Yuan Shi Guo Flavor Food Coconut Chicken Steamboat @ Burmah Road, Penang

While hotpot and steamboat restaurants are aplenty, Yuan Shi Guo Flavor food stands out from the pack by offering something truly unique in Penang – a hot pot with fresh coconut water as the main ingredient of the soup base. No MSG is added and kampung chicken (free range chicken) is being used. Coconut water […]

Ivy’s Kitchen @Chow Thye Road, Penang

If you’re looking for something quick and tasty AND affordable, look no further than Ivy’s Kitchen in Chow Thye Road (off Burmah Road). Ivy’s Kitchen offers delicious local fare that comes in convenient fulfilling combo meals. And not just one or two choices, but SEVEN choices for patrons to choose from. How’s that for variety? […]

Hot Wok Nyonya & Local Cuisine @ Burmah Road, Penang

Recently, a group of floggers were invited to taste the food at Hot Wok Nyonya & Local Cuisine along Burmah Road. Hot Wok is certainly not a new establishment, having been in the food business since 1994. It was previously in Gurney Plaza and moved to Tanjung Tokong. Currently, it is located along Burmah Road […]

Kocha Taiwanese Delight @ Burmah Road, Penang

Kocha Taiwanese Delight is no stranger to the Penang food scene. But it remains a favourite of mine whenever I’m looking for Taiwanese food in Penang.

Glutinuous Rice Dumplings (Bak Zhang) @ Tavoy Road, Penang

One of my favourite snacks would definitely be ‘bak zhang’ or glutinuous rice dumplings stuffed with pork wrapped with lotus leaves. Traditionally eaten during the Chinese festival “Duan Wu Jie“, this delicious savoury dumpling is also being sold throughout the year. My usual haunt for this snack would be at this stall off Burmah Road, […]

Satay Kajang Asli in Penang?!

Yep, you read that right. Satay Kajang Asli. In Penang!! Or at least that’s what the banner said… It was enough to draw me in to give it a try. After all, you’re talking to a huge satay lover here! So one fine evening, we decided to go for a light dinner.

Thai Food: Chok Dee Thai Restaurant @ Burmah Road

I love Thai food, although I’ve only been to Phuket once and have not set foot on Bangkok yet.  Somehow I cannot resist a good bowl of piping hot tomyam or fragrant pieces of pandan chicken or rich mango pulut desserts. Therefore I am constantly searching for good Thai food in Penang. And my most […]

Starview Restaurant @ New World Park, Penang

Starview Restaurant has always been equated to good Chinese food and the place to go to for dinners and Chinese weddings. Their weekends are always fully booked and don’t hope to get a table if you don’t have a prior reservation! This long established restaurant has recently moved to a spanking new premise in New […]

Unique Pork Satay @ Bangkok Lane

‘Satay‘ is probably one of the best loved snacks in Malaysia and Asia even, with each country having their own special way of making satay. Tucked away in Bangkok Lane in Pulau Tikus, Penang, is an eccentric uncle hawking his unique pork satay (currently priced at RM0.50 per stick, used to be only 40cents a […]

Sawara Yong Tao Foo @ Pulau Tikus Penang

Whenever I want to have something simple and wholesome, Sawara Restaurant at Burmah Road comes to mind.  They started out as a humble lil restaurant serving mainly yong tao foo items made with 100% mackerel fish and some noodle dishes. Since then, the menu has flourished to include many other items like fresh fish slices, […]