Saigon Bowl @ Beach Street, George Town, Penang

Pho Chicken Combo

Albeit swamped with works, we decided to take a break by visiting Saigon Bowl (GPS: 5.41764,100.34232) one evening for a bowl of Pho (pronounced as “for”). Perhaps it was due to OktoberFest. parking was still a challenge despite after working hour and we parked our car one street away. Fortunately, the dinner was sanguine.

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MC5TIME @ Sungai Ara, Penang


MC5TIME (GPS: 5.32575,100.27081) is operated by a Chinese family previously owning a franchise cafe at Carnarvon Street in George Town. Due to some internal issues, the family decided to move forward by opening their own cafe – MC5TIME. The new cafe is shy away from main road and is located same row with 三國果條湯 (3 Kingdom Koay Teow Th’ng) in Sungai Ara.

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The Leaf Healthy Recipes @ D’Piazza

George Town Outlet

The Leaf is one of the pioneers in Penang promoting healthy cuisine in modern cafe environment. The first outlet was opened at Lebuh Penang, George Town and we visited it couple of times since year 2012. For Bayan Lepas folks, now you have a nearer option as the second outlet (GPS: 5.41859,100.34114) is now opened at D’Piazza, Bayan Baru, Penang.

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PSL Goreng Pisang

PSL Goreng Pisang ©

What to eat in Taiping? Answer: Goreng Pisang (Banana Fritter). No joking! Located in Taiping old town is P.S.L Goreng Pisang (GPS: 4.85269,100.74118) operated by a lady owner for about 30 years, from a roadside stall to a dedicated shop using only quality bananas. We were told that some customers even ordered 100 pieces back home.

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20 Chulia Lane Cafe


It was one evening when we had an appointment at food truck corner of Chulia Lane (Lorong Chulia). As usual, we departed early to avoid traffic,jam, so early that we had enough time to visit both Kuan Yin Temple and 20 Chulia Lane Cafe (GPS: 5.41901,100.33768) before our appointment. The cafe occupies ground floor of Penang Hainan Tan Clan Association. Parking-wise, not sure about you but we were grateful that we usually found a slot along the narrow Chulia Lane.

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Durian Cream Puffs Take Centre Stage at Rasa Deli

Durian Puff

For the month of August and September, the durian cream puff is the highlight at the Rasa Deli of Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa (GPS: 5.48000,100.25472), Batu Feringgi, Penang. Even since the first batch of durian cream puffs made their debut at the Rasa Deli, the dainty delicacies have been literally flying off the bakery shelves so quickly.

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Wantan Mee @ Chee Meng Cafe, Argyll Road

Wantan Mee (Soup)

For those know us well, Wantan Mee is our favorite noodle. It was one weekend morning when we stumbled upon Chee Meng Cafe (GPS: 5.42129,100.33118) at Argyill Road, George Town, Penang. Did we see this shop before? No. So, we decided to give it a try, and we had no regret doing so as it was the first time we found out soup version of Wantan Mee tasted better than the usual dry Wan Tan Mee.

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Jamuan Berbuka Puasa Buffet Dinner @ Eastern & Oriental Hotel

Kambing Bakar Berempah

Time flies and it feels like it is just yesterday that we have Ramadhan buffet in some hotels. Recently, special thanks to to Eastern & Oriental Hotel (GPS: 5.42361,100.33472), we were being invited again to bring you sneak preview of upcoming Jamuan Berbuka Puasa buffet dinner.

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Artsy.Sip @ Nagore Road, Penang

Unicorn Painting Theme

Our first painting after returning my art skill back to our secondary school teacher more than 20 years ago. Artsy.Sip (GPS: 5.42114,100.32592) at Nagore Road, Penang is a place for you to have a glass of wine while enjoying painting with guidance from handsome guru.

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Anchor Say Cheese Campaign @ Bread History

New Products

In conjunction with second phase of Anchor Say Cheese campaign, patisserie chefs from Fonterra Foodservices Malaysia (the company behind Anchor brand) introduced four new products in partnership with Bread History using top quality real butter, cream cheese, milk and cream from its highly popular Anchor range.

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