Inspired by summers in Hawaii during her college days, Singaporean Steph Kudus set up Pololi in Hong Kong two years ago, when she was working there. The eatery serves poke, a popular Hawaiian dish of marinated raw fish.
Now, she has brought Pololi to her home country. At her three-day-old branch in Telok Ayer, five versions are served daily, with signature ones such as traditional spicy or yuzu salmon. Weekly specials include sweet onion teriyaki swordfish, Thai spicy tuna and Korean spicy tako.
Go for either the Da Keiki poke bowl (with 150g of poke, $15.99) or the Da Kama'Aina poke bowl (above, with 180g of poke, $17.99). Both come with a side of brown rice, white rice or salad.
The menu also features Hawaiian treats such as spam musubi, tropical granita and beer from Kona Brewing Co.
Where: 01-06A China Square Food Centre, 51 Telok Ayer Street
Open: 11.30am to 3pm (Mondays and Tuesdays), 11.30am to 6pm (Wednesdays and Thursdays), 11.30am to 10pm (Fridays), closed on weekends
This article was first published on Dec 18, 2016.
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