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Eat your way through Japan at Nihon Food Street

Everything from moreish chopped salads to Hokkaido white curry awaits every Japanese foodie at Millenia Walk's Nihon Food Street

By Weets Goh | 15 May, 2018 | Features, Food, Restaurants
2018-05-15 17:47:59 2018-05-20 15:27:17

What do you do when you have a craving for Japanese food, but have no particular restaurant in mind? Enter Nihon Food Street at Millenia Walk, which brings together a variety of Japanese restaurants, with quality dishes at a range of price points to suit every Japanese foodie’s need.

Rakuzen Millenia Walk

Rakuzen

Rakuzen sources its fresh seafood, such as maguro otoro (fatty tuna belly) and kanpachi (amberjack), directly from the Tsukiji market in Tokyo. There are no slim pickings when it comes to the generous sets Rakuzen serves up – our pick is the Rakuzen Maru Bento ($48), a mini kaiseki meal with sashimi, sushi, sunomono (pickled), nimono (braised), unagi kabayaki (grilled eel) and tempura dishes. #01-16; Tel: +65 6333 1171

Tokyo Chopped Salad

Tokyo Chopped Salad

Tokyo Chopped Salad features Japanese-inspired sauces and seven signature salads to choose from–Mentai Teriyaki Chicken ($13.80), Corocoro Shrimp Tofu Salad ($12.80), Premium Beef Tataki ($14.80), Healthy Avocado Mushroom ($11.50), Pork Shabu Shabu Salad ($12.50), Grilled Salmon Salad ($14.50), and Teppei’s Kaisen Salad ($16). #01-102; Tel: +65 6266 0152

Miharu Sapporo Ramen Millenia Walk

Miharu Sapporo Ramen

Hailing from the region of Hokkaido which serves up ramen topped with sweetcorn, bean sprouts and butter, Miharu Sapporo Ramen’s ingredients are imported from Hokkaido, like their Sapporo Nishiyama noodles and kombu. Ramen options here come in both shio (salt) and shoyu (soy sauce) flavours (from $15). #01-06; Tel: +65 6733 8464

Tachihara Coffee Millenia Walk

Tachihara Coffee

This Japanese café serves up breakfast fare like toast, hotdogs, sandwiches and soup. Our pick is any one of the Singature toasts that are made from the freshly baked bread from Pullman Bakery. Its signature siphon coffee is made from in-house roasted beans. Customised single origin coffee roasting services are also available. #01-96; Tel: +65 6265 4108

Tengawa Hokkaido White Curry Millenia Walk

Tengawa Hokkaido White Curry

Tengawa Hokkaido White Curry is the first restaurant in Singapore to serve up this white variation of Japanese curry. Using premium Hokkaido milk, it is creamier and smoother than Japanese brown curry. The compact menu offers three white curry sets – premium ebi fry ($16.80), juicy Iberian pork patty ($15.80) or crunchy chicken katsu ($15.80). There’s also an Iberico pork katsu ($19.80) and salmon katsu ($16.80). Not in the mood for rice? White curry ramen and udon are also available. Each set comes with deeply aromatic, smooth truffle oil chawanmushi, comforting miso soup and vegetables. #02-16; Tel: +65 6265 1314

Kurama Robatayaki and Yoi Sake Bar Millenia Walk

Kurama Robatayaki and Yoi Sake Bar

While Yoi Sake Bar fronts the exterior of this joint and is visible to the public eye, walk past the veiled doorway to find Kurama Robatayaki. Here, a sprawling selection of seafood and vegetables are laid out for diners to choose from. Point at and order whichever ingredients suit your fancy – some eggplant ($9), shiitake mushrooms ($10), yellowtail collar ($25), followed by pork belly ($9), and some ox tongue ($22). #02-07; Tel: +65 6358 3565

Miyako Teppanyaki & Grill Millenia Walk

Miyako Teppanyaki & Grill

Miyako Teppanyaki & Grill is an all-in-one dining destination which offers up a wide variety of Izakaya dishes, Teppanyaki courses, Yakimono and Kushiyaki. Diners coming in during dinner are in for a treat with traditional Charcoal Grilled Yakitori and Kushiyaki being served. Their Teppanyaki Dinner courses also offer up a range of à la carte specials, which include regal ingredients such as Wagyu Beef to lobster Tail. #02-10; Tel: +65 6258 7118

Uma Uma Millenia Walk

Uma Uma

Originating from Fukuoka, Japan, Uma Uma Ramen is 100% MSG-free, which means guilt-free feasting and all-natural flavours. Their signature is the Uma Uma Ramen ($16) served in a wholesome tonkotsu broth, but there are also interesting choices like the Mentaiko Ramen ($17) topped with mentaiko and char siu (barbequed pork) bits. If you’re craving a rice bowl instead, the ones on offer include the Chasiu Don ($6) and Gyu Don ($12). #02-06; Tel: +65 6837 0827

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Millenia Walk is located 9 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039596, Exit A Promenade MRT (CC4/DT15)

Weets Goh
Before writing about food, Weets wrote about music, and is still waiting patiently for the day he spontaneously develops synaesthesia so he can reconcile the two.

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