Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2022 American Express One To Watch: Lee Zhe Xi of Eat & Cook

Chef Patrons | Eat & Cook | American Express One To Watch | Asia's 50 Best Restaurants 2022 | Food For Thought

Eat & Cook located in Kuala Lumpur has recently received the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurant 2022’s American Express One To Watch Award, making it historically the first Malaysian restaurant to do so. Serving progressive Malaysian cuisine, we speak to Lee Zhe Xi, one of the chef patrons of Eat & Cook. Continue reading

Birds Of A Feather: The Talented Chefs At Flock

Chefs | Flock | Marriot Bonvoy Double Points | Food For Thought

Although many hotels have restaurants, not many show the calibre of carrying quality meats such a Flock at W Kuala Lumpur. The restaurant is an all day dining, but carries some beautiful cuts of beef. We find out a bit more about what the restaurant is really about from Executive Chef Haznizam Hamzah. Continue reading

Antoine Rodriguez of PRIME Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur

Chef Antoine Rodriguez | Prime | Food For Thought

PRIME is Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur’s signature steakhouse and is easily one of the most recognisable ones you will find around. From the selection of Japanese wagyu ribeye to the flavour intense rubia gallega bone marrow, we speak to Executive Chef Antoine Rodriguez to find out more about the steakhouse. Continue reading

Going Local: A Luxury Guide To Penang

A Luxury Guide To Penang | Food For Thought

Penang is world renown to be a food haven, where you come to stay, and flavours come to play. With an amalgamation of cultures from Chinese and Indian to Malay and Peranakan, the flavours of Penang is one that is something you have to taste to understand what the fuss is about. But Penang has so much more to offer with is burgeoning fine dining scene and bar culture. We take a look at how the city has grown in recent years, and new haunts that the local frequent. Continue reading

Restaurant Blanc at Macalister Mansion

Onion Mille Feuille | Restaurant Blanc | Macalister Mansion | Food For Thought

Located within Macalister Mansion sits Restaurant Blanc, contemporary European with an Asian twist. Headed by Executive Chef Benny Yeoh, Blanc is one of the most beautiful you will come across in Penang. The contemporary European fine dining serves an eclectic cuisine with certain dishes that showcase what you can do with simple ingredients, for example, the onion. Continue reading

To Eat Or Not To Eat: Food Trends For 2022

Food Trends | Food Trends 2022 | Food For Thought

Sustainability. Wagyu. Small Plates. If these are some buzzwords that you have repeatedly heard in 2021 then you are no stranger to food trends. As per our biannual forecast, we analyse what has been happening with global gastronomy and make some predictions on what is taking the food world by storm. From the elevation of middle eastern fine dining to the appearance of carte blanche menus, let’s see what’s on the plate. Continue reading