Tau Sar Pneah 豆沙饼, Hneoh Pneah 香饼, Beh Teh Saw 马蹄酥… these are just few traditional pastries from Ghee Hiang 义香 we buy since childhood days, be it as souvenir for friends visiting Penang or as own consumption. Today, the 160 years old naked baby is offering not just pastries and sesame oil, but also coffee products and a cafe called Teels Heritage which we will be covering in this article.
You read it right! After full restoration in year 2012, the legendary Hainanese restaurant is now under new management promising same nostalgic dining environment, better Hainanese food. We recently revisited the “new new” Loke Thye Kee (GPS: 5.417031, 100.329880) for Chicken Chop, Fish Gulai Tumis, Yam Duck, Choon Piah and etc prepared by a F&B company with more than 9 years experience.
If our memory serves us well, this is probably our second time visiting the family- and kids-friendly Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La (GPS: 5.47631,100.25124) operated since year 1979. Instead of jumping into their signature swimming pools, we visited its Garden Cafe for “Around The World” buffet dinner.
As a food blogger, occasionally our eyes are sharper than normal persons especially when hungry. Recently, while having our ordinary (and boring) lunch routine, we spotted a “food truck” parked not at the ground floor, but first floor of Krystal Point, Bayan Lepas (GPS: 5.33095,100.29876). Feeling curious, we decided to pay it a visit on the same evening.
By The Sea Lifestyle Store 沿海地带生活馆 is one of the first few cafes we visited in Raja Uda with its signature sea-themed interior and sandy floor. Recently, the cafe was moved to a new location at Jalan Ong Yi How, not far away from its previous location. We decided to pay it a visit after half a decade since we first visited it.
Assam Laksa is a no stranger to Penangites as it is probably the most popular hawker food other than Char Koay Teow. The sour and spicy soup noodle mainly made of fish and tamarind (a.k.a assam in Malay) is also our favorite food. Fried Laksa, however, is an eye-opener for us. Today we bring you to Yan Yam Cafe 炎茶餐室 (GPS: 5.41289,100.32257) for this creative dish.
In Penang, fish noodle is a “magic” street food in which there are always some customers patronizing it regardless the price or the taste. Recently, we noticed a new fish porridge/noodle stall – Kinsbay 港口 (GPS: 5.32662,100.28920) setup at Jalan Mahsuri nearby Sunshine Square, Bayan Baru, Penang so we decided to give it a try.
Planning for reunion dinner for coming Chinese New Year (CNY)? Other than course meal, buffet dinner is a better alternative for big eaters looking for more varieties of food. Even better, have it in “Steamboat way”. We recently visited a preview session at Eastern & Oriental Hotel, George Town, Penang for its new steamboat package.