Penang laksa or commonly known as asam laksa here is a sour, fish-based soup with noodle usually made with mackerel soup and its main distinguishing feature is the asam or tamarind which gives the soup a sour taste. The fish is poached and then flaked. Besides the fish, asam laksa typically include lemongrass, galangal (lengkuas) and chilli too. A popular delicacy for both locals and foreigners, it is one of the must-try hawker food in Penang.
China House, a popular dining and lifestyle place located right at the heart of George Town, is a convergence of a fantastic restaurant/cafe, an art house and a lively night bar. The place is actually made up of 3 colonial era buildings linked via an open courtyard in the middle. The restaurant entrance of China House faces the Beach Street while the entrance to the bar (called the Canteen) is located at the other end, Victoria Street.
For more information, please take a web stroll at its official website; http://www.chinahouse.com.my/.
A very common breakfast meal ordered by the locals here at Mamak stalls is the ‘Roti Canai’. Roti Canai is a type of Indian-influenced flatbread found and is said to be originated in Malaysia. The word Roti means bread and Roti Canai is usually prepared by twirling the dough to be a very thin sheet and then folding it into a circular shape which is then grilled with oil. Often accompanied with curry gravy, this is still a cheaper and yet satisfying breakfast option for most people here.