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Sushi Kitchen, Sungai Ara – Wholesome Vegetarian Japanese Restaurant

Japanese restaurants and vegetarian restaurants are common in Penang. However, there are not many places in Penang that combine these two options together. One of the places that serves this unique combination is no other than Sushi Kitchen. Sushi Kitchen is not facing the main road directly, therefore for those that need to locate this place […]

Farquhar Mansion, Lebuh Farquhar – Soothing Ambience Fine Dining

There are many heritage mansions in Penang Island. Many of them had been restored to its previous glory state and converted into commercial use. These mansions are ideal for private upscale clubs, restaurants or museums. Among the many mansions that was recently restored was Farquhar Mansion. Located at Lebuh Farquhar, the owner had spent huge amount of money to restore […]

Vegetarian Stall, Island Park – Simple and Affordable

During the “Nine Emperor Gods” festival, devotees will observe a strict vegetarian diet. In Penang, most of the devotees practise this culture during this time. However, the stalls set up specially for this festival usually charge an exorbitant price for its food. A normal mixed rice with 3 dishes might cost RM8 per plate. To the devotees, this […]

Lily’s Vegetarian Kitchen, Madras Lane – Varieties of Vegetarian Food

When I was young, I remember looking for a vegetarian restaurant was a headache as there are not many in Penang. Nowadays, with more people getting more health conscious, it is so much easier to get vegetarian food. At Lily’s Vegetarian Kitchen, you will find an array of vegetarian food ranging from Nyonya, Oriental, Fusion to even Western to […]

Red Hott, The One – Ultimate Hot Dog 1-Stop

One of the places where you can get the one stop of hot dogs is no other places than Red Hott. At Red Hott, you can get the sausages from Eastern to Western, in different sizes and different flavours. It is not hard to find Red Hott. If you are driving from Penang Bridge via Jelutong Express, […]

Water Drop Tea House, Lebuh Penang – Drooling Vegetarian Dining

If the sound of water dropping is heard in a place, it means the place is very peaceful and harmonious. In Buddhism philosophy, when people give us a water drop of help we have to repay with abundant thanks like the waterfall. Therefore, Water Drop is an interesting and meaningful place for a cup of tea […]

Plan B, Ipoh Old Town – The Combination of Nostalgic and Modern

If the initial plan is not going to work, what will be the alternative? When there is desperate time, it’s the call for desperate measurement. This is when Plan B kicks in. In order to go to Plan B, it is not difficult. First of all, you need to drive to Kinta of Ipoh. Once […]