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Que Huong Toi Cafe, 正宗越南小食馆, Jalan Sungai Pinang – Authentic Vietnamese Food

Vietnamese food is a very rare cuisine in Penang. There used to be some nice Vietnamese restaurants in Penang few years back but not many of them survived until today. Recently there seem to be a few Vietnamese cafe’s started to pop up in the town’s vicinity. One of the nice and famous one is Que Huong Toi Vietnamese […]

E & O Hotel, Sarkies Corner – Jamuan Buka Puasa

Bulan Ramadhan is the holy month for all Muslims in the world. During this month the Muslims will fast for the whole month in order to purify and cleanse the body and soul. The fasting of the day will only end at dusk when the announcement is made and prayer is done. At this time […]

Idealite Wellness Restaurant, Gurney Plaza – Delicious and Healthy Dining

It has always been in my mind that healthy food will not be delicious, or delicious food is always not healthy. Never did it come across my mind that delicious and healthy  can make a great couple. My mom has always warned me not to drink too much of the soup when dining outside as they […]

Miraku, G Hotel – The Essence of Japanese Cooking

There are many Japanese Restaurants around Penang. Most of the restaurants just serve the food without knowing the authenticity and detailed ingredients of Japanese food. However, to make out every single detail of the food, it takes time, cost and skills. That is why we have many localized Japanese food here. Because of this the […]

Balik Pulau Hokkien Mee and Laksa, Lorong Chong Teik Balik Pulau – The Best of Classical Taste

Many people still refer to Balik Pulau when asked about one of the best Laksa and Hokkien Mee in Penang. The original location of Balik Pulau Hokkien Mee and Laksa, Jalan Bharu has already relocated to Lorong Chong Teik. For those who drive to Balik Pulau via Jalan Tun Sardon, slow down when you reach the Rapid […]

De Tai Tong Cafe, Cintra Street – Creative Salted Fish Bun (咸鱼包)

咸鱼包 (Salted fish bun) is one of the rare food in Penang. The pao or bun has never existed in any restaurants until recently. Salted fish bun was first introduced by the Hong Kong TVB drama series “Gilded Chopsticks 食為奴”. In this drama, the emperor of Qing Dynasty was conducting a survey on its citizens […]

Simplifed and Made Easy Fo Tiao Qiang ‘Buddha Jumps Over The Wall’ (佛跳墙) Steps and Recipe

Buddha Jumps Over The Wall is also known as 佛跳墙 (Fo Tiao Qiang) in Chinese. It was a very famous dish for the Emperor during the Qing Dynasty. The reason why this dish is known as Buddha Jumps Over The Wall is there was once a scholar was cooking and preparing this dish next to a […]