Penang 4 days 3 nights trip, Nov 2016

Posted by vivien | Others | Monday 5 December 2016 9:23 pm
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4 days 3 nights trip to Penang with bf. We took Air Asia flight, totaled about RM320 for 2 pax inclusive of 1 nasi lemak and 1pc 15kg checked in luggage in return flight

First up, we had our breakfast in KLIA2 Green Market. Above is menu for free meals offered for certain credit card.

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yummy crisp salad with goma/sesame dressing

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His chicken katsu don with sashimi! and pumpkin croquette

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My vegetable bibimbap, yummy! so filling and nice, soft boiled egg in it.

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Our hotel in Penang – M Hotel penang in 19-21, Jalan Rangoon, quite new hotel, i think open last year, so their decor etc are quite modern and still new. We got a single + double bed room with window for only RM379 for 3 nights all tax inclusive, cheaper than the walk-in rate above

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Reasonably big room with flat screen TV, the TV program is very limited though, no english movies, just about 7 channels malay/hokkien/mandarin TV series/news channel

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another view

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toilet, very clean and looks new

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view towards the door

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Joez coconut jelly and coconut shake, the jelly is nice, but the coconut shake tasted very vanila ice cream without taste of coconut

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coconut water

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open 8am – 7pm daily

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Dinner time. This is a MUST EAT – Presgrave Lane 888 Hokkien Mee – or we KL call it prawn mee, added pork rib, roast pork and pork intestine, RM9 for above, sooo good, especially the roast pork with crunchy crackling. YUM

888 Hokkien Mee

67, Lebuh Presgrave

5pm – midnight (closed on Thurs)

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Thereafter walk to Kimberly street for more famous eats:

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6:30pm onwards, closed on Thursday

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aiming for the braised chicken feet

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famous kuey chap stall

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opposite are char kuey tiaw in front of Sin Guat Keong coffee shop and the very-nice-four-fruit-dessert-drink, direct translation from chinese

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“four fruit dessert drink” (direct translation), very nice and refreshing, not too sweet. We had 3 of this

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kuey chap, broth tasted like bak kut teh which is okay, i like the unique noodle though, not bad

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soft, nice chicken feet

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char kuey tiaw is so so only

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2nd day morning breakfast, Wong Chau Jun restaurant located same street as our hotel in Rangoon road

Wong Chau Jun Restaurant’s fish hor fun

73, Jalan Rangoon

open 8am – 2:30pm

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one of their famous dish – steam fish with kuey tiaw, quite nice

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walk a few street away to char kuey kak stall, very unassuming stall selling simple dish, but very nice, in fact went there on last day to have this again, this is located outside a coffee shop, also mentioned in missuschewy’s blogpost

Sister Yao’s Char Koay Kak

94, Lorong Macalister, George Town, 10400 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

7am – 1pm

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this is the stall

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Yummyyyy!

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kek seng ABC with durian ice cream and jelly is really nice.

382 & 384, Jalan Penang

12am – 4:30pm

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assam laksa is not as good as before, so so

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Ming Xiang Tai, their salted egg pastry is really nice.

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many branches, head quarter is in burmah road

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went to FHP – Food Hotel Penang near Straits Quay convention centre, so disappointing, the exhibition is really small and nothing much to see, there is a private yahct area behind straits quay, there is really a waterfront vibe here, similar to overseas’, relaxing place with spacious restaurants, too bad the weather is too hot

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another view of yachts

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Since it is too hot outside, we went inside to restaurants along straits quay and had a lazy afternoon having some munch in Real Food restaurant, a vegetarian restaurant,above is mushroom soup, tasted a bit weird when served without cream. Refer to other blog post: Ken Hunts Food, they also have a branch in One Mont Kiara mall.

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the breakfast set is quite nice, dipping the crunchy hard bread into the really nice egg yolk, the baked bean has a weird gummy texture though, all for the name for vegan…

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After lazing few hours in straits quay’s Real Food restaurant, we made our way to Ferringhi area

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Ferringhi beach

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another view

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there is starbucks just along ferringhi beach, nice place to hang for a lazy afternnon, thereafter just walk to the beach during evening time.

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chappati in Long Beach food court, Ferringhi, too good! made fresh to order, this store is located in the most end/corner of the food court.

