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MALAYSIA: ALL OF THE RESTAURANTS PICKED BY ANTHONY BOURDAIN ON NO RESERVATIONS

When Anthony Bourdain visited Malaysia on his show No Reservations Season 1 Episode 5 (originally aired August 22, 2005), he and his crew picked many restaurants. Here are all the addresses and the dishes showcased on No Resrevations – Anthony Bourdain Malaysia, all in a convenient list:

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DISH – Chinchalok, Nasi Campur, Pau, and Banana Flower Curry       

WHAT IS IT?

Chinchalok – fermented krill (small shrimps); Nasi Campur – nasi putih with meat, vegetables, fried shrimp krupuk, eggs and peanuts; Pau – Malaysian steamed bun, usually with meat filling; Banana Flower Curry – banana blossom with anchovy paste.

WHERE IS IT?                                  

Kampung Baru Night Market
Jalan Raja Muda Musa
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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ANTHONY BOURDAIN MALAYSIA NOTES

On this episode, Tony’s first stop was at Kampung Baru Night Market, which he explored with Chef Wan.

DISH – Traditional Malay Cuisine

WHAT IS IT?

Dishes that follow the culinary traditions of ethnic Malays, like sambal and roasted beef with star fruit.

WHERE IS IT?

Aunty Aini’s Garden Cafe
Batu 16, Kampung Chelet
Nilai, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia

ANTHONY BOURDAIN MALAYSIA NOTES

Aunty Aini’s Garden Café is a small restaurant in a village outside of town that offers traditional Malay fare.

DISH – Laksa

WHAT IS IT?

Vermicelli noodles in a broth of coconut milk, curry and Sarawak hot chili peppers, with fried egg and shrimp, served with a chili paste on the side

WHERE IS IT?        

Choon Hui Cafe 春园茶室
34, Jalan Ban Hock
Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

ANTHONY BOURDAIN MALAYSIA NOTES

Choon Hui Café is one of the breakfast places in Kuching where you can get Laksa.