Christmas and New Year Buffet 2018 @ E&O Hotel, Penang


New Zealand Green Mussels

This Christmas buffet review is probably the last Christmas review for this year and it requires no introduction as it is from the prominent Eastern & Oriental Hotel (GPS: 5.42361,100.33472). Read on as we provide you date and price for the remarkable buffet from Christmas Eve to New Year…

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PUTIEN Oyster Festival and Pot of Goodies

Pot of Goodies

Since PUTIEN (GPS: 5.43585,100.31112) opens its door to Penangites on April this year, we visited this One-Michelin Starred Restaurant at Gurney Paragon, Penang a few times thanks to its quality Fujian food and upscale dining environment suitable for special occasions. If you are yet to visit this Chinese restaurant, now is the best time to stop by as it has new Oyster menu launched. Even better, you may start ordering Pot of Goodies 盆菜 for upcoming Chinese New Year.

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An Enchanted Christmas @ Olive Tree Hotel


The festivity scene at Olive Tree Hotel (GPS: 5.327201, 100.279068), Penang glows once again from the first week of December 2018 to 7 January 2019. For the third consecutive year, the hotel surroundings will be transformed into Christmas Land with huge, brightly lit Christmas trees, captivating decorations, reindeers and santa’s sleigh. Be sure to bring your family and friends, along with your best camera for some insta-worthy photos. We recently visited this popular hotel in Bayan Lepas area for a Christmas buffet preview session. Read more for the verdict and food photos on actual days.

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

Live Action Counter

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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Shuxin Vegan Cafe 舒心济素馆 @ Sungai Petani


Vegan cafes are mushrooming in Penang but for Sungai Petani, we hardly found one other than those vegan restaurants offering both faux meat and greens in “economy rice” style. No doubt they have the most varieties but if you would like to chill out in a cozy environment with a cup of coffee, then there is not much choices in Sungai Petani until we found Shuxin Vegan Cafe 舒心济素馆 (GPS: 5.66011,100.49653).

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