PENANG Guide

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Malay, English, Cantonese, and Tamil

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Welcome to Our PENANG Guide!

This is my hometown, and I miss the food so much and can’t get enough when I’m back. And you owe it to yourself to taste some Penang flavor!

Memories of Penang’s Chicken Rice

Walking into this restaurant I’m immediately reminded of my younger days when my Mom would take me to visit this restaurant for chicken rice. Walking into this restaurant one may wonder how this differentiates from the at least 3 other restaurants I passed...
Staying at Lone Pine Hotel Penang

Staying at Lone Pine Hotel Penang

Recently the Lone Pine Hotel Penang was taken over by the E&O Hotel Group, this hotel is a smaller more boutique hotel you can find along the row of many hotels in Batu Ferringhi. The room itself was fairly spacious with a large bed, updated bathroom...

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Armenian Street Heritage Hotel

Armenian Street Heritage Hotel

Since I’m one of the people fortunate to call Penang home, whenever we visit we tend to stay at my childhood home, the one I grew up in near the airport in the Bayan Baru area of town. Unfortunately traffic in Penang has gotten pretty horrendous of late,...

read more
Nadia’s TOP 8 Penang Hawker Favorites

Nadia’s TOP 8 Penang Hawker Favorites

In a Sea of Choices, There Are a Few That Stand Above the Rest Char Kuay Kak Pillows of fried rice cake goodness tossed with bean sprouts, egg (on request), chives and fried pork rind. Fried in lard first then a combo of dark/light soy and then chili (ask...

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Heading Back to Asia in Year of the Horse ’14!

Heading Back to Asia in Year of the Horse ’14!

Year of the Horse in Penang, Bali, and Seoul It's that time of year again! Time for me to head back home to the island I love so much, my original home, Penang, Malaysia. It's been a running tradition for I would like to say 5+ years or so (basically when...

read more
15 Photos of 2005 Chinese New Year

15 Photos of 2005 Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year of the Rooster There's nothing like going back home to see missed family members I grew up with, taste authentic childhood meals, and revisit places from my memories of Chinese New Year.              Having Some Beach Time Fun         ...

read more
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Memories of Penang’s Chicken Rice

Memories of Penang’s Chicken Rice

Walking into this restaurant I’m immediately reminded of my younger days when my Mom would take me to visit this restaurant for chicken rice. Walking into this restaurant one may wonder how this differentiates from the at least 3 other restaurants I passed...

read more
Staying at Lone Pine Hotel Penang

Staying at Lone Pine Hotel Penang

Recently the Lone Pine Hotel Penang was taken over by the E&O Hotel Group, this hotel is a smaller more boutique hotel you can find along the row of many hotels in Batu Ferringhi. The room itself was fairly spacious with a large bed, updated bathroom...

read more
Armenian Street Heritage Hotel

Armenian Street Heritage Hotel

Since I’m one of the people fortunate to call Penang home, whenever we visit we tend to stay at my childhood home, the one I grew up in near the airport in the Bayan Baru area of town. Unfortunately traffic in Penang has gotten pretty horrendous of late,...

read more
Nadia’s TOP 8 Penang Hawker Favorites

Nadia’s TOP 8 Penang Hawker Favorites

In a Sea of Choices, There Are a Few That Stand Above the Rest Char Kuay Kak Pillows of fried rice cake goodness tossed with bean sprouts, egg (on request), chives and fried pork rind. Fried in lard first then a combo of dark/light soy and then chili (ask...

read more
Heading Back to Asia in Year of the Horse ’14!

Heading Back to Asia in Year of the Horse ’14!

Year of the Horse in Penang, Bali, and Seoul It's that time of year again! Time for me to head back home to the island I love so much, my original home, Penang, Malaysia. It's been a running tradition for I would like to say 5+ years or so (basically when...

read more
15 Photos of 2005 Chinese New Year

15 Photos of 2005 Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year of the Rooster There's nothing like going back home to see missed family members I grew up with, taste authentic childhood meals, and revisit places from my memories of Chinese New Year.              Having Some Beach Time Fun         ...

read more

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