The capital city of Malaysia is replete with eateries that will delight even the most sophisticated of gourmands. On the other end of the spectrum, Kuala Lumpur is also perfect for sampling local street food steeped in rich culture—this offers you a wholly novel experience from simply dining at regular indoor food joints.
A visit to Kuala Lumpur is no doubt incomplete without visiting one of these ubiquitous “pasar malams” that reflects the Southeast Asian lifestyle. From a plethora of unique delicacies, super cheap clothing, household knick-knacks to funky accessories and souvenirs, the night bazaars here are absolutely happening (and worth tackling). Do remember that bargain is de rigueur.
Are you ready to discover and appreciate the melting pot of Kuala Lumpur? Select a day, brace through the lively night markets and pamper your taste buds while you are at it.
Here Are 8 Night Markets In Kuala Lumpur To Feast Your Eyes On. READ ON
Sitting within Chocha Foodstore is Botakliquor. The 6-month old bar sits on the mezzanine of the popular bistro and it is every botanical lover’s dream come true. Botakliquor is easily one of the most photogenic and talked-about bars in Kuala Lumpur now.
With a well-curated menu of cocktails stemming mainly from gin, vodka and rum, this charming bar is definitely worthy of being on your itinerary when you visit Kuala Lumpur.
It is no secret that Singaporeans enjoy weekend getaways or short trips abroad to unwind and recharge. One nearby city brimming with scrumptious street food and bustling nightlife is the capital city of Malaysia—Kuala Lumpur.
If you are flying from Singapore, you only need 45 minutes by plane and 4 or 5 hours by coach, depending on traffic and weather conditions. The city’s close proximity and affordability makes it a great travel destination for many of us who are planning to go for a getaway.
Planning a trip there soon and have no idea what to do there? Here’s our 4D3N Kuala Lumpur Itinerary on 19 tips on what to see, do and eat in the city. READ ON
Known as Kuala Lumpur’s Chinatown, Jalan Petaling is a vibrant street where peak hour starts just before sunset and vendors start opening up their stalls for business. The massive market spreads across Jalan Pudu and Jalan Sultan.
It is common to see locals and tourists bargaining at Petaling Street as there is stiff competition arising from the scores of shops selling souvenirs, electronics and even fake designer items.
In the midst of shopping, fill your tummy with delicious street food you can find at Petaling Street. Here are 10 Street Food To Look Out For At Petaling Street, Kuala Lumpur. READ ON
The next time you visit Kuala Lumpur, keep a look out for an interesting mixture of cafes—from specialty coffee shops to up-and-coming potential cafes. Some of the cafes have retained traditional Malaysian touches while others are influenced by foreign cultures from abroad.
Needless to say, we are excited and anticipating more cafes to pop up in the near future. As for now, here are our picks for 13 Cafes and Coffee Shops in Kuala Lumpur. READ ON
Coffee Amo is a popular cafe in Kuala Lumpur’s Chinatown, or otherwise more commonly known as Petaling Street. With its centralised location, many come to this cafe to rest their weary feet after shopping or to enjoy afternoon tea with their friends.
“Amo” translates to love in Italian and that is exactly what the baristas put into brewing your coffee—lots of love. Their speciality coffee which comes with 3D coffee art has been making rounds on Instagram, attracting both locals and tourists into the cafe.
If you are around the area, why not drop by and have a cuppa or two? READ ON
Besides the famous Petaling Street, one other well-known food street in Kuala Lumpur is Jalan Alor. Located right in the heart of the city, Jalan Alor comes to life after 6pm. This is when you will see many vendors setting up their food stall and seafood restaurants at the side filling up.
The lively food street has plenty of options for you to choose from—be it light street snacks to local favourites and even Chinese-style zi char dishes. No matter what you are craving for, Jalan Alor has it all!
So for those who are heading to Kuala Lumpur, here are 8 Street Food You Should Try At Jalan Alor. READ ON
Hidden under a pedestrian bridge along Jalan Pudu in Kuala Lumpur, A • Toast Breakfast & Juice Bar is an unassuming eatery you are likely to pass by without a second thought unless you are specifically looking for it.
Do not underestimate this humble breakfast bar, for its photogenic breakfast toasts and refreshing fruit juices have been gaining much popularity on social media recently. As its name suggests, A • Toast Breakfast & Juice Bar is a breakfast place that opens from early morning to mid-afternoon.
Those who are working nearby can grab a sandwich along the way to kick-start a productive day or have a simple brunch here during the weekends. READ ON