Category Archives: Food

Newly Renovated Tesco Penang Food Court, Gelugor, Penang

The food court / Medan Selera at Tesco Penang (or Tesco Jelutong) has recently been renovated, giving it a refreshing modern look. The new renovation has a brownish colour theme. Having dined here regularly, I would say that the new design definitely makes the place more interesting. There are many food stalls at the Tesco Penang food court,… Read More »

Sushi Jiro & Don Jiro At Gurney Plaza, Georgetown, Penang

My wife and I recently had dinner at Sushi Jiro in Gurney Plaza (17 February 2018), after watching a movie at the GSC Cinema. Sushi Jiro is located at an open space area near the cinema. What attracted us to dine here was the RM2.99/plate sushi promotion, for a minimum of 5 plates and above. We ordered some… Read More »

Edo Ichi Japanese Cuisine At Island Plaza, Tanjung Tokong, Penang

Edo Ichi Japanese Cuisine is a popular Japanese restaurant in Tanjung Tokong, located within Island Plaza (Address: G04, G05 & G06, Island Plaza, 118, Jalan Tanjung Tokong, 10470 Tanjung Tokong, Penang. Tel: 04-8903199). It is operated by the same company as Azuma Japanese Restaurant in Queensbay Mall. Edo Ichi serves quality Japanese food with lots of choices, including… Read More »

Mandarin Cafe (Kafe Mandarin), Island Glades, Penang

Mandarin Cafe is a popular coffee shop (or “kopitiam”) among the locals in Island Glades, Penang (Address: 1 N, Lintang Delima 5, Taman Island Glades, 11700 Gelugor, Penang. Tel: 04-6573903). It is located right behind Genting Cafe, and is on the same row as Suan Hin Mini Market. There are many hawker stalls in Mandarin Cafe. The food… Read More »

Enjoy Hakka Noodles At A.M. Noshery, Island Glades, Penang

A.M. Noshery is a small restaurant in Island Glades, Penang. It serves mostly Western breakfast, but, it also has the local Hakka noodles in the menu. A.M. stands for Ann Marie, the name of the restaurant’s owner. I went to A.M. Noshery recently (on 26 January 2018), and found that the Hakka noodles are pretty good. The Hakka… Read More »

Lao Mu Zi Curry Mee At Golden Triangle, Sungai Ara, Penang

Lao Mu Zi is a relatively new curry mee shop at Golden Triangle, Sungai Ara, Penang (Address: 29-1-43A, Golden Triangle, Jalan Paya Terubong, Sungai Ara, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang. Tel: +604-2934332 / +6016-4186346). The shop opened for business in September 2017. The curry mee at Lao Mu Zi has all the important Penang curry mee ingredients: coagulated pig’s… Read More »

PappaRich Branches In Penang

PappaRich is a chain “kopitiam”-styled restaurants with branches all over Malaysia and some international locations. It serves local Malaysian food, including nasi lemak, mee goreng, char koay teow, curry mee, laksa, half-boiled egg, kaya-butter toast, and many other dishes. It is a “kopitiam”-styled restaurant, so you can find drinks that are normally served in local coffee shops, like… Read More »

Enjoy Simple Western Breakfast At Mideum Coffee, Island Park, Penang

Today, there are more and more Western coffee shops/cafes in Penang. I came across Mideum Coffee recently, which is located in Island Park, right opposite the S.M.J.K. Chung Hwa Confucian (secondary school). Its address is 30, Tingkat Tembaga, 11600 Jelutong, Penang. I was there in the morning around 10AM, and Mideum Coffee has a simple breakfast menu. The… Read More »