6 Reasons To Be At Chinatown Chowdown

6 Reasons To Be At Chinatown Chowdown

Though the quest to #RediscoverKL this Urbanscapes 2017 is paved with tasty munchies and refreshing quenchers, there is much more waiting to be uncovered this weekend.


Here are 6 things that are happening all across Chinatown Chowdown to aid your exploration of the beloved heritage area also known as ‘Chee Cheong Kai’.


1. Get Hands On At The Film Processing Workshop At Cafe Etc.



Level up your photography skill by learning black and white film processing. Hosted by film photography specialists, Darkroom8, the workshop is a hands-on class that will take enthusiasts through this delicate art step by step. Perfect for first-time enthusiasts or those just needing a refresher course. Learn more about it here.


Date: 6, 7 & 8 May 2017 (Sat, Sun & Mon)
Time: 10am – 2pm
Fee: RM80, including all tools, chemicals and equipment


2. Treat Yourself To A Gourmet Tea Party



After a hot day of rediscovering KL, quench your thirst and get a mid-afternoon pick-me-up with leaf & co.’s delicious weekend-only promotion.


Date: 6 & 7 May 2017 (Sat & Sun)
Time: 3pm – 6pm

Fee: RM20 for one type of cake & one choice of tea


3. Get Your Fortune Read At This Experimental Pop-Up Booth

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Get ready for a pasar malam stall like no other. The brainchild of POW IDEAS, Gerai Tai Tai is an experimental pop-up fortune-telling booth that is performative, spatial and experiential. Get ready for a memorable one-on-one interaction with Tai Tai (played by Lim Bek Yee)!


Date: 6 & 7 May 2017 (Sat & Sun)
Time: 5pm 9pm

For more information, click here.


4. Witness An Epic Showdown To Crown The Ultimate Petaling Street Warrior

Petaling street warriors


Take two talented bartenders from well-loved speakeasies and pit them against each other for a one-night only Chinatown spectacular. Angel Ng from KL’s PS150 and Charmaine Thio from Singapore’s 28 Hong Kong Street are the warriors on stage. Their weapon of choice are five lethal drinks, mixed to their best creativity. And the judge is YOU!


Date: 6 May 2017 (Sat)

Time: 9pm to late

For more info, click here.


5. Dance The Night Away With Some Local Flavour



The Berlin KL is celebrating all things local at Berlinscapes, their one-night only underground party. With a roster of local DJs setting a hip hop, RnB, nuskool, trap and grime soundtrack for the night, they’ll also be serving up their signature Malaysian Long Island cocktail for a bargain price of RM10.

Date: 6 May 2017 (Sat)

Time: 10pm – 2am

Fee: no cover charge!

For more information, click here.


6. Enjoy Good Food And An Even Better Sunset At A Rooftop BBQ

Attic Bar BBQ


There’s no better way to ring out a good weekend then watching the sun set with the smoky scent of grilled meat in the air and a cold drink in hand. Head to The Attic Bar’s BBQ Rooftop Party and get your fill of grilled chicken, sausages and salad prepared by the Travel Hub KL crew.


Date: 7 May 2017 (Sun)

Time: 6pm – 2am

Fee: RM 10 for dinner pass, assorted promos on wine and cocktails

For more info, click here.


Don’t forget to collect your Tiffin Stamps all throughout Chinatown Chowdown for your chance to win exclusive passes to the Urbanscapes Tiger #UNCAGEMUSIC Block Part at Slate on 21st May.


U Mobile users will also enjoy further rewards throughout the weekend. Click here to find out how!


Consider this your cheat sheet to the hippest part of Kuala Lumpur specially this weekend!

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