Malaysia’s streets are laden with colourful fruits, popular hawker stalls and the aromatic smells of delicious food. Here are five best street-food spots in Kuala Lumpur to eat to your heart’s content.
Malaysia, home to nasi lemak and teh tarik, has a lot of food to offer thanks to its colourful cultural background. Street food has long been a part of the country’s history and is still thriving in Kuala Lumpur today. If you want a taste of the real Malaysia, head over to these five street-food spots in the capital city.
A food paradise tucked in the basement of Lot 10 shopping centre, Hutong is a maze of food wonders featuring some of the country’s most beloved heritage dishes. With more than 34 food stalls, Hutong gives customers a street-food setting away from the hot sun and inside the cool embrace of air conditioning. There are plenty of open tables available, so you don’t have to worry about eating elbow-to-elbow with strangers. Highlights here include Ho Weng Kee’s wantan mee, Soong Kee’s beef noodles and Chua Brothers’s char kway teow.
Tapak Urban Dining gathers some of the best food trucks in the Klang Valley all in one spot. Located near KLCC and the Golden Triangle, you will find everything from coconut shakes to soft-shell crab burgers. Take time to explore the 30+ food trucks stationed here, with must-tries such as kimchi quesadillas, colourful frappes, ayam penyet and pizza. Gather your best buds and grab a meal on wheels to enjoy some of KL’s most innovative food ventures under the stars.