Downtown Art Heritage @ Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, Penang

Downtown Art Heritage is a cafe situated at  the corner of Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling and Armenian Street in the heart of the Georgetown UNESCO Heritage Site. What sets it apart is its unique menu that includes local Asian food with a twist. We kicked off our meal with a few drinks from their menu. […]

43 Cafe @ Jalan Sungai Dua – Innovative Dishes Cooked with Love

My food hunting has led me back to 43 Cafe, a humble and cozy cafe which was actually one of the first few eateries to serve pork burgers (before a whole plethora of pork burgers flooded the dining scene). While their pork burgers were immensely enjoyable, the chef at 43 Cafe has been busy experimenting […]

Hotel Jen Penang’s New Menu at The Islander

Hotel Jen Penang’s location is no stranger to most Penangites. Formerly Shangri-La hotel and Traders Hotel, Hotel Jen was rebranded in late 2014. The hotel’s coffee lounge – The Islander has always been a firm favourite in the Penang dining scene, offering quality buffet spreads as well as all-day dining. The Islander, Hotel Jen Hotel […]

Soul Cafe @ Jalan Kek Chuan, Penang

While the cafe scene is booming in Penang and showing no signs of slowing down, it seems hard these days for cafes to differentiate themselves from the crowd. However, Soul Cafe at Jalan Kek Chuan distinguishes itself from the pack by combining love for food and photography. The photography theme is evident when one steps […]

Parisian Cafe Time @ Sarkies Corner, E&O Hotel Penang

Sarkies Corner at E & O Hotel (not to be confused with Sarkies at the new wing of the hotel where they serve buffets) has recently launched its Parisian Cafe Time promotion. Parisian Cafe Time lets customers enjoy a cup of coffee or tea with choice of 2 bakery items at RM18++. This promotion is […]

21 Coffee Places & Cafes in Penang!

The Coffee/Cafe culture has been booming in this lil’ Pearl of the Orient and it doesn’t look like its slowing down anytime soon. Whenever I have friends and family visiting Penang, I would inadvertently get asked this question – “so, where’s a good cafe to hang out/catch up?” Thus, this list was born! 🙂 It is […]

Five27 @ Chulia Court, Chulia Street Penang

If Five27 sounds familiar to you, then you’re right. Previously located at Straits Quay, Penang, Five27 have moved downtown to the heart of Georgetown along Chulia Street. The new location opened at the end of January 2014, called Five27@Chulia Court boasts a bigger space and hence a new concept – offering All Day Dining, cafe, […]

Kaffa Espresso Bar @ Green Hall, Penang & My first Coffee Cupping Experience!

Little independent connoisseur coffee places have been sprouting up around Penang island of late. Needless to say the coffee culture has hit the island and looks like its here to stay (for quite a while anyway). One of the coffee places that caught my eye is Kaffa Espresso Bar at Green Hall (not to be […]

Bauernstube Cafe @ The Boutique Residence Hotel, Pitt Street

After a long grueling day at work, we decided to pop by Bauernstube Cafe. I had seen some food photos on Erina’s Facebook and thought it looked interesting. I didn’t bring along my camera with me unfortunately. Hence, all photos are taken with my phone so do forgive the photo quality. Bauernstube Cafe (just 2 […]

Canele Pattiserie @ Paragon, Orchard Road, Singapore

Ever wondered what happens when a Dessert Queen meets Singapore’s well loved Dessert King? A serious over-dose of desserts is what! 😛 Now I adore desserts. Absolutely whole heartedly adore them! So when I arrived in Singapore for an ultra short trip, I almost immediately made a bee line for Canele Pattiserie at Paragon. I […]