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7 Fun things you can do in KL this weekend: 3 & 4 August 2019

7 Fun things you can do in KL this weekend: 3 & 4 August 2019

Make the most of your time

Text: Ronn Tan


This weekend in Kuala Lumpur sees: the debut of Merdeka Omakase menu, a recycling campaign for Nespresso, an inaugural sportscar day, and more

 

1. Join Nespresso's Recycling Campaign at The Gardens Mall or Pavilion KL, 10am – 10pm, 3 & 4 August 2019

Participate in Nespresso's social media campaign by showing (in the boutiques) an Instagram post showcasing your best recycling habits with the hashtag #NespressoRecycles. You might walk away with an Asia Second Life Chopstick, of which the top of the body is made with aluminium from 30 Nespresso capsules recycled in Asia. This is one way to get on board the journey to a more sustainable world.

For more information, visit this website.

 

2. Glorious Malaya Omakase at Nobu Kuala Lumpur, 12pm – 10.30pm, 3 & 4 August 2019

From 1 August to 31 August, Executive Chef Philip Leong and his team have crafted a distinctive seven-course menu specially for Merdeka. This is the first time that Nobu KL has introduced a menu in conjunction with the month of independence. Expect the infusion of local ingredients, such as monk fruit, palm sugar, tamarind, and coconut. The menu is priced at RM500++ per person and you will be savouring creations like Seared Toro with Caviar, Arctic Char with Wasabi Palm Sugar, and Wagyu with Nori Crema. Food is love and if there's one way to commemorate Merdeka, it's this.

For more information or to make a reservation, call 03 2164 5084.

 

3. Moroccan Food Festival at Sofitel Kuala Lumpur Damansara, 3 & 4 August 2019

Head over to Nizza Restaurant this weekend to feast on a wide-spread of Moroccan cuisine curated by Guest Chef Gari Abdel from Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche. If you have never been to Morocco or had its delicacies, now's your opportunity. Dishes you will get to relish in include Petits Pois Chorba, M'hamssa with langoustine, squid, and mussels, as well as Braised Wagyu Beef Cheek with Ras Alhanout. Prices range from RM35 to RM120.

For more information or to make a reservation, email ha123@sofitel.com or call 03 2720 6688.

 

4. Porsche Sportscar Together Day at Sepang International Circuit, 3 August 2019

Whether you own a Porsche or are a fan of the brand, Malaysia's inaugural Sportscar Together Day will be your chance to learn more about Porsche’s heritage. What to expect? Imagine seeing all generations of the iconic 911, the 919 Hybrid racing car and even look to the future of Porsche with the Mission E 1:3 scale model Augmented Reality (AR) experience that previews the first all-electric model from Porsche, the Taycan. This will be a day of fun for the young ones too with the Porsche Junior Experience programme for children aged four to 12.

For more information and to register your interest, visit this website.

 

5. Experience Darling Downs Wagyu at Prime, Le Meridien KL, 3 & 4 August 2019

This August, Australia’s most prestigious and awarded beef brand, the Darling Downs, will be featured in Prime. Darling Downs Wagyu contains the finely distributed and highly desirable levels of marbling sought after by chefs worldwide. Priced at RM58 nett per 100 grams, revel in the succulence of Darling Downs Wagyu MB 5/6 sirloin on the bone steak, a sirloin steak with the bone left in for added flavour.

For more information, email dining.lmkl@lemeridien.com or call 03 2263 7434.

 

6. Emotional Wellness Workshop with Dr. Buathon at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, 5pm – 6.30pm, 4 August 2019

This Sunday, give your mind and body a much needed winding down with Dr. Buathon Thienarrom. Learn simple techniques to awaken the connection of the body as well as enhance physical and mental energy for a greater alignment. Priced at RM112 per person, this session lasts for 75 minutes.

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

 

7. Binge watch 'Dear White People: Volume 3' on Netflix, 3 & 4 August 2019

Netflix is releasing the third season of the popular series on 2 August and the weekend is your time to complete the entire chapter! #NoSpoilers—this time, there will be a new professor to shake things up in the Winchester campus.

Watch the trailer here.


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