Asia’ 50 Best Restaurants 2021 Best Female Chef: DeAille Tam of Obscura

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In conjunction with International Women’s Day, we are celebrating DeAille Tam of Obscura, Shanghai who recently won the Best Female Chef at the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurant 2021 and is regarded highly for her successful artistry and approach in pushing gastronomic boundaries by elevating traditional Chinese cuisine. We speak to her to find out what Obscura is all about. Continue reading

Rare By Nature: 2020 Special Releases Single Malt Scotch Whisky Collection

Rare By Nature - Diageo 2020 Special Release | Food For Thought

Diageo has recently released their Rare By Nature: 2020 Special Releases Single Malt Scotch Whiskey Collection, a selection of some of their finest, which comes in 8 different bottles, from the Caribbean pot still rum cask finished Talisker 8 Years to the ultra-rare Pittyvaich 30 Years, drawing from some of Scotland’s most renown distilleries. Continue reading

Rice! By Wayang Kitchen: An Immersive Dining Experience

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Rice! is an immersive dining experience, a collaboration between Wayang Kitchen in Kuala Lumpur and Omnibus Theatre in London, telling the story of Connie Cheng, a Malaysian who contemplates her life decisions with the trials and tribulations of settling in the UK, reflected with how food has shaped her intercultural experience. The interactive show comes with the option of just the performance or the Concubine Experience. Continue reading

A Porcine Affair: Bouchon Enfin by James Won

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Located within Pavilion Kuala Lumpur on the edges of the luxurious mall sits Bouchon Enfin, a family-style dining concept by James Won of Enfin fame. The restaurant features a more casual approach from his other fine dining project, with Bouchon Enfin offering a Malaysian meets French approach, specialising in pork in all its iterations. Continue reading

The Year Of The Metal Ox: 10 Luxurious Offerings To Celebrate The Lunar New Year

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As we welcome the year of the Ox there have been a plethora of different dishes and desserts to help you celebrate this auspicious occasion. We have picked a variety of luxurious offerings that are not your run-of-the-mill selection, from foie gras claypot rice to the tastiest XO sauce we have come across. Here’s 10 of our favourites pick’s so read on to find out why we like them. Continue reading

Fortune In Hong Kong Virtual Tour

Wong Tai Sin Temple | Hong Kong Chinese New Year 2021 | Hong Kong Tourism Board | Discover Hong Kong | Food For Thought | Fortune In Hong Kong Virtual Tour | Food For Thought

The Hong Kong Tourism Board recently conducted a virtual tour in conjunction with the Lunar New Year, with an education on a variety of auspicious traditions for the festive season. The virtual tour included visits to temples for rituals on how to better your luck, feng shui tips, how to write fai chun and also Chinese New Year snacks to buy. Continue reading

The Very Malaysian Origin Of The Yee Sang

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Chinese New Year is celebrated by the sinosphere across the world, and while it has its roots in Chinese culture, the prosperity toss or yee sang is something that is uniquely Malaysian. Today, we will explore a bit about this dish, auspicious phrases to say during the prosperity toss, and 9 of our favourite yee sang we’ve come across in Kuala Lumpur. Continue reading

Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2021 Icon Award: Supinya ‘Jay Fai’ Junsuta

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For those living out in South East Asia, there is not more popular street food vendor than the humble yet enigmatic Queen of Street Food, Jay Fai of Raan Jay Fai in Bangkok. The 76 year old celebrity has served many with her iconic Thai crab omelette which has been the only street food in Bangkok to be awarded a Michelin star. Continue reading