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Patsa Thai Thai Shop, Jalan Dato Keramat – The emphasis of quality ingredients

Patsa is a family name for Thais and this family is famous in Thailand for Thai Boat Noodle. Back in Thailand, Patsa has 4 branches of Thai Boat Noodle shops. The food prepared by the Patsa family is emphasizing on quality. Therefore most of the ingredients prepared in Patsa Thai Thai Penang are homemade and this has made them stand out from the rest.


Currently, there is only one Patsa Thai Thai Shop in Penang.


The environment of the shop is very cozy and the shop is run by a couple whose wife is a Thai. Patsa, is the family name for the lady owner. The shop is located at Jalan Dato Keramat. If you are driving down from Jalan Masjid and facing Komtar, you will see Ivory Time Square is on your right, keep driving and you will see there is a small Indian Temple on your right as well, at the same row you will see Hotel 118. Patsa Thai Thai shop is just a few doors before the hotel.


The food prepared in this shop is Pork Free and Beef Free. There are 18 tables in this place. This place also serves non-alcohol drinks and it is also a family friendly restaurant.


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Glow Hotel, Zest Bar Cafe – Krup for Thai Festival

Songkran festival is celebrated in Thailand as the traditional New Year’s Day from 13 to 15 April. It coincides with the New Year of many calendars of South and Southeast Asia.


For those that read my blog before, you will know how to go to Glow Hotel, else you can refer to this link for details: http://www.stevengoh.com/glow-hotel-zest-bar-cafe-show-your-gratitude-on-fathers-day/

In conjunction with the Thai Water Festival which is also known as Songkran, Glow Hotel Penang has arranged varieties of Thai selection on their set lunch menu. Thai Set Lunch Menu and Ala Carte Menu as shown below. The meals will be available from 11.30am – 5.00pm daily. Click on the pictures below to enlarge the details.




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Break The Code, Gurney Plaza – Games That Make You Think Out of the Box

What is thinking out of the box? In real world, there are a lot of problems for us to solve. Some of which might require logical thinking. However, many times the problem remained unsolved although we applied our logical thinking. This is when “thinking out of the box” or “creative thinking” will help to solve the problem.

There are 2 methods to acquire the skill creative thinking. The first one is by inheritance. The second method is by training, reading and practicing. One of the places where you can train your creative mind by solving the puzzles at Break The Code.


Break the code, or better known as BTC offers “escape the room” experience by searching the clues and solving puzzles within a time limit. Their unique game offers an experience that will definitely keep your mind occupied! If you like answering riddles, solving puzzles , looking for challenges and want to be the next Sherlock Holmes or Nancy Drew, this game is just for you! 


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Macallum Connoisseurs, Lebuh Maccallum – Long Waited and Overpriced Experience

Macallum Connoisseurs has been the talk of town recently. It is known to be the biggest and newest cafe in Penang. The cafe looks like it has been converted from a warehouse to a new and modern cafe.


If you are driving along Lebuhraya Lim Chong Ewe (Jelutong Express), the location of Macallum Connoisseurs is just at the junction of this Highway with Gat Lebuh Macallum.


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Tacology, Rose Garden – A Mexican street fare

A company that handles information is called a Technology company. Let me ask you, what about a stall that prepares fresh taco’s? It is called Tacology.


Tacology is a humble stall that is located inside Rose Garden Cafe in Tanjung Bunga. The stall is a family business which was started not long ago. The owner used to stay in the US for quite some time and managed to get some secret recipes of making good Mexican food.



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Idealite, Gottlieb Road – A Healthier Chinese New Year 2015 Feast

Instead of having the same old steamboat every year for Chinese New Year, why not try something different and healthy at Idealite? There are a few Idealite branches in Penang. For Gurney Plaza branch, please refer here.


As for Jalan Gottlieb branch, you will need to drive through Jalan Utama from Penang Bridge towards Gurney Drive. When you reach Jalan Gottlieb, you will see Idealite restaurant is on your right.


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What The Duck, Nagore Place – Pleasant Ambience with Reasonable Price

Usually to organize a family eat out, the first concern would be the ambience and the second would be the food and pricing. It would be a bonus if the price of the food is reasonable and the taste is good. The recently opened restaurant “What The Duck” located at the center of Georgetown is a place which has a 3″wow factors”, which are: comfortable ambiance, good food and reasonable pricing.


What The Duck serves Set Lunch which is inclusive of appetizer and drinks.


It is not hard to locate this place. If you are driving via Burma Road, you will pass by Jalan Kedah which is on your right. Keep driving and you will see Swatow Lane, moving further is Jalan Nagore. Turn into Jalan Nagore and keep driving for another 20 meters, What The Duck restaurant will be on your left.


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