Meet The Team: Bar Trigona, The First Malaysian Bar On The World’s 50 Best Bars 2020

Bar Trigona, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | The Worlds 50 Best Bars 2020 | Food For Thought

With the recent placing at number 44 at the World’s 50 Best Bars 2020, Bar Trigona is making strides across the globe with its trigona honey centric program, and also being crowned the winner of Asia’s Most Sustainable Bar 2020, a bar built by a team full of heart. Today we get to know the people that make the team. Continue reading

The World’s 50 Best Bars 2020: Embracing Change In A Changing World

The World’s 50 Best Bars 2020 - Connaught Bar, London | The Worlds 50 Best Bars 2020 | Food For Thought

With the recent telecast of the inaugural World’s 50 Best Bars 2020 live across various media, we are graced with a new list in a completely different world. This year, we see a virtual coming together celebrating some of the biggest names in the bar industry, with the biggest takeaway being global representation, specifically Asia. We’ve made a comparative list with positions last year as well some thoughts from the bars themselves. Continue reading

Hong Kong Wine And Dine Festival 2020: 10 Masterclasses You Must Attend

Damon Lau Masterclass Kit | Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival 2020 | Food For Thought

As the inaugural celebration of the Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival celebrates “Online + Offline”, we see some of the best of the island city has to offer bring a gastronomic experience to us at home, with as many as 34 masterclasses going on for 5 weekends from 21st November to 15th December. Here are some of our favourite picks, from wining to dining, and everything in between. Continue reading

Bar United: Bringing The Bar Industry Together, Virtually

Virtual Bar | Bar United | Food For Thought

The good folks at Chivas Regal and Pernod Ricard Malaysia has started a new online platform, Bar United, which brings together some of Kuala Lumpur’s favourite bars under one roof. Patrons will be able to attend bars online together, as well as order cocktails and food that can either be delivered to your doorstep or kept for credit to be used at their respective bars. In addition to that, there are a number of other functions such as online retail and masterclasses to be experienced. We speak to some of the participating bars to get their thoughts. Continue reading

Penfolds 2020 Vintage: Sam Stephens of Penfolds

Sam Stephens Penfolds Brand Ambassador Asia | Penfold 2020 Release | Food For Thought

Penfolds has recently released their 2020 collection, and in addition to the BIN 387, 407 and 707, there was also a tasting of the infamous Grange, rated as one of the most consistent wines in the world. The tasting saw a side-by-side comparison within Penfolds own range, paired with a beautiful dinner at Flock, W Hotel Kuala Lumpur. We speak to Sam Stephens, Penfolds Brand Ambassador of Asia to find out a bit more about these vintages. Continue reading

The Olfactory Studio: Royal Salute celebrates the 52-Year-Old Single Cask

Royal Salute recently hosted a whisky pairing dinner for the launching of what they dub the King of Whiskies, the Royal Salute Time Series 52-Year-Old Single Cask Finish Scotch at the St.Regis Kuala Lumpur, with celebrated perfumers Barnabé Fillion creating three bespoke scents to be paired with three Royal Salute signatures, The Signature Blend, The Malts Blend and The Lost Blend. Continue reading