Located at a small alley way that connects Campbell Street and Kampung Malabar Street, Toh Soon Cafe is an old but popular coffee shop that serves toast and coffee. The unique point about this old shop is its bread which is grilled using the traditional way, with charcoal fueled fire. Aside from its toast, the coffee served is one of the best local Hainanese style coffee in Penang.
Toh Soon Cafe usually opens from 8am to around 3pm and it is normally crowded.
People queuing up (everyday) for a bowl of Chendul at the famous stall in Keng Kwee Street, George Town.
One of the most common street food which provides a unique taste of Penang would be the Penang Hokkien Mee.
A walk through the usually crowded street of Lebuh Keng Kwee (or Keng Kwee Street), which is best known for arguably Penang’s best Cendol stall.
Nasi Kerabu is a local delicacy originated from the east coast states of Peninsular Malaysia such as Kelantan and Terengganu. It is basically a Malay cuisine and comprises of blue-coloured rice served with dried fish or fried chicken, crackers, pickles and other salads. The blue color of the rice comes from the petals of Clitoria ternatea (butterfly-pea) flowers. Now, some Malay stalls in Penang also serve this due to its popularity.
A popular local shop in Butterworth, it is famous for its asam laksa soup served with chicken rice.
Usually sold by Indians on a bicycle or motorcycle cart, this street food combines both ‘Poh Piah’ (or fried spring rolls) with laksa soup and is unique to Penang.