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Balik Kampung at Balik Pulau – The Lost and Found Laksa and Hokkien Mee

The famous Balik Pulau Laksa and Hokkien Mee at Jalan Baharu which used to be at Jalan Baharu had since moved several times. It moved to Lorong Chong Teik for several months and then moved to a hawker center before settling back to Jalan Baharu. This new location is different from its initial place and is better known as Balik […]

China House BTB, Georgetown – The Classic Dinning with Modern Touch

China House is one of the pioneers in the cafe scene of Penang before the others started to spring up. It is famous for its scrumptious cakes and good coffee. Other than food, it is also well-known for its unique architecture as it has a traditional compound of 3 heritage buildings, linked by an open air courtyard […]

Granny Country Kitchen 77 (娘家), Georgetown – Granny’s Home Style Cooking

Recently ‘my granny’ has been really busy as many restaurants and cafes have mentioned about Granny’s cooking, Granny’s recipes or even Granny’s Taste, except for Granny Smith apples where they are not as commonly known. Anyway, the above statement is just to elaborate how valuable is granny’s cooking recently. Granny’s cooking actually refers to classic dishes that reminisce home cooking […]

Hard Rock Hotel, Batu Ferringhi – Most Affordable Seafood Buffet In Town

Call me selfish or what, I was initially a bit reluctant to share out this post. It is not due to any negative factor, instead I am afraid that after sharing this I will not be able to secure a place for myself when I go for their buffet. So far, I have not met any […]

Chia Fong Chieng (家风情), Service Road – The Old Taste of Hakka and Shanghai Dishes

There was once a wise man asked me “What is a great food?”. I was stunned with this question and not sure how to answer him. When I asked him back for the answer, his reply was: “No matter if you are eating in a very exclusive restaurant or in a very homey little hut, as […]

Hakka Village and Pacific West – The Fun and Prosperity Toss Lunch

The invitation to Hakka Village, Balik Pulau with the co-host of Pacific West was a fun and interesting event. Pacific West is no longer a new name in the natural frozen food industry as it had touched the lives of millions of consumers across the globe. Based on their mission and vision towards Convenience, Innovation and Quality, […]

Sarkies Corner and Sarkies, E&O Hotel – Chinese New Year Steamboat Buffet Dinner and Gong Xi Fa Chai Buffet Dinner

Eastern and Oriental Hotel, or commonly also known as E&O Hotel in Penang has always been a prestigious and elegant place for any event or occasion. Be it the dining experience or the hotel stay experience, the standard will be assured. To usher this coming Lunar New Year of of Fire Monkey, both Sarkies Corner and Sarkies at E&O Hotel […]