Even though health experts have declared it business as usual amid the coronavirus sitch, it’s clear Singaporeans aren’t taking any chances. We may be a food-obsessed nation, but right now the almost deserted aisles in supermarkets and crowd-less restaurants are sending a message as clear as hand sanitiser: Nondescript dim sum and plebeian pasta aren’t good enough reasons to lure us out of our homes in times like these.

So what is? As it happens, we may just have found the answer in Teppei’s February menu. For this month only, the wildly popular omakase restaurant is serving rarely offered, hand-picked produce from Shizuoka prefecture on Japan’s main Honshu island. While the region is probably best-known for its Insta-worthy cultural icon, Mount Fuji, it’s famous for its wasabi and tea too, supplying its stocks to most of Japan. 

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