Thinking of where to go to dine this week? Here are all the dining events you should be marking on your calendar, especially to celebrate the festivities as we usher in the new year. (Feature image: Four Seasons Kuala Lumpur)

1
King of Italian Rice

Especially for this month, Favola is offering the rustic taste of Venetian cooking with the King of Italian rice — Carnaroli rice. The specialty recipe called Saffron Carnaroli Risotto
uses Carnaroli rice as its main ingredient. It is also flavoured with saffron, creamed with Parmesan cheese, and garnished with coffee powder and hazelnuts. A creation of Chef de Cuisi at Favola, Chef Domenico Piras, the dish is available for dinner only.

Address
2, Jalan Stesen Sentral, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur
Website
Phone
+603-22637434
Start Date
November 1, 2019
End Date
November 30, 2019
Price
RM98+ per portion
2
Lemon Garden Celebrates Loy Krathong

Celebrate Loy Krathong Festival at Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur with a specially curated menu by Guest Chef, Chainarin Langkeng from Shangri-La Hotel Chiang Mai. On the opening night of Loy Krathong Festival, diners will be served with a wide selection of traditional Northern Thai dishes like Tom Yam Pla (Thai spicy fish soup), Kaeng Khiew Warn Gai (simmered Thai green curry with chicken and eggplant), Yum Mamuang (green mango salad) and Sang Ka Ya Fat (steamed pumpkin custard). Guests will also be entertained with classical dance and partake in umbrella painting.

Address
11, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, 50250 Kuala Lumpur
Website
Phone
+603-20743900
Start Date
November 7, 2019
End Date
November 17, 2019
Price
Lunch from RM140 nett / Dinner from RM170 nett
3
Six-Hands Chef Collaboration Dinner at Entier

It is not every day that you get three outstanding chefs coming together to cook you a meal. This not-to-be-missed event features Chef Masashi Horiuchi of Entier Kuala Lumpur, Chef Joakim Prat of Maitre Choux London, and Chef Olivier Limousine of L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon. There’s also a wine pairing menu available to complete your dining experience here, but let us warn you — seats are limited.

Address
Level 41 at Alila Bangsar No 58, Jalan Ang Seng, Brickfields, 50470 Kuala Lumpur
Website
Phone
+603-22683819
Start Date
November 28, 2019
Price
RM580+ per pax
4
Peranakan Affair at Vasco’s

Discover the flavours of Nyonya cuisine with Chef Jamsari and Chef Karim of Hilton Kuala Lumpur throughout the month of November and December at Vasco’s. Enjoy classic dishes like Ayam Pongteh, Nyonya Curry Laksa, Ikan Pari Gerang Asam, and much more — all paying tribute to Malaysia’s cultural melting pot.

Address
3, Jalan Stesen Sentral, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur
Website
Phone
Lunch RM148 nett / Dinner RM188 nett
Start Date
November 1, 2019
End Date
December 14, 2019
Price
+603-22642264
5
Contemporary Chongqing Delights

If you’re craving for delicious Sichuan food, come over and enjoy contemporary Chongqing specialties at Chynna, Hilton Kuala Lumpur. The dishes originate from the southwestern province of China and comprises fish or beef slices braised in fiery Sichuan chilli pepper alongside other signature dishes that are equally as tongue-numbing and mouth-watering.

Address
3, Jalan Stesen Sentral, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur
Website
Phone
+603-22642596
Start Date
November 1, 2019
End Date
November 30, 2019
Price
Prices vary
6
A Decadent Thanksgiving Dinner        

Indulge in an exquisite Thanksgiving feast for the entire family at Curate’s Dinner Buffet. Try all the savoury seasonal favourites with an extensive alcohol list to pair with a slew of your favourite roasts, Asian dishes, mezze spread, and more. Available from 6.30 PM to 10.30 PM.

