I call it the ‘Lim Guan Eng’ koay teow thng

This coffee shop has photos of the Chief Minister all over their walls. Left wall, right wall, front and back. So, you can’t help but wonder if those photos actually help to sell more bowls of koay teow? The owner obviously loves to promote their koay teow using politicians photos. There are several DAP Exco […]

In a tiny lane call Lorong Tok Aka – wantan mee

You have to explore the inner city of Georgetown, go on the heritage walk and discover for yourself how beautiful this city caught in a time warp is. Even as a Penangite, I still marvel at the architecture of the old buildings and amaze how some of these places have survived the years. Two days […]

Penang needs its own satay celup too!

We are so lucky! After driven for several hours from Singapore, we arrived in Melaka around 4 pm. I was telling myself that we are not likely to get satay celup at that hour because it was neither lunch nor dinner. Nevertheless, we drove around to hunt for Ban Lee Siang because the Malaccans recommended […]

The many types of Penang Koay Teow Th’ng

I have visited all the states in the Peninsula Malaysia and had also traveled to Sabah and Sarawak. Never have I come across any koay teow th’ng like those we have in Penang. Sure, there are some really delicious koay teow like the famous Ipoh koay teow which has a very rich soup made of […]