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Penang Hokkien Mee

    If you love prawns, this famous hawker fare is definitely a must-try when you visit Penang. Those who love seafood soup will love to have a bowl of hot and spicy Hokkien Mee. The Penang Hokkien Mee and also known as Prawn Noodle is one of the favorite food for Penangite. Penang Hokkien Mee is different from the Kuala Lumpur or Singapore as Penang Hokkien Mee is a soup base noodle and where else Kuala Lumpur and Singapore is stir-fried. … Read More »Penang Hokkien Mee

    Char Koay Kak

      The Penang Char Koay Kak is something that you can only find in Penang even though some hawkers in other states try to cook it. But like many other Penang hawker food, it is not easy to replicate. It is often mistaken as chai tau koay (radish cakes) but the Char Koay Kak here is made from rice cakes, not radish cakes, and prepared differently from the Teochew-style snack. It is a simple dish and yummy. The ingredient for the Char Koay Kak is the rice… Read More »Char Koay Kak

      Nasi Kandar

        Much has been said about Penang’s famous nasi kandar; people from other states come in droves for a taste of the fluffy white rice drenched in a spicy mix of curries served with a wide array of dishes. Malaysians will tell you that the best nasi kandar can be enjoyed is in Penang where it all started by the Indian Muslim.  It is a meal of steamed rice which can be plain and served with a variety of curry-based meat,… Read More »Nasi Kandar

        Char Koay Teow

          Char koay teow, when translated, simply means fried flat rice noodles but this dish is more than what its name meant. This is Penang most well known famous street food that everyone love to have it. Any Malaysian who travel to Penang will tell you that they must have a plate of Char Koay Teow. A plate of fried flat rice noodles may sound like a simple dish but it is not easy to find a really good plate that… Read More »Char Koay Teow

          Lor Mee

            Thick and gooey with a strong five spice aroma, the Penang lor mee is one of the hawker fare in this food paradise that can only be found here. Often confused with stir-fried noodles with cabbage and meat, also known as lor mee in other states, the Penang lor mee is prepared differently and a whole different bowl of goodness. Lor mee, just like Hokkien mee, in Penang is a soupy dish and sometimes, it is also sold by Hokkien mee hawkers due to… Read More »Lor Mee