Colourful Chinese New Year Decorations At Gurney Plaza

As is with previous years, Gurney Plaza has put up an exciting Chinese New Year decorations this year to usher in The Year Of The Ox, even though we are in the midst of the Movement Control Order (MCO). This year’s decorations, named the “Spring Garden of Prosperity” are full of cherry blossoms, lanterns, traditional drums, butterflies and… Read More »

Kedai Makanan Seong Huat, Georgetown, Penang

Kedai Makanan Seong Huat (formerly known as Larut Cafe) is a hawker centre in Georgetown, Penang (Address: 1, Jalan Larut, 10050 Georgetown, Penang. Tel: 04-2264312). The coffee shop is located at the junction of Jalan Bawasah and Jalan Larut, within a couple of minutes’ walking distance from Hotel Royal Penang. There are many hawker stalls within Kedai Makanan… Read More »

FamilyMart Stores In Penang

FamilyMart is a popular convenience store chain from Japan. It opened its first Penang outlet in Karpal Singh Drive on 30 July 2020, much to the delight of Penangites. Most people are attracted to the variety of snacks/food available at FamilyMart stores, like oden, sofuto ice cream, sandwiches, bento boxes, salad, bakeries and more. It is a normal… Read More »

Enjoy Taiwanese Food At KoChaBi Taiwan Cuisine, Georgetown, Penang

If you are craving for Taiwanese food in Penang, it is a good idea to visit KoChaBi Taiwan Cuisine in Georgetown (Address: 229, Jalan Burmah, 10450 Georgetown, Penang. Tel: 04-2275048). The restaurant has been serving Taiwanese cuisine for years, one of the popular places in the Taiwanese food scene in Penang. Most of the popular Taiwanese dishes are… Read More »

Chin Bee Tea & Restaurant, Georgetown, Penang

Chin Bee Tea & Restaurant is a hidden gem of a restaurant, located in the heart of Georgetown, Penang. The small restaurant/tea house is located along Lebuh Noordin, or commonly known as “Ji Tiau Lor” (2nd Street) to the local Hokkien-speaking community (Address: 124, Lebuh Noordin, 10300 Georgetown, Penang. Tel: 04-2611761). What makes this place special is that… Read More »

Gurney Food Hall At Gurney Plaza

Gurney Food Hall is the new food court within Gurney Plaza, officially launched on 15 October 2020. It is located on the 4th floor of Gurney Plaza. The Gurney Food Hall was designed to reflect the various elements found in Penang, starting with the Esplanade which symbolizes the seaside, the Port which symbolizes the trading market, the industrial… Read More »

Enjoy Shell Out Seafood Meal At Paper Lobster, Bayan Baru, Penang

The Paper Lobster Restaurant in Bayan Baru specializes in shell out-style seafood dining. The restaurant is located on the same row as Arang Coffee (Address: 66G, Persiaran Mahsuri 2, 11950 Bayan Baru, Penang. Tel: 04-6470228). As is with most shell out seafood restaurants, seafood at Paper Lobster is served directly on the table (not on plates). This is… Read More »

Starbucks Signing Store At Jalan Burmah, Pulau Tikus, Penang

There is a Starbucks branch along Jalan Burmah, Pulau Tikus (beside Maybank, on the same row as Domino’s Pizza). It is a special Starbucks Signing Store, dedicated to employing deaf and hard-on-hearing partners (employees). The store, opened back in 19 November 2019, is Penang’s first Starbucks Signing Store (and 4th in the world). It is a collaborative effort… Read More »