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Lonely Planet: Penang is world’s No. 1 foodie destination for 2014

 

Penang char koay teow, along with other local culinary delights, has hit the top of the foodie charts! Don’t you think it is about time we set up a street food museum to showcase how George Town’s street food landscape evolved over time and to honour the pioneers (or the ‘ori-maestros’, as Tunglang refers to them)?

Penang char koay teow: On top of the world – Photograph: jasonlcs_87/Flickr

The citation for Penang, written by Lonely Planet’s Robin Barton and published in the Independent, reads:

#1 destination: Penang, Malaysia

Everyone’s talking about it right now becauseā€¦ Malaysian hawker food has spread worldwide via food trucks and pop-ups but nothing compares to hitting Penang. (more…)

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