— by Crystal Lee: Singapore is exceptionally well-versed in Japanese cuisine.

We’re blessed with a spate of dining concepts that feel and taste so genuinely authentic, that a top-notch omakase meal in the motherland might not seem any different. If you’re in the mood for sterling edomae sushi, there’s a cosy, ten-seat-or-less restaurant for that. Ramen? There’s probably an excellent slurp shop near you. Bangin’ yakitori and sake? We can’t count the number of reliable izakayas with two hands…

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