Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Penang Food Trip

This is my third time flying to Penang just for food excitement. I am quite like Penang for the food offering there but I hate the traffic there. The road tend to jam up during the weekend. Maybe this is due to many people like me, who rush to Penang to satisfy their gastronomical appetite. My previous trip was exciting as I am giving the opportunity to be in the plane cockpit to see the pilots in action. This time is good as I am staying a night in Penang. Previous trip, I took the first flight and came back by the last flight of the day. That was tired, imagine have to take 7am flight and come back by 9.30pm flight.

Departed from Subang Airport. Looks so nice now after major renovation last year.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Sari Ratu Restaurant @ Subang Parade

Sari Ratu is a popular chain of nasi padang restaurant. Their service is fast and their food is ready prepared. So, there is basically no waiting time when you come here. They even have the electronic system to call for the waiters to take orders, pay bill or order water.

Taste:8/10(Delicious. Their beef tendon is a must order item here. Succulent and tasty).
Price:6/10(Moderate. The food below cost RM37)

Delicious tempe. Very good while it is still crispy.

Bedegil. Mixture of mashed potatoes & fish meat.

Beef rendang.


Beef tendon. A must try item here. RM8 per portion.

Assorted food items.

Monday, June 14, 2010

Kek Lok Si Temple @ Penang

Kek Lok Si is a Buddhist temple situated in Air Itam in Penang and is one of the best known temples. In 2002, a 30.2m bronze statue of the Kuan Yin was completed and opened to public. It replaced the previous white plaster Kuan Yin statue which was damaged due to a fire a few years earlier.

Have a breath taking view of kuan yin statue in Kek Lok Si area.

Around Kek Lok Si area.

Kek Lok Si.

Penang skyline from Kek Lok Si.

Address: Air Itam, Penang, Malaysia.
Coordinate: 5°23′58.29″N 100°16′25.43″E

Sunday, June 13, 2010

Hawker stalls at New Lane @ Penang

New Lane which is located near Sunway Hotel Penang has many hawker stalls. All serving quite good food. Below are a few examples that we ordered:

Rows of hawker stalls in New Lane.

Yam kek from New Lane food stall.

Penang chee cheong fun is with prawn paste, sweet gravy and chilly. From New Lane.

Beef noodle from New Lane food stall.

Address: Lorong Baru, Georgetown, 10400 Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Coordinate: 5.413893,100.325759

Heng Huat Char Kuey teow in Lorong Selamat @ Penang

This is the famous char kuey teow which is famous for their fierce cook. Don't simply ask any question to the aunty or you might be insulted or scolded. Their char key teow is so good and their business is so great until their cook behave in such an impolite way. But they have the best char kuey teow in Penang.

Taste:10/10(Excellent kuey teow with good succulent big prawn)
Price:4/10(Near expensive. RM8.50 for big plate & RM5.50 for small).

Look at the big prawn.

Famous Heng Huat char kuey teow.

Plain version of popiah.

Spicy version. Moist popiah in Lorong Selamat. The stall is just located at the side of Heng Huat shop.

Address: 108, Lorong Selamat,
10400 Pulau Pinang
Coordinate: 5.416996, 100.324752

Saturday, June 12, 2010

Genting Cafe Near Green Lane @ Penang

Taste:9/10(Delicious. They have among the best assam laksa in Penang. Besides that they also have duck egg char kuey teow which is also good. Mua chee-Glutinous rice kek is also good here).
Price:8/10(Cheap. Its a normal chinese coffee shop which serves traditional food).

Duck rice at Genting food court Penang near Green Lane.

Roasted pork. For my friend who are fascinated with piglet tooth.

Tasty mua chee. Glutinous rice kek with lots of peanut crunch.

Assam laksa at Genting Cafe. Somehow, I found that this assam laksa is better

Duck egg char kuey teow with chinese sausage.

Address: Lorong Delima 3, 11700 Penang, Malaysia.
Coordinate: 5.382902,100.30215

Tanjung Bungah Pisang Goreng lorry stall

This famous banana fritter stall have the best banana fritter. They do because they double fry and using coconut oil.

Taste:10/10(Excellent. You can't find any fried banana as good as this).
Price:6/10(Moderate. RM0.50 per piece).

Tanjung Bungah Pisang goreng. They have excellent fried banana, fried cempedak & fired yam.

Fried Banana.

Fried cempedak.

Address: Junction corner of Jalan Chan Swee Teong and Jalan Tanjung Bungah.
Coordinate: 5.466132,100.27955

Friday, June 11, 2010

View from Cititel Hotel @ Penang

Below are the sights from my room in Cititel Hotel Penang & my breakfast in the hotel cafe.

Penang Komtar from Cititel Hotel.

Light second breakfast in Main Street Cafe Cititel.

Address: Petani Road Flat, Jalan Patani, Georgetown, 10000 Georgetown, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Coordinate: 5.404643,100.321333


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