Tetsuya Wakuda of Waku Ghin

Chef Tetsuya Wakuda | Waku Ghin | Epicurean Market 2019 | Marina Bay Sands | Food For Thought

Tetsuya Wakuda is one of the most famous chefs when it comes to Japanese cuisine, from his early days at Tetsuya’s in Australia to his stint as a Masterchef Junior Australia judge, he has interpolated his cuisine from every facet of his life and travels. Influenced from Australian produce to Singaporean, we pick the brains behind Waku Ghin at the Epicurean Market 2019 to find out more about his philosophy and cuisine. Continue reading

7 Interesting Facts About Wolfgang Puck

Masterclass_Wolfgang Puck and Exec Chef of CUT and Spago Greg Bess share tips on making the perfect risotto | Wolfgang Puck | Food For Thought

We recently sat down with Wolfgang Puck to know more about his philosophy and cuisine culture, but there were a few interesting anecdotes that we learned about his life growing up. From the stories of the kaiserschmarrn to his interactions with Roger Federer, here are 7 interesting facts you probably didn’t know about the Austrian-American chef. Continue reading

A Tête-À-Tête With Wolfgang Puck

Chef Wolfgang Puck, CUT and Spago | Epicurean Market 2019 | Marina Bay Sands | Food For Thought

When it comes to culinary giants, there are few who have a reputation as Wolfgang Puck. By winning countless awards from the James Beard to the Golden Globe, very few chefs have come anywhere close to the celebrity that he has gained. We sit with him at the Epicurean Market 2019 at Marina Bay Sands for an up close and personal on his philosophy to cooking and gastronomic journey so far. Continue reading

Epicurean Market 2019

Celebrity Chefs | Epicurean Market 2019 | Marina Bay Sands | Food For Thought

Marina Bay Sands sees the return of the grand Epicurean Market 2019 from the 13 to 15th December with a lineup of gourmet food and wine featuring pop-ups and masterclasses from celebrity chefs Wolfgang Puck, Tetsuya Wakuda and many more, setting the stage for a gastronomical holiday season. Continue reading

Wolf Blass and the Michelin Guide at Ember Modern Bistro

Food | Wolf Blass Find Your Flavour | Food For Thought

White wines with fish or poultry, red wines with red meats. These are commonly held notions when it comes to food and wine pairings. This is why Wolf Blass Wines has sought to do something quite different, by reinventing what we think we know about these basic rules of degustation. This latest collaboration seeks for the patron to “Find Your Flavour” at Ember Modern Bistro. Continue reading

Neon Pigeon, Singapore

Food | Neon Pigeon | Food For Thought

Situated at the end of the hustle and bustle that is Keong Saik Road in Singapore is Neon Pigeon, a modern izakaya style eatery that makes interesting interpretations of modern Japanese cuisine. However, don’t take this place lightly as they have a cocktail programme that packs as powerful a punch as its food. From their iconic Tokyo Hummus made from edamame to their Teared Negroni using rosemary infused sake umeshu, you can see why the light of this pigeon shines bright. Continue reading

DC Restaurant x Jeff’s Cellar x Être Patisserie

Gold Amur Caviar from Tanjung Malim, Crab Ice Cream, Young Local Bamboo Shoots | DC Restaurant x Jeff's Cellar x Être | Food For Thought

Darren Chin of DC Restaurant need no further introduction when it comes to the fine dining scene in Malaysia, and his latest collaboration sees six hands working together with Chef Lee Choon Boon of Jeff’s Cellar and Chef Ann Lee of Être Patisserie at the Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat. This collaboration features a black box of local ingredients showcasing what modern Malaysian cuisine really is. From the local caviar served on crab ice cream to the local rabbit consommé, the cerebral approach to the dishes really make you think. Continue reading

Daniel Hackenberg of The Social Group

Daniel Hackenberg | The Social Group | Food For Thought

Many who are from Kuala Lumpur would be quite familiar with The Social, an iconic chain of restaurant bars. With so many brands under the group, we sit down with Daniel Hackenberg, General Manager of The Social Group to educate us about the different restaurants they run such as The Social, Ekkamai, El Mesón, Lisette and the newly founded The Social Wine Shop, which is said to be where you can purchase premium wines at supermarket prices. Continue reading

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2019: Gastronomy Controversy

World's 50 Best Restaurants Winners | World's 50 Best Restaurants 2019 | Food For Thought

The recent awards ceremony of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2019 puts the astronomy in gastronomy as stars of the fine dining scene celebrate the World’s brightest, however, it is not without its contentious moments. This list this year introduces a new award, the Best of the Best, in which winners from past years are inducted into the hall of fame and controversially removed entirely from competing in the 50 Best Restaurants list for now and forever more. Continue reading

Enfin by James Won

Scallop Keropok | Enfin by James Won | Food For Thought

Located within Menara Hap Seng sits contemporary French fine dining restaurant Enfin by James Won. The reputed Krug Ambassador, although French and Japanese trained, has further elevated his cuisine by going back to his Malaysian roots, taking some of the best local ingredients and interpreting them in a modern setting. The latest menu takes us on a gastronomic journey exploring the Malaysian terroir from East to West Malaysia. Continue reading