My Kuala Lumpur Is Better Than Yours

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Sek Yuen, where locals gather for Cantonese-Malaysian favorites like fragrant five-spice pork belly with taro.
— David Hagerman
Weng Kee serves sticky, smoky char siew (barbecued pork).
— David Hagerman
Assam laksa, sold by the very last assam laksa stall on Madras Lane in Petaling Street Bazaar in Chinatown.
— David Hagerman
Asli Craft sells items that can only be found in Malaysia.
— David Hagerman
A collection of plush creatures called Dooodolls can be found at Whimsical Articles, a store devoted to brightly designed note cards, papers, and books.
— David Hagerman
Central Market houses crafts shops, restaurants and cafés, and a couple of food courts.
— David Hagerman
Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia has models of the world's mosques and a gorgeous collection of fabrics, carpets, and clothing.
— David Hagerman
Kuala Gandah Elephant Conservation Centre.
— David Hagerman
The best place to start (or end) a night is at the open-air lounge Luna Bar.
— David Hagerman

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