World’s 50 Best Bars 2021: The Connaught Bar Takes The Crown Again

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As the world takes its time to come to a recovery the World’s 50 Best Bars 2021 has returned to Roundhouse, London, bringing together a limited congregation of the best of the bar industry for a night of celebration. The awards saw the crowning of the Connaught Bar for the second year in a row, but due to limited travels, the list had some unexpected shakeups. Continue reading

Bar Trigona: Herb Garden In A Glass

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The new menu that at Bar Trigona at the Four Season Kuala Lumpur has slightly shifted focus from their previous honey-centric menu, this time paying homage to local leaves and herbs. The menu takes inspiration from four greens – the pandan (screwpine), pegaga (centella asiatica), bunga kantan (torch ginger) and lemongrass, all found throughout Malaysian cuisine. Continue reading

Gen X Reka:bar: A Progressive Malaysian Cocktail Pairing

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A recent collaboration between Gen Penang and newly yet to be opened Reka:bar sees some of the best Malaysian flavours offered up as a pairing. Gen specialises in Malaysian quality produce while Reka focuses on culinary cocktails, making this pairing one of the more interesting ones this year. 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

Four Hands Cocktail & Dinner Pairing: ATAS Speakeasy x TAMU Dining

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ATAS Speakeasy is one of the more renown cocktail bars in Ipoh, decked out in a 1920’s style and ambiance. The cocktail bar has teamed up with TAMU Dining, a four hands cocktail and dinner pairing experience within ATAS Speakeasy itself. The menu changes with each iteration, with the previous one being French, and its latest form, Japanese. Continue reading

Sizzling Steaks and Creative Cocktails At Maria’s SteakCafe

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Maria’s SteakCafe is one of the most trusted no fuss nor frills steakhouses for affordable and high-quality steaks, and now, they have released a special cut only available at all outlets. In addition to that, the steakhouse also boasts a new cocktail menu, created by the legendary Amanda Wan. We tasted everything on the menu to help you choose which cocktail will tickle your fancy. Continue reading

Colombian Rum: Diego Quintero Jaramillo of Dictador Rum

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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