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

Bacardi Rum Road bars IG | Bacardi's Follow The Rum Road | Food For Thought

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

A World Of Flavour with Stuart Fear of Benriach

Stuart Fear, Brown Forman Brand Ambassador Asia | Food For Thought

The Benriach Distillery, known for its Speyside style, has released new flavour forward expressions. These bottles are artistically crafted by Master Blender Dr. Rachel Barrie and her team, which highlights the orchard fruits in their flavour, with surprising notes of sweet, smoky and oaky. We speak to Stuart Fear, Brand Ambassador of Brown Forman for Asia to find out more about the new releases. Continue reading

Curiouser And Curiouser: Umami Cocktails At The Curious Gardener

Bar | The Curious Gardener | Food For Thought

One of the latest bars to grace the Kuala Lumpur nightlife is The Curious Gardener, serving cocktails inspired by homegrown herbs and flavours. Headed by Alvin Au Yong, the bar boasts an impressive array of cocktails suited most for an umami palate, with an array of punny names such as Twisting My Melons! and Holy Shiitake!, all which you would have to taste to appreciate its direction. We sit down with Alvin Au Yong to learn a bit more. Continue reading

Tiffin Gift Packs: The Perfect Gift For Father’s Day Can Be Yours

Tiffin Gift Pack - Feast Pack | Food For Thought

As Father’s Day looks around the corner we have decided to do a giveaway celebrating fathers, stepfathers and godfathers in all forms who have taken the time to raise us. In collaboration with Tiffin, we are giving away 3 exclusive gift packs to 3 lucky winners. Each box comes with different items from some of Kuala Lumpur’s best restaurants and eateries, packed with products that would make your dad smile. Continue reading

A Gentleman’s Attire: The Art of the Bespoke Tailored Suits

Paul | Montana Tailors | Food For Thought

Like many Chinese communities in Asia, Malaysia is no stranger to trained masters in the old ways of tailoring. One such tailor is Montana, a tailor that has inherited his father’s skills with years of tutelage, continuing this art that is becoming more and more scarce. There is so much that does into making a suit, from initial conception, measuring, mending and even wardrobe management. Continue reading

Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2021: 101 Bars Make Their Mark

Coa Team | Asia's 50 Best Bars 2021 | Food For Thought

As the world is trying to find some semblance of normalcy, we take this time to celebrate Asia’s 50 Best Bars, and although the global situation is a difficult one, the bar industry has once again come together to commemorate the hard work of the many, including the release of a 51-100 ranking. This year’s exciting list sees many new bars placing, with a broader list than ever before. We also speak to some of the winners and take a look at the comparative list of 2021 vs 2020. Continue reading

Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2021: Three X Co. Enters The Top 50 For The First Time

Three X Co Team | Asia's 50 Best Bars 2021 | Food For Thought

The inaugural Asia’ 50 Best Bars 2021 brought some interesting shake-ups to the list we know so well, with three Malaysian bars placing at number 47. This year sees the first-time entry of Three X Co., an oriental themed cocktail bar located in the heart of Bangsar, serving an eclectic mix of modern and classics. We speak to Angeline Tan, one of the founders of the bar about their win. Continue reading

Mischa Chong of Mr. Chew’s Chino Latino

Mr. Chew’s Chino Latino is no new entry to the Kuala Lumpur dining scene, with its inventive and fun cuisine playing on flavours that we know with a modern twist. The kitchen is now headed feisty and fun Francophile Mischa Chong, a chef who speaks her mind and let flavour do the talking. We sit down with her to find out what makes her tick and how that applies to her cuisine. Continue reading

Earth Day 2021: Kuala Lumpur’s Best Bars Come Together For A Tree-Volution

Coleys | Tree-Volution | Food For Thought

Malaysian born cocktail bar Bar Trigona who not only ranked at number 44 at the World’s Best Bar 2020, but also came in at number 14 and won Most Sustainable Bar at the Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2020 has created the collaboration we didn’t know we needed in celebration of Earth Day 2021, including local legendary bars Three X Co, Coleys, Junglebird, Nadodi and Frank’s Bar. Continue reading