And just like that, the four-day workweek is almost done and dusted! That calls for a celebration, don’t you think? Do so as you cheers to the weekend with refreshing cocktails at Man Tao Rooftop, take a barre class with the best view you can find in all of Malaysia, and tuck into a selection of comforting Colombian food prepared by a guest chef at The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur.
1. Chef Sergio Meza at The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur
If you like: Columbian food
What’s going on: Kickstarting the hotel’s 2019 Guest Star Chef Series is Chef Sergio Meza of Villanos en Bermudas from Bogotá, Colombia. Listed #15 on Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants, Chef Sergio describes his cuisine as, “in between the modern and classics – bringing the simplicity and modernity of our techniques, to classic dishes.”
Event details: 24-26 January at The Brasserie, The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur
2. WeBarre x W Kuala Lumpur
If you like: Barre workouts, inspired by ballet and incorporating yoga, pilates, dance and strength training
What’s going on: Singapore’s WeBarre is making its Malaysian debut with a spectacular view to boot. The 60-minute workout will be held at W Kuala Lumpur’s WET Deck, where you’ll get to tone and strengthen your body with a backdrop of the Petronas Twin Towers.
Event details: 27 January from 8.15am-11am at WET Deck, W Kuala Lumpur
3. Sizzling Lunar New Year at Man Tao Rooftop
If you like: Cheat days
What’s going on: The usual Sizzling Sundays at Stripes are adopting an oriental vibe for the Chinese New Year celebrations. Expect barbecue combos, Golden Prosperity Man Tao buns, and of course, drinks. Now that’s what the weekend should be about!
Event details: 27 January & 3 February from 12pm-3pm at Man Tao Rooftop, Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur
4. The Wedding KL
If you like: Well, weddings — or to be more exact, planning your own
What’s going on: An array of wedding creatives will be gathering together for the best wedding event around. If you’re in the midst of planning your big day, or simply enjoy the atmosphere of it all, you’ll find the best of dresses and decor right here.
Event details: 25-27 January at JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur