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 »

George Town Heritage Celebrations Cultural Workshops 2023

Every year, July 7th is George Town Heritage Day, a public holiday in Penang. It commemorates the day George Town became a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This year, the George Town Heritage Celebrations 2023 programmes span from 7-9 July 2023 with the major events being George Town Discovery Walk, George Town Heritage Celebrations Cultural Workshops and WarisHunt (George… 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 »

Gymrama Competition At Majlis Sukan Negeri Pulau Pinang

An internal Gymrama competition was held at Majlis Sukan Negeri Pulau Pinang (Penang State Sports Council) last Sunday, 11 June 2023. The competition, Kejohanan Dalaman Pelapis Gimrama 2023, was organized by Majlis Jimnastik Amatur Pulau Pinang (MJAPP). The participants consisted of children of various ages, from pre-school, primary school to secondary school. The competition was held for the… 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 »

MK Smart Auto Service Centre, Georgetown, Penang

MK Smart Auto Service Centre is a car service centre in the heart of Georgetown, Penang. The workshop is located on a side road (Jalan Singapura) off Jalan Dato Keramat, so it is not easily visible unless you turn into the road. I am writing this blog post because I had a very good experience with the mechanics… 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 »

Painting Competition At 1st Avenue Mall, Penang

A painting/colouring competition was held in 1st Avenue Mall on Sunday, 14 May 2023. The theme of the competition was the Rabbit zodiac (2023 is the Year of the Rabbit), so the rabbit is the main character in the drawings painted by participants. Participants were divided into 2 categories based on their age: Group A (7-9 years old)… Read More »