Joo Mak @ Beauty World Menu

Category : Korean

It’s been a looong while since I’ve been to my favourite Korean Restaurant, Joo Mak @ Beauty World.

Beauty World hasn’t been such an accessible place for my friends though we really love Joo Mak’s authentic Korean food.

Like their super delicious military soup (Budae Jjigae), crispy fried chicken (Yangnyeom Tongdak) and seafood pancake (Hae Mul Pa Jeon).

The best ever!

Unable to help myself, I find myself wandering to the front of Joo Mak when I was visiting Beauty World for dinner.

Sadly it was closed for the day due to some repair works.

Of course this also presented me with the opportunity to capture photos of Joo Mak’s latest Menu to share with my fellow Korean food loving kakis 😀

And for fans of Joo Mak @ Beauty World and all Koran food lovers out there too 😉

주막 Joo Mak 酒幕 (View in Google Maps)
Korean Restaurant Joo Mak
144 Upper Bukit Timah Road #04-01
Beauty World Centre
Singapore 588177

GPS: 1.342398,103.776134

+65 6466 7871
+65 9735 2570
e-mail.inelcos@hanmail.net

Lunch (Except Monday)
12:00pm – 3:00pm

Dinner
6:00pm – 11:00pm

 




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Korean Restaurant JOO MAK @ Beauty World

Category : Korean

Finally I’ve got the chance to snap photos of my favourite Korean Restaurant in Bukit Timah – Joo Mak at Beauty World. This Korean Restaurant was first introduced to me by a Korean Food Kaki and boy was I surprised to find this little jem tucked away in a corner of Beauty World’s Food Centre.

A lot has changed since my first visit to Joo Mak a couple years back. I still remember the warmth I felt when we were served complimentary kimbap made by the Korean server. The complimentary coffee dispensed by the machine which the owners provided a basket of 50cents for us to toss in, hence complementary. The Korean chef who came out to chit chat with us in perfect Mandarin. It was really homely back then.

Nonetheless, the food is still great and it’s a really nice place to hangout with friends to chit chat the night away. Especially since no one comes up to the food centre level of Beauty World at night since all the stalls outside are closed.

Back to Joo Mak’s food.

This time round, I got to eat every dish I like, except Ja Jang Myun as there were only 3 of us. So far all the friends I brought to Joo Mak love their food. And it’s my pleasure to share this with you.

First up is Joo Mak’s Budae Jjigae aka Military Soup aka Army Base Stew. This is a must have at Joo Mak and the best version I’ve had so far amongst the various Korean Restaurants in Singapore. It’s hard to resist requesting for more soup & noodles. *slurp*

This is definitely spicy. As we finished the soup, we could see a substantial amount of small chilli swimming at the bottom.

The other must have item at Joo Mak is its Yangnyeom Tongdak aka Crispy Fried Chicken. It is super crispy, absolutely delicious with a hint of spices and slightly spicy. Just slightly. The best fried chicken I’ve ever had!

My advice is to have it as soon as it’s served so that you can savour the fried chicken at its best. As with all things fried, it’s not as nice when it’s cold.

A basket of half fried chicken has 4 pieces as seen below. Just thinking about it makes me salivates~

The third must have item at Joo Mak is its Hae Mul Pa Jeon aka Korean Seafood Pancake. It’s stuffed with lots of ingredients, held together with minimum flour dough. Mmmmmm~

These are my top 3 must have items at Joo Mak. If you have space for more, you can add on Joo Mak’s Gun Man Du aka Fried Dumpling or Ja Jang Myun aka Black Bean Sauce Noodles.

Looking forward to my next visit to Joo Mak!

주막 Joo Mak 酒幕 (View in Google Maps)
Korean Restaurant Joo Mak
144 Upper Bukit Timah Road #04-01
Beauty World Centre
Singapore 588177

GPS: 1.342398,103.776134

+65 6466 7871
+65 9735 2570
e-mail.inelcos@hanmail.net

Lunch (Except Monday)
12:00pm – 3:00pm

Dinner
6:00pm – 11:00pm

Check out the latest Joo Mak’s Menu Here 😀

 



 

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Skyve Wine Bistro @ Winstedt Rd

Category : Afternoon Tea, Breakfast, European, Food Glorious Food

I’m very excited to finally have the chance to dine at Skyve Elementary Bistro & Bar @ Winstedt Rd! I’ve often looked longingly at the restaurant while waiting for my husband to finish his work at the real estate property office. And it looks like a really nice place to chill & hang out.

