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BY CK Lam

If you are looking for new cafes to spice up your coffee break, you can do just that by visiting Moody Cow Cafe (MCC). Located along Transfer Road in George Town Penang, this cafe boasts big taste in cheesecakes.

Opened in November last year, the cafe set out in red and green offers a warm interior.

  Moody Cow Cafe on Transfer Road Penang by what2seeonline.com

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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.

The Haven Harbour – A cafe at Chime Heritage Penang by what2seeonline.com

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BY CK Lam

Eastin Hotel Penang is offering a pirate-themed seafood buffet. Held at Swez Brasserie, the menu features fresh seafood, along with pasta, sushi, fresh fruits, ice cream, cakes and a chocolate fountain.

Feast of Seafood on Pirates Seafood Night at Eastin Hotel, Penang by what2seeonline.com

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BY CK Lam

Officially opened on 30th October 2013, Four Points by Sheraton Penang is getting on with the Chinese New Year themed banquets at its location in Tanjung Tokong.

The hotel is offering Chinese New Year lunch and dinner menus from 30th January till 13th February 2014. The six course traditional set menu B priced at RM850.00+ per table for 10 persons comes with the Yee Sang dish and also a range of Asian and Chinese cuisine.

Attention is centered on the first dish of Yee Sang. The Prosperous Yee Sang Platter which symbolises abundance and prosperity comes with a choice of salmon or tuna, multi-coloured shredded vegetables, crackers, sauces and seasonings.

Chinese New Year Feasting at Four Points by Sheraton Penang by what2seeonline.com

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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.

Miam-Miam Penang – A Place for Dessert by what2seeonline.com

Miam Miam special blend ice coffee

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BY CK Lam

Among the many desserts in Penang, the cendol really stands out with its flavor and texture. This sweet Indian dessert is about having the right combination of ingredients and it is served ice cold.

BM Best Cendol with Pulut by what2seeonline.com

Cendol with Pulut

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BY CK Lam

In the month of August, Swez Brasserie in Eastin Hotel Penang brings to you Flavors of Malaysia. The month-long buffet has a spread of savory to sweet Malaysian cuisine with a blend of native Malay, Chinese, Indian and Nyonya food.

Flavors of Malaysia at Eastin Hotel, Penang by what2seeonline.com

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BY CK Lam

Rasa Deli at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa, Penang is introducing mouthwatering variety of cheesecakes in the month of July. Cheesecake lovers will rejoice with variations such as Red Velvet Cheese Cake, Marble Cheese Cake, Green Tea Cheese Cake, Butterscotch Mascarpone Cheese Cake, Coconut Pandan Cheese Cake and Signature Cheese Cake.

New executive pastry chef, Dino Wan Teik Boon who has graced many prestigious events with his creations spent the afternoon sharing the cakes with us in the Spice Market Cafe. He serves them into plates, starting with the Signature Cheese Cake. This non-bake cheesecake made with yogurt is light and has a velvety smooth texture. The recipe for this cheesecake had it baked over a crunchy cracker crust.

Cheesecakes at Rasa Deli, Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa, Penang by what2seeonline.com

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BY CK Lam

32 at The Mansion, the town’s well known fine dining restaurant is one of those places where you want to treat yourself to a fine dining experience. Within its premises is Beach Blanket Babylon, a beach side bar and restaurant which is charming in terms of its outdoor setting with view of the sparkly sea.

Menus for both 32 at The Mansion and Beach Blanket Babylon are done by executive chef Mathijs Nanne, with no shortage for choice. We sampled a variety of dishes from the menus.

Beach Blanket Babylon’s menu is exactly what you would expect from beach side bar. It is a bit more casual with plenty of finger food. We started off with the canapé and gougeres which are served on a rectangular tile. The canapé arrived with smoked salmon served over crisp baguette toast, smoked duck spring roll and tuna croquette. This dish is served with the all-time favorite sun-dried tomato aioli.

Beach Blanket Babylon & 32 at The Mansion by what2seeonline.com

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