Nick Picks: Ski, Sip and Savour at Niseko Village

Nisekoyo at Niseko Village | Food For Thought

Niseko Village, located in Hokkaido, Japan, is celebrated for its blend of culinary excellence, scenic beauty and its powdery champagne snow. Overlooking Mount Yōtei and described as the Aspen of the East, this contemporary luxury winter sports destination offers a meeting of eastern hospitality with western après ski traditions, and what’s interesting is the duality of some of their outlets, like Gogyo, a ramenya by day and izakaya by night, and Chuya, a teahouse in the morning and cocktail bar in the evening. Continue reading

To Eat Or Not To Eat: Food Trends for 2024

Fine Dining | To Eat Or Not To Eat Food Trends for 2024 | Food For Thought

Monkey head mushroom. Seiyo ryori. Locuterie. If these buzzwords pique your interest, you might have your fingers on the pulse of the dining scene. As the world resets itself after the pandemic, we start to see changes in the relationship between people and what they eat as food cost rises. From the evolution of Malaysian Fine Dining 2.0 to the use of alternative fowls, these are some predictions which we think will make an appearance. Continue reading