Penang Travel Tips And Things To Do In Penang



Penang multi ethnic heritage food recipes

Penang Hawker Food

Penang has lots to offer in terms food varieties, ranging from hawkers stalls to restaurants. Hawker stalls caters food from traditional Penang recipes, while fast food outlets and restaurants cater

multi national cuisine such as those of the Chinese, Malays, Indonesian, Italian, Nyonya Baba, Indian, Japanese, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese, and Western recipes.

Vegetarians do not have to worry about food while on holiday in Penang as there are also some good vegetarian restaurants and hawker stalls serving vegetarian dishes.


Penang  Seafood

There are three specific areas where you can get a wide variety of local fresh seafood at reasonably cheap price.


Penang Nyonya Food

Nyonya cuisine is marriage of Chinese cooking style with Malay ingredients and condiments, producing a blend of Chinese and Malay flavour.


Penang Nasi Kandar

Nasi Kandar is an Indian-Muslim cuisine, with rice being the main meal and accompanied by a wide variety of hot and spicy curry dishes.  The food is 'halal' and suitable for Muslim visitors in Penang.


Penang Hainamese Food Restaurant - Loke Thye Kee



Where To Find Special Good Food Around Penang

Penang Famous Restaurants       Georgetown Heritage Cafes          Japanese Restaurants

OLDTOWN CAFE          Rotibakar Kopitiam         Food Courts           Fast Food Outlets


Fresh Tropical  Fruits 

As Penang and other states in Malaysia lie within the tropical zone, plenty of fresh tropical fruits are sold around Penang markets and fruit stalls.  At the Tropical Fruit Farm in Teluk Bahang, you may get the chance to pluck fruits directly from the trees and eat them fresh if you visit Penang at the right time, that is, during the ripening season.

Tropical fruits can also be bought everywhere from grocery stores and hypermarkets.  Non-seasonal fruits like pineapple, watermelon, papaya, banana, dragon-fruit, honey dew, star fruit, jack fruit, and green coconuts are usually available throughout the year. Fresh fruit drinks are served everywhere from hawker stalls to restaurants and hotels.  You can even order the whole coconut and get it served on the table with a straw to sip fresh  coconut water, which is very nutritious.


Suggested  Types Of  Fresh Tropical Fruits   To  Eat  While  Visiting  Penang:


 Longan Mango , Durian , Mangosteen , Papaya , Pineapple , Watermelon, Banana , Coconut


During the fruit season, these tropical fruits are delivered  fresh from plantations and sold considerably cheap.

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