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Hong Kee Wan Thun Mee, Campbell Street – Classical Bamboo Making Wan Thun Mee

Wan Tan Mee or Wan Thun Mee is one of the Top 5 “must-try” hawker food in Penang. Hong Kee Wan Thun Mee is one of the famous wantan mee in Penang. The first time I tried “Gou Low”(高佬)’s wantan mee which is the owner of Hong Kee back in 2012, please read Koh Low Wan Tan Mee, […]

G Hotel Tree Bar, Gurney Drive – Not Just A Tree, It’s A Bar

Tree bar is a hipster chill out spot tucked in between G Hotel and Gurney Plaza. Tree Bar was opened since 19th June 2014 by G Hotel. As Tree Bar continues to enjoy brisk business, G Hotel Gurney has recently extended its Tree Bar from the previous 48-seating capacity to now 198-seating capacity.

Leong Yin – The Moon Cake Paste Maker

With over 40 years on moon cake business, Leong Yin is one of the famous mooncake paste and manufacturing factories in Penang. Over the years, Leong Yin Pastry has grown to new heights by adapting to a changing environment, and by continuing to expand its own unique core products and market niches. As the years go […]

Macalister Mansion – A celebration of George Town Festival

To commemorate George Town Festival, many restaurants and eateries have come out with special menu with a focus on Penang’s rich food culture. This year, Macslister Masion is one of the participants and they have created a list of menu named as “Penang Native” to cater for this special occasion. With the miracle touch of Chef Johnson Wong, […]

Lunch with Great Tranquility @ Botanica Mansion, Balik Pulau

Those who have been following my blog will surely know that there is a new mansion in Balik Pulau, which is the Botanica Mansion. Previously I blogged about the valuable English Afternoon Tea set. This round I will be talking about the lunch menu which is quite impressive as well. If you are interested to know about the ambience, you can refer to my […]

Introducing Penang Famous Food, Chowrasta Market Breakfast (Part 8) – With Tripvid

Chowrasta Market is one of the busiest marketplaces in Penang. Along the market, there is a classical Chinese coffee shop selling wonderful Koay Teow Thng and Chee Cheong Fun. A heartwarming bowl of rice noodles served with a thick broth, fresh, handmade fish balls and tender duck meat, and a plate of thin, springy rice rolls […]

Introducing Penang Famous Food, Pulau Tikus Lok Lok in Video (Part 7) – With Tripvid

Lok Lok in Chinese means “Dip”. In Penang, lok lok is one of the famous street food at night. The morning session in Pulau Tikus Market is a bustling wet marketplace, while night time this place is converted to a street food heaven. A table of lok lok is packed with bite-sized skewered meats, seafood and veggies before being […]