Duck Meat Koay Teow Th’ng Off Kimberley Street

Even though Penang is a food haven, sometimes we do get stuck coming up with places to eat. Perhaps its because we’re creatures of habit and tend to go back to places we’re comfortable with. So I was quite surprised when dad suggested we go to Kimberley Street for Koay Teow Th’ng breakfast one day. […]

Luk Yea Yen Vegetarian Restaurant (Nine Jade Emperor Festival) @ Lorong Selamat

The Nine Jade Emperor Festival (Kow Ong Yah in Hokkien) is a Taoist festival which is celebrated for 9 days during the 9th Lunar month. It is to celebrate the return of the spirit of the Gods to earth from Heaven. It is also believed that there will be rain during this period. During this […]

Toh Soon’s Roti Bakar & Kampung Malabar Curry Mee

Long ago I heard whispers of this fabulous roti bakar in Campbell Street… but being creatures of habit, I soon forgot about it as I went about old habits, eating at the same ol’ familiar places. Until I was reminded again by PenangTuaPui’s excellent post about Toh Soon’s Roti Bakar. This time, I told myself, […]

Passions of Kerala Banana Leaf Rice

Whenever I’m in the mood for banana leaf rice, my mind inadvertently wonders to… Passions of Kerala. The original restaurant in Gelugor was called Innira’s, while the restaurant in Service Road (off Burmah Road) was called Passions of Kerala. They now no longer carry the name Innira’s, having changed all the outlets’ name to Passions […]