Long Beach Food Court

6:30pm – 11pm

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the pancake by Pancake Queen, a stall in Long beach food court, it is okay, very light pancake, wish there is real butter though

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Evening time, oyster omelette in New Lane food stalls, near Sunway hotel, okay only

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Next morning, Pitt Street Kuey Tiaw noodle

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famous stall in Lebuh Carnarvon, open around 9:00 am – 2:30 pm or later

Few shop away is Kafe Ping Hooi’s Tiger Char Kway Tiao 8am – 2:30pm – 179, Lebuh Carnarvon, but not open on that day

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with eel balls and flatten minced pork, quite nice, the eel ball is very floury texture though

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same street to Lam Ah beef noodle in “O O Cow White Coffee shop” – 156, Lebuh Carnarvon, can skip this, used to be so much better. Next door is Hwa Lam coffee shop – 266, Lebuh Carnarvon which serve Turtle soup, but unfortunately not open on that day we were there.

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Apom Guan, really good, we had 50 pcs take away!

Apom Guan 10am-5pm, closed on Sunday

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Hon Kei Food Corner 汉记, serving everything pork

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located in 45, Lorong Kampung Malabar, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.

9:00AM – 3:00PM & 5:00PM – 12:00AM (Closed on Thu.)

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they serve everything pork, my pork noodle comes with many parts of pig including pig brain by default! Pig brain dont taste nice, it is floury…

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went to Sister Yao Char Koay Kak again, it is that good, for me anyway

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having piping hot egg tart while tapao-ing the salted egg-lotus paste pastries back to kl

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in penang airport

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premium lounge, so much to eat here, but i am too full

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yogurt, coffee, jam, orange etc

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cereals

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pastries

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plain porridge with condiments: salted egg etc

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they have many dishes avail for order!

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I took porridge with lots of salted egg, and order a nasi lemak. Full to max!

Till another makan/holiday trip~~

Wanted to go to Penang National Park / Tropical Fruit farm, but didn’t make it


 

4 days 3 nights KL-Ipoh-Penang-Taiping-KL trip

Posted by vivien | Others | Friday 14 December 2012 7:56 am
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This is the 3rd documented trip to North Malaysia, do check out other 2 posts below for more eating places:

Ipoh 2 days 1 night trip

3 days trip to Penang and Ipoh

First stop, dim sum in Foh San, above is yam cake

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Other dim sum, notable is their porridge which is very nice and made with drumstick meat instead of chicken shreds

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Second stop, we made a slight detour (in the direction of KL) to go to Tanjung Tualang for their famous steam fresh water prawn

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Yew Kei, supposedly restaurant locals prefer among many other restaurant in the area selling the same famous steam prawns

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tanks & tanks of prawns

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I think the above is RM40 for 600gm, medium small size, find it is just so so, the taste a bit funny, maybe  they should put more rice wine to cover the strong seafood smell…

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Over the deepavali weekend…

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Next stop, Kedai Makanana Tepi Sungai in Portweld/Kuala Sepetang

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Big prawn in the restaurant ‘aquarium)

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Squid tasted a bit fishy especially the roundish one with some soft guts inside, RM12

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Very fresh prompret, yummy! RM14 for a small one

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Steamed flower crab, RM18

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Bill

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Gee Seng in Bukit Tambun is still the best for seafood

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Squid RM7 not as good as remembered, not bad nonetheless

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Baked crab with roe, very fresh & yummy and only RM33!

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Arriving our hotel in Penang – Paramount Hotel, only RM90 nett for twin-sharing room, situated next to the City while at the same time very near to City Centre, parking lot available. Just have to bear with that this is very old colonial style hotel with minimal amenities: no TV & fridge in room, simple toast and jam for breakfast upon request, WIFI is already in the room, but slow and keep on getting disconnected, only one electric socket for charging in the room

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This hotel housed a famous restaurant called Ocean Green

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Very old style colonial building, above is their side entrance.

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Have to go up barefooted to keep the place clean and to preserve the wooden flooring and tiles

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The wooden stairway way with child guard at the top

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common hallway

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with TV

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Common dining room

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hallway leading to room on both sides

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Our room, very old, No TV, but nonetheless very clean

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another view to door without safety lock but old keyhole style

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Even the speed control for overhead fan is old

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toilet

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Breakfast in famous Bangkok Lane mee goreng, this Indian uncle speak perfect Penang style hokkien

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Piping hot even though it is tapao, packed with dried squid etc, slightly sweet, i would prefer it to be more savoury

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Second stop: Famous Ah Leng Char Kuey Tiaw in Khoon Hiang kopitiam. They closed on Thursdays and supposedly also days when they can’t source good prawns.

