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BY CK Lam

I had the pleasure of attending a wine pairing dinner put together by G Hotel award winning Pan Asian restaurant Sesame and Soy and Katnook Estate. The gourmet food was prepared by chef de cuisine Chiam Choon Heng.

The wines sampled at the event included the Katnook Founder’s Block Sauvignon Blanc 2011, Katnook Founder’s Block Chardonnay 2010, Katnook Estate Shiraz 2009, Katnook Estate Chardonnay 2008 and Katnook Estate Odyssey Cabernet Sauvignon 2005.

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BY CK Lam

Over the past few years, Suffolk House Restaurant has had many different chefs. The latest is executive chef Dave Looi. His last job before arriving in Penang was in Parrot Cay, a private island which is part of the Turks and Caicos Islands. He has also worked as a chef in Taipei, London and New York.

Looi’s passion for creativity is apparent in the numerous dishes we sampled at Suffolk House Restaurant.

Chef Dave Looi at Suffolk House by what2seeonline.com

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* This article was published in the New Straits Times (Northern Streets) on 19th May 2011.

The Tropical Spice Garden Cooking School was officially launched in May 2011. The event took place in the pavilion of the beautifully landscaped Tropical Spice Garden in Teluk Bahang, Penang. Named after the four and a half acre garden itself, the cooking school began operation in late April.

The official launching of the Tropical Spice Garden Cooking School was graced by the presence of Food Ambassador of Malaysia, Chef Wan and YB Danny Law Heng Kiang, Penang state exco for tourist development and culture.

Official Launching of Tropical Spice Garden Cooking School, Penang by what2seeonline.com

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

One of the newest bakeries in town is FourSeason Bakery. Located in Straits Quay Penang, this neighborhood bakery offers freshly baked breads and a wide variety of other delicious cakes and pastries to fill your hunger cravings. It is also an ideal place for a light lunch or tea.

FourSeason Bakery at Straits Quay, Penang by what2seeonline.com

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* This article was published in the New Straits Times (Northern Streets) on 4th April 2011.

DeHappy Seafood Restaurant is a convenient dining place located right on busy Macalister Road. This restaurant which is just a stone’s throw away from the hawker stalls at New Lane, specializes in seafood.

DeHappy offers an abundance of choices, with Geoduck, Alaska Spider Crab, Lobster, Tiger Grouper, Mantis Prawns, Tiger Prawns, clams and mussels. Diners may select the fresh seafood from the displayed trays and tanks, and DeHappy will prepare them in a wide variety of taste.

Seafood at DeHappy Seafood Restaurant, Macalister Road Penang by what2seeonline.com Seafood at DeHappy Seafood Restaurant, Macalister Road Penang by what2seeonline.com

A wide range of seafood at DeHappy

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*This article was published in the New Straits Times (Life & Times) on 16th October 2010.

The Villa Maria wine dinner held in Penang bought many food connoisseurs together for a night of fine indulgence. This event was held in the trendy Cassis Restaurant, the fine dining restaurant outlet in the bustling Pulau Tikus area.

Villa Maria Wine Dinner Extravaganza at Cassis, Penang

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* This article was also published in the New Straits Times (Life & Times) on 13th August 2010.

Since opening its doors over three decades ago at Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa, the Feringgi Grill has always offer a truly unique fine dining experiences for both locals and international diners. This great restaurant has garnered the Most Innovative Western Restaurant in Malaysia 2008/2009 Award.

Feringgi Grill : Best of Appetizing Grilling and Smoking Sensations

A view of the beautiful chandelier through Feringgi Grill

Feringgi Grill : Best of Appetizing Grilling and Smoking Sensations

The dining room provides guests with a refined dining experience

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BY CK Lam

A meal with great view!

The Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour located in Fremantle, Perth is a picturesque place with all the yacht, fishing boats and the long line of seafood restaurants.

One such seafood restaurant is Kailis Fish Market Cafe. It is famously known for the Best Fish ‘N’ Chips in Perth. With a fresh seafood market and indoor and alfresco dining areas, this seafront restaurant is a favorite dining place with the locals and visitors alike.

Kailis Fish Market Cafe, Waterfront Fremantle by what2seeonline.com

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The weekend was awesome with a hearty breakfast at the charming seaside Sigi’s Bar & Grill on the Beach, Golden Sands Resort. It was a perfect place to enjoy a scrumptious breakfast, complete with a relaxing sea view and cool breezes!

From the extensive menu, diners can choose their hot breakfast item, which comes with a complimentary Continental buffet.

Weekend Breakfast at Sigi's Bar & Grill, Golden Sands Resort, Penang

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My hubby and I spent our last weekend in the neighboring country, Singapore. Our main objective of this trip was purely to meet up with our friends, having fun hunting for interesting Singapore food and joining in the ieat Crab Fest organized by Leslie of ieatishootipost!

Singapore Food - ieat Crab Fest at Chin Huat Live Seafood

Something is lurking… :)

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