Malaysia is one of the top countries in the ASEAN community because of its natural beauty and great culture preservation. Malaysians are also generally hospitable and welcoming to tourists that is why people from around the world love to travel in Malaysia. While there are so many great and attractive tourist spots in the said country, many people can’t deny the fact that their main reason why they travel to Malaysia is because of the local cuisine. Not to mention the great-tasting seafood that many people will surely enjoy.
If you love street food then you are on the right page. Here are the top five places to eat street food in #Malaysia:
- Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, is probably the biggest place where you can find and taste local cuisine. With over 1.6 million population and also millions and millions of visitor, the city really needs to step up their game to give the people what they want a.k.a food!
Street food are very common in Kuala Lumpur. If you want recommendations, here are the best ones to try: Assam Laksa, Rojak, Roti, Apom Balik and Batu Maung Satay!
- Johor Baru
Johor Baru is a place that sits on the southern part of the Malaysian peninsula. It is also one of the most frequented places in Malaysia. Tourists love to roam around here because they get to experience what it’s like to really be a local in Malaysia and they also love the following street food that you may try: Nasi Lemak, Koay Chiap, Chee Cheong Fun and many more.
This is a town in Borneo part of Malaysia. Kuching is a very picturesque place to stay at. While this place may seem foreign to a lot of tourists, there are still so many great street food that this place offers. If you ever happen to visit Kuching, you should try the following: Mooncake, Soup Base and Kolomee, Keuh Chap, Tomato Kway Teow, and Mui Beef Noodles.
Ipoh is also not that frequented by people because most of them are really exploring Kuala Lumpur but Ipoh is also a good place to visit because the beauty that it has to offer. Ipoh is also the third largest city in Malaysia so it is definitely a must-visit. There are also so many food places where you can try burgers and pizza and authentic asian food. If you want to try their street food, take note of the following: Satay, Yong Tau Fu, Wat Tan Hor, Blanched Baby Octopus, Pak Kong Chicken Rice and many more.
Kuantan is the last from the list but it also has a lot to offer. Kuantan is located near the South China Sea so it is very close to the ocean. Visiting Kuantan is like visiting a wonderful deserted island so for those who wants to experience reggae vibes, Kuantan is the place to be! The following list of street food are definitely worth trying: Roast Duck Noodle, 3-color Pan Mee, Curry Mee and Curry Laksa.
Malaysia is really filled with places that showcases different kinds of street food that are very well-made. You should definitely head to one of the places stated above and try their local cuisine!
Mark Aldrin R. Hipolito is a daytime writer for Brooklyn Depot, one of Australia’s best food places that offers burgers and brew. Mark also writes about the best food places in Australia and some parts of the world in order to attract the foodies to devour great food.
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