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We waited around 40 minutes for this, the best CKT out of the 4 we had, they use duck egg which is creamy and added in the last stage of cooking, making it creamy and just cooked with soft texture. Yummy! must try

The above is their CKT special(with mantis prawn) + duck egg priced at RM11 Expensive but really nice

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Hokkien mee (prawn mee) with Vits noodle in the same coffeeshop is ok

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Apom Guan is must visit as well, we went there twice, so good every time. It is best to drop by and book the apom and come back an hour later due to long queue.

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O kio, Mun-Tau-Long in Pengkalan Weld is ok, with lychee inside

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O-Kio sold from a van

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Kek Seng Assam laksa is my favourite, their soup is not too thick and very nice

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Ice kacang with home-made durian ice cream is yummy

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Yi Garden Coffeeshop located near Lorong Selamat sister CKT

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Wanton with prawn+pork mince is quite nice

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Venison pan mee is offputting, the strong smell of the venison is just not compatible

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Siam Road CKT

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Not bad, although not memorable

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Bee Hooi coffeeshop in Pulau Tikus

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O-chien (oyster omelette) still very good although seems like not many people order from the stall

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Famous Old Green House Hokkien mee(prawn mee)

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Ordered some dim sum while waiting for the hokkien mee stall to open, it is horrible, imagine prawn harkao with no visible prawn inside, but what look like pork mince

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Old Green house’s Hokkien mee, forgettable, the one in Presgrave is so much better.

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Sun Voon Kee chicken porridge

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Very expensive, RM7 for a chicken fish porridge, we intended to order their steamed chicken, but they are sold out at 9pm? only leaving some chicken shreds for porridge. Forgettable!

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De Tai Tong is a bustling shop at 9pm, we had their har kau and siew mai. They have dim sum being sold at night! A lot of other people order their tai chow noodle dish

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Lam Khie in Selama, Perak

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Wantan mee with their housemade noodle, it is not springy, RM3, forgettable

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blanched vege, RM4

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Braised terapin is forgettable, we wanted another soup style but was told it has to be pre-ordered due to long cooking hour, RM20, forgetable

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Steamed frog, RM25 with strong herbal taste

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Very fresh lompang fish, only RM15, this fish has lots of small bones

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Our hotel in Taiping – Legend inn 2, only RM103 nett without breakfast. With nice flat screen TV, no fridge though. WIFI in the room is satisfactory fast.

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toilet

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toilet view to the hotel room door outside

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Full of customers due to the holiday weekend and the other famous cendol place Ansari is not opened

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Not bad, they ran out of pulut (glutinous rice), so we make do with red bean

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Taiping Zoo

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Taiping Zoo and Night Safari price list

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Ticket counter is closed at 6pm-8pm

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lining up to take the tram for night safari, in the end we opted to go on foot after long wait. Going on foot turn out a better option anyway, the tram went too fast.

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tram

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Taman Tasik food court, next to Lake Garden

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Their Hong Kong cheong fun is piping hot and soft, but i don’t like their chee cheong fun sauce, would prefer to have soy sauce

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boiled cockles which is too raw

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oyster omelette is ok, different from penang style

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Siang Malam food court just opposite of KFC, open only at evening time

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Taiping style chee cheong fun, with red coloured sauce and few pieces of yam cake on top

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Prawn nasi lemak, only RM1.20

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Famous Simpang CKT

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Not bad, but not memorable as well although they uses duck egg

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Old uncle in action

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Kakak Kuey Tiaw soup is nice for morning. Kakak Ping at the background, i think it is coffee mixed with barley, quite nice actually.

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I love their stewed chicken feet

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Funny mountain soy bean in Ipoh

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RM0.90 each bowl, very smooth and nice, it is only half filled and very little, so we ordered 4 bowls to share

(1) Address: Foh San

Address :
51, Jalan Leong Sin Nam,
30300 Ipoh,
Perak Darul Ridzuan,
Malaysia.

Website: Foh San

Telephone Number : +605 254 0308

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(2) Address Yew Kei (From Ipoh to Tanjung Tualang may take you about 30-45 minutes.)
No 1, Jalan Pasar,
31800 Tanjong Tualang,
Perak
Telephone number: 016-533 3026 or 05-360 6686
Business hours : 11.30am – 9.00pm.