Address
145, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Website
Phone
+603-23828888
Start Date
November 28, 2019
Price
RM228 nett
7
Perrier-Jouet Presents Four-hands Dinner Series

Chef Jeff Ramsey of Babe will be collaborating with guest Chef Kenichiro Yamauchi from Nagoya-based Restau K Yamauchi. For two nights only, the acclaimed chefs will bring their personal culinary flair to the table with a curated 8- and 12-course tasting menu that celebrates the best of both respective cuisines. The menu, using fine and seasonal Japanese and local ingredients, will complement Perrier-Jouet’s delicate, elegant and balanced Grand Brut champagne by the flute. This is a night not to be missed, especially with items like a 1,000-Year-Old Cedar Smoked Kan Buri Nigiri and Kabocha Trevally Flower.

Address
11th Floor, Work@Clearwater, Changkat Semantan, Damansara Heights, 50490 Kuala Lumpur
Website
Phone
+603-20958599
Start Date
November 8, 2019
End Date
November 9, 2019
Price
RM450+ (8-course) / RM640+ (12-course)
8
Saint Pierre KL presents The Seven Worlds of Hennessy X.O

Experience the seven distinct flavours of Hennessy X.O with a special menu curated by Chef Lroy Lim of Saint Pierre Kuala Lumpur. Every sip of the delicate cognac expresses seven notes including Sweet Notes, Rising Heat, Spicy Edge, Flowing Flame, Chocolate Lull, Wood Crunches and Infinite Echo. We recommend coming in a group of five or more to truly enjoy the menu with a bottle of Hennessy X.O priced at RM950++ per bottle.

Address
L8, W, 121, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Website
Phone
+603-27325008
Start Date
September 13, 2019
End Date
December 1, 2019
Price
RM538+ per person (Hennessy X.O at RM58+ per glass/RM950+ per bottle)
9
3 Michelin-starred Chef Miyakawa in Kampachi EQ

Kampachi@EQKL will be welcoming Chef Miyakawa and his team of culinary experts from the acclaimed Sushi Shin in Japan for ten days. Guests will be able to enjoy an omakase menu offered at Sushi Shin, presented on Kampachi’s iconic 200-year-old Hinoki wood sushi counter seats. There are only eight seating per serving at the counter, so advanced booking will be ideal. However, if you’re coming in a big group, there’s also a private dining area for 12 pax.

Address
Kampachi, EQ, Equatorial Plaza, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur
Website
Phone
+603-2789-7722
Start Date
November 1, 2019
End Date
November 10, 2019
Price
MYR 500+ & MYR 1,000+ per person for lunch & dinner respectively
10
Street Food Weekender: #Lot10NomNom

When it comes to local food, you can count on Lot 10’s food court. They’re known for a wide variety of stalls covering everything from hokkien mee to claypot chicken rice. If you’re looking to bring foreign friends to enjoy local cuisine, here’s an event for you: the Street Food Weekender, which now takes place every first weekend of the month. Hop over for a variety of delicious dishes, all under one roof.

Address
Lot 10 Kuala Lumpur 50, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Website
Phone
+603-21410500
Start Date
November 1, 2019
End Date
November 3, 2019
Price
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11
Monkey Business with Callan Green

Australian bartender Callan Green who has carved a name for himself in the region will be taking over Woobar in W Kuala Lumpur for one night only. Come enjoy various tipples with Monkey 47 gin which features the unique flavours of angelica root, acacia flowers, bramble leaves, lingonberries and spruce shoots. While you’re at it, check out the Wet Deck as you let the night slip away.

Address
No. 121, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, 50450 Kuala Lumpur
Website
Phone
+6012-3479088
Start Date
November 22, 2019
Price
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Martin Teo
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Martin loves traveling the world to see ancient ruins and classical architecture. He enjoys the culinary experience of various cities but (still) refuses to eat anything insect-like. On a daily basis, he finds time hitting the gym to compensate for the amount of food he needs to eat just to write an article.