7 Fun things you can do in KL this weekend: 10 & 11 August 2019


By Ronn Tan

7 Fun things you can do in KL this weekend: 10 & 11 August 2019

1. Chocolate Factory buffet at Vasco’s, Hilton Kuala Lumpur, 6am onwards, 10 & 11 August 2019

The chocolate buffet features a regional tasting menu with an array of high quality chocolates such as Valrhona from France, Felchlin from Switzerland, Callebaut from Belgium, and Kondima from Germany. Accompanying them are a selection of cocoa-infused desserts including verrines, profiteroles, Mille Feuille, truffles, and many more. The spread is available until 31 August 2019. Prices are RM188 nett per adult and RM68 nett per child.

For reservations, call 03 2264 2264 or email [email protected].

2. Nostalgic Sunday brunch at Atas Modern Malaysian Eatery, The RuMa Hotel and Residences, 12pm – 3pm, 11 August 2019

This Sunday, savour Malaysian favourites with a contemporary twist. The menu pays homage to local produce and familiar flavours. What to expect? You will get to feast on a scrumptious selection of reinvented local favourites such as the Hainan French toast with kaya and chicken floss, fried prawn bao with tamarind chutney or salted fish sticky rice with coconut, as well as signature items such as the jasmine rice salad accompanied with slow cooked young banana curry. Priced at RM160 nett per person, the brunch will take place every second Sunday of the month. Hence, this weekend will be its debut.

For bookings and inquiries, call 03 2778 0888  or email [email protected].

3. Food and Tuak Pairing & Tuak Making Workshop at Borneo Restaurant and Bar, 7pm & 2pm onwards, 10 & 11 August 2019

Get tuak-ing this weekend. On Saturday, enjoy the food and tuak pairing consisting of roselle tuak with umai, 3-grain tuak with ayam pansoh, black pepper tuak with linut and Dayak eggplant belacan, as well as pineapple tuak with kuih lapis ice cream sandwich. It is priced at RM108 per pax. For the tuak making workshop on Sunday (priced at RM380 per session), learn how to make tuak with Maynard Keyne Langet, owner of Bad Cat Tuak. There will be two sessions—riced-based (2pm – 4pm) and fruit-based (5pm – 7pm).

For bookings and inquiries, call 010 250 2255  or email [email protected].

4. Peaceful Morning Ritual: Mindfulness at Dawn at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, 6.30pm – 8.30pm, 10 August 2019

Priced at RM122 per person, this event with Dr. Buathon Thienarrom aims to awaken your mind and enrich yourself with peace and stillness—through meditation, breathe-work, and positive affirmations. Learn how to take care of your mental, physical, and emotional well-being.

For more information, call 03 2380 8888 or visit this website.

5. “Malaysiaku: A Reimagined Malay Heritage” menu at Crystal, St. Regis KL, 8 August 2019

Do you consider Thursday a weekend? Well, this six-course culinary journey through all 14 states of Malaysia is an extension of their popular “Warisan Melayu” dinner. The degustation menu commemorates the country’s gastronomic ingredients, flavours, and legacy. Priced at RM322+ per person, 8 August will be its debut, to be followed by 30 August, 12 September, and once a month thereafter. Savour Wagyu Beef Kerabu Top Hat (Terengganu), Lobster Umai-Umai Daun Kaduk (Sarawak), Sup Mamak Ayam Kampung (Penang), Mambau Smoked Lamb (Negeri Sembilan), and Honey Jackfruit Mousse (Pahang) among others.

For bookings and inquiries, call 03 2727 6690 or email [email protected].

6. Try new cafes and restaurants in Klang Valley

We have compiled a roundup of spots you should try in August here.


7. Into art and plays? Klang Valley is never short of options!

Check out this list of exhibitions and plays for August 2019.

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