Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2019: An Analysis

Winners of Best Bars in Asia | Asia's 50 Best Bars 2019 | Food For Thought

A little, a little, a tipple. The recent Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2019 has shaken up more than drinks with a new winner and some surprising changes in its rankings. The awards ceremony was held at the Capitol Theatre in Singapore for the second year, celebrating cocktails, concepts and creativity. With all the commotion that was happening, we analyse some of our findings to see what’s changed. Continue reading

Marini’s on 57 Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame does not need any introduction to what it is, and the past 10 years have been the cumulation of this epic ending of one of the best endeavours in film by the Marvel Cinematic Universe in our time. Marini’s on 57 has taken a step further by creating a series of cocktails to give these heroes the send-off they deserve. Continue reading

Marini’s on 57 Captain Marvel & International Women’s Day

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Marini’s on 57 is known as one of the most iconic rooftop bars in Kuala Lumpur. This rooftop bar is located on the 57th floor of tower 3 of the Petronas Twin Towers, and is arguably the best view of the Petronas Twin Towers you will come across in KL. For the month of March, Marini’s has crafted a number of cocktails celebrating strong women, in conjunction with the release of Captain Marvel and International Women’s Month. Continue reading

Knowhere Bangsar

Smoked Popcorn Old Fashioned | Knowhere Bangsar | Food For Thought

Situated within the city centre of Bangsar sits a quaint restaurant bar known as Knowhere Bangsar. If the name sounds familiar to you, it may be one of two reasons, you have either grown up reading the Marvel comics or have been an avid fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This is because this restaurant bar is named after the infamous hangout for spacefaring misfits, with the environment to match, and drinks that make you think. Don’t believe us? Try out the Gamora, a lychee laced vodka concoction. Continue reading

Best Bars in Kuala Lumpur 2018

Best Bars KL 2018

Cocktail culture in Kuala Lumpur has come a long way with more and more bars appearing throughout the city. With many speakeasies and thematic bars popping up all over, its no wonder the city that get its name from the meaning Muddy Confluence is starting to pique the interests of well-seasoned travellers as one of the best night life destinations in the region. With Chinese themed bars around Chinatown to hole in the wall bars in Bangsar, cocktail culture is certainly developing a tipple at a time. Continue reading

Glen Grant Whisky

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Whiskeys is one of the most well-known distilled grains, and some of the most famous come from the Scottish countryside. Glen Grant has one of the more interesting origins which was initiated by two brothers who were whiskey smugglers built a brand with the invention of the tall slender stills creating some of the crispest whiskey you will find. Continue reading

Best Bars In Hong Kong 2018

Best Bars HK 2018 Title Cards

When it comes to cocktail culture, Hong Kong is offers one of the most diverse and innovative experiences you will find in Asia. With so many new bars popping up you can see why there is always something for everyone. From gorgeous rooftops bars in Admiralty to the speakeasies along Hollywood Road, there are many hidden gems serving some of the most creative cocktails in the world. Whether you’re looking for a classic or something a little more adventurous, you’re sure to find it on this little island that is constantly raising the bar. Continue reading

Quinary, Hong Kong

Earl Grey Caviar Martini | Quinary Hong Kong | Food For Thought

Situated on Hollywood Road in Central, Hong Kong sits one of the best cocktail bars in Asia, Quinary. This establishment, inspired by molecular gastronomy restaurant El Bulli, specialises in a very interesting type of cocktail, multisensory mixology. The cocktails here have garnered many accolades including continually placing in the World’s 50 Best Bars and Asia’s 50 Best Bars, you can understand why it’s a must visit whenever you visit Hong Kong. From their bubble tea inspired Earl Grey Caviar Martini to their Lavender Meringue Pie, each drink comes across more like a gastronomical journey than anything else. Continue reading

Fonterra Dairy Sommelier

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A group of Malaysian foodies today became the pioneer batch of Dairy Sommeliers after undergoing a sensory science programme by leading dairy nutrition company Fonterra Brands Malaysia. For the very first time, the Fonterra Dairy Sommelier Programme opened to the public of Malaysia. The programme, which has been running for the past two years and exclusive only to employees, allows participants to deepen their understanding of food and familiarise themselves with its nuances. Continue reading