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Sushi home delivery

Post by x9200 » Sun, 06 Mar 2011 7:51 pm

Anything besides Sakae Sushi (same day delivery)? Their service quality dropped down recently dramatically and it is practically impossible to place an order. Online placed orders seem to get ignored. I have not managed to find any alternative what probably explain why this is the way it is now.

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Post by aster » Sun, 06 Mar 2011 8:11 pm

I've stopped eating at Sakae Sushi altogether. I definitely prefer Sushi Tei, and living close to Meidi-Ya ensures that I can do my own "home delivery" within a matter of minutes. :)

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Post by x9200 » Sun, 06 Mar 2011 8:24 pm

Agree, Tei is better but am not aware of any outlet on my way home or in a vicinity. Anybody knows a decent take-away sushi-ria in the HV area?

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Post by aster » Sun, 06 Mar 2011 9:34 pm

They seem to be expanding and I see an outlet listed which might be close to you:

Holland Village
3 Lorong Liput
#01-08 Holland V Shopping Mall
Singapore 277725

You can also purchase their membership card which gives a 10% discount, though I passed as they have a 20% discount during your birthday month and in my case that coincides with being away from Singapore for summer holidays... :)

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Post by x9200 » Mon, 07 Mar 2011 4:30 am

Oh, thanks Aster, that would be really nice. I will check them out.

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Post by JR8 » Mon, 07 Mar 2011 5:47 am

Agree that the best 'home-delivery' is DIY. I get it from CS at Ngee Ann or Isetan. Yes it's more work but the quality is head and shoulders above any delivery service I have experienced.

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Post by Mary Hatch Bailey » Mon, 07 Mar 2011 6:39 am

I called Spizza for delivery on Saturday, (early, about 6:15pm) they told me it would take 2 hours. It's thin crust pizza that cooks in 10 minutes and it's 2 kms from the house. I usually call it in and go get it, but I was busy so I called for delivery~ needless to say no pizza for us that night.

Have you tried one of the third party delivery companies?

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Post by x9200 » Mon, 07 Mar 2011 8:15 am

The problem with places like CS is that you never know what you get. It can be good and fresh but more often is not fresh at all. Sushi rice ages pretty rapidly and only after few hours everything is like compacted.
Sakae is not a top quality, often preparing very lousy way but because of their throughput it is usually fresh. Having said this I was recently very surprised by good sushi freshness in this outlet in Carrefour (Suntec).
We used to take sushi from Forum but they closed the outlet down.

M.H.B, third party delivery companies, you mean like Room Service?

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Post by Mary Hatch Bailey » Mon, 07 Mar 2011 8:36 am

^^ Yes, or cuisine express. I think there is a reason why sushi doesn't get delivered. Just too dicey, especially considering so many places cheat and bind their rolls with mayo. Ghastly. I always order mine, even at a conveyor belt place. It's better and fresher.
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Post by JR8 » Mon, 07 Mar 2011 8:37 am

I agree there is nothing worse than old sushi, dull hardened rice.... yuk!

Darn, you have me left with visions of fresh made to order hand formed sushi (etc) at the restaurant counter, from back in my days in Roppongi, er, er, I mean Tokyo [:wink:] :)

Damn, nothing came close to an Akasaka or Otemachi sushi night out...

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Post by durain » Mon, 07 Mar 2011 9:12 am

those sushi from carrefour are not too bad and usually fresh. always good for a quick bite.

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Post by aster » Mon, 07 Mar 2011 12:20 pm

JR8 wrote:Agree that the best 'home-delivery' is DIY. I get it from CS at Ngee Ann or Isetan. Yes it's more work but the quality is head and shoulders above any delivery service I have experienced.
Apart from Meidi-Ya I forgot to mention CS@Ngee, where the sushi is very good. :)

At Meidi-Ya though you have to watch your hours, as if you show up at 8pm then there will hardly be anything good left as they start discounting everything after 7-ish.

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Post by maneo » Sun, 13 Mar 2011 7:15 pm

durain wrote:those sushi from carrefour are not too bad and usually fresh. always good for a quick bite.
Some NTUC stores also carry sushi.

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Post by ev-disinfection » Sun, 13 Mar 2011 11:00 pm

maneo wrote:
durain wrote:those sushi from carrefour are not too bad and usually fresh. always good for a quick bite.
Some NTUC stores also carry sushi.
You got to be kiddin me...

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 13 Mar 2011 11:27 pm

The new NTUC at NEX has a whole section devoted to it, but I haven't tried it yet. I believe there is at least one or two sushi bar/restaurants there as well.
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