5 Places in Kuala Lumpur Food Photographers Will Love

posted by Chris Valentine
Kuala Lumpur Food Photographers love snapping pics of perfect plates of Hokkien Mee

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The trend nowadays is veering towards the perfect aesthetic. It makes sense, the popularity of mobile apps like Instagram and Snapchat has invited photographers, both amateur and professional, to take pictures in very creative ways and angles. If you browse through any of the photos, you will see your usual tourist backdrop on cruise ship holidays or breath-taking views captured with a unique twist, one that we have never seen before.

But it is not just about the tourist destinations or other memorable moments. The apps available today have become a haven for Kuala Lumpur food photographers as well. This is one of the reasons why hole-in-the-wall cafes and restaurants have become so popular (other than their delicious food, of course). So at the risk of being called “hipsters”, foodists are on the lookout for a unique aesthetic dining experience. But they can look no further than Kuala Lumpur, a place teeming with vibrant colour, exciting destinations, and the best cafes and restaurants perfect for Instagram and all.

Project B

A cafe that is literally run by teenagers, Project B is one of the best places to hang out with friends. They offer their customers a wide range of boardgames that they can play while they are enjoying their sumptuous meals. This restaurant is an initiative of the Berjaya Care Foundations to support the programs made by the Dignity for Children’s Foundation.

Brewman Coffee

If you find yourself in the streets of Solaris Mont Kiara, you might see two giant cycles hanging vertically in front of a cafe. The Brewman Coffee is considered to be one of the most inventive in terms of how they serve their coffee. Their artisan drinks include Reverse Coffee, Espresso Bomb, and Red Latte.

Three Little Birds

In the city, you would think it is hard to get a touch of nature and greens because of all the buildings and skyscrapers all around. But at Three Little Birds, you will be surrounded with entwining vines and beautiful plants while enjoying a hot cup of joe. Give your daily java routing a unique environmental touch in the middle of the bustling city.

Sugar Rush

Sugar Rush lives by the motto, “Making the world a better place…one ganache-topped, cream-filled, almond-coated, sugar-dusted butter cake at a time”. Once you have had a taste of all their treats, you will definitely know why they make such bold claims. Ask anyone who has tried their cakes, they will tell you how Sugar Rush made their world a better place…for the moment, at least!

Merchant’s Lane

Petaling Street is a popular destination among locals and tourists, and once you are in Kuala Lumpur, you just cannot miss going there to see it for yourself. However, it can be a bit too crowded. Well, you can always find refuge in Merchant’s Lane — considered to be one of the most relaxing places in Petaling Street.

These places are tucked in the bustling city of Kuala Lumpur. And for amateur and professional food photographers, well, they are just waiting for you to try out their treats and enjoy the aesthetic dining they all offer.

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