I’ve read somewhere that Skyve Elementary Bistro & Bar was known as Table 66 previously, and I’ve read glowing reviews about Table 66 in Facebook previously so I definitely have a high expectation of Skyve Wine Bistro.

Entering the restaurant, the interior is very nicely decorated (can you spot the rocking chair in the background?) with fresh orchids on every table and interesting table mats to keep us entertained while waiting for our food.

We have a mushroom lover in our group so when she says that the mushroom soup is nice, guarantee plus chop that Skyve Wine Bistro’s Mixed Wild Mushroom Soup is a must drink for mushroom soup lovers.

Next up is Ricotta Hot Cakes which is very nice when you 1st sink your teeth into the dish. Greeted with the aroma of maple syrup, the passion fruit butter also adds an interesting twist to it.

However, towards the end of the hot cakes, there’s a risk of feeling “sick” as it all taste the same. Suggestion will be to order this for sharing instead. Too much of a good thing is not so good afterall~

Skyve Wine Bistro’s Minute Beef Steak Sandwich has a similar story line. The beef is very tender and it earned a *nod of approval* at the start. Its descend in stars is mainly attributed to the fact that the portion is too huge. Too much fries. Maybe it’ll be ok for diners with a bigger appetite?

Check out the gorgeous eggs benedict! This is the Skyve Sous Vide Eggs Benedict. Where and how to start eating this? No problem for my skillful colleague who gave this dish *thumbs up*. She commented that she’ll like to try Wild Honey’s Eggs Benedict one of these days to see whether Skyve Wine Bistro’s better or Wild Honey’s better.

Skyve Wine Bistro’s Kurobuta Pork Cheeks Burger was finished in a flash! What’s delightful about this Pork Burger is its super crispy bun. The downside is the accompanying Sweet & Spicy Korean sauce which didn’t sit too well with my colleague. The description given was “Weird”. The Sweet & Spicy Korean sauce was hardly touched.

Last but not least, my Norwegian Salmon Fillet with Citrus Butter Sauce. My 1st thought was “So small only?” Anyway I started to dissect the dish and started with the sides. The mushrooms were very tender and nicely seasoned, as were the carrot, broccoli & fake corn. I was a little disappointed that real corn wasn’t used instead as I love sweet corn.

I’ll like to give a special mention to the potatoes. The potatoes were nicely baked with the skin on. The texture was just nice with a hint of garlic. I finished all of it! Which I usually don’t cause of the carbo.

And finally the salmon. Woooooo~ This must be one of the nicest Norwegian Salmon Fillet I’ve eaten! The salmon skin is very crispy *thumbs up* and the salmon was done just right. The outer layer is cooked while the inner layer was left slightly raw so there’s a variety of texture & taste for that 1 thick slice of salmon. And yes it’s not that small afterall. I was very full after finishing Skyve Wine Bistro’s Norwegian Salmon Fillet. Yummy~

Skyve Elementary Bistro & Bar @ Winstedt Rd’s “The Loafing Breakfast” & “The Sluggish Lunch” Menus are only available on weekdays at 10am to 4pm & noon to 4pm respectively.

If you’re looking for a place to hang out with friends e.g. the tai tai lifestyle or to organize team lunches & gatherings, why not check out Skyve Elementary Bistro & Bar that’s nicely tucked away @ Winstedt Rd, away from the hustle & bustle of the busy main road.

It may be livelier at night as I noticed a live band setup in a corner of the restaurant. Plus there’s a full fledged bar. If the weather is cool enough, there’s always the alfresco option in their garden 😉

Skyve Wine Bistro (View in Google Maps)
No.10 Winstedt Road
Block E, #01-17
Singapore 227977
+65 6225 6690
enquiry@skyve.sg
www.skyve.sg

Open Daily: Monday to Sunday (including Public Holidays)
10am till late (last order 10:30pm)



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