Malaysia truly is a land of plenty. The country is endowed with beautiful beaches, invigorating highlands, verdant jungles teeming with flora and fauna, vibrant cities, charming countrysides and a spectrum of colourful cultures.
Malaysia is an amalgamation of three major races, the Malay, Chinese and Indian, as well as a myriad of ethnic groups from Sabah and Sarawak. The potpourri is enriched further with the influence of the Thai, British and Portuguese cultures. This cultural diversity can be seen and experienced in many facets of Malaysian life, from its festivals and celebrations to its splendid array of mouth-watering food.
One interesting way to explore Malaysia is through its food. The culinary journey will give visitors an insight into the lifestyles, cultures and traditions of the people. Eating out is certainly a gastronomic adventure, as the food here ranges from aromatic Malay dishes, delectable Chinese delicacies, to spicy Indian fare. Malaysia offers some of Asia’s finest cuisine, given the wide variety of cooking styles and cultural influences.
Food connoisseurs can rest assured that there are many exclusive restaurants that offer fine dining amidst a charming ambience. Alternatively, eat al-fresco at the open-air food courts. Urban areas abound with fast-food outlets, trendy cafés and delicatessens. In major cities with a cosmopolitan lifestyle such as Kuala Lumpur, visitors will find many restaurants serving international fare.
|Kuala Lumpur||Atmosphere 360 KL Tower Revolving Restaurant||International Buffet|
|Kuala Lumpur||Bijan Bar & Restaurant||Traditional Malay|
|Kuala Lumpur||Marini’s on 57||Italian|
|Kuala Lumpur||Malaysian Home Cooking Class||Cooking Class (Malay/Lacal/Thai)|
|Kuala Lumpur||Old China Cafe||Baba Nyonya|
|Kuala Lumpur||Noble House||Chinese|
|Kuala Lumpur||Precious Old China||Baba Nyonya|
|Kuala Lumpur||The Ship Restaurant||Western|
|Malacca||Capitol Satay||Local (Chinese)|
|Malacca||Kedai Kopi Chung Wah||Local (Chinese)|
|Malacca||Restoran Peranakan||Baba Nyonya|
|Penang||Little Kitchen @ Nyonya||Baba Nyonya|
|Penang||Matsu at Lone Pine Hotel||Japanese|
|Penang||Pickles, Spice and Cooking||Cooking Class (Malay/Lacal/Thai)|
|Penang||Three Sixty° Revolving Restaurant and Sky Bar||Western|
|Langkawi||Hole in the Wall Langkawi Restaurant & Fishfarm||Seafood|
|Langkawi||Orchid Ria Seafood||Chinese|
|Langkawi||The Pavilion, The Datai Hotel||Thai|
|Kota Kinabalu||Kampung Nelayan Floating Seafood Restaurant||Local/Seafood|
We wish you enjoy the Culinary Journey. Bon Appétit!