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Sai Toh Lim, Raja Uda – The Famous Sai Toh Koay Teow Thng

Sai Toh Fish Ball (Yellow Tail Snapper) is one of the most selected fish for making good fish balls which is an essential ingredient for Koay Teow Thng. Fish balls made from the yellow tail snapper are springy and bouncy in texture, that is the reason why it is a popular choice for preparing Koay Teow […]

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, […]

Cafe 5001, Fettes Park – Another Nice Place for Local Breakfast

I have always been reluctant to share another hidden gem to the public as when the place is exposed, it will become very crowded. However, as a foodie it is my responsibility to share out this place as it is worth to visit and it is one of the most affordable place for breakfast. Cafe 5001 is a cosy […]

Introducing Penang Famous Food, Peanut Barley Candy (Part 10) – With Tripvid

Peanut Barley Candy is an old school snack which is not that common nowadays. The peanut barley candy is made of some crushed peanuts, sugar and some vegetable oil. A lot of younger generation kids do not know the original name of this snack. The correct name of this candy is actually known as “ark am” 鸭颈 (literally […]

Introducing Penang Famous Food, Transfer Road Roti Canai (Part 9) – With Tripvid

Transfer road roti canai is one of the famous roti canai around Penang. This stall has a history for over 90 years and has been passed down to four generations. The roti which is soft on the inside but crispy on the outside, when combining with tender chicken and mutton in a hearty, rich curry […]

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, Oyster Omelette in Video (Part 5) – With Tripvid

This oyster omelette stall is located at the junction of Kimberley Street and Carnarvon Street and has been here for 90 years! The omellete was crispy and golden in colour and gave a juicy and soft texture – this is the perfect formula for an amazing plate of oyster omelette. Join Travor James and myself […]