New concepts @ Picnic, Wisma Atria

Picnic Food Park in Wisma Atria recently unveiled 3 of their brand-new exciting concepts, which we had the exclusive pleasure to try out. Whipping out an insatiable variety of both Japanese and local flavours, their new line-up includes Kumo Keiki’s coveted Japanese rice flour soufflé pancakes from Tokyo, as well as Dai 福 ku (Daifuku) by Seizan – another partnership between Picnic and Two-Michelin Kaiseki restaurant Seizan, Tokyo, which offers fully-customisable Daifuku, a fi

Omakase Burger @ Wisma Atria, Orchard Road

Just like me, I know many would get rather confused by this restaurant’s name – Omakase Burger. At first glance, you’d think they’d be serving up some Japanese-Western fusion burgers. But that’s not the case once you take a look at their menu. What you’d find here are all-American burgers. But why the term “omakase” then? Well, we spoke to founder and owner Cheng Hsin Yao, who explained that the term "omakase" means "I trust you" in Japanese. So, when you're walking through t

Japan Food Town Machida Shoten, Wisma Atria

Are you looking to satisfy your cravings for savoury, soupy ramen in town? Look no further than Machida Shoten, an authentic Japanese ramen eatery located at Wisma Atria Shopping Centre's Japan Food Town! Boasting its heritage from the Kanagawa Prefecture, Machida Shoten is Japan's top iekei ramen restaurant and after trying out what they had to offer, I wasn't surprised to see why. We started off with their latest addition to their menu, the tsukemen, which comes in two flav

7 Things You Must Try at Japan Food Town, Wisma Atria

For those who have been to Japan and come home craving for really authentic Japanese cuisine, fret no more. The world’s first Japan Food Town has opened its doors in Singapore's Wisma Atria. The premise includes 16 outlets, a dynamic mix of Japanese food from different prefectures, all to be opened by August 2016. 50% of the ingredients are imported directly from Japan, some on a daily basis, to ensure freshness and to retain consistent flavours in the artisanal food. We were