Awakenings @ The One, Bayan Baru, Penang


Awakenings (GPS: 5.32849,100.28411) at The One, Bayan Baru opens since 6-Nov-2016 and since then, we visited it five times. The cafe is a non-dividend social enterprise with the following equation:

Sales – Expenses = Charity

That’s it, all the profit will be used for charity purposes. Isn’t it wonderful that you are able to contribute back to society while enjoying your meal?

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Vege Delight @ Arena Curve, Penang


Since Arena Curve near Olive Tree Hotel imposed paid parking system, cheapskates like us seldom visit this new commercial building in Bayan Baru. Still you can park your vehicle outside the private compound for free. Fortunately, Vege Delight (GPS: 5.32601,100.28006) in Arena Curve is located just opposite of Arang Coffee and we walked our way to this new restaurant one evening for some “Choo Char” dishes in vegetarian way.

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Seed Natural Food Cafe

Old Outlet

Seed Natural Food Cafe is one of a healthy food cafes in Penang island and is previously located at Nagore Road, Penang.  Unfortunately, its previous working hour was only until 6pm and closed on Sunday. As a normal shift worker, we were unable to visit it. Fortunately, its new outlet at Abu Siti Lane brought us some good news.

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Coya New Menu

Restaurant View

Our first visit to Coya Healthy Cuisine at Lorong Selamat was back in January 2014 and were pleased with their healthy cuisine promising three things: 1)  Freshly prepared food, 2) No gluten vegetarian product, 3) No added MSG and preservative. Recently, they released a new menu and we revisited it again.

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Idealite Gurney Plaza

Bak Kut Teh Rice 豆菇茶饭

After two years, it is time to go back to Idealite for another round of invited review, especially when their Bak Kut Teh (RM13.70) was in the list of Top 5 Bak Kut Teh in Penang recently, and was the only vegetarian Bak Kut Teh in the list. The Bak Kut Teh is cooked with more than 10 varieties of herbs and is sweet, light, and not greasy compared to non-veg version.

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1013 Vegetarian

金瓜百香果 Pumpkin Passion Fruit Salad

Yummy! Pumpkin Passion Fruit Salad. They are pickled in sugar + lime juice, making this a really good appetizer. It came along with set lunch we ordered in Cafe 1013 Vegetarian Restaurant at Bayan Baru.

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Journey to Healthy Food

旅人河粉 J2L Hor Fun

Finally, a vegetarian Hor Fun (a.k.a 旅人河粉 J2L Hor Fun @ RM8.90) with Wok Hey (elusive flavour from hot and seasoned wok) . Moreover, it was topped with organic vegetables. This is just one of the specialities from low-profile vegetarian restaurant at Queensbay Penang旅人 Journey2Life.

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Indian vegetarian by donation

Annalakshmi, Off Barrack Road, Penang, Malaysia

“We would like to order… eh… uh…?”. It was an embarrassing moment when we were uncertain of most Indian food names on the menu. Fortunately the friendly host walked back to kitchen and randomly selected few items for us. The arrangement was great and the food tasted good.

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A Hidden Gem in Penang

Happiness Set 皆大欢喜

Ok, this time is not a farewell meal but also a place worth multiple visit. Hidden in Sungai Ara there’s a kitchen specialized in healthy vegetarian food. Furthermore, it is Japanese vegetarian. Let’s see how good the food is. Continue reading