Chef’s Table: Soleil x Goulburn Valley Beef

Chefs | Soleil's Chef's Table | Soleil

It was around 10 am that I received a phone call when the speaker at the other end said, “Hi Mr. Nicholas, it’s Iman from Soleil. Chef Evert would like to invite you to a chef’s table where we will be hosting 15 chefs. It will be a dinner focusing on beef.” I did not know which chefs were going to be in attendance but I knew it would be a fascinating dinner nonetheless, and I have to say, the dinner definitely did not disappoint. Continue reading

Entier

Monaka | Entier | Food For Thought

Located on the 41st floor of the Alila Hotel in Bangsar sits the modern French fine dining restaurant Entier French Dining. The eatery takes its name from old French which mean “entire”, giving you a hint of their nose to tail dining concept. The restaurant doesn’t only focus on ensuring that all parts of the animal is used, but is also knows for its very beautiful plates. From their signature Monaka to their beautiful Organic Garden, you can see why its time to give this place a visit. 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

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

The Wonderarium at Babe Japas Fun Dining

Wonderarium | Trishates | Babe Japas Fun Dining | Martell VSOP | Food For Thought

If you’re in town and wanted to experience something of a unique experience, you should visit the little pop-up known as the Wonderarium, a cocktail pairing with Babe – Japas Fun Dining, one of the most well known molecular gastronomy restaurants in Kuala Lumpur. The partnering with Martell showcases some of the most interesting japas you will come across with its pairing of Martell VSOP aged in red barrels, with one thing in mind… umami and smoke. Continue reading

The Olive

The Olive Lamb Loin | The Olive | Genting Highlands | Valentines 2019 | Food For Thought

Resorts World Genting has always been the perfect destination for a getaway due to its many entertainment outlets, and here sits The Olive, a multiple award-winning restaurant specialising in fine dining. This restaurant is one of Genting’s best kept secrets with its intimate setting and makes the perfect valentine’s dinner. Continue reading

Szechuan Court 四川閣和四川小廚, Singapore

Szechuan Court Singapore | Steamed Gold Leaf Prawn Dumpling | Food For Thought

Ring in an auspicious Lunar Year with exquisite and sumptuous culinary indulgences at Szechuan Court. Thoughtfully crafted by Master Chef Mok Wan Lok, delight in six decadent set menus, as well as an exclusive à la carte menu of impressive festive signatures and refreshing creations; available from 24 January to 19 February 2019. Continue reading

Genting Palace 雲華宮

Genting Palace CNY 2019 | Lucky Salmon Yee Sang 如意吉祥鮭魚生 | Food For Thought

Resort World Genting in Genting Highlands is well known as one of the best holiday destinations in Malaysia, especially for those looking to celebrate the Chinese New Year. With its cool weather and great festive atmosphere, you can see why people are rushing to this local attraction. Also here sits Genting Palace 雲華宮 which is arguably one of the best Cantonese restaurants you will find, with its use of carefully curated ingredients and techniques to ensure that every dish does not compromise on quality, from the extravagant wild honey yee sang to their luxurious poon choi. Continue reading