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Washoku GOEN Newly-Opened 7th Outlet

Known for giving their diners the best bang for their buck with their ginormous serving, Washoku GOEN’s 7th Outlet at Clifford Centre, located in the Central Business District (CBD) 

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Sunday, 13 March 2016

Japanese Pork: The Secret to the Deliciousness

Over the last several years, Japanese food has become popular internationally. In particular, Japanese food itself definitely provides an outstanding nutritional values balance 

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Wednesday, 09 March 2016

DRY wine for Sushi

Why not try CHOYA DRY with Sushi? In Japan, it is said that sake drinkers rarely eat sushi rice and this is probably due to the natural acidic nature of sake reacting with the vinegar 

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Friday, 26 February 2016

Salt-grilled Kinki fish 日本料理法

Kinki fish is commonly known as kichiji or キンキ in Japanese, is a seasonal rockfish and one of Hokkaido's super premium specialties 

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Tuesday, 29 December 2015

Create Your Own Cocktail Japonism Concoction

Accordingly Wikipedia, Japonism which derived from the French Japonisme is the influence of Japanese art, fashion and aesthetics on Western culture 

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Saturday, 19 December 2015

Maru-Ten Udon’s Handmade Udon x Christmas Udon

“I am never a huge fan of rice so I will always search for an alternative to get my carbs intake. Besides ramen, udon is one of my favourite form of carbs. Recently I have found an udon outlet..."

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Monday, 07 December 2015

Savour the Festive Flavours of Maru-Ten Christmas Udon

Fast-expanding Japanese udon chain Maru-Ten Udon is dishing up a specially created Christmas udon just for the month of December. This limited edition festive dish 

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Wednesday, 25 November 2015

Discover Maru-Ten’s Udon

Since Maru-Ten opened its first shop in June 2015, the udon brand has been growing at a fast pace to provide 'simple yet delicious' noodles to many 

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Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Japanese F&B Franchise Opportunities

The Franchising & Licensing Asia (FLAsia) 2015 expo was held at the MBS Sands Expo & Convention Centre last week from 29 – 31 October 2015 with local and International brands taking part 

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Monday, 02 November 2015

Japanese F&B Franchise Opportunities

The Franchising & Licensing Asia (FLAsia) 2015 expo was held at the MBS Sands Expo & Convention Centre last week from 29 – 31 October 2015 with local and International brands taking part 

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Monday, 02 November 2015

Marina Bay Sands’ Raising The Bar

From November, cocktail enthusiasts can enjoy discounts on signature tipples at restaurants across the integrated resort. Marina Bay Sands’ Raising The Bar campaign, which officially launches on 28 October 

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Monday, 26 October 2015

Basic ways to drink Choya

Umeshu is a liqueur designed to be enjoyed casually, and it can be drunk in a variety of ways. Here, we introduce four few basic ideas for how to enjoy CHOYA based on their recommendation 

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Monday, 19 October 2015

Marina Bay Sands unveils Patisserie Platine

Renowned chef Tetsuya Wakuda from the award-winning restaurant Waku Ghin has launched the brand-new Patisserie Platine at RISE Lounge, offering 18 types of intricate pastries and petit cakes 

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Friday, 02 October 2015

Kaku-Uchi Sake Bar

Like any places worth its salt while Singapore has many good places to try the drink, you may wish to try this new sake bar in the basement of Isetan Supermarket at Orchard Road 

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Monday, 28 September 2015

New Caffé B’s Delectable Set Lunch

Caffé B, known for its delectable Italian fare with a Japanese touch introduces their new three-course menu with a complete new look featuring new, innovative items made fresh daily by the culinary team 

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Monday, 21 September 2015

Ghouls Night Out at Caffé B

The social dining and bar at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands that marries the best of Italian culinary traditions with the artful finesse of Japanese culture will be launching four specialty concoctions 

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Wednesday, 09 September 2015

フルーツとハーブのお酒 Fruit and herb Liqueur

For Healthy Everyday Living, Yomeishu aims to enrich people’s healthy lifestyles. One Yomeishu product is the Fruit and Herb liqueur which is a ‘beauty liqueur’ 

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Thursday, 03 September 2015

鶏金 Torikin - Dine at Hakata restaurant

A media tasting was hosted at 鶏金 Torikin on 25 August where invited bloggers and Instagrammers were treated to a fine array of food and beverages at the Hakata restaurant 

