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Anthony Bourdain, host of Travel Channel's culinary and cultural adventure programmes, recently visited Penang to try out the local street food. This is his verdict. Part 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9cpb7KtZug&feature=plcp Part 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJYiogr0icY&feature=plcp Part 3 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQLSXprHpAw&feature=plcp The hot and spicy spots he visited can be...
Update (2 August): What is this huge (five-storey?) building in this plan? (It reminds me of the aborted 'airport terminal' building for the Penang Hill Railway.) Something to keep the developers/contractors happy? Do we need yet another 'iconic' building...
Bangkok and Singapore are ahead of Penang in terms of street food, if the folks at virtualtourist.com are to be believed. What do you think? Check out the rankings here, as reported by Reuters. If you are a...
Tunglang takes us on a gastronomical adventure at his favourite hokkien mee haunt in Penang. Inner city George Town has barely awakened, the sun barely rising above the maze of heritage terracotta rooftops. With a hunch of a...
CNN GO has put Penang at the head of a list of 'Asia's 10 greatest street food cities'. "To those in the know, Penang is one of the world's top dining destinations," states freelance writer and street food enthusiast...
What draws people to Malaysia? Little to do with boutique hotels, Petronas Twin Towers, theme parks, glitzy malls or any other property development.. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIDeeekiofs?rel=0&w=475&h=271] Just the experience of connecting with unique cultures and natural treasures. We have these but...
Nothing comes close to Penang street food. This time, the Gourmet Traveller falls head over heels for street food you have to try at least once in your life. We have a treasure here worth preserving and protecting....
Are hawker maestros in the street food haven of Penang being lured to neighbouring cities and countries? Should we be worried? [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXWNATJq6CY?rel=0&w=470&h=269] This is the Malaysian Food Street in Sentosa, Singapore... and "17 of Malaysia's best hawkers" have been...
An unusual two-part tribute to Penang street food by Stanley Yu, who is originally from Hong Kong but now lives in London. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fadelHXJcM4?rel=0&w=470&h=269] [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kb1-C62dvoE?rel=0&w=470&h=269] Notice, he largely avoided the upmarket 'touristy' food courts and found street food at its...
This is a little post to keep alive the idea for a museum to create greater appreciation for the culinary heritage of the streets of Penang. More photos from the exhibition in Germany at the Bustler.net site. You might also...

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