Hakkayin x Monkeycup Cafe @ Chow Thye Road, Penang

Exterior

On Penang island, Hakka cafe is like a needle in a haystack but it does not stop enthusiasts from offering Hakka cuisine at its best. Previously was Monkeycup Cafe serving Thai and Western cuisine, the cafe at Chow Thye Road is now rebranded to Hakkayin x Monkeycup Cafe (GPS: 5.42560,100.32130) serving mainly Hakka cuisine and gourmet coffee. We were there one quiet Saturday afternoon for the signature Yong Tau Fu and Hakka Mian to name a few…

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Clay @ Summerskye, Penang

Exterior

Clay (GPS: 5.29892,100.26714) is one of first few restaurants opened in Summerskye near to Penang International Airport. Parking-wise, currently it is still free and you may get a space at multi-storey car park as it is usually hard to find parking in front of the shop. Just drive all the way to the end of ground level car park, park your car there and there is an exit leading you to Clay.

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DUOTOU Clam Festival 哆头蛏节 @ PUTIEN

Steamed DUOTOU Clam with Minced Garlic

Siham, Kappa, Lala, and now we have Duotou! Introducing the seasonal clam imported from nowhere else but Putian City, China, brought to you by PUTIEN Malaysia. We recently visited Gurney Paragon’s outlet (GPS: 5.43585,100.31112) for its DUOTOU Clam Festival 哆头蛏节 with DUOTOU clam prepared in 8 ways, including the must-order Steamed DUOTOU Clam with Minced Garlic 蒜蓉蒸蛏.

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Long Time Ago 很久以前 @ Gurney Paragon Mall, Penang

Skewers

Before we found “Long Time Ago”, having BBQ is a messy experience in which not only we have to rotate skewers on regular basis, keeping charcoal grill fire going under hot and humid weather is also a challenge. Fortunately, all these are history after visiting the new “Long Time Ago” (GPS: 5.43637,100.31128) in Gurney Paragon Mall, Penang.

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