10 Places For You To Celebrate Malaysia Day This Long Weekend
Modern Malaysian restaurant Dewakan has long been the go-to place for gourmands to sample a taste of Malaysia. With the recent release of their new menu, the restaurant evolves their identity with creative new ways to showcase our country's great produce and ingredients.
Gin bar Pahit has always been championing local flavours by using Malaysian ingredients to make excellent cocktails. They also recently were involved with the Gin Jubilee, the world's premier gin festival, with a special Laksamana cocktail, giving you a perfect excuse to pay this awesome bar a visit.
Another Modern Malaysian gem, except on the casual end of the scale, Li over at Damansara Jaya shakes up what you know and love about kaya, rice bowls and childhood favourites in a way that allows you to taste Malaysian food in new and exciting ways.
Recently opening this year, chef Raymond Tham of Beta KL started the restaurant to bring Malaysian food to haute cuisine status, focusing on highlighting dishes from the east, north, south and central regions. If that doesn't sound Malaysian we don't what else is.
5/10La Juiceria Superfoods
The popular one stop for everything healthy, La Juiceria offers a number of locally inspired dishes like the nasi lemak wrap. Thanks to the creative vision of its founder, La Juiceria continues to make healthy versions of Malaysian favourites so you can literally have your cake and eat it too.
Newcomer to the KL food scene, Atlas Pizzeria, an extension of Atlas Gourmet Market, opened with a number of pizzas featuring toppings inspired by local hawker favourites. Fancy a laksa, rendang or nasi lemak pizza this Malaysia Day?
Contemporary kopitiam Wondermama is a great place to get your everything local fix when it comes to food. Expect your favourites to receive twists that draw influence from other cuisines like Japanese or Korean for a fun take on Malaysian food.
Healthy snack company Amazin' Graze makes a range of granola, superfoods, nuts and nut butters that will be sure to Malaysia-fy your next breakfast. Nibble on coconut curry lime nut mix or salted gula melaka granola to have that taste of Malaysia anytime you want.
9/10Table & Apron
Fried chicken famed restaurant Table & Apron over at Damansara Kim will be celebrating our new Malaysia with a gula melaka laced milk tea to pair with their nasi lemak, giving you yet another reason to pay this awesome restaurant another visit soon.
Specialising in offering a culinary snapshot of all of Malaysia's best foods, Grandmama's offers a little bit of something for everyone to enjoy. Dad can go for the char kway teow while mom can get the special nasi ayam, making it a win-win for everyone.