Category Archives: Food

La Chica Mexican Grill & Bar @ Straits Quay, Tanjung Tokong, Penang

La Chica Mexican Grill & Bar is a popular Mexican restaurant located at Straits Quay Mall, overlooking the Straits Quay harbour front. Though there are not many Mexican restaurants in Penang, La Chica is probably one of the best here. La Chica Mexican Grill & Bar has a colourful decor, made up of Mexican artwork and rustic wooden… Read More »

ParaThai Restaurant At Gurney Plaza

Craving for Thai food while shopping in Gurney Plaza? Head down to the lower ground floor (Level B1) to find ParaThai Restaurant. ParaThai is a chain restaurant serving authentic Thai food, with many branches in the Klang Valley. It recently spread its wings to Penang, opening a branch in Gurney Plaza. There are quite a good variety of… Read More »

For You Yen Vegetarian Centre, Georgetown, Penang

For You Yen Vegetarian Centre (Pusat Makanan Sayur-Sayuran For You Yen) is a vegetarian restaurant located along Jalan Dato Keramat. It is on the same row of shop houses as Ah Leng Char Koay Teow (Restoran Tong Hooi). The restaurant serves both ready-cook vegetarian dishes and cook-to-order vegetarian food. Some of the food choices include curry “mutton”, curry… Read More »

Hokkien Mee @ Dannok Cafe, Georgetown, Penang

Recently, I was driving along Jalan Seang Tek in the morning when I spotted Dannok Cafe. What caught my attention is the hokkien mee stall in front of the shop, with an attractive picture of the popular Penang hawker food. So, I decided to have my breakfast there. It turns out that Dannok Cafe only serves hokkien mee.… Read More »

Hao You Seafood Restaurant, Teluk Kumbar, Penang

Hao You Seafood Restaurant (or Hao You Teluk Kumbar Seafood) is one of the best places to enjoy Penang’s seafood. The restaurant is located by a beach in Teluk Kumbar, right beside Lexis Suites Penang. If you come from Bayan Lepas, turn left into the small road right before Lexis Suites Penang. Parking spaces are available, although quite… Read More »

Tairyo Izakaya @ E-Gate, Penang

Craving for Japanese food? Head over to Tairyo Izakaya at E-Gate. The restaurant/bar is located at the far end of the E-Gate building, in the shop lots previously occupied by Papparich E-Gate. Tairyo Izakaya offers a good selection of Japanese food and alcoholic drinks, and I believe most people go there for the food. Tairyo Izakaya has a… Read More »

MIXUE Stores In Penang

Mixue Ice Cream & Tea was launched in Zhengzhou, China in 1997 by Mr Zhang Hongchao (a college student). Starting up Mixue, Mr Zhang’s goal was to bring high quality and affordable products to everyone around the world. That is quite a lofty mission, but it looks like he has been pretty successfully, gauging from the expansion of… Read More »

Krung Thep – Thai Restaurant In Georgetown, Penang

If you are looking for Thai food in the heart of Georgetown, Penang, head over to Krung Thep, a small, simple Thai restaurant in Lorong Selamat. The restaurant is quite easy to find. Upon entering Lorong Selamat, there is a row of restaurants on the left hand side, where Krung Thep is located. The shop is located roughly… Read More »

ZUS Coffee In Penang

Coffee is “A Necessity, Not A Luxury”, that is ZUS Coffee’s driving principle. Since its launch in 2019, ZUS Coffee strives to deliver coffee as a daily necessity for everyone. Rather than viewing specialty coffee as a luxury, ZUS Coffee is changing that by serving coffee at a lower price point, without compromising quality. It is about bringing… Read More »

Toh Soon Cafe, Georgetown, Penang

Toh Soon Cafe is a popular alley-way kopitiam in the heart of Georgetown, specializing in half-boiled eggs, charcoal toasted bread and Hainanese-style coffee. It is located in an alley off Lebuh Campbell (Address: Lebuh Campbell, 10450 Georgetown, Penang. Tel: 04-2613754). Toh Soon Cafe is open Mondays to Saturdays, 8AM-5PM. It is normally very crowded in the morning during… Read More »