Review: Sangokai Japanese Restaurant – fresh with plenty of paleo options

Japanese food is great for paleo eating and healthy meals in general. You can get fresh raw fish and raw beef untouched by any strange sugary sauce. You can get miso soup and green tea. The food in general is light, provided you don’t go straight for the tempura!

Last Friday, I was craving for something light so I made a dinner reservation at Sangokai Japanese Restaurant on Beach Road. The restaurant was cosy, looked very authentic and was pretty much a hole-in-the-wall along the main road.

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I went crazy ordering the appetisers. There was such a wide range and I wanted to try them all. We started with seared maguro in miso sauce ($16).

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Wang Yuan Fish Soup review: organic home-grown vegetables

You don’t tend to find organic food sold at coffee shops. I’m so used to poor quality ingredients at hawkers that I took a double take when I stumbled upon Wang Yuan Fish Soup at Tampines.

Wang Yuan Fish Soup

Derrick Ng (pictured above) has several news article at the front of his stall written about his organic home-grown vegetables. He runs a series of urban gardening projects called Generation Green and he grows everything from chye sim to kai lan. He started eating organic vegetables personally before realising that it would complement his family’s fish soup business.

I ordered a bowl of mixed fish soup without milk. Mixed fish soup consists of both fried and non-fried fish, along with the organic vegetables and some tomatoes. This cost me $4.20.

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