OUE Downtown Gallery is one place that I really love since I could find quite a number of unique brands and restaurant concepts only under this roof. Previously we visited Venue by Sebastian, now we are trying out SAMA Curry.
Travelled southward from Hokkaido, Japan serving Japanese Soup Curry in this Sunny Island. For spice lover, you are in for a challenge with 30 spicy level to choose from.
Space at SAMA Curry resembles the Japanese style restaurant with zen interior design. Mainly due to the table of furniture and the lamp and of course the drawing too.
Menu is simple with 8 different curry to choose from consisting of different ingredients. Vegetarian option is available too. Next is the challenge, choose the spice level from 0 to 30. Lastly, decide the Soup Base. Choose from Tomato, Coconut, Japanese and Shrimp.
First I tried the Marathon Chicken ($14.90++) with spice level 3 and Japanese Soup base. Japanese Soup base the light chicken soup curry in Sapporo style. This is a comfort food based for raining day. It is very much equivalent to drinking chicken soup with a light curry spice. Level 3 spice is extremely mild, I could hardly feel the spiciness. One notable ingredient was the huge chicken leg.
My next attempt was Oink Oink ($15.90) at Level 6 with Coconut Soup Base. This resemble curry which I like better since I don’t enjoy my soup. The Pork was tender with some chewy element remained. At Level 6, I thought it was still relatively mild. I will confront Level 9 next.
A good variety of vegetables slices were on the soup curry. But all were deep-fried. The broccoli flower were soaked with oil.
Japanese rice accompanied all order of curry.
Besides the soup curry at SAMA Curry, a handful of sides such Shrimp Gyoza-6pcs, Hokkaido Crab Cream Croquette, Sesame Chicken Wings-3pcs and Hokkaido Imomochi Cheese-2pcs, all priced at $6.50.
SAMA Curry offers food gratifying single dish comforting to both the soul and stomach. More importantly, NAHMJ finds it convenient for dining during rush lunch hours.
6 Shenton Way #03-26, OUE Downtown Gallery, Singapore 068809
Tel: +65 6513 0077
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