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Friday, 28 August 2015

Highlights from Cho Omakase Japanese Restaurant

What to order at CHŌ OMAKASE? Located at 14 Lorong Telok, behind Boat Quay, CHŌ OMAKASE is a casual Omakase dining restaurant helmed by home grown talent, Chef YK Chong 

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Thursday, 13 August 2015

ゼリー梅酒 Plum wine jelly for the first time in Japan

Have you come across a jelly-like plum wine from Japan? Yes, here’s one such liqueur in Singapore which is the ゼリー梅酒 Ikegame Shuzo Jelly Umeshu 

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Tuesday, 11 August 2015

Journey with Yomeishu 「By Strictly Ours」

Yet, like many in our generation, we steered away, or at least I did, from these herbal liqueurs as the appeal wasn’t there. They come across as something for the older generation 

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Monday, 22 June 2015

さらりとした梅酒 Choya Umeshu Sarari

Located in Osaka, CHOYA first started as a wine-grape grower in 1914 and it began to produce Umeshu, a traditional Japanese ume fruit liqueur, in 1959. Today CHOYA is the No.1 Umeshu 

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Sunday, 10 May 2015

Natural Mineral Water from Mt. Fuji

Discover Mt. Fuji 富士山 water in Singapore! Premium Fuji is 100% natural water and non-heated that comes from clean water source 200m below ground of Mt. Fuji 

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Saturday, 02 May 2015

Orion Happy Park オリオンハッピーパーク

Orion beer which is still unknown to many locals is the fifth largest beer brewery in Japan. Founded in 1957 in Nago city 名護市 located in the northern part of Okinawa Island 

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Sunday, 26 April 2015

Discover Choya Extra Series 50ml set

Have you noticed a change recently in Choya Extra Series 50ml set packaging? The shape of the cluster pack has been changed in order to reduce packaging damage 

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Monday, 20 April 2015

Over 400 years of herbal liqueur-making

Yomeishu is a herbal liqueur that was first produced over 400 years ago in 1602 in Ina Valley, Shinshu, by founder Sokan Shiozawa out of a desire for a healthier lifestyle 

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Sunday, 05 April 2015

わ WAH is for Wagyu

Discover the new innovative wine from Jacob's Creek! WAH (わ) is specifically designed to complement Japanese cuisine ranging from sushi and sashimi to yakitori and Wagyu beef 

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Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Pollen Sake Dinner Featuring Nagai Shuzo

For two evenings this April, POLLEN will be hosting the Nagai Shuzo sake pairing dinner featuring a gastronomic seven-course tasting menu crafted by Executive Chef Colin Buchan 

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Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Ume are not Plum

Ume is often mistaken for plum which is in the same group, namely Rosaceae Prunus. These two fruits have very different characteristics in which Ume has an acid content 

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Friday, 13 March 2015

Discover White Oak Akashi

Akashi whisky is perhaps the least known of Japan’s whisky. Being the first in Japan to obtain the license of distilled spirits in 1919, the founding White Oak distillery is one of the oldest 

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Friday, 06 March 2015

My Sweet Choya Cafe

My Sweet Choya Cafe was opened last December in Omotesando, an avenue located in Shibuya and Minato, Tokyo. The cafe that featured all-things-Choya 

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Friday, 06 February 2015

Happy for Men l Women

It's time to set your calendars to that special day in February as you get ready to celebrate Valentine's Day. The Bar at Waku Ghin will be launching specially crafted cocktails for couples 

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Friday, 30 January 2015

Orion Ichiban Sakura オリオン いちばん桜

Toward the end of winter each year, Orion Beer will be launching limited edition brew, Ichiban Sakura, to celebrate the bloom of cherry blossoms as Okinawa hosts the earliest Sakura 

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Sunday, 25 January 2015

Real Hokkaido snow coming to Singapore

At the Tampopo Hokkaido Fair from 29 Jan to 4 Feb 2015, Creative Food Concept (best known as Tampopo group) will be organizing its 3rd Hokkaido Snow event for two day 

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Friday, 16 January 2015

Test Kitchen @ Singapore (Tenkai Shokudo 天海食堂 is now open)

For the first time in Singapore, a Japanese Test Kitchen concept is launched to introduce new Japanese brands and cuisine to local diners. Once every two weeks, new brand will setup 

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Friday, 16 January 2015

Kuromame 黒豆 Swiss Roll

Kuromame literally means black soybeans in Japanese, is often served as a symbol of health in Osechi Ryori お節料理 which is a special selection of Japanese cuisine 

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Tuesday, 13 January 2015

How fun is Orion Beer (Outside Singapore)?

