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BY CK Lam

For quick delicious stir-fried noodles in Penang , head over to the intersection of Beach Street (Lebuh Pantai) and Malay Street (Lebuh Melayu). The place is buzzing during dinner and supper time with a handful of hawkers stalls selling koay teow thng, mee goreng and char hor fun 炒河粉.

It is not difficult to find the char hor fun hawker stall as smoked can be seen wafting around the surrounding area. The stall by N. H. Teoh attracted a loyal following not only for its char hor fun, but also other stir-fried noodles.

Char Hor Fun at Beach Street, Penang

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BY CK Lam

Pearl of the Orient is now officially home to DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Penang, as announced by Chief Minister of Penang, YAB Mr. Lim Guan Eng at the press conference hosted by Cornerstone Partners.

The event entitled ‘Official Announcement of DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Penang’ gave insight on the country’s first DoubleTree Resort in Batu Ferringhi Penang.

YAB Mr. Lim Guan Eng, witnessed the signing ceremony. He said the tourism industry in Penang has been the catalyst towards the growth of Penang’s economy, and it now accounts for 47% of the state’s gross domestic product.

Lim also said that the state would continue to pursue possibilities in upgrading and expanding Penang International Airport. He added that the state government is offering airlines US$10 per passenger for direct flights from Bandung, Yangon and Seoul for a period of time.

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Mr. Jason Chong (L), CEO of Cornerstone Partners Sdn. Bhd exchanging the signed documents with Mr. Guy Phillips (R), Vice President of Development, Asia, Hilton Worldwide witnessed by YAB Lim Guan Eng, Chief Minister of Penang. Mr. Louis Voon (extreme left), Director of Cornerstone Partners and Mr. Tony Ch’ng (extreme right), Director of Teddy Ville Capital Sdn. Bhd. looks on

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BY CK Lam

To celebrate the Month of Ramadan, Eastern & Oriental (E & O) is offering the Jamuan Buka Puasa themed buffet at Sarkies Annexe (Victory Annexe Wing). The buffet dinner is on daily from 18th June 2015 to 16th July 2015.

The spread includes a combination of dishes synonyms with Hari Raya as well as Malaysian and International favorites but diners can expect to find a smaller range of traditional festive options.

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BY CK Lam

2PM at G Hotel Kelawai in Penang was buzzing with guests getting together for a cheese and wine tasting event organized by Asiaeuro Wines & Spirits. Besides the variety of cheeses and wine, there was plenty of other accompaniments of house-made canapes, bread, crackers, nuts and fruits.

Several French and Chilean wines were selected to bring out the best in the cheese choices from France, Switzerland and UK. The Michel Lynch Blanc 2013 and the Michel Lynch Rouge 2012 are both French wines.

Chilean wines served on the night include Cono Sur Bicicleta Gewurztraminer 2014, Cono Sur Bicicleta Pinot Noir 2014 and Errazuriz Estate Series Cabernet Sauvignon 2013.

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 Welcoming ambience of 2PM

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BY CK Lam

Sunway Hotel Georgetown on New Lane, Penang welcomes the celebration of the holy Ramadhan festival with the ‘Kampung’ Ramadhan Buka Puasa buffet theme.

The buffet held at the Sun Cafe offers a variety of freshly prepared yester-year kampong specialties to break the fast throughout the holy month.

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Wooden village house brings back fond memories of yesteryears

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BY CK Lam

Penang rejoices at another milestone in its retail industry, with the celebration of French brand Bell & Ross at the new Bell & Ross Boutique in Gurney Plaza.

The French watch brand that dared disrupt a three-century-old Swiss industry 10 years ago with the launch of the breakthrough BR-01, has finally landed on the ground floor of Gurney Plaza.

Last week, as night fell over the Pearl of the Orient, a group of invited guests congregated to celebrate the grand occasion.

A Night to Remember with Bell & Ross and Martell Cognac at Gurney Plaza Penang

(From L-R) Myself, Tong Chee Wei (GM of FJ Benjamin) and Peter Chan (Comms Manager of Gurney Plaza)

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BY CK Lam

Winter Warmers Coffee & Tea House with its known English style decor and Afternoon Tea, has been attracting diners to its many outlets in Penang.

The great all-around place for breakfast, lunch, teatime and dinner had opened up a new outlet in Straits Quay Penang, and it’s their only outlet on a quay.

This is where a group of us spend our Wednesday evening.

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BY CK Lam

Eastin Hotel Penang presents its “Eastin Ku – Kampung Ku” Ramadan Buffet for the coming Ramadan fasting month. The buffet dinner features an array of authentic traditional fasting favorites coupled with international favorites.

“The menu emphasised on lots of spices and long cooking time, and it is best showcased in both the gearbox soup and the roast whole lamb,” says sous chef Mohd Fauzi bin Alias. The gearbox soup is a dish of bone marrow soup, boiled for several hours, while the roast whole lamb marinated for three days is cooked for two hours.

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BY CK Lam

The intersection of Beach Street (Lebuh Pantai) and Malay Street (Lebuh Melayu) in Penang comes to live at night with the presence of two street food stalls.

The koay teow th’ng stall which has been around for over 38 years draws crowds for its comforting broth.

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BY CK Lam

It might not be my first visit to 2PM Lounge at G Hotel Kelawai Penang, but it is definitely my first taste with the food in this delicately decorated lounge. Located on the hotel’s lobby level, the lounge with private rooms and alfresco area offers relaxing ambience with comfortable design furniture and fixtures.

The menu comes with mix of dishes, canapés, snack and bites, sweet treats, coffee, tea, and plenty of cocktails, wines and champagne.

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BY CK Lam

Located on Gottlieb Road, is Double Dragon Inn Restaurant, one of Penang’s oldest Chinese restaurant. With keeping the old tradition and consistent in quality, the restaurant established in 1969, has returning visitors over the years for its hearty dishes of yesteryear.

The business is now run by the second generation. Diners have quick-and-easy dining options with its set menus and short a la carte menu emphasising on dishes cooked without monosodium glutamate (MSG). Flavors of the dishes are pleasing light, not too heavy, not too oily, and otherwise healthier.

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BY CK Lam

Malaysian Chefs representation by members of the Penang Chefs Association shine at the 3rd Thailand Culinary World Challenge held at Siam Square, Bangkok, Thailand. The competition which took place from 28th – 29th March 2015, had ten teams of chefs participating.

The Malaysia Team led by Chef Audee Cheah, together with Chef Andy Leong and Chef Willy Soon, battle it out with their expertise and culinary skills on the two days culinary challenge and took home the:

1. Overall Champion, Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Trophy
2. Highest Scoring Team for Day One – Best Country of Origin Cuisine Team Awards (Malaysian Cuisine)
3. VIP Vote of for Day Two (Thai Cuisine Team)

During the competition, the trio from Penang prepared a soup, an appetizer, and an entree from their home country, and also Thai cuisine using Thai ingredients.

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 Chef Andy Leong, Chef Beh, Chef Willy Soon, William Tan and Chef Audee Cheah

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