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Beef rice and noodle bowls for a rainy day

Gyu don with Japanese curry and onsen egg (foreground) and Gyu-men with a marinated soft boiled egg.
Gyu don with Japanese curry and onsen egg (foreground) and Gyu-men with a marinated soft boiled egg.ST PHOTO: ANJALI RAGURAMAN

There is nothing quite as comforting as a warm bowl of gyu don with curry on a rainy day, as I realise when I am at Gyunion.

At this Muslim-owned joint, thin slivers of perfectly cooked beef - or "gyu" - are the highlight of the menu and where it draws its name from.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 30, 2019, with the headline 'Beef rice and noodle bowls for a rainy day'. Print Edition | Subscribe