We have heard many about Japanese beer, yet Orion Beer is something we can explore. In Asia and outside Japan, one place where Orion Beer carried out interesting activities is Hong Kong 

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Sunday, 11 January 2015

Nikka, anyone?

At the International Spirits Challenge (ISC) 2014 edition this year, we saw some whisky brands walking away with major awards and one of them included the Nikka whisky from Japan 

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Friday, 02 January 2015

Time to stock up Japanese whisky?

Lovers of Yamazaki, Hakushu and Hibiki whisky, Japanese whisky producer Suntory Liquors had recently announced they will be raising its whisky price by 20% from 1st April 2015 

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Thursday, 18 December 2014

Christmas log cakes in Green Pumpkin Style

Japanese bakery, Green Pumpkin, goes exotic this Christmas with a totally new approach to traditional log cake by introducing Au Chocolat Yule Log and Aux Fruits Yule Log 

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Friday, 05 December 2014

Cocktails at The Bar at Waku Ghin

Indulge in luscious holiday treats this season with two festive cocktails at the Bar at Waku Ghin. In celebration of this holiday season, two new cocktails had been created 

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Monday, 01 December 2014

Hokkaido Fair returns at Meidi-Ya

MEIDI-YA Supermarket's Hokkaido Fair returns with a selection of seasonal Hokkaido buys from 21 November to 4 December 2014. Grab the opportunities to enjoy irresistible seafood bento from Hokkaido 

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Friday, 21 November 2014

Sneak Peek: Okinawa Beer Tower (Giveaway)

A sneak peek into the new beer tower of Orion: The National Beer of Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. These three litres beer tower will be launching from mid-December 2014 in Singapore together with Hong Kong, Australia 

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Thursday, 20 November 2014

Rakuten Japan Gourmet Festival

Japan's number one online shopping mall, Rakuten, will be hosting Singapore's first Japan Gourmet Festival at WAttention Plaza this November. The popular festival in Japan since 2010 will be featuring top merchants 

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Saturday, 15 November 2014

Famous Japanese Bakery opens in Singapore

Asanoya, a popular Japanese bakery in Japan for over 80 years, will be opening its first outlet outside of Japan in Singapore on 15 November 2014. With 10 bakery stores across Japan, the Singapore bakery cafe 

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Monday, 10 November 2014

Limited Edition: The finest, ripest, most beautiful ume for CHOYA

The limited edition Choya Ume Wine Nouveau, a sweet fruit wine, is produced only once-a-year in autumn and there is only 54,000 bottles (9,000 cases) worldwide this year 

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Tuesday, 04 November 2014

20% Bigger and Juicier?

MOS Burger Singapore had recently launched their new Premium Wagyu Demi-Glace Burger and so, what is this new burger about? With improved better quality wagyu patty 

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Monday, 03 November 2014

Masumi Dining Experience

Jointly organised with Masumi sake and Liang Court, Hai Japan is proud to present 8 days Masumi Dining Experience from 17 ~ 27 November 2014. Sake lovers get to 

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Friday, 31 October 2014

Japan's biggest sensation (makes a comeback!)

The Japanese shrimp-filled Ebi burger was first introduced to Singapore in November 2013 for a limited period. A year on, McDonalds' Ebi burger is making a comeback and bringing along 

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Tuesday, 28 October 2014

This Beer Tower could be yours!

Simply like Hai Japan on facebook, from now till 23 November 2014, and you could stand to win this exclusive Beer Tower. One winner only! 

