London Duck Restaurant At Gurney Plaza, Penang

London Duck is a Chinese restaurant located on the third floor of Gurney Plaza (Address: 170-03-86, Gurney Plaza, Persiaran Gurney, 10250 Georgetown, Penang. Tel: 04-2170990). The name of the restaurant seems to hint that its specialty is duck dishes. However, the restaurant actually serves a good variety of non-duck dishes, mostly Cantonese-styled. The food at London Duck restaurant… Read More »

Penang International Science Fair 2019 At Setia SPICE, Penang

The Penang International Science Fair 2019 (PISF 2019) was held at Setia SPICE on 2-3 November 2019. It is an annual event aimed at generating interest in science and technology among primary and secondary school students. The PISF 2019 featured exhibits from technology companies in Malaysia, hands-on STEM workshops organized by schools and companies, competitions in robotics, coding,… Read More »

Mama Vege Restaurants In Penang

Mama Vege is a popular vegetarian restaurant chain. With more and more people starting to eat vegetarian food due to its believed health benefits, we should see more vegetarian restaurants sprouting up. Here is the list of Mama Vege Restaurant branches in Penang: Mama Vege Promenade Branch (Bayan Baru) The Promenade, 5-1-18, Persiaran Mahsuri, 11950 Bayan Lepas, Penang.… Read More »

Bad Experience At Khun De Thai Restaurant, Batu Lanchang, Penang

I recently had a bad experience at Khun De Thai Restaurant, Batu Lanchang (Address: 80C, Jalan Tan Sri Teh Ewe Lim, Taman Koperasi, 11600 Jelutong, Penang. Tel: 04-2829690). The restaurant is located near Lam Wah Ee Hospital. Even though there are limited parking around the area, we managed to park in front of the restaurant. It was around… Read More »

Grab Tea At Gurney Plaza, Penang

There are many outlets selling bubble tea in Penang. But, Grab Tea at Gurney Plaza is unique, as the tea here is prepared by a robot. The robotic arm mimics the movement of a human hand as it shakes and then pour the tea into a plastic cup. Grab Tea at Gurney Plaza was officially opened on 21… Read More »

MORE By Arang Coffee, Georgetown, Penang

MORE By Arang Coffee is a cafe/restaurant that serves a combination of Western food, local food, coffee and drinks. It is technically a branch of Arang Coffee (Bayan Baru), occupying the ground floor of Livingston Tower (Address: 170G-2, Livingston Tower, Jalan Argyll, 10050 Georgetown, Penang. Tel: 04-3710222). Even though the name of the restaurant gives the impression that… Read More »

Mamasak Cafe – Malay-style Hawker Stall Along Jalan Gottlieb, Penang

Mamasak Cafe is a Malay-style hawker stall (“warung”) located along Jalan Gottlieb, roughly opposite SMJK (C) Perempuan Cina Pulau Pinang (Penang Chinese Girls’ High School). It is open from 6PM to 1.30AM, so customers can eat dinner or supper here. Personally, I think the melted cheese burgers are probably the best food to be had at Mamasak Cafe.… Read More »

Enjoy Taiwanese Desserts At BlackBall Mini, Pulau Tikus, Penang

On a hot day in Pulau Tikus, the BlackBall Mini outlet at Moulmein Rise Shoppes provides a nice respite from the heat. BlackBall Mini serves many types of Taiwanese desserts, many of which are cold. The first time I visited a BlackBall outlet was at Queensbay Mall a long time ago, but that branch is now closed. As… Read More »

Enjoy Vegetarian Burger At Mama Burger, Bayan Baru, Penang

I was driving around with my family recently, looking for a place to have a late lunch when we found Mama Burger, a small burger joint at The One Terrace Plus, Bayan Baru. We decided to give it a try. Upon looking at the menu, we found that Mama Burger actually serves vegetarian burger. You may be wondering,… Read More »