A Tête-à-Tête With Remy Savage, Maison Martell’s Master Mixologist

We recently had a chat with the highly charismatic Remy Savage at a masterclass at Bar Trigona, expounding his unique vision of melding art, philosophy, and mixology. A champion of progressive attitudes, he pushes the envelope blurring the lines between art and lived in experiences, going so far as creating menus that make you think, even letting it be dictated by the wisdom of crowds. Here’s our candid conversation. Continue reading

Expensive Alcohol At Reasonable Prices: Justin Lim of The Chamber

Justin Lim | The Chamber Starhill | Food For Thought

The Chamber, purveyors of fine spirits, is one of the latest unique offering at Starhill Bukit Bintang, luxurious chambers for you to taste spirits before you buy them, but also private rooms and a mobile bar. While many may think that a place like that would be severely out of reach, the wide range of offerings at The Chamber is really, very affordable. We speak to Justin Lim, one of the Co-Founders to find out more. Continue reading

Triptyk: A Melding Of Three Unique Experineces

Triptyk is the latest offering in the numerous bars and restaurants popping up around town, and with this project, it really is a three in one. The new offering in the chic neighbourhood of Kampung Attap sees legendary bartender Angel Ng heading the Triptyk Bar, with the restaurant Corridor being led by the people who brought to you Back Alley Pasta. We speak to Angel Ng of Triptyk, and  Alfred and Jay of Corridor Grill & Tapas to find out more. Continue reading

Demystifying Single Malt Scotch Whisky with Stuart Fear of Brown-Foreman

For the average drinker who can’t discern, there is a lot of subtleties and differences with each expression of single malt scotch whisky, and who better than Stuart Fear, Asia Regional Ambassador for GlenDronach, Benriach and Glenglassaugh, to help us discern and differentiate. We speak to him about these 3 distinct distilleries, styles and most common misconceptions. Continue reading

Demystifying Rum With Adéle Robberstad, CEO of Black Tears Cuban Spiced Rum

Adele Robberstad of Black Tears Cuban Spiced Rum | Food For Thought

When it comes to spirit categories, rum is one of those that many might know of in the most basic sense. However, this category is wider and more complex than you think, from rum to spiced rum to cachaça. We speak to the highly knowledgeable Adéle Robberstad, CEO of Black Tears Cuban Spiced to demystify this curious spirit. Continue reading

Listen To The Flavours: Giffard West Cup Malaysia 2022

Giffard West Cup Malaysia 2022 | Food For Thought

The global cocktail competition Giffard West Cup is finally back, and this year’s theme is Listen To The Flavours. The competition was held at Reka:bar and was open to all bartenders in Malaysia with a total of 10 finalist where 2 winners will represent Malaysia at the Giffard West Cup Asia Finals which will go on to compete in the global finals in Anjou, France, where Giffard family distillery was founded. Continue reading