Mooncake Delights @ Hotel Jen, Penang

For this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival 2015, Hotel Jen Penang rolls out 8 different flavours (with four new varieties) to whet your appetite. I recently had the opportunity of attending a lantern decorating workshop plus mooncake tasting session organized by Hotel Jen. 8 different flavours of mooncakes from Hotel Jen The 8 varieties include:- 1. Single […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gartien Pineapple Cakes Mid Autumn Edition Promotion!

I’m sure most Penangites would already be familiar with this local Penang brand of pineapple cakes – Gartien They’ve been in business for a few years now churning out delicious buttery pineapple cakes. For this year’s Mid Autumn festival, Gartien has specially released it’s special limited edition Mid Autumn Edition packaging with special promotions! Gartien Mid Autumn […]

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 […]

Kurtos Spiroll @Queensbay Mall, Penang

How long has it been since I last went food hunting? I almost don’t remember. Nevertheless I do still keep an eye out for new food places popping up in Penang. And one of the new places I’ve noticed is Queensbay Mall’s new ‘food area’ – Queens Street, which is supposed to showcase international cuisines. […]

Blogging on the go with something sweet n salty :)

So Life has been crazy and many a time have I found myself missing my blog n blogging in general. And suddenly one day it hit me. Perhaps I could blog on the go! Surely the there has to be an app somewhere for wordpress on iPhone… (ok I dunno why I didn’t think of […]

Roadside Tong Sui at Sungai Dua, Penang

I love traditional Chinese style desserts or more commonly known as “Tong Sui’ (directly translated from Cantonese as ‘sugar water’). Unfortunately, these popular tea time snacks sold by vendors I know of are only available in the afternoons and finish by early evenings. Therefore I hardly get to patronize these stalls unless its a weekend. […]

Passion Oh Passion!

The month of March is certainly a month of celebrations for me. Because it is a month that is filled with birthdays… And not just one, or two… but SIX birthdays of my closest friends all jammed packed into just one week of March! These wonderful people have shown me much love and comradeship over […]