I am not sure what is so 'heritage' about this 'mothership', which has parked itself at one side of the plans for the Penang Heritage Square near Komtar. And I don't think full-grown trees can be cultivated on a...
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...