Imakatsu – Oishii Japanese Tonkatsu at Star Vista
Another Japanese tonkatsu specialised store arrives to Singapore, this time one which has a flagship at Roppongi and branch within Ginza. The simple breaded deep fried pork dish has always been one of my favourite comfort food, though my luck with getting tender ones are about 50-50 in Singapore, with my more reliable sources being Katsuya at Katong, Tonkatsu Ma Maison , Tonkichi and Tampopo . What’s yours? Imakatsu at The Star Vista has rather authentic ambience, a friendly Japanese staff taking orders (looks like the chef has to double up himself). Serving times could be slower than expected. There was only two other tables filled in the relatively empty restaurant, and food took about 20 minutes to be served. Tonkatsu generally falls under two main types: the rosu which is the loin with a layer of glistering fat along the edges, versus the hire fillet which is the leane...