10 Fun things you can do in KL this weekend: 7 & 8 March 2020

10 Fun things you can do in KL this weekend: 7 & 8 March 2020

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Text: Ronn Tan

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This weekend in Kuala Lumpur sees: a sharing session by Malaysian entrepreneurs, a sushi summit, and more


1. Sushi Summit Kuala Lumpur Vol II at APW Bangsar, 1pm - 10pm, 8 March 2020

Calling all lovers of sushi! This event is a collaboration between sushi chefs with different backgrounds from Japan and other countries; founded by Makoto Saito and Ee Soon Wei. Top sushi chefs will be present to serve you with the best quality ingredients available in Japan. Participating chefs include the likes of Masaki Arakawa of Sushi Azabu, Leon Yap, Eddie Ng, and Makoto Saito himself. A ticket is priced at RM780 per person for a two-hour session (1pm - 3pm; 3pm - 5pm; 6pm - 8pm; 8pm - 10pm).

For more information, visit this website.


2. Tacos & Tunes featuring Under the Radar at MoMo's KL, 6pm - 12am, 7 March 2020

This Saturday, take time out to unwind over good music and good food. It's the second edition of Tacos & Tunes and music will be curated by Under The Radar. Local DJs Bunga, Emir Hermono, and Nafsu will be there to make sure you have a fun night.

For more information, visit this website.


3. Asuke x Taka—Guest Star Chef Series at Taka, The St. Regis KL, 6pm - 12am, 7 & 8 March 2020

This weekend, Chef Takasaki Masahiko of one Michelin Starred restaurant, Asuke from Fukuoka, Japan, will be serving an Edomae style omakase menu at Taka. Chef Masahiko will showcase his cooking philosophy marked by gomi goshiki goho—five flavours, colours, and cooking techniques. The four-day (5 - 8 March) exclusive event is priced at RM1,700+ per person.

For more information, visit this website.


4. Basic Charcoal Drawing for Adults at Ilham Gallery, 10.30am - 1.30pm, 7 March 2020

This workshop will be conducted by the artist, Shu Ruei, and is open to all levels. The introduction to charcoal drawing class provides all necessary materials. Tickets are RM135 per person.

For more information, visit this website.


5. An evening with winemaker Mattia Scarbolo at Entier French Dining, 7.30pm - 10pm, 6 March 2020

Titled In Between The Alps and the Adriatic Sea, this is an opportunity to join the third generation winemaker on an imaginary trip to the Friuli. You will be able to taste four Scarbolo pours selected by Mattia himself—paired with a five-course menu by Chef Masashi. The session is priced at RM480 per person.

For more information, visit this website.


6. Lip Sync Battle at SPG by Bijan, 8pm - 1am, 7 March 2020

If you have not seen a lip sync battle in person, this might be of interest to you. Along with music by DJ Sezani, esteemed judges for the competition include Miss Arisha, Alia Bastamam, and Joanne Kam. Feast on Malaysian tapas and drinks while you watch performers lip sync for their lives. This pre-Berlin Is Burning event will feature performances by the likes of Carmen Rose, Xehra, Riri Rebecca, Just Acne, Cik Teh Botol, and Patrisya Anggun. Cover charge is RM10.

For more information, visit this website.


7. Singgah Pagi Market by Cyberjaya Farmers Market at Tamarind Square, Cyberjaya, 9am - 2pm, 8 March 2020

This morning market on Sunday will feature local delicacies, freshly baked goods, and lush plants by local entrepreneurs.

For more information, visit this website.


8. Malaysian Confessions: Real Entrepreneurs, Real Stories 2020 at APW Bangsar, 9am - 6pm, 7 March 2020

Listen to stories from Malaysian entrepreneurs such as Azran Osman Rani (Naluri), CK Chang (Oxwhite), Rachel Tan (IRL), Timothy Tiah and Audrey Ooi (Colony), Jenn Low (Wanderlust + Co), Eric Cheng (Carsome), Ming Yue (Ming Thing), and more. Packed lunch will be provided during the session. Tickets are priced at RM159 per person.

For more information, visit this website.


9. Wolf Blass Find Your Flavour Dinner at Ember Modern Bistro, 7pm - 9.30pm, 8 March 2020

This six-course wine pairing dinner will be curated by Chef Gary Anwar featuring Wolf Blass Gold and Grey Label wines. Discover how to pair wines with Asian flavours as you indulge in dishes such as Steam-Baked Local Fish; Dry-Aged Duck with Kecap Manis Tare; and Striploin with Potato Puree. The dinner is priced at RM275 per person.

For more information, visit this website.


10. Why not check out and unwind at some glamping sites in and around KL?

We have compiled a roundup of unique locations for you to choose from here.


For last week's list, click here.