Monday, January 25, 2016

My Delights In Penang Food Courts

MANY OF MY FRIENDS ASKED ME WHY I AM OFTEN IN PENANG...  Just a few reasons and one of the most reasonable and practical one is the Food!  I do not go to fancy restaurants in Penang, in fact I think I have not been to a high posh Chinese restaurant in Penang before, I am always frequenting the ones that I eat and eat again each time I go there.  Food that suit my taste buds despite having to sweat and "sniff" due to the hot weather and hot chillies!  hahahaa...

Now I am back home and as my food folder discloses all these pictures, all I have tasted before I came back.  Looking at these pictures, it is not surprising I will be back there again very soon.  Like Arnold Schwarzenegger's famous line in the Terminator says...... "I WILL BE BACK..."
Taken in Lye Lee @ Terrace Plus, Bayan Lepas
Clear soup Fish Mihoon
Small portion of Penang Lobak....
This was bought in Jelutong market... a Teochew snack, I was told... 
And the tasty Kuehkak stall around the vicinity in Jelutong...
Sizzling noodles at the Relau food court opposite Pisa Arena...
where I saw the ex-national badminton player named Choong Tak Fook...
Who remembers him?  He partnered Lee Wan Wah then...
My regret is not taking a picture together with him...  :)
I like their koayteow with mihoon...  no egg gravy so not so filling...
Freshly steamed Potato bun with brown sugar.... steaming hot and nice!
Steamed White tapioca... not so sweet... fine with me!
Well, what is this called?
I called it "woon chai koe" with grated coconut..... 
Then I had pan mee at a drive-in market in Yee Hong, Bayan Lepas...
And the Penang signature noodles... Koay Teow Th'ng....

And that is about all... 
Few days that is all we need... 
Our foodie trip came to an end... 
Till the next trip, I hope it will be very soon!!

20 comments:

  1. I would go for the hawker delights when in Penang - the ones in KL are not so nice anymore unless you know where to go as many of the stalls are manned by migrants and that makes a world of difference especially when the bosses are not even around to keep an eye on everything.

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    1. I think every state has the same problem, that is why I look for those food stalls that are manned by locals..

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  2. I go where the food is!!! If only I am not attach!! Haha.

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  3. Haiyoh! You sure had a great foodie time in Penang. Just looking at those photos, my tummy is grumbling to me why I have not taken my tummy to Penang :D

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    1. From your place, maybe 4 hours plus.. :) Go go!!

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  4. Choong Tan Fook lah... hahaha! I remember him, he is a very versatile player, I remember he once played in the first doubles and then the third singles in one of the Thomas Cup because our singles player was injured. I think he was here for the Malaysian Masters...

    Eh those kuihs, cannot get in Ipoh meh?

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    1. Yes, you are right.. many players were here for the Malaysian Masters, in fact I went there to ask about the entrance fee, it was around RM30 over and I changed my mind...

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  5. I wanna eat that Clear soup Fish Mihoon. Where did you eat that? I like "woon chai koe" too. I am like that too - when in Penang, will not eat at expensive restaurants. I guess you will be going to Penang quite often since your girl is there now.

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    1. The fish mihoon is Lye Lai in Bayan Lepas.. you can google for the exact direction.. I am hopeless in that...

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  6. I like all the food. Sometimes hawker food are much better than restaurant. This is truly your tagline...have food will travel, rite?

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  7. Oooh, all these food pictures have me salivating. Next time I want to tag along with you when you go visit your girl. You know where to get all these good food!

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  8. wah, so many good food there to make me drool!!! i like the noodles and the lobak kou, and then that teochew kueh is what ah?? i'm a teochew but i don't think i've seen this before, muahahaha!! and those nyonya kueh are really to die for~~ :p

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    1. Yes, I am also a teochew and I havent seen that snack till that day!

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