It’s no surprise – we’re obsessed over Wagyu.
And how could anyone blame us?
The intense marbling of the fat, the rich flavour make for an irresistible, melt-in-your-mouth eating experience that we just can’t get enough of!
We’ve done some research and come up with our 8 Favourite Places to get your Wagyu-Fix at – because when a craving calls, you answer it!
(Note that this is isn’t in order of merit)
Yakinikutei Ao-ChanTel 6735-6457 100 Orchard Road, #02-22/26 Concorde Hotel and Shopping Mall Mon – Fri 12pm – 2:30pm, 6pm – 11pm Sat/Sun/PH 3pm – 10:30pm
Karubi beef, Kagoshima Kuroushi (Black Cattle) Wagyu from Kyushuu and other great cuts are used in a variety of awesome dishes here.
We like the Wagyu Dons (available during lunch), which provide a nice, hearty little meal!
ChikuyoteiTel: 6738 1900 80 Middle Road, InterContinental Hotel, 1st Floor 12pm – 2:30pm, 6:30pm – 10:30pm
Already well-known for their expertise in Unagi, Chikuyotei also has a great range of Wagyu dishes up their sleeves!
Serving A4-Grade Kagoshima Wagyu, they offer the grand meat in a variety of delectable styles.
We like the Yoganyaki (Lava-fried), which has the Wagyu cooked on dried pieces of lava from Sakurajima Island!
En Dining itself has up to 3 different outlets, each of which offers their own staggering amount of Wagyu dish choices!
Shabu? Sukiyaki? Stews? Or perhaps you’d like something a little different like Beef Sushi?
Whatever your craving(s), En’s got it in spades!
Fat CowTel: 6735-0308 1 Orchard Boulevard #01-01 Camden Medical Centre Mon-Sat 12pm – 3pm, 6pm – 11pm www.fat-cow.com.sg www.facebook.com/fatcowsg
Making dishes with a little creativity that pack a ton of flavour is the order of the day here at the amusingly-named Fat Cow!
Possessing the potently-addictive A5-grade Iwate Ribeye Wagyu amongst their repertoire, Fat Cow has bold creations like the Onsen Tamago no Gyu ‘Marrow’ Furai, which includes fried beef marrow!
Huber’s Butchery and Bistroinfo@hubersbutchery.com.sg
Sometimes, we want to take the battle to our home turf.
By that of course, I mean that it’s sometimes fun to try cooking Wagyu in your own kitchen.
From precut meats, to deliveries and even expert advice on how best to cook & store meat, Huber’s is the best resource for all avid-Wagyu chefs-to-be!
Wagyu @ IsetanIsetan Scotts & Isetan Jurong East
Get delicious Soho & Miyazaki Wagyu at unbeatable prices from Isetan Scotts and Jurong East (at Westgate Mall) respectively.
Fresh, juicy and full of tender marbling, this is another great, convenient way to get started on preparing your own scrumptious wagyu beef feast!
We spoke about Ito-Kacho in great length in the last entry.
Awesome cuts, satisfying portions and all at great value – this is a solid choice!
Takumi KachoTel: 6271-7414 2 Keppel Bay Vista #02-01 Marina at Keppel Bay 12pm – 2:30pm, 6pm – 10:30pm www.takumirestaurants.com
Located in the very swanky & stylish Keppel Bay at Marina, this is the ultimate collaboration between 2 Japanese restaurant giants – Takumi and Kacyo.
With this, the strengths of both establishments are brought together under one roof, giving us a mind-blowing bevy of great eats. A5-grade Miyazaki Wagyu steaks, as well as sushi, sashimi and more!
The knowledge has been passed on – now go forth and eat, brave Wagyu-Warrior!!