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Evergarden Serves up Halal Chinese Cuisine & Sze Chuan Cuisine @ Evergreen Laurel Hotel Penang

10 August 2017

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Evergarden Serves up Halal Chinese Cuisine & Sze Chuan Cuisine @ Evergreen Laurel Hotel Penang

Evergreen Laurel Hotel is no stranger to Penangites, located along the stunning coastline of Gurney Drive, it is arguably one of the long standing 5 star hotels on the island. Evergarden Chinese Restaurant is one of the few Chinese restaurants on the island that provide HALAL Chinese cuisine. Recently, we were invited to have a […]

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Uncle John’s Durians @ Pulau Tikus, Penang

26 July 2017

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Uncle John’s Durians @ Pulau Tikus, Penang

With the durian season upon us, we were hunting for a place to get good durians at reasonable prices (read: without getting our throats slaughtered) without having to travel all the way to Balik Pulau. This season has been somewhat slow with supplies at a record low (blame the weather/heavy rains/global warming). Coupled with high […]

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Penang Coffee & Desserts Festival 2017 Preview @ Gurney Paragon Mall

25 July 2017

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Penang Coffee & Desserts Festival 2017 Preview @ Gurney Paragon Mall

The Penang Coffee & Desserts Festival is back once again in 2017 at Gurney Paragon Mall! The 3 day festival will be happening from 28th-30 July 2017 at the Atrium of Gurney Paragon Mall from 10am-10pm. Over 50 exhibitors will be participating in this festival which would be sure to please all coffee and dessert […]

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Maple Palace Chinese Restaurant, Penang

20 July 2017

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Maple Palace Chinese Restaurant, Penang

Maple Palace Chinese Restaurant is no stranger to the dining scene in Penang. Maple Palace is one of the go to places whenever one looks for quality Chinese cuisine be it for weddings, company dinners, birthdays, events or even just a simple meal with family and friends.  Over the years, Maple Palace has constantly changed […]

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The Habitat Penang Hill – TreeTop Walk & Ecotourism Attraction

6 July 2017

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The Habitat Penang Hill – TreeTop Walk & Ecotourism Attraction

Penang Hill has gotten a revival of sorts in the recent years and the latest addition to one of the island’s landmark, is a world class eco tourism attraction called The Habitat. Located on the fringes of a 130 million year old virgin rainforest on Penang Hill, The Habitat features a historical 1.6km nature trail, […]

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Richard Rivalee The Designer & Chef Nyonya Cuisine @ M Mall, Penang

27 June 2017

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Richard Rivalee The Designer & Chef Nyonya Cuisine @ M Mall, Penang

Richard Rivalee’s Nyonya cuisine has amassed quite a large fan base since it’s inception in a quaint and cozy shop lot along the picturesque Bangkok Lane. Richard Rivalee’s style of Nyonya cooking has certain Thai influences, having learnt most of his recipes from his grandmother. Currently, the award winning designer and chef has moved his […]

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Baguni Korean Concept Store + Gusttimo Coffee.Gelato.Bingsu @ Sunshine Square, Penang

20 June 2017

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Baguni Korean Concept Store + Gusttimo Coffee.Gelato.Bingsu @ Sunshine Square, Penang

Sunshine Square has been a staple supermarket for those who stay around Bayan Baru area. And recently two exciting new tenants have started its operations in Sunshine Square. Housed in the same space is Baguni Korean Concept Store & Gusttimo (which offers coffee, pastries, gelato and bingsu). Let’s take a look first at what Gusttimo […]

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Afternoon Tea @ Ri Cafe, Bahari Parade, Penang

11 May 2017

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Afternoon Tea @ Ri Cafe, Bahari Parade, Penang

Ri Cafe at Bahari Parade along Sri Bahari Road is a fairly new cafe in the heart of Georgetown, Penang. We dined there for dinner recently and I had noticed (with much glee) a delightful looking Afternoon Tea menu. I had immediately texted my friends and told them that we should make a date to […]

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Artsy.Sip @ Nagore Square, Penang – Painting & Wine in the Heart of Georgetown

6 May 2017

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Artsy.Sip @ Nagore Square, Penang – Painting & Wine in the Heart of Georgetown

Penang is most definitely a well known food haven. In recent years, the art scene in Penang has also grown, largely thanks to the popular wall murals around the heritage area of Georgetown.  If you happen to find yourself with free time on a Saturday afternoon, you may perhaps want to explore your artsy side […]

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Taiwan Travel Expo [LOHAS Taiwan] 5th-7th May, Gurney Paragon Mall, Penang

29 April 2017

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Taiwan Travel Expo [LOHAS Taiwan] 5th-7th May, Gurney Paragon Mall, Penang

From 5th – 7th May 2017, a Taiwan Travel Expo [LOHAS Taiwan] organized by the Taiwan Tourism Bureau Kuala Lumpur office will be held at Gurney Paragon Mall. This Taiwan Travel Expo, which is held for the very first time in Penang, sees a collaboration with 12 local travel agent partners, together with China Airlines, […]

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