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(3) Address: Kedai Makanana Tepi Sungai
No. 150, Tepi Sungai, 34650 Kuala Sepetang, Taiping, Perak.
Tel. No.: 05-858 1169
Mobile No.: 012-559 8798 Mr Kee
GPS Coordinates : N04 50.150   E100 37.620
Business Hour : 11am – 8.30pm
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Mimi’s Dining Room

(4) Gee Seng (must try)
Address: 860, Bagan Bukit Tambun, 14110 Simpang Ampat, S.P.S.
Business hour: for dinner
GPS: N 5.27122 E 100.44338
Telephone: 04-588 7220

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(5) Paramount Hotel
48F Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah,
10050 Penang
Tel: 2273 649 or 2274 530 or +604 227 3649
GPS: N 5.42624 E 100.32610

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(6) Bangkok Lane mee goreng
Address: 270, Burmah Road, 10500 Georgetown
GPS: 5° 43′ 12.69″ N, 100° 31′ 20.52″ E
Operation hours: 8:00am – 6:00pm (Close on Monday)
Contact: 016-485 7859

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(7) Ah Leng Char Kuey Tiaw in Khoon Hiang kopitiam (must try)
Address: Khoon Hiang Cafe, Jalan Dato Keramat
GPS: N 5′ 24” 46.4”’ E 100′ 19” 09.9”’
Business hour: 8am – 2pm (Closed Tues/Thurs)

They have a branch operating at night in below:

30W Jalan Char Sin Kheng,

11500 Air Itam, Penang.

5pm-10pm (closed on Thursday)

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(8) Apom Guan (must try)
Address: Jalan Burmah, somewhere diagonally across from Him Heang
GPS: N 5′ 25.386 E 100′ 19.324
Business hour(Guan): 10:00am-6:30pm

(9) Kek Seng
GPS: N 5′ 24.974 E 100′ 19.759
Business hour: 11am – 4:30pm

(10) Yi Garden (corner lot coffee shop, same row as the famous Sister Char Kuey Tiaw)
Address: between Macalister Road and Lorong Selamat
GPS: N 5′ 24.980 E 100′ 19.458
Business hour: 6pm – 10:30pm (closed on Sunday)

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(11) Siam Road (Exactly Opposite Ban Hin Lee Engineer shop, Anson Road)
Address: End of Siam Road(sometimes in Anson Road)
GPS Coordinates: N5 24.925 E100 19.219
Business hour: 3pm-7:30pm  (Mon-Fri, sometimes closed on Mondays)
Address: End of Siam Road

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(12) Bee Hooi
Address: Jalan Burma, Pulau Tikus (across from Belissa Row)
Business hour: 6pm-10pm (closed on Tuesdays)

(13) Old Green House (Opposite Him Heang Biscuit Shop, only at night)
223 Burma Road
Open Mon-Sat, 8pm-4am

(14) Sun Voon Kee
Cintra Street
Business Hour : 8pm – 11.30pm (Closed on Sunday)

(15) De Tai Tong

Cintra Street

(16) Lam Khie
52, Jalan Besar,
34100 Selama, Perak
Telephone: 05-839 5088
GPS :5.219073,100.692732

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(17) Legend Inn
Legend Inn, 2, Jalan Long Jaafar, 34000 Taiping, Perak, Malaysia
Check-in time: From 2.30pm. Check-out time: By 12 noon.
605-8060000

(18) Bismillah Cendol, Taiping

(19) Taiping Zoo

(20) Taman Tasik food court

(21) Siang Malam food court

Jalan Kota, Taiping (beside KFC Taiping Town)

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(22) Kakak
111, Jalan Pasar,34000 Taiping,
Opens daily from 6.00am until 1.00pm.
Closed on Mondays.

