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Ban Heang | What To Buy In Penang

Besides the pastries from Ghee Hiang which would make great food souvenirs from Penang, you can also check out the array of Malaysian food products and snacks from Ban Heang. Ban Heang sells tau sar piah, beh teh saw and the like too but for such pastries, I think Ghee Hiang does them better since […]

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Ghee Hiang Bakery | What To Buy In Penang

One of my favourite things to buy when in Penang would be the tau sar piah (豆沙饼) from Ghee Hiang Bakery. I must say their tau sau piah is one of the best I’ve ever had. It’s a taste of tradition yet their pastries are made very giftable with proper box packaging. Prices are reasonable […]

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Pulau Tikus Hawker Centre – Wide selection of lok lok skewers!

On our last night in Penang, we went to Pulau Tikus Hawker Centre for our last supper. One week in Penang just flew by in an instant! I’m so going to miss all these good food we had. And of course, thank you to my readers for following me on my Penang food journey for […]

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Bangkok Lane Mee Goreng – Damn nice mee goreng with wok hei

This Bangkok Lane Mee Goreng is something that I deeply miss and constantly crave for after every trip to Penang. I’m not kidding but ever since trying their mee goreng, I’ve not been able to enjoy a regular plate of mee goreng back home in Singapore. Because there’s nothing quite like Bangkok Lane Mee Goreng, […]

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Hot Bowl White Curry Mee | One of the best curry mee in Penang

After spending the morning at Penang Hill where we enjoyed a cool respite from the hot weather, we headed to Hot Bowl White Curry Mee @ Jalan Rangoon for lunch. Yes, you read it right. It is white curry mee, which is a unique dish that Penang has. We were here at peak lunch time […]

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Gurney Drive Hawker Centre | Penang

We had a lovely evening cocktail at the Executive Lounge of G Hotel Kelawai earlier. Yet we still felt peckish an hour later, lol. Not a big problem anyway as there were plenty of food options in the area. We headed out and made our way towards Gurney Drive Hawker Centre, which was just a […]

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Keng Lan Huat Wantan Mee – Probably the cheapest in Penang!

Started our Day 5 in Penang early as we only had this morning left in George Town before we checked out of our hotel. Going for a durian farm stay at Balik Pulau later in the day. So excited! Woohoo! Decided to have a quick breakfast at this wantan mee place that was located very […]

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Deen Maju Nasi Kandar – Long queue but worth the wait!

On our 4th day in Penang, we decided to eat nasi kandar again for dinner. Simply hooked onto nasi kandar. Not sure why though, haha. Since there is no better place to eat nasi kandar than Penang, of course we have to eat to our heart’s content! This time round, we headed to one of […]

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Hock Seng Rojak – Famed for its thick & gooey rojak paste

After our little kueh kueh tea break at Moh Teng Pheow Nyonya Koay, we visited a Penangite Chinese friend to check out her very pretty ‘Secret Garden’. Checking out a local resident’s secret garden She didn’t just have green fingers but I thought she was really creative to use/recycle everyday items such as flip-flops, boots, […]

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Moh Teng Pheow Nyonya Koay | Serving Nyonya Kueh Since 1933

Now I know why my friend, B always eats Magnum ice cream whenever he’s in Malaysia. It only cost about S$1.50 per stick! So cheap compared to Singapore! We grabbed one stick each when we popped into 7-Eleven for air con. The earlier breakfast at Transfer Road Roti Canai did not turn out as good […]

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Transfer Road Roti Canai & Roti Bakar | Penang

Kicked off our Day 4 in Penang with a hearty breakfast at the famous Transfer Road Roti Canai, which has been in business for many decades. Locals and tourists alike would flock to this breakfast spot super early in the morning just to dig into its roti canai banjir, i.e. flooded roti prata. Transfer Road […]

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New Lane Hawker Centre | Lorong Baru | Penang

We came by New Lane Hawker Centre at Lorong Baru around 9pm for supper. It was super busy and crowded during this time. Had to search and wait for quite some time before we could get an available table. New Lane Hawker Centre – Operating Hours New Lane Hawker Centre operates from 4pm to 10pm […]

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Chulia Street Night Market | Penang

After having nasi kandar at Hameediyah Restaurant, we went jalan jalan in the vicinity. Walked to Lebuh Carnarvon where we spotted street hawkers setting up pushcarts, tables and chairs on both sides of the road. This was Chulia Street Night Market, another popular food street in George Town. These street hawkers used to do business […]

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Hameediyah Restaurant – Oldest Nasi Kandar Restaurant in Penang

After our little adventure at Wonderfood Museum, we headed towards Campbell Street to try out Malaysia’s oldest nasi kandar place, Hameediyah Restaurant. Nasi kandar, which originated from Penang, is basically the Tamil-Muslim version of ‘mixed rice’ or ‘curry rice’. That is, white rice served with various curries and side dishes. In one of my previous […]

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Rainbow Ice Ball @ Armenian Street | Penang

One of the top things to do when in Penang is to hunt for street art. And Armenian Street is a good spot to begin your hunt as many murals are located along and around this street such as the famous “Kids on bicycle” mural by Ernest Zacharevic. While we were walking along Armenian Street, […]

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Tan Jetty (姓陈桥) – One of the Six Remaining Clan Jetties of Penang

The clan jetties and their floating villages are some of the most popular places of interest in Penang. These villages that were built on stilts over water were established in the 19th century when Chinese immigrants came to Malaysia. Currently, there are six such jetties left in Penang. Five of them are differentiated by surnames […]

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