Cafe 13 @ Sungai Petani, Kedah

Exterior

Trending in Sungai Petani? Try Cafe 13 (GPS: 5.63607,100.47503) at Taman Intan with chef from the famous Lily Catering. We almost flipped our table when we ordered Bento and they served us “economic rice set” on prisoner tray instead (and luckily we did not do so).

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Eatsy Bitsy 小不点 @ Sungai Petani, Kedah

Interior

Eatsy Bitsy (GPS: 5.64015,100.50205) is perhaps the only cafe in Sungai Petani with large kid playground at the central of the dining area with toys occasionally flying out and kids crawling between your legs. Despite being a play zone, the food is surprisingly not bad at all especially its fried rice in which we ordered second plate while watching kids wrestling in the ring.

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Sungai Tok Pawang Durian Farm @ Gurun, Kedah

Durian Farm

As long as durian is concerned, most fruit king lovers will think of Penang, namely Balik Pulau as the main supplier in northern region of Malaysia. Little do they know that Gurun in Kedah is in fact another durian paradise. The private property – Dusun Durian Sungai Tok Pawang (GPS: 5.76419,100.48716)  has been here for more than 40 years and recently, the young owner decided to open the farm to the public.

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好味茶餐廳 Old Moments Cha Chaan Teng @ Sungai Petani

Exterior

How to be successful in Sungai Petani? The simplest way is to keep your business running long enough. Even better, pass your business to younger generation and re-package it to catch up the trend. Old Moments Cha Chaan Teng 好味茶餐廳  (GPS: 5.64025,100.48053), for instance, is an eminent example of latter approach.

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Selasih Hakka Cafe @ Kulim

Yong Tau Fu (Clear Soup)

A bowl of crystal clear Yong Tau Fu 酿豆腐 soup on a rainy day? Selasih Hakka Cafe 喜拉熙客家人美食堂 (GPS: 5.37506,100.53625) is your best choice.  A cookie for you if you are able to find this restaurant hidden in Kulim.

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Tasty Moment Cafe @ Sungai Petani

Laksa

We hate Tasty Moment Cafe (GPS: 5.65454,100.51513) as they offer one of the best Assam Laksa, “hybrid” Baba Nyonya Laksa and homemade ice cream in Sungai Petani yet they just recently opened. Where have they been all these years?

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Chuan Heang Restaurant 全香茶餐室 @ Bedong, Kedah

Exterior

Chuan Heang Restaurant 全香茶餐室 (GPS: 5.73318,100.51112) in Bedong town is a Chinese Choo Char restaurant we always patronizing few years ago.  It may not be the most hygienic restaurant but their dishes definitely stand out from others, including the signature Mantou (steamed bun), Thai-style pork knuckle, and deep fried baby chicken. The restaurant is easy to find as it is just located after Bedong’s traffic light if you are coming from Sungai Petani. Look for a Shell station opposite of the road and the restaurant is just on your left.

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Kulim Forest Restaurant 森林海鲜村 @ Kulim

Hut

Dining in the forest, anyone? Even better, seafood in the forest? Today, we introduce Kulim Forest Restaurant – a seafood restaurant resided in a forest of Kulim, Kedah with scenic landscape. No four-wheel drive required.

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淡水现烤古早味鸡蛋糕 Tam Sui Old Taste Cake Of Taiwan

淡水现烤古早味鸡蛋糕

After Japanese cheese cake, Old Taste Cake a.k.a 鸡蛋糕 (Ji Dan Gao) from Tamsui 淡水 of Taiwan is now trending in Penang/Kuala Lumpur, from the one reproducing the recipe to the one franchising from Taiwan. Each of them is trying to grab a piece of cake while it is still hot. Either case, they share a common phenomenon – a Mekong river-long queue. Today, we bring you to Kulim for “Tam Sui Old Taste Cake Of Taiwan” (GPS: 5.37639,100.53808) – probably the first Taiwan-style fluffy old taste cake in Malaysia.

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Lion Head Black & White Wan Tan Mee 狮头云吞面 @ Sungai Petani

White Wan Tan Mee

White or black Wan Tan Mee? How about both? 狮头云吞面 Lion Head (?) Wan Tan Mee (GPS: 5.63648,100.47366) accidental discovery in Taman Intan, Sungai Petani in which one can have both dark soy sauce and clear broth version of handmade egg noodle under one roof.

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