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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, 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 […]

Suffolk House, Georgetown – Penang’s First Mansion Restaurant

Suffolk House is the only surviving Georgian mansion in Malaysia which was originally built in the 1800’s. It has a stunning Anglo-Indian garden house and was once the home of successive British governors. I still remember my first write-up on Suffolk House which was back in January 2010. It was one of my earlier posts and I could feel a difference in […]

I’m Legend Steamboat, Ropewalk Piazza – A Unique Steam-Boat Restaurant

As a food blogger, one of the main motivations that keep me going after 7 years is getting to see new innovation and creation of our local F&B outlets. Recently there is a new concept which attracts my attention very much. This unique concept is brilliantly combining conveyor belt Sushi with Chinese steamboat and it’s known […]

Old Shanghai, Chime Heritage – Authentic Shanghainese Food

Usually the authenticity of a certain food in a foreign place depends on the chef’s country of origin. It cannot be denied that if the chef came from the country of origin of the cuisine presented, the dish would have better scores in terms of taste and authenticity. Take for example the taste of Penang Laksa in UK […]

Jaya Bintang Cafe, Bukit Mertajam – An Affordable Cafe

There have always been a lot of coverage on affordable and delicious breakfast in Penang island. However, I believe there are even more of this kind in mainland Penang. One of it is at Bukit Mertajam and the one that I visited is Jaya Bintang Cafe located at Jalan Sungai Rambai. For more details on the food […]

The Bungalow Lone Pine Hotel, Batu Ferringhi – Crabby Claws Fresh From The Ocean

Savouring a fresh catch is always a great enjoyment especially when it is fresh from the ocean. However, eating seafood with cutlery is always the challenging part, especially prawns with shells on. In restaurants, if you are sitting with a group of people who uses cutlery to peel shells from seafood while you are the one using hands, you will be the odd one. Fortunately, […]