5 KL Based Asian Restaurants for Your Asian Palate
Kuala Lumpur; the city that can offer you almost any type of food and cuisine you could ask for especially great food for our savoury loving Asian palate! Imagine having a fulfilling dish cooked with the best of ingredients, blended with spices and sauces that leave you wanting for more every single time you have it and eaten while spending quality time with your loved ones… what dish comes to your mind? Is it the all time favourite nasi lemak? Or a warm hearty bowl of phở?
1. MALAYSIAN CUISINE: NASI LEMAK FAMOUS
Nasi lemak is one of our national dishes and you can get from a lot of places. But to know which place serves the best one, that is the challenge. The nasi needs to have that perfect ‘lemak’ taste paired with sambal that is not too spicy and not too sweet along with that crispy fried chicken.
Operation hours: Mondays-Saturdays, 5pm-5am
2. THAI FOOD: BANNGKOK STREET FOOD
Bangkok, Thailand is known for their amazing street food. And this restaurant, it brings Thai streets to you! Designed to look like a typical street in Bangkok with stalls of food, it gives you the experience of visiting Thailand while dining. They offer more than 100 types of Thai street food and if that is not heaven on earth, I do not know what is! If you are planning to visit the restaurant, make sure to try their grilled striploin, steamed lime squid, prawn tom yam and Nutella pancake. The portion of food is also very generous so it is a good idea to share with friends!
Operation hours: Mondays-Sundays, 3pm-12am
3. VIETNAMESE CUISINE: SUPER SAIGON
If you are feeling like having a good bowl of soup noodles, this is the place to go! They have a few branches not only around KL but in Selangor as well. Aside from the phở, their spring rolls are the best appetizers to have to share and their plain banh mi is also a must try. Other than serving good food, the restaurant also has a nice ambience with aesthetically pleasing decorations. But I can guarantee that you might forget to take pictures because you will be so busy enjoying your phở!
Operation hours: Mondays-Saturdays, 1130am-1030pm; Sundays, 1030am-1030pm
4. CHINESE FOOD: MY DIM SUM
Located at Setapak Central (near Sushi King), this pork-free dim sum restaurant offers you various types of mouthwatering dim sum that you will have a hard time to choose from! From steamed salted egg custard buns to deep fried homemade beancurd, they have it all. Be sure to also try their salted egg yolk prawn fried rice! The place is known for their good service with friendly staff to attend to you.
Operation hours: Mondays-Sundays, 10am-10pm
5. JAPANESE: SUSHI MENTAI
Sushi Mentai is a Japanese restaurant that serves affordable high quality sushi. They have the freshest salmon in the market and every bite will make you crave for more. The salmon mayo sushi is a must try while their spicy chicken floss sushi is surprisingly good.
If you’ve tried any of these places, let us know which is your favourite below!