A scrumptious spread of popular Malaysian hawker food were dished out at the al fresco dining festival that saw the rooftop of Avenue K transformed to resemble popular street food markets of Kuala Lumpur. Specially created Tiger Beer cocktails — Roaring Passion and Bite Me, Cherry — were handed out to welcome foodies, who were in for a treat and spoilt for choice as they indulged in the wide array of yummy nom noms and ice cold Tiger Beer while taking in the rugged contours of Kuala Lumpur’s city skyline. Continue reading
In a country strong with a diverse range of culture and heritage, Malaysians are spoilt for choice when it comes to food. Just name a cuisine and we bet you, you will find it here. Throw a stone anywhere in Malaysia and it is bound to hit an eatery; guaranteed. But question is, will it land in an unusual place that serves up great tasting street food? Continue reading
According to the George Town Festival 2014 facebook page. The sensational cyber dance troupe Wrecking Crew from Japan will be performing in the festival. Continue reading
Our last stop was the Han Chiang Ancestral Temple. After a long and tiring day of travel and sight seeing, we figured out it was time for great Penang hawker food. We needed to replenish our bodies with some soulful good food. Our next stop was New Lane Hawker Center, a popular place where the local visit for soulful replenishment for decades. Continue reading
After our very fruitful Georgetown Street Art Hunting Expedition (click to read our write up). We moved on to the Chew Jetty. Literally a Chinese village on stilts. About 100 years back in time, Chinese from mainland China immigrated to Malaya. Most of these Chinese had left China in hope to find a better life, had come as servants or slaves as they were bounded by contract. They were predominantly fisherman or worked around the pier area. The jetties are named after the clans (Lim, Chew, Tan, Lee, Yeoh and Koay) they belong to.
Following the order of Maslow pyramid… after satisfying our thirst with our CENDOL adventure, we move up the pyramid to satisfy our culture hunger. The Great George Town Street Art experiences.
Penang… an island city, 350 kilometers north of Kuala Lumpur. It has been know to be famous for great street food, seafood, culture and history.
Our first stop is to cross the Penang Bridge and headed to the hotel to check in and freshen up.
We started our journey with one of the most famous local dessert, Cendol of Malaysia… maybe even the world. There’s only one place for the famous Cendol – Penang Road Teochew Cendol. Situated at Keng Kwee St, there are 2 stalls facing each other. In order to know which stall to go to, look for the crowded stall.