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BY CK Lam

Queen Street in Penang is a heaven for foodies with its offerings of chapati and nasi (rice) with mouthwatering curry dishes. Among the many street stalls, Nasi Dalca Rahim stall has made its name on this street.

Nasi Dalca Rahim was established way back in 1948. Located opposite the beautiful Sri Mahamariamman Temple, the stall is known for selling  nasi dalca (rice cooked with dal).

Grab a seat right and have your nasi dalca with the locals amidst the bustling of the passing by traffic.

Nasi Dalca Rahim, George Town, Penang

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21
Jul

Penang Local Coffee Hawker Stall @Noordin Street

   Posted by: CK Lam    in Coffee, Drinks, Hawker, Penang

BY CK Lam

In case you haven’t heard, traditional local coffee (kopi) with coffee art is in. Evelyn Ang is leading in serving the traditional local coffee differently at her Star coffee stall 星星 tucked away by the roadside in Noordin Street, Penang.

There is much history to the ‘tiga roda’ coffee stall. Evelyn had spent decades working alongside her husband at the stall previously located at the lane between Noordin Street and Magazine Road. Over the years she learned much about the coffee beans and took interest with coffee art.

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Local coffee with star coffee art

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BY CK Lam

Five months into its opening, Tasty Congee & Noodle Wantun Shop in Gurney Paragon Mall, had added on new dishes to its menu. Now you can enjoy a selection of delicacies and stir-fried dishes in addition to their signature wantun mee and congee.

Tasty’s director, Mr Fokie Fok address the idea that Tasty is the sort of restaurant which placed emphasis on the quality of food, using imported ingredients  from Hong Kong and China.

The cold dish of duck wing in rice wine is listed as a starter. The duck wings with long hours of marinating with Chinese rose wine are cooked and then kept cold in the refrigerator. The fragrance of the rose wine is on the lighter side, but nevertheless, made a great nibble before the meal.

Tasty Congee & Noodle Wantun Shop 正斗粥麵專家 Unviels New Menu

花雕酒香鴨翼 Duck wing in rice wine RM9.80 (normal serving 6 pcs)

 

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BY CK Lam

Pasta & Pie is without doubt one of the busy hawker stall serving pasta and pie in Penang. Located at Northam Beach Cafe, the stall run by Tony Cheah and his wife Elizabeth Tay has been keeping diners happy for more than 11 years with a small selection of favorites.

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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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