Hedy Khoo STFood Online Editor recommends

Food Picks: Flavourful ox tongue

(Clockwise from top left) Baked Whole Seabass with burnt butter and capers, Lobster Thermidor, Curry Lobster and Oyster Rockefeller are highlights of the Father's Day Brunch at Sky22 at Courtyard by Marriott Singapore Novena. The grilled ox tongue at
The grilled ox tongue at Deli's Kitchen is flavoursome and leaves a buttery fattiness in the mouth.ST PHOTO: HEDY KHOO
(Clockwise from top left) Baked Whole Seabass with burnt butter and capers, Lobster Thermidor, Curry Lobster and Oyster Rockefeller are highlights of the Father's Day Brunch at Sky22 at Courtyard by Marriott Singapore Novena. The grilled ox tongue at
(Clockwise from top left) Baked Whole Seabass with burnt butter and capers, Lobster Thermidor, Curry Lobster and Oyster Rockefeller are highlights of the Father's Day Brunch at Sky22 at Courtyard by Marriott Singapore Novena.ST PHOTO: HEDY KHOO
(Clockwise from top left) Baked Whole Seabass with burnt butter and capers, Lobster Thermidor, Curry Lobster and Oyster Rockefeller are highlights of the Father's Day Brunch at Sky22 at Courtyard by Marriott Singapore Novena. The grilled ox tongue at
Old-school kaya toastST PHOTO: HEDY KHOO

If you love ox tongue, you need to make a beeline for Deli's Kitchen at Sunshine Plaza. If you have never tried ox tongue and are willing to get out of your comfort zone, this is the right place to start. Deli's Kitchen is a hole-in-the-wall joint that serves a bewildering array of value-for-money Japanese fusion food.

Trust me and go for the ox tongue. The Ox Tongue Steak (from $17++ for 100g to $41++ for 250g) is lightly salted and left to steep in a secret marinade, the details of which the restaurant's co-owner, Mr Tan Min Li, 51, refuses to divulge.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 07, 2019, with the headline 'Food Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe