A few years ago, a little shop in Azabu, Tokyo made the headlines on social media for selling our local comfort food Bak Kut Teh. Since then, the dish has become so well-known that it was featured in the menu of Fuji Soba, one of the biggest soba restaurant chains.
Who is this Japanese man who brought Singapore’s popular spare rib soup to Japan? We visited Akihiro Takahashi to find out the story behind his love for Bak Kut Teh. *This video was filmed in the old outlet before Covid-19. Please check the restaurant’s website for latest info.
*This video was filmed in the old outlet before Covid-19. Please check the restaurant’s website for latest info.
A filmmaker who documents Japanese-Singapore stories.
When not on set or editing, I'm likely to be watching Japanese TV & movies while munching on Calbee's seaweed chips.