The Flavours Of Chinatown: Darwin Ng of Jann, Four Points Chinatown

Darwin Ng | Jann | Marriot Bonvoy Double Points | Food For Thought

Jann located within Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, Chinatown, is a hotel that pays homage to the colonial days and the hustle and bustle of Chinatown. Beautifully designed with its jade wrap-around bar, the beautifully tiled bar takes inspiration from the food and drinks that bring Chinatown to life. We speak to Assistant Manager Darwin Ng to learn more about the bar. Continue reading

Shanghai Botanicals: Rio Liu of Peddler’s Gin

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Peddler’s Gin has officially reached Malaysian shores with the launch of its Chinese botanical gin. With ingredients such as buddha’s hand, Sichuan peppers, angelica and lotus flower, the Shanghai made gin is perfect for cocktails that appreciate that citrus high notes, or simple as a gin and tonic with a slice of lemon. We speak to co-founder Rio Liu about the Chinese botanical gin. Continue reading

Hong Kong Wine And Dine Festival 2021: Agung Prabowo of Penicillin Bar

Founders | Hong Kong Wine And Dine Festival 2021 Agung Prabowo of Penicillin Bar | Food For Thought

There are many reasons to visit Hong Kong, and one of the best event of the year is the Hong Kong Wine And Dine Festival, highlighting the best of eats and drinks from restaurants and bars across the city. In conjunction with the Hong Kong Wine And Dine Festival 2021, we speak to Agung Prabowo, owner of world renown Penicillin Bar about winning Most Sustainable Bar at the Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2021. Continue reading

Colombian Rum: Diego Quintero Jaramillo of Dictador Rum

Dictador XO Insolent | Dictador Rum | Food For Thought

Dictador rum has finally reached the Malaysian shores, with 4 expressions including their Fine and Rare which blurs the rum categories. This Colombian distillery not only produces rum to boot, but also their own style of gin. We speak to Diego Quintero Jaramillo, Asia-Pacific Sales Director to find out what is so unique about this rum. Continue reading

Bartender Spotlight: Siew Han Jun, Liquid Manager of WET Deck, W Kuala Lumpur

Siew Han Jun - Liquid Manager | Siew Han Jun, Liquid Manager of WET Deck | Food For Thought

Kuala Lumpur is not short of good bartenders, and this is no exception at W Kuala Lumpur. The bar at WET Deck is currently headed by Liquid Manager Siew Han Jun who comes off as very humble yet knowledgeable. We speak to him to learn more about the bar as well as their Tanqueray Cocktail Kit that you can purchase for your home. Continue reading

Bacardi’s Follow The Rum Road: The Bar Crawl We Did Not Know We Needed

Bacardi Rum Road bars IG | Bacardi's Follow The Rum Road | Food For Thought

One of the elements that frequent bar goers will miss would be the notion of a bar crawl. The kind where you stop at various bars with a different tipple along the way. This is where Bacardi Malaysia has gathered 11 bars together for Rum Month, encouraging patrons to order from some of the best bars in Kuala Lumpur, in which if completed, entitles you to a bottle of Bacardi Reserva Ocho. We speak to Brand Ambassador Jonas Ax about this programme. Continue reading