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Oz Restaurant, Elite Avenue – Aussie, Aussie, Aussie

To a typical Asian, an Australian cuisine usually gives the impression of nothing significant but another western cuisine. However, to me Australian cuisine is very much different from a typical Western cuisine. The food in Australian restaurants is usually healthy and balanced. No doubt there are not many Australian Restaurants in Penang for us to have an in-depth experience with Australian […]

Eld’s 22 Pasta & Grill, Gurney Paragon – Reasonable and Delicious Lunch

I remember I used to love to visit one of the restaurants at Gurney Paragon with the name of Javrie’s Restaurant & Pizzeria, this restaurant used to have a specialty which was the ramen burger – a type of burger which replaces bread with ramen. Unfortunately, the restaurant had been closed down and taken over by […]

TeoChew Chendul, Queensbay Mall – Great Variety of Penang Food

Now it couldn’t be easier to enjoy a bowl of Penang Road Famous Teochew Chendol. There are branches in almost every mall in Penang. The latest one being at Queens Hall at 3rd floor of Queensbay Mall. Penang Road Famous Teochew Chendul started all the way back in the 30’s when those days all the rich and noblemen […]

Nasi 7 Benua, KooBoo Kafe – A Different Way to Express Asia

Nasi 7 (seven) benua is known as the “Seven Continents Rice”. Some people also refer it as “Seven-coloured Rice”. It is not easy to locate this place. Although there are many blogs about this place and also there is Facebook page about Koo Boo Cafe, yet the direction and accuracy to get to this place is still […]

Tasty Congee and Noodle Wantun Shop 正斗粥麵專家, Gurney Paragon – Overrated or Underrated Dining?

Michelin Guides and Michelin Star rates are a series of annual guide books published by the French company Michelin. “Michelin Star” is a hallmark of fine dining quality. Restaurants that had been awarded or rated by Michelin tend to tout their Michelin Star status.  In Penang there are not many restaurants that had been awarded with […]

Goku Sen, Udini Square – Home Style and Reasonable Japanese Food

The trend of Japanese food never fades and is here to stay for many years more judging by the increasing number of Japanese restaurants in Penang. It is fair to say that where ever there is a major complex, you will definitely spot a Japanese restaurant/cafe there. One of the latest addition in town is Goku Sen […]

Ki No Me, The One Avenue – Humble and Delectable Japanese Food

One of the places to get good food especially for those staying in Bayan Baru and Bayan Lepas area is at The One Avenue. There are many choices available and for your information, dining there during weekend lunch hours is not that congested compared to weekdays. Ki No Me Japanese Restaurant, is one of the many restaurants at The […]