Thai Street Food in Penang @ Thai Shop, Kimberley Street

Much to our delight, we recently discovered some authentic Thai street food at a small cozy place in the bustling Georgetown simply named Thai Shop. Thai Shop is located along Kimberley street nearer to the Penang Road end. We found a quaint and charming interior but since the weather was lovely, we opted to sit […]

Pacific West/Golden Fresh Christmas Bash @ Butterworth, Penang

Recently, during the festive month of December, Pacific West organized a fun filled Christmas Bash for bloggers & media at their production factory over in Butterworth, Penang. We got a chance to eat, drink and be merry with good food, fun games and even an eye opening visit to their production floor (an opportunity bestowed […]

Sae Ma Eul BBQ @ Maritime Automall, Penang

Korean food remains a firm favourite of mine especially Korean Barbeque, so I wasted no time in checking out the new Korean BBQ place at Maritime Automall – Sae Ma Eul BBQ. This is the chain’s first branch in Penang, with 4 other branches in Klang Valley (Solaris, Jaya One, Desa Park & Publika). Sae […]

Passionis – Artisanal Desserts & Tea Pairing @ Siam Road, Penang

While cafes specializing in coffee are proliferating rapidly, patisseries are still uncommon in town. Passionis, located at Siam Road, has been quietly but diligently producing fine Japanese & French inspired desserts to placate the sweet tooths in Penang. It has been one of my favourite places to visit when I’m craving for a good dessert […]

Deepavali Gala Dinner – The Royal Indian Cuisine @ Hotel Equatorial Penang

A lavish Deepavali Gala dinner was held recently at Hotel Equatorial Penang with the theme The Royal Indian Cuisine, featuring authentic Indian regional food by celebrity chef Mujeeb-ur Rehman, who was flown exclusively from India for this event. The Grand Ballroom at Hotel Equatorial Penang was decked out in a variety of colours to reflect […]

Roti Bakar Kacang Phool @ Desiran Tanjung Food Court, Penang

A hidden gem has been making waves in the blogosphere recently – Roti Bakar Kacang Phool may sound exotic and it is indeed one of a kind! Operating at the Desiran Tanjung food court at Seri Tanjung Pinang, the owners behind Roti Bakar Kacang Phool believe in serving freshly made wholesome food. Do not be […]

Omakase Menu @ Kampachi, Hotel Equatorial Penang

Kampachi at Hotel Equatorial Penang is one of the more established Japanese restaurants on the island. Famed for its weekend Japanese buffet lunch, we head back to Kampachi this time to savour their Omakase menu instead. An Omakase menu basically means Chef’s menu where diners hand over their meal to the capable hands of the […]

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 […]

The North Banquet – The Hosts & The VIPS

Held on 30th July 2016 at Sunway Carnival Convention Center, The North Banquet – The Hosts & The VIPS was the first red carpet gala dinner in Butterworth. Proudly organized by CHT Network in collaboration with Ichi Media, the North Banquet showcased the Northern region’s influential personalities as The Hosts, providing them with a platform […]

Penang Coffee & Desserts Festival 2016 @ Gurney Paragon Mall

Coffee & dessert aficionados rejoice! Happening this August 12th-14th 2016 at Gurney Paragon Mall, the Penang Coffee & Desserts Festival is set to bring many exciting activities such as coffee art exhibition, latte art throwdown, hand brew methods demonstration, coffee caricature, jelly moon cake hands on session, macaron decorating hands on session and many more. […]