Penang Street Food: Sky Hotel (Wai Kee Char Siew)

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Located within the green colored Sky Hotel building at Chulia Street, George Town, the old Wai Kee food stall is popular locally with its ‘char siew’ or barbeque pork. It usually starts its business at around 11am and by 2pm, the food will be sold out. Besides ‘char siew’, it also serves roasted pork, steamed chicken and roasted duck.

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Penang Food: Loh Bak

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Loh Bak (or Lor Bak) is a popular Chinese dish served in most Chinese kopitiams and hawker center. Loh Bak is actually referring to marinated minced pork, which is rolled in thin soybean sheets and then deep fried. It is usually served with small bowl of Loh (a thick broth thickened with corn starch and beaten eggs) and chili sauce. It is also commonly ordered together with other type of items such as boiled octopus, prawn fritters and fried bean curd.

Armenian Street: Edelweiss Cafe


Located at Armenian Street and at the heart of heritage zone, Edelweiss Cafe is the first and only Swiss Restaurant in George Town, Penang serving both European and local cuisine. The small interior of the cafe also features various antique furniture and vintage artifacts, with a heritage ambiance. For more info, please visit its website; http://www.edelweisscafe.com/.