Saturday, June 19, 2010

Ichiban boshi, Singapore | 6 comments:



We were in Singapore the last weekend for a short visit and had dinner @ this Japanese restaurant ...... 'Ichiban boshi', which was within walking distance from the hotel where we were staying.  I was rather impressed with the service as the young waitresses and waiters who served us were very polite and patient with our orders! 
We were lucky that we left Singapore on Tuesday otherwise we would be stranded when the floods inundated certain parts of the city state!



Kaisen Salad - Salmon sashimi, tuna sashimi and assorted veggie with Japanese dressing.  Both the salmon and tuna were very fresh and the dip was good too ~ S$9.90






Ichiban Gozen - Salmon sashimi, assorted tempura, BBQ set, salmon teriyaki, unagi, chawanmushi, appetizer, rice, miso soup and fruit ~ S$23.50.  This was more than enough for the three of us.



Chawanmushi  which came with the Ichiban Gozen - soft, smooth and tasty.




Kitsune Udon - Udon with bean curd and fish slice ~ S$8.90.  We should have ordered half a portion as we were quite full after tucking in the Ichiban Gozen .



Wagyu Shigureni - Wagyu beef with teriyaki sauce, assorted veggie and shitake mushrooms ~ S$13.90.
I didn't try this as I don't take beef but my other half and daughter gave their thumbs up.  They said the beef was tender and simply delicious.






Qyoza - Hot plate Japanese dumpling ~ S$5.90.  I always like to order this whenever I have Japanese food and this was good, a bit different from those I've tasted so far, especially the crispy skin.



The finale - Tempura ice cream.  Something like the fried  ice cream.  I didn't quite like this dessert as it was very sweet especially the strawberry sauce, think would be much better minus the sweet sauce.
The total bill came to S$83.45 plus tax for the three of us.  Value for money?  Dollar for dollar, I think it is.

Ichiban boshi
238 Thomson Road
#02-13/14 Novena Square
Singapore 307683
Tel: 02-62557767

6 comments:

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  1. A real Japanese treat! The tempura ice cream looks scrumptious.

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  2. Oh you went to S'pore! My parents were there last week too and just came back yesterday. Yeah, I think the price of the Japanese food is quite reasonable! S'pore high tea is quite cheap too! =o) Hope you're ahving a nice weekend.
    Chers, kristy

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  3. I think that is a large amount of food for the money, good value! Everything looks so good. I can't believe that you had room for dessert!

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  4. This meal sounds amazing! I would love a taste of the wagyu beef and the tempura ice cream!

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  5. Glad you had a wonderful time in Singapore and had those scrumptious japanese food. I love salmon hahaha so drooling over yours now :p

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  6. Angie
    Yes the tempura ice cream was rather unusual but a bit too sweet.

    Kristy
    Didn't have time for high tea. Would keep that in mind when I pop over next.

    Lyndsey
    Yes, we dragged our feet to the escalator!

    5 Star Foodie
    Seems the wagyu beef was great.

    Elin
    We browsed through the supermarkets, salmon is not cheap there too.

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