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(23) Funny Mountain (must try)
GPS: N04′ 35.690 E101′ 05.057

Business hour: 10:30am till finish around 6pm (Closed Tuesday)

(22) Simpang Hua Soon CKT (opposide McDonalds)

Business hour: best to arrive at 7:30pm, they start frying between 7:30 to 8:00pm

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Lastly, We want to try below on the way back to KL, but didnt
Restaurant Sun Sun Brother, Kampung Chui Chak, Langkap (paddy field, btw Bidor & Ipoh)
26km from highway
GPS:4.043471 101.172152
Steamed fresh water prawn

Other interesting links

Ipoh Mali Makan Trip by Contagious Laughter

Penang Travelogue by That Bottomless Pit

Foodie’s Paradise by Parkers & Recreation

Penang 2012 by all those days

Penang Trip by KikiNoLala


 

3 days trip to Penang and Ipoh

Posted by vivien | Kuala Lumpur and Selangor | Friday 18 November 2011 12:42 pm
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4 of us go on a 3 days makan trip from KL -> Penang -> Ipoh -> KL. We left KL on Sunday 3pm and arrived back in KL at 3pm Tuesdays, so technically it is a 48 hours trip 🙂 KL->Penang is about 350km, roughly 4.5 hours drive.

Wanted to go to Funny Mountain, but when we reach there on Sunday 5pmish, it was either closed or already finished selling 🙁 miss having their super nice tau fu far and soya bean drink.

100 photos ahead…

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Gee Seng in Bukit Tambun (30km to Penang). It is located at the very end of a stretch of road in Bukit Tambun, passing by some dimly litted residential houses. We reach there 7:30pm just in time for dinner.

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Lots of customers on a Sunday night

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Kam Heong LaLa, RM6 for a small portion

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Chicken satay, RM0.70 each

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very yummy and fresh tasting octopus tentacles, only RM6

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Steamed Scallop on half shell, RM11

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Giant Mantis prawn, naturally sweet flesh, RM39. Above is one mantis prawn cut to four pieces and some other flesh fried with garlic and pepper

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Flower crab, RM23, natural sweet and very delicious

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Spiky shells, RM6, very big and nice

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Next stop, Bee Hooi coffee house restaurant in Pulau Tikus

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CKT stall

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Fried oyster ommelette

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Above is a smallest portion for RM6, satisfyingly slightly gooey and yummy big oyster

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Char Kuey Tiaw, i find this just so so, not flavorful enough

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Po piah, okay

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Gee Seng’s boiled octopus taste much better

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Presgrave Road 888 Hokkien Mee located in Heng Kee Restaurant’s compound

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big slab of roast pork

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Hokkien Mee with Vit’s noodle (+ noodle and all additional topping ie fish ball, roast pork, pig intestine, braised egg, pork ribs), RM8.60, very flavorful soup, must try

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Our stay in Holiday Inn Batu Feringghi booked through Agoda, RM260(all taxes included) for a twin-double bed room, breakfast not included. The hotel is just next to the beach accessible from swimming pool area.

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Holiday Inn Resort

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Chairs next to the sandy beach

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View of hotel from beach area

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Don’t know what are those jelly like balls all over the beach

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The Ship restaurant in Batu Ferringhi which is literally shaped as a ship just across from our hotel.

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First meal: Sri Weld Food Court Nasi Lemak

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in total 6 types of nasi lemak, all priced at RM1.50 per packet (chicken, fried fish, salted fish, prawn, squid)Penang-Ipoh-Trip30-Sri-Weld-Nasi-Lemak

Packing the nasi lemak

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Ingredients: Prawn, Fried Fish, Egg Halves, Salted Fish, small squid and sambal

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All 6 of them, tasty, the sambal is not too spicy or sweet

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with squid sambal

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fried fish

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Salted Fish and Egg

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Prawn

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Walking distance away to Lam Ah Coffee Shop(junction between Beach Street and Chulia Street) for famous beef noodle soup

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Beef Soup Koay Teow manned by a pretty lady boss

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Beef tripe, tendons etc

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Yummy soup, love the gelatinuous beef tendons, RM9 each bowl(with additions of beef tendons)

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Crispy style oyster omelette (Or Chien) available in Lam Ah, find it oily 😛

Not in picture also they serving fresh white nutmeg juice here.

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We wanted to try Ah Leng Char Koay Teow in Khoon Hiang Cafe near Jalan Dato Keramat/Jalan Dunlop intersection, but it was closed on a Monday?!

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Joez coconut jelly made without any additives, but the jelly is form when the jelly is baked and later cooled, and thus jelly is formed within the coconut, this jelly can be found in KL Sentral as well.