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Friday, 24 October 2014

Tune in Tokyo

Award-winning Sky on 57 restaurant unveils new cocktail menu inspired by fresh Asian ingredients and premium spirits awaits. Designed by Marina Bay Sands’ in-house mixologist Lucas Swallows 

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Thursday, 23 October 2014

Henri Charpentier’s dessert performance

At the Dempsey Hill’s 4,400sqf dessert salon (seating capacity of 50 guests indoors and 30 guests at the alfresco area), renowned French-inspired Japanese patisserie, Henri Charpentier 

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Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Short Tour inside Oishii Japan

In 2013, Oishii Japan attracted close to 6,000 trade and public visitors from 24 countries. This Saturday, 18 October 2014, the ASEAN’s largest dedicated Japanese F&B tradeshow will open to Public 

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Friday, 17 October 2014

Contemporary Green Tea Cocktail Creations

Designing your own mixologist cocktails isn't hard. Creating a cocktail using green tea may sound interesting but not simple. At the recent Oishii Japan 2014 press conference 

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Thursday, 16 October 2014

Henri Charpentier at Dempsey Hill

Popular French-inspired Japanese Patisserie, Henri Charpentier, opened its first store in Singapore at Dempsey Hill last week. Since opening its first shop in Japan in 1969

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Monday, 13 October 2014

Mojito or Gin? Try Choya cocktail recipes

Whether you are making a Mojito or Gin cocktail for yourself, there are several options for these concoctions. One of these recipes includes Choya 

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Sunday, 12 October 2014

A Silver Bottle with a Golden Taste

The Ginga-Kogen Beer (Silver Bottle) is a traditional German hefeweizen (otherwise a wheat beer) that comes in a 300 ml eye-catching cobalt blue bottle

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Friday, 03 October 2014

Choya Umeshu - The Eatable Liqueur

While many might find it hard to relate an alcoholic liqueur to that of desserts, the Choya desserts are quite a favourite among many. Choya can be used as the flavouring agent

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Wednesday, 01 October 2014

Happy Times with Orion Beer

Since Orion Breweries came to be in 1957, its popularity grew to become Okinawa’s favorite beer and Japan’s top five beers. Orion Draft Beer is authentically Japanese

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Friday, 19 September 2014

Raising the Stakes with Pancakes

Who would have thought that CoCo ICHIBANYA, an establishment known for its Japanese curry worldwide, would one day serve up a mean fluffy fare of pancakes? With the opening

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Thursday, 18 September 2014

Suntory Beer Buffet

Benjamin Franklin once said ‘Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy’. Join the two hours Suntory Beer Buffet at SaVanh Bistro + Lounge (by IndoChine group) on 16 September

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Monday, 15 September 2014

A taste of Waku Ghin

Grab your opportunity to meet award-winning Chef Tetsuya Wakuda (Waku Ghin) in person at the Epicurean market held at Sands Expo and Convention Centre

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Saturday, 13 September 2014

Spotted: Meiji Milk Cow (Soft toy)!

Do you prefer the milk or the cow (Soft toy)?  We want both! Spotted at Epicurean Market, 2nd annual food & wine fair by Marina Bay sands, CP-Meiji booth is located at Booth M19.

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Saturday, 13 September 2014

Choya Non Sugar Natural: A Review

Choya’s range of umeshu is known to be a modestly strong liqueur, which is mild in taste while elegantly aromatic. The Choya Non Sugar Natural, in particular, is not far off

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Thursday, 04 September 2014

Eating Onigiri おにぎり

Opening in early July 2014, SAMURICE is a Japanese Onigiri (rice ball) store in Singapore using top grade rice from the Niigata prefecture which is also the top rice producing region

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Tuesday, 02 September 2014

Niigata Prefecture Products PR Corner

The Niigata Prefecture Products PR Corner was officially launched yesterday at Tomi Sushi restaurant (Novena outlet) with a 'Kagami biraki' ceremony

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Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Niigata food lover!

A Niigata Prefecture Products PR Corner will be setup in Singapore at Tomi Sushi Novena Outlet from 25 August 2014. Niigata is also known as the top rice producing region

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Monday, 11 August 2014

Doki Doki Hearts Café

Doki Doki Hearts Café, a cosplay-themed café, will be available for 2 days at the EOY Cosplay Festival 2014. A popular concept in Japan, the staffs will serve meals

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Monday, 28 July 2014

Cool EMS service to Singapore

JAL and Japan Post support Rakuten Global Market to offer Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taiwan shoppers taste of exclusive Japanese desserts. Generally, Japanese desserts are famous

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Sunday, 13 July 2014

Tai Parfait fusion dessert

29 June – Japanese Taiyaki sweet store, Tai Parfait, is now opened in Singapore at Bugis Junction. The Singapore outlet is their first overseas flagship store and

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Thursday, 10 July 2014

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