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Naughty Nuri’s Warung, Burma Road – Overrated and Overcooked Food

It was supposed to be a highly anticipated visit to Naughty Nuri’s Warung which is still quite new in town. However, it turned out to be a huge disappointment.

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I had been reading a lot of reviews about this place and how nice was the food. It was even frequented by celebrities back in Bali which made me wanted to feel the excitement more. Somehow, something went wrong where it didn’t turn out to be what I expected.

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The location of Naughty Nuri’s is at Burmah Road where the junction next to it is Swatow Lane.

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Hard Rock Hotel Penang, Starz Diner – Auspicious Dining For Chinese New Year 2015

Hard Rock Hotel Penang welcomes the Year of Goat with a variety of Chinese New Year offerings available at Starz Diner, Pizzeria and Hard Rock Café Penang.

On the eve and first day of Chinese New Year, Hard Rock Hotel Penang will be serving a prosperous buffet dinner at Starz Diner from 6.30pm to 10.30pm. Guests can choose to enjoy the buffet dinner at only RM80.00++ per person or pay additional RM30.00++ per person to enjoy free flow of house wines, selected chilled juices or soft drinks.

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YouMiQi (有米气) Restaurant, Old Klang Road – The Best of Shunde Cuisine

Sunde also pronounced as Shunde (顺德), is a district in the city of Foshan in the Pearl River Delta, Guangdong Province, China. Shunde was recently awarded the title “City of Gastronomic” by UNESCO. Many famous Cantonese chefs hailed from Shunde. In fact, Shunde may have well been the precursor of Cantonese or “Yue (粤)” cuisine, as suggested in the Chinese saying ‘eat in Guangzhou from a Shunde kitchen’. Shunde traditional cuisine is known for employing diversified and complicated cooking techniques. In the hands of the frugal Shunde people, these skills and techniques transform mundane ingredients into dishes fit for the Emperor.

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Cantonese dishes are very common and available at almost every corner in Malaysia. On the other hand, Shunde Cuisine is a rare cuisine compared to the regular Cantonese dishes. The complexity and the precision of cooking technique make Shunde Chefs precious and difficult to get.

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Kai Curry Bar – A Distinctive Japanese Fusion Curry House

Curry is a common and classic Asian favorite existed for centuries. It is so popular that it is not foreign to Westerners as well. The origin of curry started from India where the spices and the herbs are more hot and heavy in aroma compared to the rest. The popularity of curry has spread until The Land of the Rising Sun where it is so common to find “kare” dishes on Japanese menus.

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Since we are talking about “curry” today, it is important to know the difference between “hot” and “spicy”. If you see in my other articles, spicy is usually referring to the burning sensation. However, in this article, I will use “hot” as the burning sensation adjective and “spicy” to describe the flavor of spices with a hint of heat but not to the extent of having burning sensation. Japanese curry is the type of curry which is rich and packed with aroma and yet less hot compared to the rest of the curries in Asia. Personally, I love Japanese curry as the flavor and aroma of the gravy is more compared to the level of hotness. The overwhelming of hotness is a big no to me.

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K-Pot, Prima Tanjung – Home Cooked Korean Food

In Asia, when we say K-Pop Music, naturally we are referring to Korean Pop Music. When we say K-Drama, again that means Korean Drama. Therefore, it seems like a default when people say they love K-Food, meaning to say they like Korean Food. When there is a food known as K-Pot, of course it is referring to dishes that are cooked in a Korean pot.

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There is one K-Pot in Tanjung Tokong and another in Tanjung Bungah respectively. Both K-Pots are owned by the same owners but run by different branch managers. The one at Prima Tanjung at Tanjung Tokong is more homey and cozy, while for the Tanjung Bungah branch it is more commercialized and restaurant-feel. Therefore, if you are planning for a gathering at K-Pot, be sure to mention the location of the outlet.

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Thai Boat Noodle, Summerton Bayan Indah – The Latest Trending Food

The trend of certain food always comes in waves. From German Cuisine to Japanese and Korean Cuisine. Also not to forget that doughnuts and bubble milk tea used to be among the very popular snacks. The latest trend in town which is spotted not only in Penang, but also in KL and many other states is no other than the Thai Boat Noodle.

So either you ride with the wave or you go against the wave. Since the wave is here let’s just have fun with it. It is not hard to locate Thai Boat Noodle. If you driving from town area towards Queensbay Mall via Tun Dr. Lim Chong Ewe highway, once you see Villa Emas Apartment on your left, turn into the junction on your left and you reach the roundabout. Keep left and you will see Summerton Condominium on your left. There you will see Thai Boat Noodle is located at one of the shoplots.

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Thai Boat Noodle was a relatively new restaurant as it was just launched on 2nd December 2014.

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Monroe Cafe & Lounge, Georgetown – Is All About Monroe

Marilyn Monroe is one iconic actress, model and also singer during the 50’s. If you asked the baby boomers, the name Monroe is well-known to everyone. Monroe has often been cited as both a pop and a cultural icon as well as the quintessential American sex symbol. Her legendary fame is still very popular until today even she is not around.

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The recent opening of Monroe Cafe & Lounge at Georgetown, Penang shows that this iconic star is still very popular. Monroe cafe is located inside 1926 Heritage Hotel. It is easy to locate 1926 Heritage Hotel. If you are driving from Anson Road towards Burma Road, keep driving for 300 meters where you will see Union Primary School on your left. If you keep driving for another 50 meters, you will see 1926 Heritage Hotel on your left too.

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