Kek Seng Kopitiam – Still Cheap and Good!

The iconic Kek Seng kopitiam is definitely no stranger to local Penangites. Having been in business since the early 1900s, Kek Seng kopitiam has consistently served cheap and good food. It’s been years since I last visited Kek Seng. It used to be my grandfather’s favourite eating place. And I remember that I hated going […]

Where To Eat for Valentine’s Day in Penang

Continuing the second part of this Valentine’s Day special (read the first part here), this post is for those of you who believe in the sure proof ‘tradition’ of wining and dining. One of the most important criteria for me personally on such an occasion would be ambience coupled with good food. So, here are […]

Opera Oriental Cuisine & Lifestyle Gallery @ Upper Penang Road

We had no specific dining place in mind that evening. Instead, we just decided to visit Upper Penang Road to see what the place had to offer. After all, we haven’t been frequenting the place for quite some time. A familiar face called out to us as we strolled along. It was, what could be […]

Set Lunch @ Salsas Restaurant, Continental Hotel

We had some guests with us on a recent Sunday afternoon and I had originally planned to go to The Sire. But I had overlooked the fact that The Sire is closed on Sundays! So, there we were sitting in the car in front of the Sire, wondering where to go that was nearby, for […]

Teik Seng Foodstall @ Carnarvon Street

I have to admit, that while I’m born and bred in Penang, I have the worst sense of direction ever when it comes to roads around Penang Road. All those small, narrow, some of them one way streets off Penang Road (eg Chulia Street, Carnarvon Street, Kimberly Street, Rope Walk…etc) are just a maze to […]