Malaysia Food Tours: Walking food tour of Kuala Lumpur

Malyasia Food ToursThis is the eleventh post in the Malaysia and Singapore! series. Other posts in this series include Lot 10 Hutong – Kuala Lumpur’s Most Famous Hawker Stalls Under One RoofLaZat Malaysian Home CookingOtak, Otak Fish Dumplings in Banana LeafLittle Penang Cafe + Visiting the Petronas Twin TowersRoti Jala – Malaysian Lacy Pancake, and Nonya Malaysian Chicken CurryBijanOnde Onde, and Jalan Alor.

I love walking tours.

Actually, I just love walking. Whenever I visit a new location, my favorite way to experience it is to walk it. I like randomly exploring and stumbling upon interesting shops, roadside food stalls, and people going about their daily lives. Usually when Bryan and I travel, we pretty much eat and walk. Plan out our food stops and walk as much as possible.

It’s a lot of work to plan out walking paths, however, especially in an unfamiliar country. You might not know which neighborhoods are safe; the street signs might be in another language; and you may end up wasting a lot of time.

Sometimes, especially if Bryan is doing work meetings during the day and I’m traveling alone, I’ll opt to join a walking food tour instead. I’ve realized it’s a great way to be exposed to a new cuisine from the eyes of a local. Plus, it’s fun to learn more about the food and the culture from someone who actually lives there.

On one of my last days in Kuala Lumpur, I booked a walking tour organized by Food Tour Malaysia in collaboration with Kuala Lumpur Urban Adventures. I had a blast trying all sorts of local treats.

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I’ve moved! (to WordPress)

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Dear Friends, After seven (!) years of blogging on a simple blogspot template, I have taken the plunge and switched over to WordPress. I’m still figuring stuff out (this is brand new to me!) but I’m already pretty excited by the added functionality of WordPress over my old, old Blogger theme (whose code I had heavily…

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If you’re an avid follower of  restaurant lists and Michelin stars, the name Noma won’t be foreign to you. Noma is a modernist, locavore, Nordic restaurant from Chef René Redzepi in Copenhagen, Denmark. It has dominated the top spot in S. Pellegrino’s World’s 50 Best Restaurants list, named the best restaurant in the world in 2010, 2011,…

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Jalan Alor – Kuala Lumpur’s most famous food street

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This is the tenth post in the Malaysia and Singapore! series. Other posts in this series include Lot 10 Hutong – Kuala Lumpur’s Most Famous Hawker Stalls Under One Roof, LaZat Malaysian Home Cooking, Otak, Otak Fish Dumplings in Banana Leaf, Little Penang Cafe + Visiting the Petronas Twin Towers, Roti Jala – Malaysian Lacy Pancake, and Nonya Malaysian Chicken Curry. Bijan, and Onde Onde….

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