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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 […]

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 […]

Loke Thye Kee, Burma Road – Classic Penang Dining Place

I couldn’t recall when was the last time my uncle brought me to this place. It was back during my childhood days. I was here once before the building was left abandoned for ages. I could still remember last time at the middle of the restaurant there was a sky well and the place was […]

Hakka Tree, Gurney Plaza – The Taste of Hakka Dish, Delicious Pork Dishes

If you are a pork lover, Hakka Dish is the food that you should not miss out. Most of the Hakka food consists of pork ingredients. I personally love pork, especially minced pork meat, pork ribs or ‘Pai Kut Ong’ and Barbecue pork slices. Hakka food is now commonly available in chain restaurants. One of […]