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Done just the way the Hakkas love it PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 19 April 2013 06:42

altBy Helen Ong

EIGHTEEN months after opening for business, this charming, unpretentious outlet on the first floor of Tesco Sri Tanjung Pinang in Tanjung Tokong is now truly established in Penang’s F&B scene.

That’s because, as proprietor Diana Chin puts it: “We serve tasty home-cooked Hakka food which everyone enjoys.”

Using tried-and-tested recipes which her Hakka mother has perfected over the years, they serve Hor Po-style food, of which apparently Loi Cha (Thunder Tea) is the best example.



Cooked brown rice, served in a large bowl around which at least nine different vegetables, herbs and pulses are piled, is finished off with a fragrant green soup made with ground fresh mint, basil and other herbs – hence its...

Last Updated on Friday, 19 April 2013 06:53
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White Curry Mee PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 11 April 2013 07:51

altBY CK Lam

 

Hot Bowl is home to Penang Curry Mee and Pek Cham Kei. This place located in Abu Siti Lane offers mouth-watering curry mee. Their version affectionately known to locals as White Curry Mee comes with a lighter pale color coconut based broth.

The business is run by Mr Ho Peng Song and he has been selling the curry mee for over two decades. The curry mee is served with dried tofu pok (tau pok), cuttlefish, pig’s coagulated blood cubes and bloody cockles. 



Customers can...

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Batang Rojak PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 28 March 2013 14:09

altBY CK LAM

Operating since 1974 and managed now by the third generation, the fruit stall sited under a big tree in front of Pejabat Kesihatan Daerah Seberang Perai Utara offers fresh cut fruits and vegetables on sticks. These refreshing fruit sticks are more commonly known as ‘batang rojak’ or ‘chiam-chiam’.

Armed with knives and peelers, the owner and her workers work hand-in-hand in peeling, cutting and threading the ingredients on the skewer. Patches of fruits and vegetables are...

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 March 2013 14:50
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Delightful Peranakan outing PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 22 March 2013 12:08

By Helen Ong

The interior has a mix of furniture with large backdrops.With the rejuvenation of George Town has come the restoration of many of Penang’s old buildings. This includes the 140-year-old Logan Heritage in Beach Street, which now houses a few new F&B outlets.

One such is the Pinang Peranakan Restaurant, opened by the enterprising Sherina Lim last year. The former economy rice seller has designed the large outlet set on the ground floor to take advantage of the heritage aspects of...

Last Updated on Friday, 22 March 2013 12:31
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Back in time to dishes of yesteryear at Feringgi Grill PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 28 February 2013 14:17

feringgigrill1BY CK Lam

You can sample classic dishes from the early 1970s with bundles of flavor and texture at Feringgi Grill restaurant in Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa, Penang. The award-winning restaurant, will be introducing the retro menu called the Blast From The Past as part of the resort’s 40th Anniversary Celebrations.

Chef De Cuisine Matthias Tretbar reconstruct the restaurant's culinary past from old recipes. The deco is straight forward, reflecting the era where presentation...

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 February 2013 14:24
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