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Penang Famous Samosa in Little India, George Town

During my previous trip to Penang, I got the chance to explore Little India. A colourful and vibrant enclave of Indian culture located around Queen Street, Chulia Street and Market Street in George Town. In this neighbourhood, one can find shops that sell spices, garments, ethnic clothing, trinkets & garlands, goldsmiths & jewellers, Indian restaurants […]

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Ah Leng Char Koay Teow (亚龙炒粿条) at Restoran Tong Hooi | Penang

When I told Mervin that I wanted to go Siam Road for Charcoal Char Koay Teow, he asked me if I was prepared to wait for 1.5 – 2 hours. Well, not really as we had a jam-packed itinerary ahead of us. Even if I had the luxury of time, I probably still wouldn’t wait […]

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Ah Koo’s Hokkien Mee at Classic Cafe | Penang

Rise and shine on our third day in Penang. Our local foodie friend, Mervin brought us to Classic Cafe at Jalan Perak to try this popular Ah Koo’s Hokkien Mee. The kopitiam is located opposite Padang Brown Hawker Centre, which is also one of the locals’ favourite makan destinations. Many local residents would wake up […]

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Ali Nasi Lemak – The Best Nasi Lemak in Penang

Headed back to George Town for more makan action right after our tour of Kek Lok Si Temple. Since coming to Penang, I found a new love i.e. nasi lemak. Especially those ordinary looking ones wrapped in banana leaves that come with to-die-for sambal chilli. My goodness, why is nasi lemak in Penang so shiok […]

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Air Itam Laksa (亚依淡叻沙) | Possibly the best in Penang

After trying the extra long fried dough fritters at Te Chang You Tiao Wang, we headed back to the Air Itam Market area for a bowl of assam laksa at the popular Air Itam Laksa place. Both the locals and tourists love their assam laksa because they have been serving up authentic Penang laksa since […]

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Sister Curry Mee (暹罗姐妹咖喱面) | Air Itam Market | Penang

After a wonderful breakfast of wok-hei-laden char koay teow at Tiger Char Koay Teow, we made our way to Air Itam Market as we intended to visit Kek Lok Si Temple later in the day. So convenient to get around with Grab from where we were in George Town. The trip to Air Itam Market […]

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Tiger Char Koay Teow | Penang

On Day 2 of our Penang makan trip, we had an early breakfast of CKT at Tiger Char Koay Teow, which was located in Ping Hooi Cafe on Carnarvon Street. They opened for business at 7.30am but only operated for about 6 hours. So if you want to include Tiger Char Koay Teow in your […]

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Kimberley Street Night Market | Penang

Day 1 in Penang. Our food journey continues to our 4th stop of the day. And this time, it would be street food at Kimberley Street Night Market. Every evening around 5pm, Lebuh Kimberley would be turned into a vibrant food street with pushcart hawkers lining up along the street. Kimberley Street Night Market is […]

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Joo Hooi Cafe (愉園茶室) | Penang

If you’ve been to Penang before, you’ve probably tried Penang Road Famous Teochew Chendul @ Lebuh Keng Kwee. It’s the most well-known chendol in Penang. Their chendol is one of the top things that I miss the most after each trip to Penang. Even though they have outlets in Johor Bahru, the taste isn’t the […]

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Tuai Pui Curry Mee (大肥咖喱面) | Penang

We are off to Penang for a week’s worth of non-stop eating action! ✈️ Woohoo! If you’ve been following my blog, you probably would have read my previous posts on Penang, which is one of my favourite places to visit in Malaysia. Besides cafe-hopping, enjoying local eats and getting snapshots of street art, there are […]

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Penang Road Famous Teochew Chendul @ Keng Kwee Street, Georgetown, Penang

From Toh Soon Cafe, we walked for about 5 minutes along Jalan Penang to Lebuh Keng Kwee (just 4 streets away) for our final food stop which was this chendol pushcart with an incredibly long queue. This auntie’s speed of whipping up bowls and bowls of chendol (RM2.50 per bowl) and ice kacang was just […]

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