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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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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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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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Continental Bakery – A Popular Old-School Bakery in Penang

After having what I felt was the best char koay teow at Ah Leng Char Koay Teow, Mervin brought us to Continental Bakery because he knows I love to check out the local bakeries whenever I travel, lol. Continental Bakery is a household name in Penang. It’s known for its wide selection of traditional breads […]

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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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Tai Tong Restaurant (大东酒楼) | Penang

On our second day in Penang, we decided to go yum cha at dinner time. Went to Tai Tong Restaurant on Cintra Street, which is one of the oldest and most established dim sum restaurants in town. Besides dim sum, Tai Tong Restaurant also does tze char, which was what most customers ordered when we […]

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