Category Archives: Food

Sushi-B’rito At Setia SPICE Canopy

Sushi-B’rito is a modern Japanese restaurant located at Setia SPICE Canopy (Address: Setia SPICE Canopy, No. 108B-01-12, Jalan Tun Dr. Awang, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang. Tel: +6018-9486676). The restaurant serves innovative Japanese food, some kind of a fusion between Japanese and Mexican food – it has the slogan “Burgers & Burritos On The Go”. Sushi-B’rito’s signature dishes are… Read More »

Enjoy Civet Coffee At Kopi Loewak, Georgetown, Penang

Kopi Luwak, or Civet Coffee is arguably the most expensive coffee in the world. It originated from Indonesia, but today, there are also civet coffee that are produced in the Philippines and Vietnam. In Penang, there is a cafe in Georgetown which specializes in serving kopi luwak. The cafe is aptly named Kopi Loewak (Address: 7, Lebuh Armenian,… Read More »

Hau Hau Yu Restaurant At YMCA Penang

Hau Hau Yu Restaurant, located within YMCA Penang serves simple, no-frills Chinese food (“zi-char” or “chu-char”). It is a small restaurant, and its customers are mostly people visiting YMCA for events, meetings or sporting activities like badminton and taekwondo. It is also a convenient place to eat for people staying at the YMCA Penang hostel rooms (sometimes foreigners… Read More »

Harvest Times Cafe, Georgetown, Penang

Harvest Times Cafe is a popular dining place in Georgetown, Penang (Address: 4, Jalan Irrawaddi, 10050 Georgetown, Penang. Tel: 04-2277004). It is housed in a nice, refurbished building – two houses merged into one. Customers usually park along the roadside near the restaurant (as it is in a residential area), but there is also paid parking nearby. Harvest… Read More »

Half Acre Restaurant At Straits Quay, Tanjung Tokong, Penang

Half Acre Restaurant is a relatively new dining place at Straits Quay. The restaurant is located near the Straits Quay Marina Lighthouse. It opened in September 2019, having moved from its original location in Balik Pulau. The most famous dish at Half Acre Restaurant is the kiln-roasted chicken, a dish originating from Taiwan. The chickens are roasted in… Read More »

D’Fat Mona Lisa Cafe at Free School Road, Jelutong, Penang

D’Fat Mona Lisa Cafe is a nice cafe/restaurant in a bungalow house along Free School Road (Address: 43, Jalan Free School, 11600 Jelutong, Penang. Tel: 04-2810797). It is near TopKids Nursery & Kindergarten (Free School Road Branch). The compound outside the bungalow building provides ample free parking spaces for customers. The cafe serves coffee (of course), western food… Read More »

Dim Do Duc Dim Sum Restaurant At Bandar Baru Air Itam, Penang

Dim Do Duc (Bandar Baru Air Itam branch) is a dim sum restaurant located in the shop lots formerly occupied by Qi Xiang Dim Sum Restaurant (Address: 288E-1-8 & 288E-1-9, Fortune Court, Jalan Thean Teik, Kampung Melayu, 11500 Air Itam, Penang. Tel: 016-4125245). It is one of the Dim Do Duc branches across Penang. The Dim Do Duc… Read More »

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 »