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Coconut Jelly

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Price list, RM4 each

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Apom Guan on  Burmah Road near Union Primary School

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The batter seems to be mixed with bits of shredded coconut. This pancake is topped with banana and sweet corn, very fluffy and yummy~~

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Next to a school

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Him Heang is just diagonally across the road from Apom Guan

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Padang brown famous po piah with prawn and crab meat for only RM2.50 each

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One side of this food court is filled with chinese food stalls

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The other side are malay food stalls

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This is the stall

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We were there too early, best to be there at 2:30pm onwards else you might risk having to wait for them to bring all the ingredients here using a bicycle like vehicle. And not to come too late else their crabmeat be finished.

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Crab meat and prawn!

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Very yummy, there are lots of crabmeat bits in it, and the gravy which soak the po piah have crab taste, only RM2.50 each, must try

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Assam laksa stall in padang brown can be skipped, not tasty

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Kek Seng coffee shop along Penang Road

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Kek Seng Char Koay Tiaw Stall

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laksa stall

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po piah stall

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Table didn’t order drinks will be charge RM0.40?

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love this assam laksa, sourish and very tasty

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Their famous Ice Kacang ABC topped with jelly and homemade durian ice cream

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After tasting padang brown’s po piah, this tasted mediocre

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Char Koay Teow in Kek Seng, love this flavorful and yummy plate of noodles, must try

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Wanted to try Pengkalan Weld O-Kio(Ai Yu Bing jelly) and assam laksa, but it was closed on Monday, went to this fried banana stall opposite instead

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Yummy fried banana

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Paya Terubong’s Te Chang You Tiao Wang, this place is near to Air Itam Assam Laksa place

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menu

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putting mayo into the fried chinese you tiao

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From top: tuna, chicken floss and sausage. I find them not tasty, just for the “novelty” of eating really long chinese fried crullers.

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We reach Ipoh on Monday night around 8pm in time for dinner in Onn Kee, as the more famous Lou Wong is closed on a Monday night, looks like quite a well restaurant we wanted to dine in are closed on Mondays or could it be some chinese festival, it is quite strange for Ipoh Dessert street to be closed on Monday as well.

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Chicken feet

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Fish ball and pork balls

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Tuesday morning dim sum in Yoke Fook Moon in Ipoh’s dim sum street (Foh San, Ming Court and Yoke Fook Moon all in the same street)

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Yummy Cheong Fun

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fried cheese dumpling is just ok

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Porridge

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Har Kaw(Shrimp dumpling) and Siew Mai are obligatory dim sum

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Fried Yam Puff

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Super huge Big Pau, not nice as it is too big and too much meat(chicken and pork)

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Xiao Long Bao

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Yummy Fried Radish Cake, slightly gluey texture with crispy edges

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Char Siew Pau (caramelised pork bun)

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prawn cruller wrapped in cheong fun, surprisingly quite food

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One of their specials here: fish noodle with pig stomach soup, pepperish

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Beef balls are too floury

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JJ Cakes & Swissrolls in Ipoh

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Rows of fridge filled with all different flavors of swissrolls

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even durian flavor

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Price list

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Tried one of their best seller: “Four Heavenly Kings” ie carrot, spinach etc filled with nutty cream cheese fillings. I find their cream cheese fillings have quite a bit of butter in it which makes it taste a bit like buttercream, would prefer the fillings to be less buttery. But if you chill the swissrolls well, the fillings will be firmer and feel less buttery

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Sin Yoon Loong coffeshop for ipoh coffee and toast, above is cheong fun with mushroom sauce, just ok

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Steamed Creme Caramel, cold and nice in Sin Yoon Loong coffee shop, Ipoh

All in all, we spent RM290 each (all inclusive, hotel, toll, food) for a food-packed makan trip.

Funny Mountain Soya Drink, Ipoh (must try)

GPS: N04′ 35.690 E101′ 05.057

Business hour: 10:30am till finish around 6pm (Closed Tuesday)

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Gee Seng Seafood Restaurant (must try)

Address: 860, Bagan Bukit Tambun, 14110 Simpang Ampat, S.P.S.

