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Food For Thought was built on the idea of bringing expertise and food knowledge to the greater public, and this is generally achieved through our Restaurant Reviews, detailing our food experience at featured restaurants, our Food Guides, a compilation of the best street food briefing its history and recommendations, and Bar Reviews, with an informative selection on what and where to drink.


“How would your life be different if…You were conscious about the food you ate, the people you surround yourself with, and the media you watch, listen to, or read? Let today be the day…You pay attention to what you feed your mind, your body, and your life. Create a nourishing environment conducive to your growth and well-being today.”
— Steve Maraboli


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The Long Bar at ATAS Modern Malaysian Eatery

The Long Bar at ATAS Modern Malaysian Eatery

ATAS Modern Malaysian Eatery is one of those restaurants that have been making its mark on the Malaysian dining scene, presenting as a fine casual in one of the most beautiful hotels in Kuala Lumpur, the RuMa Hotel & Residences. The kitchen is led by Canadian born chef Tyson Gee and while most are familiar with their weekend brunch, seating only 6 and only twice a month, the Dinner at the Long Bar is something quite exclusive and uniquely different. Continue reading →
Service Par Excellence: DC Restaurant x Kamoshibito Kuheiji Sake Pairing

Service Par Excellence: DC Restaurant x Kamoshibito Kuheiji Sake Pairing

There are few restaurants in Kuala Lumpur that is as pristine when it comes to cuisine Classique, the traditional course-by-course dining experience first created by Georges Auguste Escoffier. At DC Restaurant, chef Darren Chin has taken this to the next level, crafting a menu that not only epitomise luxury but refined techniques and cuisine with this Kuheiji sake pairing. Continue reading →
Skillet: Welcoming Spring And Summer With Perrier-Jouët

Skillet: Welcoming Spring And Summer With Perrier-Jouët

As Eurocentric Skillet at 163 celebrates their new spring and summer menu, the restaurant has created a special menu with dishes that can only be described as art meet flavour. The eatery has teamed with non-other than Perrier-Jouët, known for its floral motives and exquisite champagne, especially the blazon rosé. Continue reading →
Meat & Sea: Authentic Homestyle Thai Cuisine

Meat & Sea: Authentic Homestyle Thai Cuisine

At a simple glance, one might get slightly confused with this little eatery that is simply known as Meat & Sea. The restaurant that takes its name from the wordplay on the surf and turf, but actually focuses on traditional homestyle Thai cooking, the kind that you would find in actual Thai homes. Continue reading →
Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2021: A Year On Year Comparative Analysis

Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2021: A Year On Year Comparative Analysis

The inaugural Asia's 50 Best Restaurants 2021 was recently celebrated through a live telecast, with The Chairman in Hong Kong winning Best Restaurant in Asia, making it the first Cantonese cuisine restaurant to take the top spot. We take a look at a comparative year from 2020 to 2021 to see what trends we can take from this interesting data. Continue reading →
Not So TAF Meals: Curated By Chefs, Advised By Dietitians

Not So TAF Meals: Curated By Chefs, Advised By Dietitians

With the onset of the Covid-19, many people across the globe have resorted to working from home, and this is where TAF Meals come in. The subscription-based meal plan provides 5 meals a day, which ensures that the right amount… Continue reading →
Hide: Global Flavours Hidden in Plain Sight

Hide: Global Flavours Hidden in Plain Sight

Located within the Ritz Carlton Residences on Jalan Ampang sits Hide, a ten-seater speakeasy restaurant of sorts, serving a menu inspired by global gastronomy, as prepared by the very young and talented Shaun Ng. The degustation boasts a 14-course menu, taking you on a journey across the planet. Continue reading →
PRIVATE @ The Chow Kit x Mizukami Cocktails

PRIVATE @ The Chow Kit x Mizukami Cocktails

In light of recent times The Chow Kit – an Ormond Hotel has creating a dining experience known as the PRIVATE @ The Chow Kit, where patrons are able to enjoy food served by The Chow Kit Kitchen & Bar, with their latest offering being a Traditional Sunday Roast. The experience is further elevated with cocktails by Mizukami, the brainchild of Shawn Chong. Continue reading →
Junglebird 2.0: Not Your Regular Bird Food

Junglebird 2.0: Not Your Regular Bird Food

With its relocation and broadening of focus to pubtastic gastronomy, the World's and Asia's 50 Best Bar rum-forward Junglebird has expanded their menu, bringing to you a touch of the Caribbean. With dishes inspired from the different islands and a new cocktail menu to match, be prepared to be filled with a ton of flavour. Continue reading →
Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2021: Essence Of Asia

Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2021: Essence Of Asia

For the first time the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurant is releasing an unranked list called the Essence Of Asia, bringing to you some of the best local flavours across Asia. Our very own Malaysia has four restaurants on the list, including eateries our of Penang, Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh and Kota Kinabalu. Continue reading →
Cholas by WTF: A Vegetarian Degustation

Cholas by WTF: A Vegetarian Degustation

Located on the second floor of Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur sits Cholas by WTF, a fine dining vegetarian restaurant. For the avid vegetarian, it is always quite difficult to find a place that delivers both on flavour as well as dietary needs without compromising quality, enters Cholas. Continue reading →
Super Secret Social Club: A Farm To Table Supper Club

Super Secret Social Club: A Farm To Table Supper Club

Super Secret Social Club, a secret supper club is no longer super secret. This latest addition to the Kuala Lumpur dining scene involves 3 people running a tight little kitchen to bring you interpretations of some well-known Malaysian favourites, together with a wine pairing by their own sommelier. Continue reading →
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