Exciting October: 6 Activities We’ve Picked Out For You This Month

And no, they don’t have anything to do with Halloween.

Another month, another wide selection of activities for you to partake in, befitting the metropolitan that is the Klang Valley. Truth be told, we don’t round them up as often as we should for there are simply so many exciting things happening all the time. From decanter and jewellery showcases to a Japanese yuba-centric menu, there is something for everyone this month.

Purchase Trinkets from the Queen of England’s Jewellery Purveyor

(Image: Heinz Mayer)

Heinz Mayer, the world-renowned jewellery brand and supplier to the Jeweller of Her Majesty, the Queen of England, will be hosted in Malaysia by the iconic Wah Chan Group for three days, from 19th October until 21st October 2018 to showcase its latest collection of iconic and fine jewellery creations. First established in 1599, the German family-owned jewellery manufacturer has worked with other world-famous names such as Harry Winston, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, and De Beers, apart from supplying the Jeweller of Her Majesty, The Queen of England and other royal families around the world. A piece of the iconic Centenary Bracelet that was available exclusively to the owners of the Rolls-Royce Centenary Phantom will also be on display during the three-day affair in the Wah Chan Group flagship showroom.

Jewellery connoisseurs, collectors and aficionados will be able to view and purchase pieces from Heinz Mayer’s latest collections in the exclusive three-day intimate event taking place in Wah Chan Group’s elegant showroom situated in Wisma Wah Chan, No. 1 Jalan 15A/219, Petaling Jaya. For inquiries or to RSVP, please call 1 300 88 7121 or email customerservice@wahchan.com.my.

Admire the Craftsmanship behind World’s First 6L Crystal Cognac Decanter

The one-of-a-kind Louis XIII Le Mathusalem is currently available for viewing in Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, featuring the world’s first 6-litre cognac decanter made from crystal by House of Baccarat. Crafted by hand, no two decanters are alike and requires over 20 master craftsmen to produce one piece. Legend has it that Mathusalem was the oldest man to ever live, making this a most fitting edition for first time that a cognac will produce a Mathusalem edition in crystal.

(Image: Louis XIII)

The Louis XIII Le Mathusalem is currently on display at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, Couture Pavilion, Level Three throughout the month of October in conjunction with Pavilion Kuala Lumpur’s Journey Of Taste. It also available for sale in Malaysia for RM318, 000.

For any inquiries or purchase, kindly contact Louis XIII Malaysia team at +603-2856 7895.

Gawk at the First Malaysian Painting to be Worth RM1.9 Million

Liu Kang – Untitled,1955

In conjunction with the upcoming Henry Butcher Malaysian & Southeast Asian Art Auction. Henry Butcher Art Auctioneers and Galeri Prima are organising an exhibition featuring the exquisite Malaysian and Southeast Asian art pieces that will be up for auction come 28th October 2018. The year’s second iteration of the bi-annual auction is expected to play witness to a bidders war between art connoisseurs interested in owning a masterpiece by Liu Kang dated 1955. The exhibition which kicks off today will run from 19th October until 27th October 2018 at Galeri Prima in Bangsar, and features selected pieces by the late Khalil Ibrahim in addition to the coveted Liu Kang painting.

Appreciate the Taste of a Classic Japanese Ingredient – Yuba

This October, Nobu KL ispaying homage to yuba, the classic Japanese ingredient with a special month-long Omakase menu. Yuba, the soft, chewy tofu skin that can be found in a variety of recipes across Japan, takes centre stage in a menu specifically orchestrated to bring out its unique and subtle flavours. With this special one-of-a-kind menu, Executive Chef Philip Leong and Sushi Head Chef Micheole DzChicodz Anung Dator have curated a tantalising dining experience centred on the soy-based yuba prepared in-house at Nobu KL.

