What Is In A Flavour?

Western Food | What is in a flavour? | Food For Thought

If you were to be asked how many flavours is there when it comes to cooking, well, the short answer is it depends on who you’re asking. Different cultures are accustomed to different flavour palates, so your answer may vary depending on whether the chef is classically trained in European cuisine, or if they were trained in Chinese cuisine. Continue Reading

Knowhere Bangsar

Smoked Popcorn Old Fashioned | Knowhere Bangsar | Food For Thought

Situated within the city centre of Bangsar sits a quaint restaurant bar known as Knowhere Bangsar. If the name sounds familiar to you, it may be one of two reasons, you have either grown up reading the Marvel comics or have been an avid fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This is because this restaurant bar is named after the infamous hangout for spacefaring misfits, with the environment to match, and drinks that make you think. Don’t believe us? Try out the Gamora, a lychee laced vodka concoction. Continue Reading

Blancpain Celebrates Valentines with Villeret Women Quantième Phases de Lune

Villeret Quantiäme Phases de Lune_6126_2954_99A Red | Food For Thought

Bespoke watchmakers Blancpain has done it again by a creating limited edition for her time piece specially for Valentine’s Day. This year, Blancpain reinterprets its Villeret Women Quantième Phases de Lune watch, delicately blending the collection’s signature characteristics with the universal emblems of love. Stemming from a tradition initiated by the brand in 2001, this 19th limited series intended to celebrate lovers is issued in a 99-piece edition. Continue Reading

The Olive

The Olive Lamb Loin | The Olive | Genting Highlands | Valentines 2019 | Food For Thought

Resorts World Genting has always been the perfect destination for a getaway due to its many entertainment outlets, and here sits The Olive, a multiple award-winning restaurant specialising in fine dining. This restaurant is one of Genting’s best kept secrets with its intimate setting and makes the perfect valentine’s dinner. Continue Reading

Blancpain celebrates Chinese New Year with Traditional Chinese Calendar

Villeret | Blancpain | Food For Thought

Most timepieces that we have usually will carry the run of the mill calendars, but Blancpain has taken a step further by crafting the traditional lunisolar calendar into its latest offerings in conjunction with the Chinese New Year. To celebrate Chinese New Year, the manufacture is unveiling a new limited edition of this watch featuring the pig, which concludes the cycle of the twelve signs of the zodiac and heralds a year of abundance. Continue Reading

Szechuan Court 四川閣和四川小廚, Singapore

Szechuan Court Singapore | Steamed Gold Leaf Prawn Dumpling | Food For Thought

Ring in an auspicious Lunar Year with exquisite and sumptuous culinary indulgences at Szechuan Court. Thoughtfully crafted by Master Chef Mok Wan Lok, delight in six decadent set menus, as well as an exclusive à la carte menu of impressive festive signatures and refreshing creations; available from 24 January to 19 February 2019. Continue Reading

Genting Palace 雲華宮

Genting Palace CNY 2019 | Lucky Salmon Yee Sang 如意吉祥鮭魚生 | Food For Thought

Resort World Genting in Genting Highlands is well known as one of the best holiday destinations in Malaysia, especially for those looking to celebrate the Chinese New Year. With its cool weather and great festive atmosphere, you can see why people are rushing to this local attraction. Also here sits Genting Palace 雲華宮 which is arguably one of the best Cantonese restaurants you will find, with its use of carefully curated ingredients and techniques to ensure that every dish does not compromise on quality, from the extravagant wild honey yee sang to their luxurious poon choi. Continue Reading

Chynna Restaurant, Hilton Kuala Lumpur

Chynna Restaurant Hilton KL | Yu Sheng with Macadamia Nuts and American Strawberry (紅運當頭) 夏果草莓撈生 | Food For Thought

When it comes to signature Chinese restaurants, Chynna at the Hilton Kuala Lumpur has become a well-known household name. With its ultra-luxurious décor and stunning performance of their kung fu tea master, you can see why Chynna is known for serving some of the best Chinese fine cuisine, especially during the Lunar New Year. This year, Chynna is bringing a taste of luxury focusing on giant imported American strawberries in its decadent yet healthy yee sang. Continue Reading

Yee Sang Tour: Genting Highlands

Yee Sang Tour Genting | Food For Thought

The Chinese New Year is one of the biggest celebrations in Malaysia, and there is no better times to experience the festivities. Genting Highlands is one of the best local destinations, with its cool temperature, newly opened Sky Avenue and assortment of over to 70 restaurants. Yee Sang (yusheng, 魚生), also known as the Prosperity Toss, is integral to the Chinese New Year tradition in Malaysia and Singapore and is one of the most interesting experiences you will find. Here, we will venture to bring you some of the best Yee Sang restaurants in Genting Highland, specialising in all forms and sorts, from lobster, to Norwegian salmon and abalone. Continue Reading