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Street food in Malaysia is not just limited to night markets and hawker centers. You can find them on the back of the many food trucks in the city. Here are 10 best food trucks that are worth queuing up for.
Follow the aromatic smell as you walk along Kuala Lumpur’s busy streets and you will find scrumptious food sold from stalls and the back of trucks. Food trucks have long existed in the country with the likes of lok lok trucks. With the surge of modern food trucks, you can now easily find good meals on four wheels around the city. The variety of food offered has also increased, along with the quality as well. Here are 10 best food trucks to check out in Kuala Lumpur.
You can find this popular food truck at the busy TAPAK Urban Street Dining, which is within walking distance of KLCC. Providing healthy local and international meals on wheels, Flaming Wheels started in 2013. On the extensive menu, you can find pasta, burgers, steaks, Tandoori chicken, samosas, fried bihun, char kway teow and hokkien mee.
Get your share of delicious paninis, club sandwiches and fajita at Babooor. This bright yellow food truck is hard to miss as it takes its spot at various street dining locations like TAPAK Urban Street Dining and Dataran Wangsa. Driven to fill people’s tummies with hearty food using simple and fresh ingredients, you will find their crispy honey chicken panini hitting all the right spots.
Babarittos started with a love for Mexican food and local flavours. You can have a pick of either a burrito or quesadilla and five fillings to choose from, including grilled chicken, black pepper beef, spicy lamb, cajun shrimp and vegetable in eggs. Other options on the menu include cheesy bolognese, nachos and burgers. You can find Bbarittos at TAPAK Urban Street Dining.
Having travelled from the southern tip to the northern tip of Malaysia, as well as the east coast, Curbside Cantina has been serving their popular churros and tacos out of the back of a van in Taman Tun Dr Ismail. This easy-to-eat morsel packs a flavourful punch and it gets even better when paired with their homemade sauces. Find out where they are headed next with the schedule available on their website.
With Wheeloaf, the first mobile gourmet bakery in town, patrons can enjoy the ambiance of a cafe and the freshness of a bakery shop on four wheels. Pastry lovers will enjoy the selection of sandwiches, bread loaves and dessert tarts baked from the back of the truck. Popular among locals in Taman Melawati, some of the favourites here are the panini bbq pulled beef, panini gargasm chicken and grilled cheese.
Bringing Ramly burgers to another level, Burger Giler Power’s burgers are made with black charcoal buns, homemade patties and fresh ingredients. A product of two brothers with a love for food, it has quickly become a favourite among the locals in Taman Melawati. Don’t miss out on their juicy burgers with options like The Chief, which is a double beef patty burger with cheese and topped with beef bacon.
Drawing crowds with their aromatic Southern American food, this Texan truck serves up a feast in Taman Tun Dr Ismail and Subang Jaya. The truck offers burgers, sandwiches and tacos that have been keeping customers loyal. Join the crowd and don’t miss out on their famous buttermilk fried chicken wings.
Contrary to their name, Little Fat Duck does not serve ducks on its menu. Instead, this food truck offers halal French and Italian delicacies to the public. With a lot of love for the food they make, Little Fat Duck uses only fresh ingredients and makes everything, including the sauces, from scratch. Prices are kept low, starting at RM6 a plate for pasta, to make good food available to the public.
Set in Dataran Wangsa, these boys are making their way into locals’ hearts with delicious pastas, burgers and hotdogs. Serving till late night, the spot-hitting sloppy comfort food, which starts at RM5 per dish, will have you exploding with joy. Don’t miss out on their chicken chop, carbonara, and chicken confit.
With a shared passion and love for food, the young entrepreneurs behind this popular food truck decided to start out on their own with this mobile pasta truck. Inspired by The Godfather, the Italian-influenced menu is sprinkled with references to this classic Mafia movie. With prices starting at RM6 per dish and carefully-made pasta, it’s no wonder this food truck is popular among locals in Taman Tun Dr Ismail.