It’s no secret Malaysians love their food and are willing to travel long distances in order to find it. Luckily, foodies won’t have to go that far to enjoy an exciting range of culinary experiences when Taste of Tiffin hits Publika mall next month. From the masterminds behind creative arts festival Urbanscapes, Taste of Tiffin is a true food lover’s paradise complete with an extensive food vendor market, gourmet tasting sessions, pop-up bars and even a burger showdown to find the best burger joint in town. The three-day event acts as an introduction to the event organiser’s weeklong celebration Tiffin Week happening in the latter part of this year and is sure to give KL-ites a deliciously good time. The exciting weekend starts with the Tiffin Throwdown on 26 February – a fun contest where ten of the best burger experts in the city come together to compete for the honour of being the spot to go to for perfectly grilled buns and juicy patties. The best part is the public are the judges and every guest will get to sample sliders from the likes of Myburgerlab, Burger Giler Power, Daily Grind, YummyLicious and Bob Republic Burger Bakar who are among the top nominees for this yummy challenge. The Burger Factory The Daily Grind Then, on Saturday and Sunday from noon onwards, go on a food trail and enjoy some of the nation’s best food at the gastronomic market Chowdown. Try fresh sashimi from Top Catch or dig into some cheesy tacos from the Fresca Mexican Kitchen & Bar. Hungry for more great food? Brunch Sessions featuring the culinary geniuses behind Root Cellar KL and Singapore’s Brunch Bandits will have four exclusive sit-down meals combining international breakfast food with great specialty coffee to help satisfy your mid-day cravings. Brunch Sessions Great breakfast food at Taste of Tiffin And if you’re looking for a happy buzz, Heart of the Run is a pop-up bar where some of the capital’s most wanted bartenders hailing from Marini’s on 57, Nobu KL and 44bar will be serving up innovative cocktails from noon until well past dusk.
Taste of Tiffin
WHEN 26-28 February
TIMES Tiffin Throwdown at 7:30pm onwards (Feb 26); Chowdown Food Market at 12-10pm (Feb 27 and 28); Brunch Sessions at 11am to 12:30pm and 1:30 to 3pm (Feb 27 and Feb 28); Heart of the Run 12pm to 10pm (Feb 27 and 28); Heart of the Run white spirit connoisseur session at 12 to 5pm (Feb 28)
ADMISSION Tiffin Throwdown at RM55 per entry; Brunch Session at RM90 for advanced booking and Heart of the Run white spirit connoisseur session at RM110 (early bird) or RM145 (at the door)