A Tête-à-Tête With Remy Savage, Maison Martell’s Master Mixologist

We recently had a chat with the highly charismatic Remy Savage at a masterclass at Bar Trigona, expounding his unique vision of melding art, philosophy, and mixology. A champion of progressive attitudes, he pushes the envelope blurring the lines between art and lived in experiences, going so far as creating menus that make you think, even letting it be dictated by the wisdom of crowds. Here’s our candid conversation. Continue reading

Nikka Perfect Serve 2023 Singapore & Malaysia Crowns Erika Danielle Champion

Erika Danielle of Cat Bite Club was crowned the regional champion of the Nikka Perfect Serve for Singapore & Malaysia making her the first contestant from the region to win the prestigious title. The event hosted at Sugarhall by La Maison Du Whisky saw 10 contestants picked from various entries with 5 bartenders from Malaysia and 5 from Singapore selected. Continue reading

Bringing It Hom: Ricardo Nunes of Hom Restaurant Phuket

Ricardo Nunes ​​Chef D' Cuisine​ | Ricardo Nunes | Hom Restaurant | Food For Thought

Hom Restaurant at the InterContinental Phuket is one of the latest additions to the island resort, but unlike most restaurants you will find on the island, this innovative eatery that takes its name from the Thai word for ‘fragrance’ focuses on eclectic cuisine styles, fermentation and local ingredients. Headed by Ricardo Nunes who has cut his teeth at Ikoyi, Le Dam de Pic and Gaggan, we speak to the Portuguese native about his cuisine. Continue reading

Simply The Bess: Greg Bess of CUT by Wolfgang Puck Singapore

CUT & Spago_Executive Chef Greg Bess | CUT by Wolfgang Puck | Greg Bess | Food For Thought

CUT by Wolfgang Puck at Marina Bay Sands Singapore is the only steak restaurant to have a Michelin Star, a modern American steakhouse headed by Greg Bess, known for its impeccable cuisine and service. While some may be very familiar with their specialised beef, from their take on the lobster and prawn cocktail to their wagyu tasting plate of Australian, Japanese and American, we speak to Executive Chef Greg Bess to find out more. Continue reading

Michelin Guide Singapore Awards Its First Green Star

All Chefs| Michelin Guide Singapore 2023 | Food For Thought

The Michelin Guide Singapore has revealed its 2023 lineup, with 5 new restaurants awarded One Star, and the revelation of the first ever green star for Singapore. This year saw 3 Three Stars, 6 Two Stars, 46 One Stars, 152 Michelin Selected, 79 Bib Gourmands and 1 Green Star, a total of 286 establishments. Here’s the breakdown and some food for thought. Continue reading

Marina Bay Sands: A Destination For The Gourmet Traveller

The recent Where The Senses Feast Food And Wine Festival saw a number of big names from across the region showcasing some of the best offerings in the culinary world, including Chef Ton of Le Du Bangkok and Tetsuya Wakuda of WakuGhin. In addition to that we will explore some of the many facets of dining and drink at Marina Bay Sands. Continue reading

MICHELIN Guide Malaysia Releases Live Updates

The MICHELIN Guide Malaysia has recently announced that in addition of the annual Star Revelation, there will be a periodical announcement, with the first announcement slated in June. We attended an intimate press conference with Elizabeth Boucher-Anselin, MICHELIN Guide Experiences Director of Communication to find out more on where and how these revelations will be made, as well as some further questions on the inspection process. Continue reading