From local cuisine to French dining and Middle Eastern fare, foodies could easily travel internationally through their palates and tummies without having to leave Kuala Lumpur (KL).
KUKUS STIM HABIS!
Located in Glenmarie Shah Alam, ‘Kukus Stim Habis!’ serves local cuisine and keeping it all Malaysian by naming the dishes with Malaysian slangs. The Master Dulang set offers four different sambals (spicy condiments) and Alakazam whole leg fried chicken. Be sure to also taste the Malaysian all-time favourite: Nasi Lemak Kukus Basmathi (steamed Basmathi rice cooked in coconut milk)
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This is the place to celebrate the authentically delicious Indonesian, Thai, Malay and Vietnamese flavours all under one roof. Located at the Arcoris Mont Kiara, The Majapahit interiors combine modernity with old world charm. Gajah Mada, a new restaurant by The Majapahit, is open at MyTown Shopping Centre serving authentic taste of Southeast Asia.
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This French fine dining establishment serves beautifully plated gourmet dishes based on fresh ingredients prepared using French techniques with Japanese finesse. Located on level 41 of Alila Bangsar, Entier is a casual yet polished restaurant headed by experienced Japanese native Chef Masashi Horiuchi. “Entier” is an old French word meaning “whole” or “entire”, inspired from its nose-to-tail culinary approach, whereby every part of the animal or vegetable is used.
Website: Entier Restaurant
You are just one sip away to taste Turkish-style coffee since Prana Alchemy is located at the commercial centre in Bandar Sunway. The café, which sports wooden façade and a smattering of potted plants, is easy to be spotted. Prana Alchemy always comes up with new menu, offering diners a whole new experience at every visit. A small selection of cakes also available to complement a perfect coffee-session with your mates.
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WIZARDS AT TRIBECA
From the same owners who brought us the award winning cafes, The Red Beanbag and Yellow Brick Road, Wizards Café on Jalan Imbi offers you variety of magical choices of Australian-inspired specialty brunch and handcrafted coffee in daytime and exquisite dinner dishes at night. The potent combination of the cafe’s ambience and great selection of food produces magic that puts foodies under its spell, making them return to the cafe time and again.
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Serving authentic Yemeni cuisine, a fine dining Middle Eastern experience awaits you at Marhaba. With beautiful dining halls at Publika and Sunway, diners can savour traditional Yemeni food at its best, freshly prepared by skillful chefs specially flown in from Yemen.
I LOVE TOPOKKI
A great way to experience authentic Korean cuisine is by heading to ‘I Love Topokki’, which serves authentically Korean food similar to what you might get in Korea. Its interior and non-stop K-pop background music creates a remarkably Korean vibe while dining. As its name suggests, ‘topokki’ refers to one of the eatery’s specialties with various add-ons like cheese. Simply gratifying!
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