Tag: Japanese food


Mastering Sushi: A Craft About Precision And Finesse

Chef Masakazu Ishibashi of two-Michelin-starred sushi restaurant Shoukouwa talks about what it takes to make good sushi.

10 July 2017

A Guide To Sushi Beyond Fatty Tuna

We're all familiar with the ubiquitous salmon and maguro. Now get acquainted with these lesser-known cuts that are just as, if not more, tasty.

16 May 2017

Why Handmade Soba Always Tastes Better

When it comes to making this deceptively simple dish, every ingredient and technique needs to be on point. Soba master Osamu Tagata tells us more.

03 May 2017

Innovation: The Key to a Leading Edge

Never rest on your laurels. Being innovative is about expanding on possibilities and staying ahead.

30 April 2017

Omotenashi: The Reason Why Japanese Hospitality Is Different

Taking pride in anticipating and fulfilling people’s needs in advance, the influence of omotenashi is everywhere in Japanese hospitality.

04 April 2017

First Day I Got My Michelin Stars: Masakazu Ishibashi of Shoukouwa

We get the world's most celebrated chefs to spill what it was like when they got their first Michelin stars.

23 March 2017
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7 Michelin-Starred Unagi Restaurants in Tokyo

Unagi might not be the best looking of sea creatures but it has a special place in the Japanese culinary canon.

15 January 2017
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Technique Thursdays: Ike Jime, The Japanese Slaughter Method For Tastier Fish

How Japanese anglers and chefs prepare their fish for superior quality.

12 January 2017

For Shoukouwa’s Chef Masa and Emmanuel Stroobant, New Year’s Eve is not complete without...

Whether it’s snowing, raining or sunny outside, a celebration is about who and what is around the dinner table, says Shoukouwa’s chef Masa and owner Emmanuel Stroobant

27 December 2016

10 'Very Small Spaces’ To Dine In In Singapore

Because you only need a ‘very small space’ to have snacks.

15 October 2016