TAMU Dining | ATAS Speakeasy x TAMU Dining | Food For Thought

Four Hands Cocktail & Dinner Pairing: ATAS Speakeasy x TAMU Dining

ATAS Speakeasy is one of the more renown cocktail bars in Ipoh, decked out in a 1920’s style and ambiance. The cocktail bar has teamed up with TAMU Dining, a four hands cocktail and dinner pairing experience within ATAS Speakeasy itself. The menu changes with each iteration, with the previous one being French, and its latest form, Japanese. Continue reading →
Chef's Playbook | Discover Hong Kong Michelin Stars | Food For Thought

Chef’s Playbook: A Journey Through Hong Kong’s Culinary Stars

Hong Kong is world renowned not only as an international travel destination, but also home to some of the best Michelin starred restaurants in the world. Not only will you that level of quality and luxury at some terrific fine dining restaurants, but it’s also in the simple dishes prepared by dai pai dongs and char chan teng. This is where the Chef's Playbook comes in, delving into the relationship between these Michelin star chefs and their love affair with Hong Kong. Continue reading →
Tamnavulin TheOtherSideOfSpeyside | Tamnavulin Distillery | Food For Thought

Mill On A Hill: George Schulze of Tamnavulin Distillery

Tamnavulin Speyside whisky has for the first time reached Malaysian shores, with its iconic rich and smooth finish. This whisky however, is quite light on the palate, yet both with a sweet aroma but extremely easy to drink, and honestly,… Continue reading →
Maria Signature | Maria's Steak Café Cocktails | Food For Thought

Sizzling Steaks and Creative Cocktails At Maria’s SteakCafe

Maria’s SteakCafe is one of the most trusted no fuss nor frills steakhouses for affordable and high-quality steaks, and now, they have released a special cut only available at all outlets. In addition to that, the steakhouse also boasts a new cocktail menu, created by the legendary Amanda Wan. We tasted everything on the menu to help you choose which cocktail will tickle your fancy. Continue reading →
Dictador XO Insolent | Dictador Rum | Food For Thought

Colombian Rum: Diego Quintero Jaramillo of Dictador Rum

Dictador rum has finally reached the Malaysian shores, with 4 expressions including their Fine and Rare which blurs the rum categories. This Colombian distillery not only produces rum to boot, but also their own style of gin. We speak to Diego Quintero Jaramillo, Asia-Pacific Sales Director to find out what is so unique about this rum. Continue reading →
Mooncakes 2021 | Food For Thought

The History of Mooncakes and the Mid-Autumn Festival

As the Mid-Autumn Festival looms over us, we take the time to find out about those little delectable morsels known as mooncakes, from its mythical origin of Chang Er to its historical context within the Ming Revolution, we also take a look at some of the offerings this season. Continue reading →
Mancino Vermouth Cocktails | Frank's Bar | Food For Thought

Travel The World With Mancino Vermouth Cocktails At Frank’s Bar

In their second rendition of cocktails from across the world, this brand new special menu focuses on 4 more cocktails from around the world including Barcelona, Bratislava, London and Rome, each created by a superstar bartender. Also, did you know that mancino means lefthanded in Italian? Continue reading →
IchiZen | Tokyo Street | Food For Thought

A Taste Of Japan: Tokyo Street at Pavilion

Have you been missing piping hot Japanese food? Japanese cuisine is easily one of those that is very tricky to replicate at home, and although there are many places that do decent delivery, nothing beats dining in with dishes presented a la minute. Here we pick 5 of our favourite restaurants at Tokyo Street, Pavilion KL that will spoil you with choices. Continue reading →
Siew Han Jun - Liquid Manager | Siew Han Jun, Liquid Manager of WET Deck | Food For Thought

Bartender Spotlight: Siew Han Jun, Liquid Manager of WET Deck, W Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is not short of good bartenders, and this is no exception at W Kuala Lumpur. The bar at WET Deck is currently headed by Liquid Manager Siew Han Jun who comes off as very humble yet knowledgeable. We speak to him to learn more about the bar as well as their Tanqueray Cocktail Kit that you can purchase for your home. Continue reading →
Diver Scallop Tempura Landscape | Franco-Chinois Menu | DC Restaurant

A Franco-Chinois Fine Dining Approach at DC Restaurant

It is always a treat when you receive an invite from Darren Chin, patron chef of DC Restaurant. As a chef whose career I have been following for the past few years, each menu is an iteration of something that is always ever changing and adapting, while staying true to his technique driven approach. From Japanese ingredients to classical French approach, it is well known that DC produces cuisine that is fine at every juncture. His latest take however, touches on his heritage, with interpretations of Franco-Chinois, simple yet elegant. Continue reading →
Bois De L'Est Perfume and Cocktail | Concubine X OLFAC3 | Food For Thought

The Scent Of Taste: Concubine KL x Olfac3 Perfume Cocktail Pairing

Award winning artisanal perfumers Olfac3 has teamed up with Concubine KL to come up with a perfume pairing fitting for a wonderful night. With a selection of some of their signature perfumes, the series highlights each scent with a cocktail made to match, including their signature Matahari, Midori and Bois De L'Est. Continue reading →
Bacardi Rum Road bars IG | Bacardi's Follow The Rum Road | Food For Thought

Bacardi’s Follow The Rum Road: The Bar Crawl We Did Not Know We Needed

One of the elements that frequent bar goers will miss would be the notion of a bar crawl. The kind where you stop at various bars with a different tipple along the way. This is where Bacardi Malaysia has gathered 11 bars together for Rum Month, encouraging patrons to order from some of the best bars in Kuala Lumpur, in which if completed, entitles you to a bottle of Bacardi Reserva Ocho. We speak to Brand Ambassador Jonas Ax about this programme. Continue reading →
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