Catch Them While You Can: Food Events in April 2018

Learn how to mix cocktails and brew coffee while your foodie friends put their tummies to the test!

Maple Food Market
6-8 Apr, 10am-10pm
Great Eastern Mall
Free admission


Make your way down to Maple Food Market this weekend for an artisanal lineup that sees local stores for sweet treats and savoury delights set up in Great Eastern Mall. From handcrafted ice cream to nasi lemak packets, this one may just call for you to put on your stretchiest sweatpants. Check out the event details here.

Grills Gone Wild
Every Friday in April, 7-10pm
Reggae Mansion


Meat lovers come together! Skip the traffic in the city on Friday nights and indulge in a barbecue feast with a rooftop view. Don’t forget to kick back with a nice cold beer too. Find out more here.

Hope & Sesame (庙前冰室) I Flor de Cana Bar Takeover
7 Apr, 9pm-12midnight
The Rum Bar KL
Free admission


Let Andrew Ho and Bastien Ciocca — owners of cocktail bar Hope & Sesame in Guangzhou — make you a drink this Saturday night. The duo took home That’s Magazine’s PRD Food & Drink Award for ‘Cocktail Bar of The Year’ in 2016, thanks to their knack for incorporating local and seasonal ingredients into their drinks. Sounds like something we’ll enjoy!

Daifuku Strawberry and Japanese Tea Workshop
7 & 21 Apr, 10am to noon
Tea Press Bangsar
RM50 per pax


Photo by Burppler Ben Gee

If you’re a fan of Tea Press’ daifuku strawberry, here’s your chance to learn how to make the dessert at this exclusive workshop hosted by the popular tea house. More than that, you’ll also pick up a tip or two on how to brew Japanese tea to go with your sweet treat. Limited spaces are available, so hurry on and book your spot here.

Guess the Cheese Country
8 Apr, 11am-11pm
Free admission

Sapore - Guess the cheese

Put your thinking cap on for this cheesy challenge! Sapore is hosting a Guess The Cheese Country quiz and diners who know their ‘whey’ around cheese will get to take home a mystery gift. Find out more here.

Mixology Workshop x Le French Festival
14 Apr, 7.30-10.30pm
Pisco Bar

Le French Festical - Martell

Cognac lovers, here’s one for you. Let Martell’s Brand Ambassador, Pierre Boyer, share with you all there is to know about this classic brandy, and more. In this one night-only workshop, you’ll get to taste some of Martell’s young cognac selections, as well as two cognac cocktails courtesy of Pisco’s in-house mixologists and Pierre himself.

ThaiYourLimit Challenge
14 Apr, 11.30am-1.30pm
Thai Hou Sek, TTDI


Brace yourself for a sweaty meal, as Thai Hou Sek is dishing out a challenge bound to bring on the heat. Your attempt: 50 mini bowls of spicy tom yam to be consumed, per person. Sign up here if you think you’ve got what it takes!

Craft Beer Tasting, BBQ & Live Music
15 Apr, 6-8pm
Drift Dining and Bar
From RM95


Have a craft beer flight, chow down on barbecued grub and kick back to live music — it’s Sunday, after all. This Drift Dining and Bar event will showcase bottles from Australia’s Beerfarm Brewery’s alongside freshly grilled bites. Greasy food and bubbly drinks? We’ll see you there!

Book your spot here.