Dining At David Brown’s Restaurant, Penang Hill

I visited Penang Hill (Bukit Bendera) with my family recently (on 13 February 2019), and had dinner at the popular David Brown’s Restaurant & Tea Terrace. The restaurant sits atop Penang Hill’s Strawberry Hill (hill upon a hill), and is the highest restaurant in Penang. We went up to Penang Hill at around 5PM, wanting to have a… Read More »

Play Pedal Go-Kart At Urban Playz, Gurney Paragon Mall, Penang

Indoor playgrounds are now widely available at shopping malls in Penang. Urban Playz at Gurney Paragon Mall however provides something different, an outdoor pedal go-kart course for kids to play. It is located on the 4th floor of Gurney Paragon Mall (Address: 163D-4-01 & A1, Gurney Paragon Mall, Persiaran Gurney, 10250 Georgetown, Penang. Tel: +6012-7090082). There are 2… Read More »

Starview Restaurant, Jalan Dato Keramat, Georgetown, Penang

Starview Restaurant is a popular Chinese restaurant in Georgetown, Penang (Address: 341, Jalan Dato Keramat, 10150 Georgetown, Penang. Tel: 04-2266544). The restaurant is located in the former Federal Place cinema. There is a car park at the back of the building. Restoran Tong Hooi, which houses the Famous Ah Leng Char Koay Teow stall is located right beside… Read More »

Sushi King Restaurant Branches In Penang

Sushi King is a popular Japanese restaurant chain in Malaysia. It was established back in 1995, and was the first Japanese restaurant in Malaysia to serve sushi on a conveyor belt system (“sushi on the kaiten”). Sushi King restaurants have Halal certification. Today, Sushi King restaurants also provide sushi-making classes for kids and adults (needs special arrangement) –… Read More »

Experience Batik Art At Craft Batik, Teluk Bahang, Penang

Batik is a traditional Malay textile art. It is very popular in Malaysia and Indonesia. The most popular motifs in Malaysian batik are flowers and leaves. Batik designs are drawn on cloths/fabric, which will then go through a special process to make the colours permanent. Craft Batik is a batik factory in Teluk Bahang, Penang (Address: Mukim 2,… Read More »

TGI Fridays Queensbay Mall, Bayan Lepas, Penang

TGI Fridays is an American restaurant chain with over 1000 restaurants in 58 countries. The TGI Fridays restaurant that I usually go to is the one at Queensbay Mall (Address: Lot GF 131 & 139, Ground Floor, Queensbay Mall, 100, Persiaran Bayan Indah, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang. Tel: 04-6413363). I haven’t been there for quite some time, but… Read More »

Chinese New Year Atmosphere At Gurney Paragon Mall (2019)

My family and I visited Gurney Paragon Mall on Sunday, 13 January 2019, and were greeted by various Chinese New Year decorations. This year, the Chinese New Year celebration falls on 5-6 February 2019. The Chinese New Year decorations in front of the Swiss Watch Gallery and Rolex stores are pretty unique. It consists of red lanterns and… Read More »