7 Fun things you can do in KL this weekend: 16 & 17 November 2019


By Ronn Tan

7 Fun things you can do in KL this weekend: 16 & 17 November 2019

1. 3D Origami Workshop at Sunway University, 3pm – 5pm, 16 November 2019

Organised by The Japan Foundation Kuala Lumpur with the Agency for Cultural Affairs of Japan and Origami Academy in Malaysia, the lecture and workshop will be conducted by Professor Mitani Jun. He will show that origami has tremendous potential in the fields of art and 3D polygonal design by exposing attendees to the techniques of “3D Origami.”

For more information, visit this website.

2. Hennessy Very Special Pong Takeover Finale at KL Live, 7pm, 16 November 2019

The cognac brand is creating an immersive experience this weekend that will allow guests to dive into the universe and artwork of Felipe Pantone, which are being brought to life in Malaysia. The performers’ line-up includes Chinese rapper Blow Fever, Bass Agents, DJ Jenni F, DJ Tchuno, and DJ Reeve. Of course, the grand finale of Hennessy’s pong tournament will be held on the night as well.

For more information and to register, visit this website.

3. Benjamín Padrón Novoa Guest Shift at St. Regis Kuala Lumpur, 3pm & 8pm – 1am, 15 & 16 November 2019

Who is Benjamin Padrón? He is the owner and head mixologist of Licoreria Limantour in Mexico City which is listed tenth in The World’s 50 Best Bars. This weekend at Astor Bar, Benjamin will present six cocktails from Licoreria Limantour. Interested to get behind-the-scenes insight into the creation and development of a world-class cocktail menu? Benjamin will be conducting a Masterclass on 15 November (priced at RM98+ per person) that includes conceptualising a theme, working on costing, summarising a brief, liaising with suppliers, sponsors and recruiting your team. The class will run from 3pm to 5pm.

For more information, visit this website.

4. Christmas Market at Cameron Highlands Resort, 5.30pm, 16 November 2019

This resort’s annual event will be opened to the public for the first time. It will be filled with a myriad of shops, house-made snacks, and jolly activities—from brands such as Poppy Lab, Lush, Puku Cafe, EJL Candlebar, and more.

For more information, visit this website.

5. Try exclusive Urbanscapes special dishes at various places, 16 & 17 November 2019

In celebration of Urbanscapes 2019, The Good Food Alliance is crafting limited edition offerings in Kuala Lumpur. myBurgerLab is serving the Urbanscapes Rojak Burger that’s available from 5 November to 24 November. What is it? The burger features fried chicken thigh, guava slices, grilled pineapple, cucur, in-house mango mayo, creamy lime sauce, and rojak sauce finished with sesame seeds. Inside Scoop has the Urbanscapes KL Jam—white chocolate ice cream layered with blueberry, raspberry, and passionfruit jam (available from 5 November to 30 November). Wizards at Tribeca is bringing you Flavours of Home (salmon mousse stuffed in a tender squid, scrambled eggs, spicy belacan sauce on halba spiced coconut rice, fried anchovies, peanuts, crispy nori, and pickled kyuri. You can get the special dish until the end of November. Other participating establishments include Mei by Fat Spoon, Grub by Ahong, Yellow Brick Road, Glow Smoothie Bar by Amazin’ Grace, Universal Bakehouse, and Strangers at 47.

For more information, visit this website.


6. “Noon At Nobu” lunch menu at Nobu Kuala Lumpur, 12pm – 2pm, 15 November 2019

This month, Nobu introduces a variety of fresh new dishes to its lunch menu, created by Executive Chef Philip Leong. Selections include the Lobster Wasabi Pepper set, Cauliflower Steak with Corn Salsa set, Beef Tenderloin set, and Dry Age Prime Rib Eye set. Prices range from RM58++ to RM145++, and are accompanied by miso soup, salad, tempura, handmade Nobu biscuits, and green tea. There is also the pre-fixed set at RM168++ and the Nobu style bento box at RM175++.

For more information and to make reservations, call 03 2164 5084.

7. Wet Sessions featuring Edu Imbernon at W Kuala Lumpur, 6pm – 2am, 16 November 2019

Head over to Woobar this Saturday for an extraodinary evening. Spanish legend Edu Imbernon will be making his debut in Malaysia in addition to Westeven and Phil K Lee. The artists, from Valencia, has concocted a unique sound that focuses on songcraft that is all his own—indie, house, and electronica. Entry is RM50 after 9.30pm (inclusive of a drink). It’s an experience not to be missed.

For more information, visit this website.

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