Modern Malaysiana at Chocha Foodstore

Baby Octopus | Chocha Foodstore | Food For Thought

Tucked along Petaling Street sits a blink and you’ll miss it eatery simply known as Chocha Foodstore. The hole in the wall restaurant serves modern Malaysian cuisine, with a focus on local and quality ingredients. From their smoked mackerel pate to their goat char siew, the flavours are both foreign and familiar, served in styles that speak of true modern Malaysian. Continue reading

The Olfactory Studio: Royal Salute celebrates the 52-Year-Old Single Cask

Royal Salute recently hosted a whisky pairing dinner for the launching of what they dub the King of Whiskies, the Royal Salute Time Series 52-Year-Old Single Cask Finish Scotch at the St.Regis Kuala Lumpur, with celebrated perfumers Barnabé Fillion creating three bespoke scents to be paired with three Royal Salute signatures, The Signature Blend, The Malts Blend and The Lost Blend. Continue reading

Raising The Steaks: A Chef’s Table at Flock

Chef's Table | Raising The Steaks | Food For Thought

When it comes to beef, it takes a discerning palate to be able to differentiate quality and cuts. From comparing Angus to wagyu, to tenderloin to striploin, there are few better ways to do it than by dining at a Chef’s Table, with a brigade of chefs. The “Raising The Steaks” was hosted at Flock at W Kuala Lumpur, and once again, the experience and conversations did not disappoint. Continue reading

Braci’s Stracciatella

Straciatella Recipe | Braci | Food For Thought

To those who are familiar with the fine dining scene in Singapore, the name Braci does not come as any surprise. The modern Italian fine dining restaurant not only has a Michelin star, but has kept it for 3 years consecutively running. With the many delectable dishes that are must tries, chef Mirko Febbrile have generously shared with us the recipe for their Stracciatella, giving us a glimpse on how to make this signature Italian classic at home. Continue reading

The Show Must Go On: Flavour Bombs at Curate

MB6 Wagyu Tomahawk | | Curate | Food For Thought

Curate at the Four Seasons Kuala Lumpur recently launched their new menu celebrated with theatrics including a fashion show paraded by the chefs themselves, presenting dishes that speak to their heritage, from Chef Junious’ Fried Chicken & Waffles to Chef Matt’s 8 Hour Short Rib Rendang. Continue reading

COOKHOUSE: Malaysia’s First Co-Working Kitchen

Huen Su San | COOKHOUSE | Food For Thought

COOKHOUSE is located on the cusp of Petaling Jaya and Subang, and what this place offers is a first of its kind in Malaysia. The cloud kitchen provides commercial grade facilities from baking, Asian and western kitchen and a state-of-the-art cooking events venue. Their packages and pricing also ensure options for all, from small businesses that want to take it further to small businesses expanding. We speak to Huen Su San, Founder of COOKHOUSE to find our more. Continue reading

Gesuto x Moulin de Gassac Wine Pairing

Ko-hitsuji Yaki No Gochujang | Gesuto x Moulin de Gassac | Food For Thought

Gesuto takes its name from the Japanese transliteration of the word, as you would have guessed it, guest. The restaurant located in TTDI serves a contemporary take on Japanese, but with touches of Korean influences. The wine pairing sees Moulin de Gassac, a French winery showcasing a select number of contemporary wines. Continue reading

Nadodi’s Liquid Degustation: Traversing The Indian Landscape One Drop At A Time

White Revolution | Nadodi Liquid Degustation | Food For Thought

When it comes to Indian fine dining in Kuala Lumpur, there are few and far between that comes close to doing what Nadodi does, and now, they have taken it further by creating a liquid degustation to match. The new menu takes you through a journey across the Indian subcontinent, taking inspiration from as far north as the Tibetan plateau, to the homelands of Nadodi’s cuisine itself, Southern India, once again taking you on their nomadic journey. Continue reading