Junglebird 2.0: Not Your Regular Bird Food

Allbondigas | Junglebird 2.0 Food | Food For Thought

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

Loh Mai Kai | Artisan Homemade Bread | Essence of Asia | Asia's 50 Best Restaurants 2021 | Food For Thought

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

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

Asia's Best Female Chef - DeAille Tam (Hi-res) | Asia's Best Restaurant 2021 Best Female Chef DeAille Tam of Obscura | Food For Thought

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

Rice! By Wayang Kitchen: An Immersive Dining Experience

Rice by Wayang Kitchen x Omnibus Theatre | Food For Thought

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

Mains | Bouchon Enfin | Food For Thought

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

Beta Foie Gras Claypot Rice | The Year Of The Metal Ox - 12 Luxurious Offerings To Celebrate The Lunar New Year | Food For Thought

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

A Tale of Two Pineapple Pastries: Malaysian vs Taiwanese 

Taiwanese Pineapple Cake | A Tale Of Two Pineapple Pastries - Malaysian vs Taiwanese | Food For Thought

In these unprecedented times, the chances of celebrating the Chinese “Niu” Year at home is more likely, but that should not hinder us from grabbing hold of our favourite Chinese New Year cookies, especially the much-loved, cannot-be-missed Pineapple Tart. Today, we will explore the various types, from the Malaysian Pineapple Tarts we know all too well, to the Taiwanese Pineapple Cakes that have an equally deep history. Continue reading

The Very Malaysian Origin Of The Yee Sang

Fat Fish | Yee Sang 2021 | Food For Thought

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