Food For Thought specialises in Molecular Gastronomy Cuisine, which is a from of culinary art involving the use of scientific methods to bring out the best in a dish. Molecular Gastronomy also enables chefs to use cooking methods that would otherwise be difficult to produce, for example, by using dry ice to super cool ingredients or by playing with chemical compounds to affect our visual, audio and olfactory sensations. Here, we list a range ofMolecular Gastronomy restaurants in Kuala Lumpur, with many restaurants using these techniques to create out-worldly creations.
WHAT IS MOLECULAR GASTRONOMY FOOD?
Molecular Gastronomy Cuisine is defined as cuisine which has its origins in science, where careful study and the understanding of how meat is cooked. Most Molecular Gastronomy dishes are in essence quite playful and is meant to trick the mind, giving us more in terms of textures, temperatures and sensations. Molecular Gastronomy also use presentation that we may not be used to, giving a surprise to the eater with each bite. Many restaurants to day amalgamate a use of Molecular Gastronomy in their fine dining menus.
MOLECULAR GASTRONOMY CUISINE
If you’re in town and wanted to experience something of a unique experience, you should visit the little pop-up known as the Wonderarium, a cocktail pairing with Babe - Japas Fun Dining, one of the most well known molecular gastronomy restaurants in Kuala Lumpur. The partnering with Martell showcases some of the most interesting japas you will come across with its pairing of Martell VSOP aged in red barrels, with one thing in mind umami and smoke. Continue reading →
Located within the luxury apartments of Clearwater in Damansara Heights sits an elegant restaurant serving one of Kuala Lumpur's most interesting cuisines, Babe – Japas Fun Dining. This restaurant is the creation of Michelin awarded Chef Jeff Ramsey, where an homage to his mixed heritage is cleverly displayed on his plates, taking heavily from Japanese cuisine, with a mix of molecular gastronomy and traditional techniques. Their ethos when it comes to food is to make fine dining into fun dining, serving tapas sized dishes in the most entertaining manner. Continue reading →
When it comes to a fine dining, one would not expect that one of the better fine dining restaurants in Kuala Lumpur would be located at a culinary academy. Dewakan serves modern Malaysian cuisine, which emphasises the use of local produce, using local flavours. The idea here is simple, to use the best of what can be found, and to use it to its best. Continue reading →
When it comes to good food, there are few restaurants like Skillet At 163 in Frasers Place that has been able to produce an experience as such in Kuala Lumpur. Serving a fare which is a really contemporary fine dining in the vein of bistronomy, this restaurant is very clearly able to divide be the best of both worlds, catering to a much affordable contemporary menu of classics, and a degustation for those seeking for an elevated dining experience. For the month of December, this eatery humbly ganders into the modernist takes on Christmas classics. Continue reading →
Parked on the ground floor of Fraser Place is a quaint little eatery that you might take for any simple restaurant, but do not be mistaken, this is Skillet at 163, one of the better bistronomies with a touch of fine dining. With French fine dining techniques using local ingredients, Skillet at 163 is heading this new wave of Malaysian ingredient inspired fine cuisine, from their Asam Laksa reminiscent lobster bisque to their take on their molecular gastronomy inspired yee sang, bringing exciting times to the Malaysian culinary scene. Continue reading →
As you pull up to the driveway of Macalister Mansion on Macalister Road, you are drawn in by the colonial façade of one of the most gorgeous buildings you will find on the iconic island of Penang. The boutique hotel of Macalister Mansion houses one of the most unique finds you will come across on the island, its Dining Room, a kitchen run by award winning chef Eric Heijkoop. Arguably one of the best fine dining restaurants you will come across in Malaysia, where the attention to detail of the dishes is impeccable both in terms of flavour and visually. Continue reading →