Chinese New Year Buffet & Steamboat @ E&O Hotel

Steamboat

With dual-earner families getting orthodox these days, it is more difficult for family members of three generations gather together during normal days. Even during Chinese New Year, usually those holding “housewife” title will be the “victim” of the reunion dinner. Most of the time, it is better to have the dinner outside to save the hassle of preparing and cleaning the food at home. Eastern & Oriental Hotel (GPS: 5.42361,10033472) can be a reunion dinner place to be considered.

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Banh Mi Kitchen 越南法棍

Signature Barbeque Pork

Banh Mi should not be a stranger for those visited Vietnam before. It is a street food consists of Baguette (French bread) stuffed with various ingredients. There were few Vietnamese restaurants in Penang serving the delicacy but with the recent closure of one of our favorites, it had been a while since we had a decent Banh Mi until we met the new Banh Mi Kitchen (GPS: 5.41646,100.32514 ) at Jalan Zainal Abidin, Georgetown, Penang.

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Christmas Buffet 2019 @ E&O Hotel

Roast Turkey

We have once again reaching the end of the year and in conjunction with this festive season, Eastern & Oriental Hotel (GPS: 5.42361,100.33472), George Town, Penang is offering par excellence Christmas and New Year buffets in its Sarkies restaurant. As usual, we visit its preview session recently…

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Christmas Buffet, Turkey & Afternoon Tea @ Hompton By The Beach

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Come over and celebrate Christmas at Hompton By The Beach Penang (GPS: 5.46355,100.30518), Penang’s latest shining star along Tanjung Tokong Beach.

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The All New Richard Rivalee Nyonya Restaurant @ Rain Garden

Food Roundup

Nearly 40 dishes on our table! We almost ordered all dishes in the menu during our visit to the new Richard Rivalee Nyonya restaurant (GPS: 5.43165,100.31221) recently. Note that we practiced zero waste in which we took leftover food home.

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Hakkayin x Monkeycup Cafe @ Chow Thye Road, Penang

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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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Selera Kampung & Jom Raya Buffet Lunch @ E&O Hotel

Satay

If you would like to have peace of mind premium Ramadan buffet with your loved one or family, visit Eastern & Oriental (E&O) Hotel (GPS: 5.42361,100.33472) with abundant choices of International cuisine majoring in well-loved Malaysian dishes.

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Clay @ Summerskye, Penang

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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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The New Coffee Addict @ Campbell Street, Penang

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Coffee Addict at Nagore Road used to be our friend’s secret hideout thanks to its lovely environment and coffee. Recently, it moved to the lot previously owned by Moustache Houze (GPS: 5.41725, 100.33542) at Campbell Street, George Town, Penang. With bigger kitchen, the once “coffee only” cafe now serves mouthwatering food.

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