Alamak Mamak Stall @ Gottlieb Road, Penang

Without a doubt, we Malaysians love hanging out at our local mamak stalls with comforting staples such as maggi goreng, nasi lemak, fried chicken and more. The local mamak stall should ideally offer a quick and delicious meal at affordable prices especially whenever the hunger pangs strike in the middle of the night. The new […]

Fried Laksa @ Yan Yam Cafe, Siam Road, Penang

Recently, we discovered a shop in town with its bright red banner stating that it sold FRIED LAKSA! Our interests were piqued immediately as we wondered how a fried version of the well loved Assam Laksa would fare. Fried Laksa at Yan Yam Cafe, along the bustling Siam Road (its nearer to the traffic light […]

Intan Nasi Lemak @ Taman Free School, Penang

Intan Nasi Lemak is one of those hidden gems tucked away inside apartment compounds away from the main road that you usually won’t know about unless you a) reside in that  neighbourhood, b) someone who’s been there brought you or in the case of a flogger like me c) a reader tells you about it! […]

The Tale of a long long snack at Paya Terubong

Some time ago, blog hoppers might remember a slew of reviews about a certain extra long snack… also known as the longest ‘yew tiao’, longest deep fried Chinese cruller or “Te Chang Yew Tiao Wang” to be exact (translated from Mandarin to Extra Long Cruller King). Well, Lingzie’s Tummy Treats is here to jolt your […]

Penang’s Very First Nasi Kandar?

I might have mentioned before in this blog that my dad is a Nasi Kandar fan. And it is a known fact in our family that he gets up really early before the crack of dawn, carries out his daily chores and usually stops by for a quick breakfast at a nasi kandar stall of […]

Wan Soon Curry Mee @ Taman Green Lane/Jelutong, Penang

I’ve been curious about this lil stall selling curry mee along Jalan Sir Ibrahim at Taman Green Lane for quite some time. Every time I drive pass, it’s always busy and packed with people. So like any other Penangite, it piqued my interest for it is usually assumed that a place that is packed should […]

Economy Fried BeeHoon Next to Chung Ling High School

My dad is a fan of economy fried bee hoon (vermicelli)/mee (noodles). I remember digging into packets of economy “bee hoon mee” (mixture of vermicelli and yellow noodles) that dad would ‘ta pao’ for my brother and I for breakfast when we were kids (and wanted to sleep late during the weekends :P) My preference […]

The Hunt for the Chinese Pancake!

Ah pancake oh pancake, how I love thee, let me count the ways…. Ok so this pancake is not your normal ‘ban chang kueh’ type nor is it the ‘apom’ type. But it is one unique chinese pancake which I reckon is only available in Penang. And it’s one that I have featured more than […]

Yummy Chinese Pancakes @ Church Street, Penang

Regular readers of this blog will remember this post back in 2007 when I blogged about one of my favourite foods in Penang – the unique and yummy chinese pancakes. I was introduced to this delightful snack by my dad which originally sold in a coffee shop off Beach Street (next to Maybank and Standard […]