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Food For Thought is here to share with you bar reviews from of all over Asia. We specialise in covering the newest bars around town and beyond. Have a look at our Ultimate Bar Guides for a selection including Best Bars in Kuala Lumpur and Best Bars in Hong Kong. You can also search for more specific Bar Reviews as well as Drink Reviews for whiskey, cognac and wine reviews.


“Alcohol, taken in sufficient quantities, may produce all the effects of drunkenness.”
— Oscar Wilde


Marini’s on 57 Avengers: Endgame

Marini’s on 57 Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame does not need any introduction to what it is, and the past 10 years have been the cumulation of this epic ending of one of the best endeavours in film by the Marvel Cinematic Universe in our time. Marini’s on 57 has taken a step further by creating a series of cocktails to give these heroes the send-off they deserve. Continue reading →
Marini’s on 57 Captain Marvel & International Women’s Day

Marini’s on 57 Captain Marvel & International Women’s Day

Marini’s on 57 is known as one of the most iconic rooftop bars in Kuala Lumpur. This rooftop bar is located on the 57th floor of tower 3 of the Petronas Twin Towers, and is arguably the best view of the Petronas Twin Towers you will come across in KL. For the month of March, Marini’s has crafted a number of cocktails celebrating strong women, in conjunction with the release of Captain Marvel and International Women’s Month. Continue reading →
MariGin

MariGin

Located within a 2 minute walk from KLCC in the heart of Kuala Lumpur sits MariGin, a gin parlour seeking to be like no other. With gin bars becoming more and more in fashion, you can see why this latest venture by the Marini’s Group is able to not only have one of the most prime locations in town, but also an experience that is perfect for a little tipple. Continue reading →
Knowhere Bangsar

Knowhere Bangsar

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 →
Best Bars in Kuala Lumpur 2018

Best Bars in Kuala Lumpur 2018

Cocktail culture in Kuala Lumpur has come a long way with more and more bars appearing throughout the city. With many speakeasies and thematic bars popping up all over, its no wonder the city that get its name from the meaning Muddy Confluence is starting to pique the interests of well-seasoned travellers as one of the best night life destinations in the region. With Chinese themed bars around Chinatown to hole in the wall bars in Bangsar, cocktail culture is certainly developing a tipple at a time. Continue reading →
Best Bars In Hong Kong 2018

Best Bars In Hong Kong 2018

When it comes to cocktail culture, Hong Kong is offers one of the most diverse and innovative experiences you will find in Asia. With so many new bars popping up you can see why there is always something for everyone. From gorgeous rooftops bars in Admiralty to the speakeasies along Hollywood Road, there are many hidden gems serving some of the most creative cocktails in the world. Whether you’re looking for a classic or something a little more adventurous, you're sure to find it on this little island that is constantly raising the bar. Continue reading →
Quinary, Hong Kong

Quinary, Hong Kong

Situated on Hollywood Road in Central, Hong Kong sits one of the best cocktail bars in Asia, Quinary. This establishment, inspired by molecular gastronomy restaurant El Bulli, specialises in a very interesting type of cocktail, multisensory mixology. The cocktails here have garnered many accolades including continually placing in the World's 50 Best Bars and Asia’s 50 Best Bars, you can understand why it’s a must visit whenever you visit Hong Kong. From their bubble tea inspired Earl Grey Caviar Martini to their Lavender Meringue Pie, each drink comes across more like a gastronomical journey than anything else. Continue reading →
Mercat Barcelona Gastrobar

Mercat Barcelona Gastrobar

Lying on the busy streets of Jalan Telawi sits a chic restaurant known serving some of the most authentic Catalan cuisine you will find in Kuala Lumpur known as Mercat Barcelona Gastrobar. This eatery serves some of the most unique Spanish cuisine, and you know of its quality because it’s frequented by the Spanish themselves. One of the best quality of this place is the wide selection of Spanish gin they carry. Continue reading →
Patio: bar de tapas

Patio: bar de tapas

The Spanish are famous for many things, but the one drink that stands out time after time is the Sangria. Patio, a nice little hole in the wall on Weld Quay in Penang, specialise in this with a variety of different interpretations of this drink and makes a great place to have a few with your friends and unwind your day. Continue reading →
Drift Dining & Bar

Drift Dining & Bar

Hidden on the alley of Jalan Bedara is a restaurant nestled on the ground floor of a building, and herein sits Drift Dining and Bar, the epitome of Modern Australian Cuisine. Being only 6 months old, this restaurant offers not only a delicious menu, but an overall casual-fine dining experience, one that you do not find easily. As most people who are amateur eaters, the term Modern Australian Cuisine is somewhat of a puzzle as most are familiar only to the traditional Australian barbecue, but it is so much more than that. Continue reading →
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