One of the most common street food which provides a unique taste of Penang would be the Penang Hokkien Mee.
The Maggi Goreng is a street food style consists of fried instant noodles (usually the Maggi noodles) which is common in Malaysia. It is commonly served at Indian Muslim food stalls or usually called ‘mamak stalls’ locally. The noodles are fried and often served with eggs and fried chicken. Maggi Goreng is a Malay phrase which can be translated as “Fried Maggi”.
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.
This huge art mural was recently completed on the side of the wall of the new 118 Hotel MacAlister, which is located along MacAlister Road in George Town. It depicts a boy having a bowl of noodles with a squirrel on top of his cap. With the bright orange wall, this mural or building can be easily spotted if one travels along MacAlister Road or along Lorong Baru (New Lane).
Hokkien Mee (or also known prawn mee/prawn noodles), is a type of Chinese noodle dish cooked in spicy prawn broth together with bean sprouts, boiled egg, slices of pork and of course, the prawns. A very popular and common local dish here, it was said to be brought here by immigrants from the Fujian province in southeastern China.
This duck meat Koay Teow soup can be found at the hawker food court of Cecil Street Market (locally known as 7th Road Market). Koay Teow soup (or locally called Koay Teow Th’ng) is a type of dish made up of flat rice noodles which are usually served in a clear soup broth, with fish balls and in this case, slices of duck meat.