An Viet Vietnamese Casual Dining @ Gurney Plaza, Penang

Vietnamese restaurants are pretty common in Penang of late and one of the newest places to open on the island – An Viet, a chain restaurant from KL, seeks to vie for a slice of the pie.  An Viet which literally translates to “Eat Viet”, offers authentic Vietnamese food in a casual dining environment. Since […]

The Memory Lane MUFE Retroactive Museum & Cafe @ Service Road, Penang

Everything retro seems to be a hit these days and The Memory Lane MUFE Retroactive Museum & Cafe banks on its nostalgic ambiance plus simple back to basics menu as its selling point. Walking into The Memory Lane certainly evokes memories of ‘the good ol’ days’. The cafe is divided into various ‘sections’ starting from […]

DCOVA Cafe New Menu @ Logan Heritage, Bishop Street, Penang

DCOVA at Logan Heritage along Bishop Street is no stranger to the Penang cafe scene. They’ve been steadily brewing good coffee and serving up some of the best pastas in town. How fast time has flown, for it seemed like only yesterday when DCOVA opened its’ doors… In conjunction with their 2nd anniversary, they have […]

Plan b. Your New Local @ Gurney Paragon & Queensbay Mall

Frequent visitors to Gurney Paragon would have noticed that Ben’s has been replaced by Plan b. And recently, I was fortunate enough to be invited to check out the new Plan b. at Gurney Paragon featuring a new approach to fuss free creative all-day dining. It was a night of fun and good food as […]

Downtown Art Heritage @ Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, Penang

Downtown Art Heritage is a cafe situated at  the corner of Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling and Armenian Street in the heart of the Georgetown UNESCO Heritage Site. What sets it apart is its unique menu that includes local Asian food with a twist. We kicked off our meal with a few drinks from their menu. […]

Sticks & Spoon, The Oriental Cafe @ Elit Avenue, Bayan Baru

Dim sum lovers in Penang can now rejoice, for there is a new Dim Sum eatery to win over your hearts & stomachs! I’ve always had a problem of finding good dim sum in Penang, so I was pretty excited to check out the newly opened Sticks and Spoon located at Elit Avenue in Bayan […]

Soul Cafe @ Jalan Kek Chuan, Penang

While the cafe scene is booming in Penang and showing no signs of slowing down, it seems hard these days for cafes to differentiate themselves from the crowd. However, Soul Cafe at Jalan Kek Chuan distinguishes itself from the pack by combining love for food and photography. The photography theme is evident when one steps […]

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 […]

Vivo Pizza @ Aeon Bukit Mertajam, Alma, Penang PLUS A GIVEAWAY!

When I received an invitation to check out a new pizza chain store in town AND visit a new mall in Penang, I simply couldn’t pass up the opportunity. I wasn’t aware that the AEON Mall had moved from its previous location to Bukit Mertajam in Alma. Plus I was also curious to check out […]

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 […]