Day: November 18, 2018

Penang Street Art (The Grandmother and the Granddaughter by Julia Volchkova)

The latest mural drawn by Julia Volchkova, a street artist who had also created a number of street art murals in Penang. This latest art work reveals a the relationship portraiture of a family, with a grandmother looking over her small granddaughter, and was inspired a real family that she met.

This large mural is painted on the side of a flat near the Batu Lanchang Market.

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Penang Street Food: Loh Bak


Loh Bak plate from Kheng Pin Cafe, George Town.

Loh Bak (or Lor Bak) is a popular Chinese dish served in most Chinese kopitiams and hawker center. Loh Bak refers to the fried and rolled marinated minced pork and is commonly ordered together with other type of items such as boiled octopus, prawn fritters and fried bean curd.

Penang Street Food: Tandoori Chicken and Naan Set

A typical set of Tandoori Chicken and Naan bread usually found in the many ‘mamak’ coffeeshops across Malaysia, including Penang too. The Naan bread can be eaten on its own but it is usually served together with the tender Tandoori Chicken, dhal, mint sauce and onions.

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