at Muse by Gest

A bit late to the party but made a point to drop by Muse by Gest last week as I heard many good things. Opened in Nov last year, Muse is helmed by chef Chin Jin Fah who owns well-known Chinese resto Extra Super Tanker. 

Sou taken up by omakase

Sou taken up by omakase

So many new omakase restaurants are popping up these days that I can’t keep track. Did you know that ‘Omakase’ means ‘I’ll leave it to you’?  Decided to an older establishment instead, a few months’ ago. Sou Omakase Dining has been around for 6 years, 

Ramen and rice at Shin Haru Tei

Ramen and rice at Shin Haru Tei

Brave soul to open a new Japanese joint just after the Covid lockdown. But with everyone in recovery mode, people are hungry to try new places and eat out again so it might well be the perfect marketing strategy. New Japanese restaurant Shin Haru Tei