Laksa is a must try street food in Penang, and is one of the most popular local food here. Also known as Asam Laksa, it is simply a Nyonya (Peranakan) style of hot and sour noodles cooked in fish broth and vegetables.
A plate of Char Koay Teow with an added egg on top.
A plate of a typical Penang Wanton Noodles (or commonly called Wantan Mee here). Wanton noodles here can be served in both soup or dry style, and is usually accompanied with slides of char siu, vegetables and of course, the wantons.
Koay Teow Soup (commonly known here as “Koay Teow Th’ng” locally), is a dish usually consists of koay teow (translated literally as ricecake strips), fish balls, duck meat or pork, lettuce and spring onions cooked in a bowl of hot clear broth. This particular stall is quite popular with the locals and is located at Hutton Lane, George Town.
Food trucks operating at nights along Chulia Lane, George Town
The Penang International Food Festival is a 16-days event celebrating the diversity of Penang food, ranging from popular local hawkers street food to ‘fringe’ food festival featuring cafes, food trucks and so on. The festival starts from 15th to 30th April.
For more info, please refer to its Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/penanginternationalfoodfestival/.