(Image: Nobu KL)

Notable dishes in the menu include the Noby Style Moriwase, which features a Yuba Tarama, Nama Yuba Tiradito, and soy pudding with premium tomato juice; and the Seared Arctic Char with a homemade tofu load and Sancho pepper sauce. However, the highlight of the Omakase menu is the Wagyu Duo, a Wagyu “Shabu Shabu” rolled with fresh Yuba and served with a yuzu truffle tofu crema.

Priced at RM485++ per person, the Special Yuba Omakase menu runs from now until 31st October 2018. Be sure to enjoy it with Nobu KL’s Cocktail of the month! For inquiries and reservations, please call 03-2164 5084 or Whatsapp 019-389 5085.

Take Part in the Very Lit Festivities of Intermark Mall

Intermark KL launches their Festival of Light celebration by blending sustainability into their curated activities without compromising the vibrance of Deepavali for their ‘Delightful Diwali’ campaign. One of the key featured is the amazing, one-of-a-kind kolam hand-woven from naturally dyed and recycled fabrics in collaboration with Jaya Grocer and Raffles College of Higher Education Kuala Lumpur.

‘Delightful Diwali’ also includes festive performances by talented students from Taylor’s International School Kuala Lumpur, slotted on the 18th and 25th October 2018 and followed by more shows on the 1st and 8th November 2018 at 1PM, on the Ground level. Patrons could also redeem gorgeous print scarf or a festive bag with every RM300 spent on a single receipt at any specialty store. Not only that, you can do-it-for-the-gram’ by following @Intermarkmall on Instagram and post a creative photo of the “Delightful Diwali” decorations  tagged with #IMDelightfulDiwali in the chance to be the top 5 winner of their Instagram contest and walking away with amazing gifts!

Taste More Ice Cream Flavours & Desserts Than You Could Dream Of

Pavilion Kuala Lumpur will be presenting the very first Ice Dream Festival, a mouth-watering ice cream and desserts festival to showcase the best treats from around the world this weekend on the 20th and 21st October 2018 in celebration of its Journey of Taste. The deliciously sweet weekend will be packed with delectable booths, exciting games and decadent entertainment to provide unlimited fun for all from 10AM to 10PM.

October Ice Dream Festival Pavilion KL

Embrace your ultimate sweet tooth with treats from various dessert houses and ice cream parlours such as Cold Stone Creamery, Gelato Fruity, Godiva, Hui Lau Shan, Matcha Hero Kyoto, Baskin Robbins, Kakigori, Jumbo King and llao llao x Tapas Club. For more information on Ice Dream Festival, visit Pavilion KL’s website at www.pavilion-kl.com or contact Pavilion KL’s Concierge at 03 2118 8833.

What You Missed: Flavours of Mexico in Malaysia V

Of course, some events would have slipped by without you noticing. For the fifth consecutive year Flavours of Mexico returned to Malaysia to present the authentic Mexican cuisine as part of the cultural program of The Embassy of Mexico.

Chef Sergio Velazquez of Sentidos Gastrobar – The Latin Grill with the Ambassador of Mexico to Malaysia. (Image: The Embassy of Mexico in Malaysia)

The Embassy of Mexico in collaboration with JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur, La Boca Latino Bar, Pisco Bar, Fresca Mexican Kitchen & Bar, Casa Latina, Loco Restaurant, YTL International College of Hotel management and Taylor’s University worked together to present a multi-venue Gastronomic Week inspired by the unique flavours and traditions of Mexico for the fifth time in Malaysia. This gastronomic event had the support of Mission Foods, La Costeña, Tequila Don Ramón and Consejo Regulador de Tequila.

Flavours of Mexico in Malaysia 5 took place from 10th to 14th October and featured special activities and menu promotions in all of the participating restaurants. Be sure not to miss it again next year! Stay updated by following the official Facebook page of the Embassy of Mexico in Malaysia here.

*Featured image via Nobu KL.

Vimal Palasekaran

Vimal Palasekaran

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