Archive for September, 2011

* This article was published in the New Straits Times (Northern Streets) on 8th October 2011

Operating for more than 30 years, Ah Wang Cafe serves the standard fare of coffee and toast with home-made Kaya. The name is synonymous with the owner who runs the business with his wife and several helpers.

Toast with homemade kaya at Ah Wang Cafe by CK Lam of what2seeonline.com

 

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* Updated 2012 : This restaurant is no longer operating

* This article was published in the New Straits Times (Northern Streets) on 10th August 2011.

Located on the ground floor of a shophouse near Queensbay Mall is Woolloomooloo Modern Australia Cuisine Restaurant. This restaurant is led by chef Rico Teh, who has more than 15 years of cooking experience in Sydney, Australia. The menu is kept simple with Australian dishes as well as some Western fare.

Woolloomooloo Modern Australian Cuisine by what2seeonline.com

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* This article was published in the New Straits Times (Northern Streets) on 23rd August 2011

Beach Street remains as one of the longest, busiest streets in Penang. Many heritage buildings along the road have been restored and converted into upmarket eateries and franchise restaurants that offer a wide variety of multicultural cuisine.

Located at the intersection of Beach and Chulia Street is Lam Ah, a small coffee shop with a zinc roof that sells the popular local delicacy – fish head curry. The Liberty Claypot Fish Head Curry is an excellent place to visit, especially for the adventurous gourmand.

Liberty Claypot Fish Head Curry at Lam Ah Kopitiam (opposite Beach Street Bomba)

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* This article was published in the New Straits Times (Life & Times) on 6th September 2011.

The recently launched Campbell House in George Town is home to Il Bacaro Venetian Restaurant. This slice of classic Italian dining is within walking distance of Tho Yuen and Tai Tong Dim Sum House.

The restaurant serves its cuisine the Il Bacaro way, which is based on a traditional Venetian backstreet tavern. It’s where one can enjoy authentic Italian dishes served in a warm and friendly atmosphere.

Il Bacaro Venetian Restaurant at Campbell House, Penang by ck lam of www.what2seeonline.com

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* This article was published in the New Straits Times (Northern Streets) on 5th September 2011.

Over the last few months, several Chinese restaurants marked their opening on Penang island, and the latest to go full swing is Ming Garden. Located in Penang Times Square, the restaurant is decorated in a modern Chinese style.

The efficient supervisor comes over to introduce what the menu had to offer as soon as we were seated. As with most Chinese restaurants, the supervisor verbally listed out the popular and signature dishes. We chose several dishes to go along with their signature Peking duck and braised goose web.

Ming Garden Restaurant at Penang Times Square by ck lam of what2seeonline.com

The crispy Peking duck is a house specialty

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