Penang - 7 Dishes To Try For The Uninitiated

Malaysia, George Town Guide (B): Penang - 7 Dishes To Try For The Uninitiated

Penang has and always been a food haven for both Malaysians and foreigners alike. Penangites pride themselves over their tasty street food while cafes with their delectable treats are mushrooming around town. My latest visit to the island was during the Chinese New Year holidays and the focus was to try as many food as time and tummy allow us to consume. These seven dishes are but a small percentage of all the “must-try” foods there so rest assured that more food trips up north will be in the pipeline.

Prawn noodles are basically noodles with some shrimp and veggie all in a thick broth. But what really makes the prawn noodles at Ayu’s stands out from the rest is the freshness of the shrimps (not surprising since the restaurant is by a fishing village) and the tastiness of the broth. The broth is made of shrimp stock so you have that double-whammy shrimp flavor but it gets nicely toned down with the inclusion chili that also gives the red color. Believe me, once the shrimp and noodles are long gone you’ll be slurping the broth down to the last drop. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Penang - 7 Dishes To Try For The Uninitiated
Guide Location: Malaysia » George Town
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Ayu Mee Udang   Restoran Deen Nasi Kandar Istimewa   Roti Canai Transfer Road   Hameed ‘Pata’ Mee Goreng   Jawi House Cafe Gallery   Yusoff Laksa Stadium   Gurney Drive Hawker Center  
Author: Danial Ariff Bin Ahmad Nordin
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