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The views expressed in this blog are based entirely on personal tastes and preferences. Please do not take them as professional interpretations.

If you have any comments/suggestions/places you think serve great food, do share with us! Email me at qiuyi_ong@hotmail.com or leave a comment in the tag board. Thanks and cheers to future gastronomical adventures!

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Saturday, March 21, 2009

Nanbantei Japanese Restaurant #3
#05-132 Far East Plaza
6733 5666

Our impromptu lunch with Wendy Auntie was at Nanbantei at my suggestion. Since all the set lunches come with rice, I decided to just order the Unagi Kabayaki ($15++) from the ala carte menu. It took such a long time to come that I almost asked the waitress whether my order was forgotten. But the wait was so worth it! The grilled eel was charred, soft and complimented the sweet sauce nicely.

Mom and Sis had the signature bento set ($12.50++) with 5 assorted different yakitori.

Auntie ordered the Tenju set ($14++) which had tempura on a bed of rice. I tried the preserved radishes which was quite appetising as the vinegar taste was very distinct.

This place is easily becoming one of my favourite Japanese restaurants! Food quality is always high and consistently good. I can't say the same for the service though as sometimes it's haphazard with the waitresses forgetting to bring my fork and spoon, or neglecting to fill up our glasses. Luckily, I'm not that particular about service. As long as the food is good, I'm definitely going back!

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WELCOME!

In ancient Greek mythology, sirens are creatures which have the body of a bird and the head of a woman. They have such sweet voices that sailors who heard their songs were lured into grounding their boats on the rocks on which the nymphs sang.

To me, food are like the sirens in so many ways. Intoxicating, wonderful, beautiful and yet, so very deadly if you let them get the better of you. Food is a big part of my life and it’s meant to be appreciated and savored slowly. I admit that I am extremely particular about what I eat. If it’s not something I want to put in my body, I’d rather not eat. Some people eat to live while others live to eat. I’ve yet to discover which side of the camp I’m in… What about you?

I hope that you will enjoy reading about my food adventures as much as I like writing them. And many thanks to my family and friends who always wait patiently for me to take photos before digging in!

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