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First Night In Penang Island

By the time we left the airport, it was almost 8pm... our stomachs were already "growling" by then... so wasting no time, we went to a nearby "chu chau" stall along the main road. Since we were super hungry, we ordered four dishes to be eaten by the three of us... 

Oh, don't ask me the name of the stall, we didn't really notice the name... all we wanted was a quick and nice dinner..... 
The crowd behind us.... 
It means the food must be good, right?
Though we ordered 4 dishes, 
the portions that were served were actually quite small...
Stew Yam with Porkie...
Baby French Beans....
Steamed Red Fish Thai style... 
Anytime lemon grass, I am IN!

And lastly and not least... Kapak aka Clams with basil leaves...
The dinner came to around RM80 cos the fish itself cost RM44...
 Aaron seems to be saying..
Let's go for desserts later!!
Yes, The night did not end here...
We adjourned to Karpal Singh Drive.....
Just look at what we ordered...
Yes, we were a bit "crazy".... but then... 
how to have a good night sleep without these??
No such thing as diet in Penang...
That's for Sure!


Comments

  1. I totally agree with you. Can never diet while in Penang. I like the clams, look so yummy and I like your dessert too.

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    1. We are very wai sik... see must eat.. hahaha..

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  2. I know that chu chau place! But.. tsk.. I never paid attention with the name too. Used to have dinner there occasionally when my gang was still dining out frequently..

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    1. wahhh... you so canggih.. I didn't mention name also you know where one...

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  3. wah .... bring me to Penang la ...each time I come back you diam diam only. :P

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    1. hahahaa.. each time you come back also you diam also.. scared you got to belanja me! :)

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  4. With good company, must go and fill up tummy nicely, no need to nibble here, nibble there to eat less. Red fish is that expensive or is the fish very big?

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  5. I like that woo tau kau yoke and steamed fish, very cheh farn and hoi wai.. Ooooo desserts! So nice leh.. That green thingy with cream looks good.. I've seen strawberry and durian ones..

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    1. Fei sei la kam pai.. hahaha.. come back must diet...

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  6. A great celebration for your boy's visit!

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  7. With good makan company, eat first diet later. All the food looks great especailly the last two dishes and boy!!!...I love the desserts too.

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    1. You are very right... any food laid on the table, I can eat heartily... but not plenty..hahaha

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  8. what a feast!!! the stew pork with yam, the baby French beans, the clams with basil and the O-M-G dessertsssss!!! I super duper like!!! this must be a gastronome style of makan instead of touristy style of makan, you know, CKT, rojak, laksa etc those?? hahahaha :D

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    1. Those can wait.. laksa is a must in Penang too!

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  9. Slurpssss!!! Everything's so cheap if converted to Singapore currency! Nothing like this there...at those prices especially. Which hawker centre was that?

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    1. I really don't know Arthur.. too hungry and also too dark to see the name of the open air stall.. just park the car and quickly order food..

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  10. errr...Ipoh also no diet leh... kihkihkih

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  11. I am more attracted to the dessert! Yumz!

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  12. omg those desserts!!! so colorful and tempting!

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    1. But not so healthy... anyway, forget it.. just eat! hahaha..

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