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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 […]

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 […]