KITA Food Festival: Malaysia’s Premier Food Festival

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The upcoming Kita Food Festival sees the coming together of some of Malaysia’s culinary and bartending stars, each championing a certain diversity in cuisine and cocktail in Kuala Lumpur. The food festival sees the bringing together of a series of events, from fine dining dinners to the Big Sunday Barbecue; and masterclasses to at home experiences; all focusing on building the culinary community in Malaysia. We speak to Darren Teoh and some of the hosting chefs and bartenders to find out what to expect. Continue reading

Gen X Reka:bar: A Progressive Malaysian Cocktail Pairing

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A recent collaboration between Gen Penang and newly yet to be opened Reka:bar sees some of the best Malaysian flavours offered up as a pairing. Gen specialises in Malaysian quality produce while Reka focuses on culinary cocktails, making this pairing one of the more interesting ones this year. Continue reading

Hong Kong Wine And Dine Festival 2021: Agung Prabowo of Penicillin Bar

Founders | Hong Kong Wine And Dine Festival 2021 Agung Prabowo of Penicillin Bar | Food For Thought

There are many reasons to visit Hong Kong, and one of the best event of the year is the Hong Kong Wine And Dine Festival, highlighting the best of eats and drinks from restaurants and bars across the city. In conjunction with the Hong Kong Wine And Dine Festival 2021, we speak to Agung Prabowo, owner of world renown Penicillin Bar about winning Most Sustainable Bar at the Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2021. Continue reading

Jade Pavilion: Refined Cantonese Cuisine 玉亭軒

Jade Pavilion ExperienceTraditional “Beijing” Duck Served with Condiments 北京片皮鴨 | Jade Pavilion | Food For Thought

With the lifting of the MCO in early March this year, Pavilion Hotel celebrates new beginnings with the opening of its pork-free Chinese restaurant that serves traditional and modern Cantonese cuisine, the Jade Pavilion. Lending inspiration from the legends of ancient Chinese palatial aristocracies, Jade Pavilion displays an architecture of intricate floral and wavy cloud motifs (云纹图)representative of an aura of auspiciousness and a generous flow of good fortune which gives diners a regal and opulent dining experience under the roofs of a grand pavilion. Continue reading