7 Things you can do this weekend: 21 & 22 July 2018


By Rachel Au

7 Things you can do this weekend: 21 & 22 July 2018

1. ‘A Taste of Thailand’ at Mosaic @ Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur, till 22 July

Master Thai Chef Prasert Sussadeewong from Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok is in town to delight all with the authentic tastes of Thailand. From the refreshing Som Tam Goong Pow (spicy shredded green papaya salad with grilled prawn) to the indulgent Tom Kha Gai (herbed coconut milk soup with garden chicken and galangal), let your palate be tantalised. Visit on 21 July and you’ll even be able to join in on the Thai Cooking Class at Aqua Restaurant.

Buffet lunch is priced at RM168 per person while buffet dinner is at RM218 per person. To make a reservation, contact 03 2179 8797 or email [email protected].


2. Chill Out with Nespresso at The Square, Publika, 19 – 24 July 2018

It’s getting hot in here so take your coffee with ice because Nespresso has launched two limited edition coffees that’s designed for just that. Try the smooth and bold Ispirazione Salentina or dark cocoa-inclined Ispirazione Shakerato this weekend as Nespresso will be handing them out, ready made, this weekend. Alternatively, you can buy them straight at the Nespresso Boutique at the Gardens Mall.


3. Pooches in the Park 2018 at Central Park Avenue @ Bandar Utama, 10am – 6pm, 22 July

KL Pooch Resort and Rescue’s annual fundraiser is back and they promise it’ll be a splash. The highlight: the Wet ‘n’ Wild park and bouncy castle that’ll definitely get a thumbs up from the kids (yes, including the four-legged ones). You’ll be able to shop for a ton of doggy treats and essentials but best of all, you’ll be supporting over two hundred abandoned animals.

For more info, visit the event page.


4. Sing “Rasa Sayang” and Samsung will contribute RM3 to Tabung Harapan, till 10 August 2018 

Help Samsung help Malaysia. All you have to do is record an AR Emoji video of yourself singing “Rasa Sayang” with the Galaxy S9 or S9+ and Samsung will contribute RM3 to Tabung Harapan for every uploaded video. If you don’t own a Galaxy S9 or S9+, just visit any Samsung Experience Store and a produce expert will help you.

For more info, visit their website.



5. Check out the BMW Concept X7 iPerformance car at Bangsar Shopping Centre, till 22 July 2018

No one else in Southeast Asia has seen it in the flesh, or rather, body. Yes, Malaysia is the first. It’s such a precious car that only authorised people is allowed to touch it.

For more info, visit here.


6. Cool down with Haagen-Dazs’ new flavours

All this heat calls for a scoop of ice cream or two so Haagen-Dazs releasing two new fruit flavours is truly timely. White Peach & Raspberry Ice Cream features a blend of Caprice white peaches in their signature creamy ice cream as well as real peach pieces. For something more tangy, Yellow Peach Frozen Yoghurt is a combination of peaches from Greece paired with Haagen-Dazs’ premium yoghurt.

You can have it to-go or enjoy a limited edition menu based on these two flavours at all Haagen-Dazs stores


7. Try the award-winning Gâteau De L’horloge ice cream cake, till 31 October 2018

Let these words paint the picture for you: Velvet vanilla yoghurt ice cream, tangy yuzu and mango sorbet, strawberry coulis, a base of crunchy streusel and topped with extravagant gold leaves. This is the cake that won an award for the Academy of Pastry Arts at the Mondial des Arts Sucres, which is one of the most prestigious international confectionary art competitions. It’s not often a contest piece (and one that won too!) is made to order so take this chance to have a taste of victory.

The Gâteau De L’horloge is priced at RM1,000 for ten pieces and requires an advanced booking of at least one week. For enquiries, call 03 7960 3846.

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