Business hour: for dinner

GPS: N 5.27122 E 100.44338

Telephone: 04-588 7220

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Ken Is On Food Hunt

From Taiping with Love

Bee Hooi Kopitiam

Address: Jalan Burma, Pulau Tikus (across from Belissa Row)

Business hour: 6pm-10pm (closed on Tuesdays)

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Penang Street Food

I come, I see, I Hunt, I Chiak

Relections of Yesterday, TODAY & Tomorrow

888 Hokkien Mee (Hing Kee Restaurant) (must try)

Address: Lebuh Presgrave (Gat Lebuh Presgrave)

GPS: N 5.41023 E100.33230

Business hour: 5pm – midnight

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It’s Delicious

Ali Nasi Lemak in Sri Weld Food Court

Address: Along Beach Street aka Lebuh Pantai

GPS: N 5′ 25.080 E 100′ 20.574

Business hour: 6:30am onwards (Mon-Sat, Closed Sunday and Public Holidays)

Telephone: 016-4070 717

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Lam Ah Coffee Shop (Beef Noodle)

Address: Junction between Beach and Chulia, just across from a fire station

GPS: N 5′ 24.925 E 100′ 20.363

Business hour: 10:30am – 4:30pm (Closed Sunday and Public Holidays)

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A Simple Plan

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Joez Coconut Jelly (must try)

Address: Jalan Dato Keramat

GPS: N 5′ 24.719” E 100′ 19.393″

Business hour: 9am – 8pm

Website: Joez Coconut

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I am a boy

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Simon Says (cocount jelly available in KL Sentral)

Nikel Khor (kiosk in KL Sentral)

Apom Guan (must try)

Address: Jalan Burmah, somewhere diagonally across from Him Heang

GPS: N 5′ 25.386 E 100′ 19.324

Business hour(Guan): 10:00am-6:30pm

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Ho Chiak

Scrumptious

Vkeong on Apom Chooi (near Apom Guan)

Him Heang Tau Sar Piah

Address: 162-A, Jalan Burma, 10050, Penang, Malaysia

Telephone: 604-228 6129 or 04-228 6130

GPS: N 5.42384 E 100.32121

Business hour: 8:30am – 5pm (Mon-Sat, closed on Sunday)

Penang Street Food

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HarKau SiewMai

Angeline’s Life

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Incredible Penang

Padang Brown Seafood Po Piah

Address: Dato Keramat

GPS: N 5′ 24.861 E 100′ 19.003

Business hour: 2:30pm-5pm (Closed Thursday)

Ho Chiak

From Little India

Vkeong

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Bangsar Babe

Kek Seng Restaurant

Address: Penang Road

GPS: N 5′ 24.974 E 100′ 19.759

Business hour: 11am – 4:30pm

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Su Fen’s Little Cottage

Junning Into the Walks of Ken

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Paya Terubong Long Chinese Crullers – Te Chang You Tiao Wang

Address: Paya Terubong, near Air Itam Assam Laksa

GPS: 5′ 23.657 100′ 16.784 OR N 5′ 24.665 E 100′ 19.835

Business Hour: 6am-6pm (closed alternate Tuesday)

Telephone: 016-433 7301

Bangsar Babe

Where2Eat

Junning Into the Walks of Ken

Lingzie’s Tummy Treat

Onn Kee Restaurant (Tauge Ayam Kue Tiau)

Address: 48,51&53, Jalan Yau Tet Shin, 30300, Ipoh, Perak

Telephone: 012-5300 888 or 012-5566 669 or 019-5646 161

Yoke Fook Moon Hong Kong Tim Sum

Address: 67-69, Jalan Leong Sin Nam, 30300, Ipoh (next to Foh San)

Telephone: 05-2416 589

Business hour: 6am-1pm

Poink

Tasteiest

Eating Out and Dining in Malaysia

Elinluv

Health Freak Mummy

Motormouth from Ipoh

JJ Cakes & Swissrolls

Address: 36, Jalan Chung Thye Phin, 30250, Ipoh, Perak

GPS: N 4.58602 E 101.08653

Business Hour: 9am-9pm(Monday-Saturday); 9am-8pm(Sunday)

Telephone: 016-419 5796 or 05-241 5796

Website: JJ Cakes

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Motormouth from Ipoh

Purple’s Diary

Little Chumsy’s Blog

Health Freak Mummy

Other Food Places we didn’t managed to try:

Ah Leng Char Koay Teow 

Address: Khoon Hiang Cafe, Jalan Dato Keramat

GPS: N 5′ 24” 46.4”’ E 100′ 19” 09.9”’

Business hour: 8am – 2pm (Closed Tues/Thurs)

Balik Pulau Assam Laksa – Nan Guang Coffee Shop

Address: T-junction of Jalan Tun Sardon and Jalan Balik Pulau
Business hour: 10am-5pm (closed Wednesday)

