International Buffet @ Eastern & Oriental Hotel, Penang (2018/19 Refresh)

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Eastern & Oriental (E&O) Hotel (GPS: 5.42366,100.33464) is no stranger to Penangites as it is by far one of the best 5-star hotels on the island. The signature British-style white building has been hosting many VVIP and celebrities over the decades with some even spent their retirement ages here. We recently re-visited it again for International Buffet.

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Projek Nasi Lemak @ Solaria, Bayan Lepas, Penang

Value Chicken Set

Nasi Lemak is our favorite and each time we have our lunch at coffee shops, if packets of Nasi Lemak are available on our table, we will add a star to that coffee shop. Projek Nasi Lemak, (GPS: 5.30033,100.26626) on another hand, provides the delicacy at its best, from the ordinary deep fried chicken to the lavish whole lobster at RM7x as the main ingredient.

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4-Course Set Lunch at SPOON, G Hotel Kelawai

Set Lunch

Introducing the 4-Course Set Lunch in Spoon Café, G Hotel Kelawai (GPS: 5.43560,100.31005) for only RM25 which is value of money as you are dining in an iconic, exclusive and stylish venue! The set lunch starts from 12pm – 3pm daily. There are 5 different menus rotating weekly till the end of 2018, bringing you more options for your lunch selections.

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PUTIEN 莆田 Re-Visited

Bamboo Herbal Prawn

Trying out new restaurants is in the gene of foodies and usually we don’t revisit the same restaurant again in near future but Putien (GPS: 5.43585,100.31112)  is an exception in which we re-visited the Michellin-starred again for more dishes. Read more to find out which dishes we tried this time.

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Huo Tan Wang Charcoal Steamboat 火炭皇 @ Nagore Road, Penang

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Few years ago, when someone mentions charcoal steamboat in George Town, Penang, it must be the legendary Goh Huat Seng. Just like many big players in year 2018, it went into history and if you are looking for a placement, we recommend Huo Tan Wang 火炭皇 Charcoal Steamboat at Nagore Road (GPS: 5.42166,100.32632). We had a wonderful evening there with its signature Sour and Spicy base soup.

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Dim Sum Yuen 点心苑 @ Taman Canning, Ipoh

Cold Water Chestnut Cake

Tired of sharing tables with others and with waiting customers staring at you in hoping you finish the subpar pre-steamed Dim Sum ASAP? Head to Dim Sum Yuen 点心苑 (GPS: 4.61177,101.11120) in Taman Canning for innovative make-to-order Dim Sum including lovely Cold Water Chestnut Cake 鸟吞马蹄 (RM5.50). Even our anti-Dim Sum friend plans to return here again.

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Bibimbowl @ Summerton, Bayan Lepas, Penang

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Usually operated by Koreans folks, Korean restaurants is mushrooming in Penang and in fact, we are not sure if it is already supersede Japanese restaurants. Similar to the latter, most Korean restaurants here are more suitable for mid-to-high income group with some even impose minimum order quantity policy. Specifically for BBQ restaurants, expect one won’t walk out alive if he/she does not have a blue paper note in his/her pocket. Fortunately, we met Bibimbowl (GPS: 5.33879,100.30864) recently.

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Viva Local Food Haven @ Tanjung Tokong, Penang

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Strategically located along Tanjung Tokong’s main road and right in front of Hotel Sentral Seaview, Viva Local Food Haven (GPS: 5.46270,100.30512) is always crowded with both local and foreign customers. Thanks to our friends who stayed in Hotel Sentral Seaview recently, we had a chance to revisit the food court after our initial visit 8 years ago.

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Coffee On The Table @ Beach Street, Penang

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We remembered that more than a year ago, 3D latte art stormed Penang by surprise. Back then, we didn’t pay much attention due to busy schedule. Until recently, we finally found the cafe – Coffee on the Table (GPS: 5.41577,100.33991)

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BÁNH MÌ ÚT @ Church Street, Georgetown, Penang

Exterior

It was one tiring Saturday evening in which we finished working late (yes, we still need to work on Saturday) and decided to just had our dinner outside. BÁNH MÌ ÚT (UT Sandwiches Cafe) (GPS: 5.41884,100.33984 ) was our accidental discover when we passed by Church Street.

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