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BY CK Lam

The newly opened F.I.P. Lounge at Shangri-la’s Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang brings a fun and relaxing spot to Batu Feringgi with the concept of fun, interactive and play.

Coffee and Cake Buffet at F.I.P. Lounge, Shangri-la's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang by what2seeonline.com

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BY CK Lam

Tucked away in the Hillside area of Tanjung Bungah in Penang is Gusto Cafe. This cafe’s with a cosy vibe is built with open space for light and warmth. On the ground floor is the main dining hall, complete with the kitchen while a second smaller dining area is located on slightly lower ground.

The owner, Jason Selvanayagam runs the community neighbourhood cafe with his wife, serving up homemade breakfast and lunch fare to an eclectic mix of (neighbours) regulars.

For early birds, comforting breakfast staples include sausage, egg, bacon, baked beans and bagel while the kid’s menu offers toast with juice and choices of egg and bacon.

The burgers are available with different filling options, notably the The Pig Out Burger which has pork and melted cheese. One can upgrade one’s choice of burger with extras slices of pork bacon, cheese or egg.  The cafe also serves Jalapeno bacon cheese burger.

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The Pig Out Burger with potato wedges

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BY CK Lam

For those looking to indulge in international fare and treats fused with Penang’s thriving culinary pulse, do make a visit to DownTown Art Heritage Cafe.

The outlet on the corner of touristy Armenian Street and Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling does a brilliant nasi ketuk, serving up the traditional Indonesian rice dish cook with local clitoria flower. There is a choice of Nasi Ketuk with Chicken Rendang or Nasi Ketuk with Grill Lemongrass Chicken.

The Nasi Ketuk with Chicken Rendang comes with delicious spicy slow-stewed chicken drumstick, spicy anchovy sambal, papaya & onion compote and crispy local prawn crackers.

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Nasi Ketuk with chicken rendang  RM16.90

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BY CK Lam

The bustling stretch of Campbell Street in Penang has always been packed with shops dealing with Chinese dry product specialties and restaurants. The mix of restaurants include Il Bacaro, Tho Yuen, Toh Soon, Hameediyah, and Kedai Makanan Yee Heong.

In the last year, the neighbourhood has many new cafes like Sugar Honey Cafe, Moustache Houz, Kantan Cafe and The Safe Room. The Sugar Honey Cafe is known for its waffles and other light bites besides pasta and sandwiches.

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BY CK Lam

Nagore Square, a buzzy food scene in Penang is home to many food outlets. Conveniently sitting on the corner of the refurbished Chime Heritage building on nearby Jalan Bawasah is The Haven Harbour (HH). This double storey corner unit cafe with its white washed walls and spacious upstairs dining area is welcoming with modern day design and relaxing environment.

Andus Yeap takes care of the kitchen while Carine Lim is the lady behind the wide range of creative pastries and cakes. For freshness, only small patches of desserts are baked daily while the made to order signature desserts take 15 minutes of preparation.

Take your pick from the different types of chocolate desserts made with superior quality Callebaut chocolate products. Would it be the Poke Boule or the Chocolate Assiette? We had both choices.

The ball of Poke Boule with Frangelico infused lady finger coated with Belgian chocolate was served cold in a ramekin. Carine took it up a notch by adding nice sense of texture – fine lines of white chocolate and crisp peanuts. Recommended to go with a cup of Americano, the Poke Boule practically melts in the mouth. It brings back something memorable – roughly like eating rum ball.

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BY CK Lam

Cafes grew rapidly in Penang for the past few years and is still growing. The latest on Chow Thye Road is Monkey Cup Cafe. Having opened over a few months, the corner unit cafe with its walls painted in grey got its name from the tropical pitcher plant – monkey cup.

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BY CK Lam

A drive pass the bustling Bishop Street in Penang had us discovering Acupaday. This cafe is attracting attention with its combination of fun Vespa theme, Illy coffee and light meals.

Acupaday – Cafe where Vespa and Illy works together

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BY CK Lam

George Town Penang is reputed with its many heritage shophouses with five foot pedestrian walkways. Many are familiar with these sheltered walkways which are popularly known as goh kaki 五脚基. It is not surprise having one of the cafes going after the name.

Goh Kaki located in two heritage shophouses on Bishop Street is a casual relaxing space. It is one of the several cafes in town that brings back childhood memories.

The drinks menu offers brewed local coffee, fresh juices, soothing teas and ice blended. Coffee choices on the menu include Kopi C, Kopi-O, Kopi and Chocolate Coffee, all served in porcelain kopitiam cups and saucer with flower motifs.

Goh Kaki offers customers the signature ‘Say No’ Chocolate Coffee with “old-school” chocolates wrapped in gold foil. The chocolate coins with the charm of yesteryear are still sold at some grocers.

Goh Kaki - Five Foot Way Cafe in Penang by what2seeonline.com

Chocolate coffee RM7.90

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BY CK Lam

Our trips to Kuala Lumpur had us visiting many places, savoring the city’s food and staying at Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral. Recommended by friends Alison and Narelle, the hotel with a casual, hip vibe offers solid bed to help us sleep through the nights.

The hotel is a convenient place of accommodation, especially for those who do not have transport as it is located opposite the KL Sentral transportation hub.

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BY CK Lam

Living Room is a great place to indulge for afternoon tea. Located on the ground floor of Macalister Mansion, this all-day dining space with a colourful theme provides a wonderful setting with cosy atmosphere.

Tea Time Indulgence at Living Room @ Macalister Mansion Penang by what2seeonline.com

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BY CK Lam

Trendy restaurants are catching up steady in Penang and one new addition is Miam Miam. Located on the ground floor of Gurney Paragon Mall, Miam Miam Penang is a charming comforting dining place with lace pergola seating.

We were in hopes of a good lunch as Miam Miam’s claims to bring a menu with a variety of savories dishes and sweet treats inspired by culinary traditions from France and Japan.

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Miam Miam special blend ice coffee

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BY CK Lam

Coffee drinking has taken over Penang, with the opening of many new places. One such outlet is Kaffa Espresso Bar, a Kuala Lumpur based vintage themed coffee bar, with its second outlet officially launched in Green Hall.

Invited guests were served with their favorite choice of coffee: mocha, chocolate, espresso and piccolo latte, with some choosing the salted caramel macchiato, which is a beautiful sight and delightful to sip on.

Kaffa Espresso Bar launched its Penang outlet by what2seeonline.com

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