Air Itam Assam Laksa
Business hour: 11am – 3pm (Closed Wed, better go before noon to skip crowd)

Lorong Seratus Tahun Curry Mee

GPS: N5.41524 E100.32248

Tanjung Bungah Fried Banana fritters (banana, yam, cempedak, mashed banana)
Business hour: noon – 6pm
Address: Jalan Chan Siew Teong. According to What2See, after Tanjung Bungah police station traffic light
GPS: 5″ 2757.4′ 100″ 1647.1′
Phone: 019-446 7343 or 012-423 6499
Note: White van on the way to feringhi, left hand side

Penang Siam Road CKT

Address: End of Siam Road(sometimes in Anson Road)
Business hour: 3pm-7:30pm  (Mon-Fri, sometimes closed on Mondays)
Address: End of Siam Road
GPS Coordinates: N5 24.925 E100 19.219

Yi Garden Cafe (Charcoal Oyster, Wanton, Venison Pan Mee)

Address: between Macalister Road and Lorong Selamat

GPS: N 5′ 24.980 E 100′ 19.458
Business hour: 6pm – 10:30pm (closed on Sunday)

De Tai Thong dim sum

Address: 45 Cintra Street, 10100 Penang
Business hour: 6am till 12pm (open daily and closed on every alternate Mondays)

Lorong Seratus Tahun Curry Mee

Address: Lorong Seratus Tahun
GPS: 5.415243 100.322485

Business hour: 7:30am – 2pm (Closed Thursday)

Pengkalan Weld Assam Laksa (Ai-Yu-Bing dessert)

Address: Just next to Penang Tua Pui Curry Mee Stall
Business hour: 11:30-early evening (closed on Mondays)

Dessert Street (Tong Sui Street)

Address: near Sam Tet High school

GPS: N 4′ 35.746′ E 101′ 5.242′

Other Interesting Post on Penang/Ipoh:

4 types of oyster omelette in Penang

Paramount Hotel (only RM120 for a twin-double bed room), near town center GPS to Paramount Hotel: N 5.42624 E 100.32610

FairParkHotel

Address: No85, Jalan Kamaruddin Isa, 31400, Ipoh, Perak

GPS: 4′ 36.372′ E101′ 5.644′

Info: Check in time 3pm, check out time noon, WIFI & Astro in all rooms, complimentary 2 bottle water each day

Telephone: 605-548-8666

Website: Fair Park Hotel Ipoh


 

"Lok Lok" in Prai’s Chai Leng Park

Posted by vivien | Others | Wednesday 15 October 2008 11:13 am
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Choose the ingredients you want and bring it to your own table. Each table has a insert of hotpot in the middle.
vege selection

RM84 for 6 person. 5 types of sauces + 5-in-1 sauce. Not exactly quality food, but it is the atmosphere and piping hot food which make it taste not half-bad. This stall is at Wai Sik Kai of Chai Leng park, it is at the furthest end of the road if you are coming from Pearl View hotel.

 

Kenny Rogers Roasters, Penang airport

Posted by vivien | Others | Wednesday 15 October 2008 10:56 am
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Had another impromptu trip to Penang, it is a 1-night-stay, work till the wee hours of the morning, fly back to KL the next day. While waiting for my flight, pondering what to eat. McD? Coffee Bean? Kenny Rogers? Craving for some chicken, some rice, comfort food to be exact. so Kenny it is.
Had the quarter chicken with 3 side dishes RM16.90
Choice of side dishes: i chose mash potato, rice and crisp garden salad.
my choice of banana muffin, complimentary ice water.
The mash potato taste funny, mainly cos of the gravy, it is not the usual dark gravy, instead taste cornish with traces of corn… Yuck… nonetheless i down it all as i love potatoes any style.
Kenny Rogers, country singer, founder of Kenny Rogers Roaster (along side with former government of Kentucky John Brown) opened its first restaurant in Florida 1991, touting motto “Less falt… less salt… less calories”
Address (HQ):
Berjaya Roasters (M) Sdn Bhd
1st Floor, 1.05 Podium Block,
Plaza Berjaya,
No.12, Jalan Imbi,
55100 Kuala Lumpur
Telephone: 03-2142 2266
Website: Kenny Rogers Roaster
Price: 10% service charge, 5% government tax
Penang airport with its signature carpet.

 

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