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Miraku, G Hotel – The Essence of Japanese Cooking

There are many Japanese Restaurants around Penang. Most of the restaurants just serve the food without knowing the authenticity and detailed ingredients of Japanese food. However, to make out every single detail of the food, it takes time, cost and skills. That is why we have many localized Japanese food here. Because of this the […]

De Tai Tong Cafe, Cintra Street – Creative Salted Fish Bun (咸鱼包)

咸鱼包 (Salted fish bun) is one of the rare food in Penang. The pao or bun has never existed in any restaurants until recently. Salted fish bun was first introduced by the Hong Kong TVB drama series “Gilded Chopsticks 食為奴”. In this drama, the emperor of Qing Dynasty was conducting a survey on its citizens […]

E & O Hotel Farquhar’s Bar – Serving Sweet Tones With Great Drinks

The Eastern & Oriental Hotel, or better known as E & O Hotel is a significant landmark in Penang. The building of E & O Hotel itself tells many stories which dated  back more than a century. E & O Hotel has stood as a testament to the grand elegance of the British colonial era. […]

Loke Thye Kee, Burma Road – Classic Penang Dining Place

I couldn’t recall when was the last time my uncle brought me to this place. It was back during my childhood days. I was here once before the building was left abandoned for ages. I could still remember last time at the middle of the restaurant there was a sky well and the place was […]

Traditional Charcoal Char Koay Teow, Georgetown – Distinguished and Nostalgic Food

Penang’s Char Koay Teow is one of its kind that cannot be found else where. It is a unique and marvelous food that is so different from other food around the world. If Penang’s Char Koay Teow has been selected as the second best street food , no other street food dare to be ranked […]

1881 Chong Tian Hotel, Georgetown – The Exclusive Banquet Dinner

After reading my previous post about Chong Tian 1881 was on the Luxury stay, now is the time for another specialties of this place which is on the banquet served. The elegently decorated Chinese antiquities, the Chinese dining section of 1881 Chong Tian Hotel  presents an imperial and impresive list of Chinese cuisines prepared by […]

55 Cafe & Restaurant @ Coffee Atelier – The Trendy 3D Latte Art

Coffee art is so common in Penang lately. Most of the barristers know how to make coffee arts. However, not all of them know how to make beautiful 3D coffee art. There are only few cafes in Penang which are able to provide 3D coffee art on the cuppa. One of the cafes that makes […]