Have u guys been to Onaka @ARC?
Sounded like a Japanese name? No, ONAKA is a short for Optimum Nutrition And Kitchen Arts.
Started in 2008, the concept of Onaka was conceived from the owner's passion to nurture he family and friends with the best, nutritionally balanced and delicious wholesome food in a world that has gone artificial and highly processed.
The new restaurant's specialty is Conscious Cuisine, a merging of Asian culinary cultures and traditions with modern Western influence, using only wholesome and selective organic ingredients.
Why Conscious Cuisine?
The concept of Conscious Cuisine is to encourage the guest to become conscious or mindful of food. It is essentially the art of taking notice and enjoying the unique aroma, flavour, texture, taste, selection of the ingredients, presentation of food and understanding of it nutritional health benefits. Not counting the calories, but instead advocate a realistic, sensible and pragmatic approach- "Eat Consciously; Live Mindfully" which they hope to inspire their customers to eating in balance and moderation. At Onaka, they promote Low Glycemic food and use only whole grains, which they adopt a "No White Bread, No White Rice and No White Sugar" policy.
What is special at Onaka?
At Onaka, they uses all natural ingredients without artificial additives, chemicals, colorings, flavouring, MSG, and trans-fat. About 50% of the menu is Vegetarian with special focus on Low Glycemic, Gluten Free and Vegan options. No pork no lard is served at the restaurant.\
What are some of the speciality must try of this restaurant?
Roasted Mushroom Tea ($7), Watermelon Sashimi ($8), Cinnamin Beef with Pink Beet Yogurt ($16), Tofu & Avocado Salad ($14), VBLT Panini with eggplant bacon ($13), Hot & Sour Prawn Rice Noodles ($18), Pear & Salmon ($20), Duck Confit Pancake ($24), Modernist Chicken Curry ($25). Many of the signature dishes are featured on the Happy Excutive Set Lunch at $18 for a 2 course meal and drink.
Photo credits: CK Chai
Photo credits: CK Chai
Freshly baked organic bread with Olive Oil.
Healthy & yummy!
Look again carefully... It is actually Watermelon Sashimi!
Ya this is one of their speciality dishes.
Tofu Avo Salad. Unique and healthy!
Mushroom Tea- Clear and nutritious soup
Roasted Mushroom Soba
Organic Pineapple Fried Rice with Quinoa.
One of my favourite is fried rice and this fried rice is unique. Pineapple is sweet.
Hot & Sour Prawns Rice Noodle. Love the fresh prawns.
Duck pancake- Unique and delicious.
Pumpkin Seabass- 1st time eating seabass in this cooking style. Fresh fish meat.
48hr Beef- Give this tender juicy beef a try. Heard from the chef they used 48hr to cook this.
Isn't this CUTE?
End your meal with something sweet.
Try this Avo Choco Emotion with Cocao 7 Chocolate.
460 Alexandra Road #01-32
PSA Building Singapore 119963
Nearest MRT: Labrador Park
Lunch- Last order 2.30pm
Dinner- Last order 9.30pm
Afternoon Tea- 3pm to 5pm
Sat & Sun Brunch (10am-5pm)
Dinner- 6pm & last order 9.30pm.
Mon to Sun Happy Hours Promotion- 3pm-8pm