Restaurant Reviews

Restaurant Reviews Title Card - Food For Thought

Food For Thought aims to take you on a culinary journey in exploring different restaurants, from French to Japanese and so much more. Here we list all our restaurant reviews, excluding the broader Dining,  but feel free to see our Food Guides for a collection of street food from around the world.


“My doctor told me I had to stop throwing intimate dinners for four unless there are three other people.”
— Orson Welles


The Long Bar at ATAS Modern Malaysian Eatery

The Long Bar at ATAS Modern Malaysian Eatery

ATAS Modern Malaysian Eatery is one of those restaurants that have been making its mark on the Malaysian dining scene, presenting as a fine casual in one of the most beautiful hotels in Kuala Lumpur, the RuMa Hotel & Residences. The kitchen is led by Canadian born chef Tyson Gee and while most are familiar with their weekend brunch, seating only 6 and only twice a month, the Dinner at the Long Bar is something quite exclusive and uniquely different. Continue reading →
Service Par Excellence: DC Restaurant x Kamoshibito Kuheiji Sake Pairing

Service Par Excellence: DC Restaurant x Kamoshibito Kuheiji Sake Pairing

There are few restaurants in Kuala Lumpur that is as pristine when it comes to cuisine Classique, the traditional course-by-course dining experience first created by Georges Auguste Escoffier. At DC Restaurant, chef Darren Chin has taken this to the next level, crafting a menu that not only epitomise luxury but refined techniques and cuisine with this Kuheiji sake pairing. Continue reading →
Skillet: Welcoming Spring And Summer With Perrier-Jouët

Skillet: Welcoming Spring And Summer With Perrier-Jouët

As Eurocentric Skillet at 163 celebrates their new spring and summer menu, the restaurant has created a special menu with dishes that can only be described as art meet flavour. The eatery has teamed with non-other than Perrier-Jouët, known for its floral motives and exquisite champagne, especially the blazon rosé. Continue reading →
Meat & Sea: Authentic Homestyle Thai Cuisine

Meat & Sea: Authentic Homestyle Thai Cuisine

At a simple glance, one might get slightly confused with this little eatery that is simply known as Meat & Sea. The restaurant that takes its name from the wordplay on the surf and turf, but actually focuses on traditional homestyle Thai cooking, the kind that you would find in actual Thai homes. Continue reading →
Hide: Global Flavours Hidden in Plain Sight

Hide: Global Flavours Hidden in Plain Sight

Located within the Ritz Carlton Residences on Jalan Ampang sits Hide, a ten-seater speakeasy restaurant of sorts, serving a menu inspired by global gastronomy, as prepared by the very young and talented Shaun Ng. The degustation boasts a 14-course menu, taking you on a journey across the planet. Continue reading →
PRIVATE @ The Chow Kit x Mizukami Cocktails

PRIVATE @ The Chow Kit x Mizukami Cocktails

In light of recent times The Chow Kit – an Ormond Hotel has creating a dining experience known as the PRIVATE @ The Chow Kit, where patrons are able to enjoy food served by The Chow Kit Kitchen & Bar, with their latest offering being a Traditional Sunday Roast. The experience is further elevated with cocktails by Mizukami, the brainchild of Shawn Chong. Continue reading →
Junglebird 2.0: Not Your Regular Bird Food

Junglebird 2.0: Not Your Regular Bird Food

With its relocation and broadening of focus to pubtastic gastronomy, the World's and Asia's 50 Best Bar rum-forward Junglebird has expanded their menu, bringing to you a touch of the Caribbean. With dishes inspired from the different islands and a new cocktail menu to match, be prepared to be filled with a ton of flavour. Continue reading →
Cholas by WTF: A Vegetarian Degustation

Cholas by WTF: A Vegetarian Degustation

Located on the second floor of Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur sits Cholas by WTF, a fine dining vegetarian restaurant. For the avid vegetarian, it is always quite difficult to find a place that delivers both on flavour as well as dietary needs without compromising quality, enters Cholas. Continue reading →
Super Secret Social Club: A Farm To Table Supper Club

Super Secret Social Club: A Farm To Table Supper Club

Super Secret Social Club, a secret supper club is no longer super secret. This latest addition to the Kuala Lumpur dining scene involves 3 people running a tight little kitchen to bring you interpretations of some well-known Malaysian favourites, together with a wine pairing by their own sommelier. Continue reading →
A Porcine Affair: Bouchon Enfin by James Won

A Porcine Affair: Bouchon Enfin by James Won

Located within Pavilion Kuala Lumpur on the edges of the luxurious mall sits Bouchon Enfin, a family-style dining concept by James Won of Enfin fame. The restaurant features a more casual approach from his other fine dining project, with Bouchon Enfin offering a Malaysian meets French approach, specialising in pork in all its iterations. Continue reading →
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