Enjoyed a night of fresh seafood with a few other Burpple Tastemakers at Oceans of Seafood, Pasar Bella, recently. I’m a personal fan of devouring catches from the sea, especially when it’s super fresh, so I had to attend this tasting even though I signed up to attend an Adobe Lightroom seminar (which I really hope they hold again).

The highlight of the tasting session was the Bluefin Tuna Cutting Demonstration. We watched a 54kg Tuna sliced up effortlessly in front of our eyes by the chef with over 20 years of experience. Servings of tuna followed, in the form of:

  • Chutoro Sashimi
  • Chutoro Nigiri
  • Negitoro Temaki
  • Negitoro Chirashi; and
  • Tuna Hamburger

We got to try these delicious goodies as well:

  • Pacific Oysters
  • Boston Lobster
  • Miso Soup
  • Peach Jelly Sake

I went home with a very satisfied and filled tummy that night! My favourites were the Chutoro Sashimi, Pacific Oysters, Boston Lobster and Peach Jelly Sake. Below are the highlights of my evening.

Oceans of Seafood @ Pasar Bella

Oceans of Seafood: Fresh Crabs
Oceans of Seafood: Fresh Crabs

 

Oceans of Seafood: Bluefin Tuna Cutting Demonstration
Oceans of Seafood: Bluefin Tuna Cutting Demonstration

Oceans of Seafood: Bluefin Tuna Cutting Demonstration Oceans of Seafood: Bluefin Tuna Cutting DemonstrationThe Pacific Oysters at Oceans of Seafood were super fresh and plump! So good we even had a second serving.

Oceans of Seafood: Pacific Oysters
Oceans of Seafood: Pacific Oysters

 

Oceans of Seafood: Peach Jelly Sake
Oceans of Seafood: Peach Jelly Sake

Oceans of SeafoodThe Chutoro Sashimi was super fresh and buttery. I’ve always avoided tuna sashimi, usually opting for salmon, as most tuna I’ve tasted had a very strong fishy smell. But I was pleasantly surprised that this Bluefin Tuna wasn’t fishy. This Bluefin Tuna is imported directly from Amami Oshima, Japan.

Oceans of Seafood: Chutoro Sashimi
Oceans of Seafood: Chutoro Sashimi
Oceans of Seafood: Chutoro Nigiri
Oceans of Seafood: Chutoro Nigiri
Oceans of Seafood: Tuna Hamburger
Oceans of Seafood: Tuna Hamburger

Oceans of Seafood: Negitoro Temaki
Oceans of Seafood: Negitoro Temaki
Oceans of Seafood: Negitoro Chirashi
Oceans of Seafood: Negitoro Chirashi

The Boston Lobster that’s included in Oceans of Seafood’s Japanese-themed Christmas platter with Garlic Butter and my favourite Miso Butter sauce.

Oceans of Seafood: Boston Lobster
Oceans of Seafood: Boston Lobster

Oceans of Seafood’s Christmas Platter at $148, suitable for 2–3 persons and available till 4th January includes:

  • 1 x Boston Lobster
  • 2 sticks x Tuna Balls
  • 1 x Dungeness Crab
  • 4 x Fresh Prawns
  • 8 x Mussels
  • Salmon Salad
  • 1 bottle of Sparkling Wine (180ml)
Oceans of Seafood: Christmas Seafood Platter
Oceans of Seafood: Christmas Seafood Platter
Oceans of Seafood: Burpple Tastemakers
Oceans of Seafood: Burpple Tastemakers

Other options available at Oceans of Seafood.

Oceans of Seafood

Oceans of Seafood

Oceans of Seafood

Oceans of Seafood

Now is a fabulous time to try out Oceans of Seafood as they have some awesome specials running.

Waived Cooking Fees:
From now till end January 2015, Oceans of Seafood will waive the fee for cooking dishes in either Western or Japanese-style. Which means you just have to pay for the price of the fresh seafood!

50% Off Tuna Dishes:
Catch the Live Bluefin Tuna Cutting Demonstrations (every Saturday) and enjoy these Tuna dishes at 50% off their usual prices till end January 2015.

  • Chutoro Sashimi – $18 (U.P. $33.00)
  • Chutoro Nigiri – $3 (U.P. $6.50)
  • Negitoro Temaki– $3 (U.P. $6.50)
  • Negitoro Chirashi – $17 (U.P. $28)
  • Tuna Hamburger – $14

50% Off Oysters:
Oyster lovers can enjoy 50% off oysters with the purchase of a Boston Lobster, till the end of January 2015.

Oceans of Seafood is a great place to catch up with groups of friends too as it can seat up to 95 persons in the restaurant.

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Oceans of Seafood — PasarBella @ The Grandstand [Map]
200 Turf Club Road, The Grandstand,
#02-06/k2-k11 Bukit Timah, Singapore 287994
Tel: +65 6466 1005

Opening hours:
Daily: 11:30am to 9:30pm

*The nearest MRT stations are Farrer Road, Holland Village and Botanic Gardens. FREE Shuttle services daily at designated bus stops from Clementi, Botanic Gardens, Toa Payoh MRT stations & Bukit Timah Road. Check out the Shuttle timings here.

[Originally posted at geekyelephant.com]

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