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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 […]

Warung Kelapa Sawit, Juru – It’s All About Fish

Whenever there is nice food, the place will be packed with crowd regardless of the price or the ambiance. This is what happened at Warung Kelapa Sawit (The Little Stall at Palm Estate). The warung was set up in the middle of nowhere of a palm estate at Juru, Prai. This place is well known […]

Asiatique Lounge & Kitchen, Tanjong Tokong – Delightful Fusion Cuisine

Having a fine-dining or semi fine-dining Western food in Penang is very common. It can be simply found anywhere in Penang. However, having a semi fine-dining in fusion style is something rare in Penang, and this restaurant has bravely opened its doors and is known as Asiatique. The interior of this restaurant is very simple […]

Dragon-I Restaurant, Prosperity Abalone Treasure Pots

Another year has passed and Spring Festival is around the corner again. During this season, Chinese will celebrate the lunar new year and family members from all around the world will gather to have a reunion dinner on the eve of new year. This year, Dragon-i has come out with a special Prosperity Abalone Treasure […]