Viva Japan Pop-Up Cafe at ION Sky, Singapore

Japanese food lovers will rejoice with the launch of Viva Japan Café in Singapore. An initiative to promote Japanese culture and products to the global public brings the 50-seater temporary café to ION Sky, situated on the 56th floor of ION Orchard.

Viva Japan Pop-Up Cafe at ION Sky, Singapore

As the café will only be open until the end of March 2012, this is a good opportunity to explore Japanese culture and indulge in delicious Japanese cuisine in an elegant atmosphere while you take in the breathtaking view.

ION Sky, Singapore

Viva Japan Pop-Up Cafe at ION Sky, Singapore

At the launch, Chef Yasuji Morizumi, a world-renowned ramen chef and owner of Michelin-starred restaurant MINT, demonstrated a ramen dish of bamboo charcoal ramen with roast pork that is absolutely divine.

Bamboo charcoal ramen

It is a pity that this ramen dish will not be available on the menu, although the available offerings should please refined palates.

Bamboo charcoal ramen

Modern Japanese cuisine from the Hor D’oeuvres set costs S$27.50. Options include:

  • Pan seared salmon with herb crust
  • Rib-eye Angus with compressed watermelon infused with basil
  • Crab croquettes with saffron purée and pork scratching with apple purée sauce

You can also graze on bar food such as:

  • White bait with garlic mayonnaise (S$6.50)
  • Baby potato skin with crème fraiche, ikura & dill (S$9)
  • Prawn & scallop mushroom balls (S$12)
  • Pop rocks baby potato & lotus chips (S$8)

For desserts, choux puff with green tea mousse & red bean, pumpkin pie with vanilla & pistachio, blueberry pie and strawberry yuzu tart are available at S$18.90 each.

Viva Japan Pop-Up Cafe at ION Sky, Singapore

Check out the online store where Japanese goods will be shipped directly from Japan upon purchase.

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Viva Japan Café
ION Sky (56th floor of ION Orchard)
2 Orchard Turn
Singapore 238801
Tel: +65 6636 5156

Opening hours: 10am to 10pm daily, until 31 March 2012
ION Sky entrance fee: S$16 per adult (S$5 rebate on F&B); S$8 per child aged 4-12