me, 2.0: jose nazario
beauty and the street
food in malaysia
because KL is such a mix of various cultures, the food reflects this
diversity in its tastes and styles. some local dishes are very
popular, like nasi lemak.
i preferred the versions of nasi lemak that weren't in the pouches, only
because i could avoid eating anchovies (which i don't have a taste for).
we also ate a bunch of curries, which everyone seemed surprised i liked
and enjoyed. i think they expected it to be too spicy for me. while spicy,
it didn't wind up too spicy. i also enjoyed rotee chanai and rotee prata,
again something which stunned some people a bit. delicious food, various
styles. sometimes curry style, sometimes more like thai or vietnamese.
this picture was taken one night out at a malaysian food center. lots of varieties,
great prices. evidently open all night.
if only for the food, KL would be worth it. i will definitely continue to
miss those delicious meals.
another fun place in KL is bangsar baru,
a happening nightlife center. the mix of expats and regional style is
interesting, although in some ways it feels too disconnected from
the KL we found and loved. this is the area where we found stencils
in KL. beware the klinic
bangsar baru, evidently, the prices will hurt you.
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