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Welcome to CRIZ BON APPETITE! Do check out the latest F&B and hospitality happening in the UNESCO world's heritage city of GEORGE TOWN, PENANG!

HONG KONG TANG YUEN

Posted by Criz Lai On May - 15 - 20081 COMMENT

NOTE: Shifted to New Lane shop house (opposite Sunway Hotel Georgetown) I thought other than the famous stall down in the town area selling Tang Yuan, there were no other stalls selling this yummy dessert, other than on some auspicious occasions. CK Lam from What2See pointed out that there is another stall down at Perak […]

ORIENTAL CHICKEN MUSHROOM HOR FUN

Posted by Criz Lai On May - 13 - 20081 COMMENT

This is one type of hawker food that you would not find anywhere else in Penang – the Oriental Chicken Mushroom Hor Fun. The stall has been operating there for two generations ever since it moved over from Jalan Siam. Most of the patrons are regulars as the stall is way out of the view […]

ARIRANG KOREAN RESTAURANT

Posted by Criz Lai On May - 12 - 2008ADD COMMENTS

Note: This restaurant has ceased its operation. NOTE: Arirang Korean Restaurant has ceased operation. In its place is another Korean Restaurant by the name of Sa Rang Chae Korean Restaurant. Korean food is totally different compared with Japanese or Chinese food. The food uses a lot of garlic, chili paste, sesame oil, salt, soy sauce, […]

SHRIMP PASTE FRIED CHICKEN (BELACAN CHICKEN)

Posted by Criz Lai On May - 11 - 20081 COMMENT

If you are in Malaysia, you should try out the famous local fried chicken, the Belacan Fried Chicken. Belacan is actually a shrimp paste or sauce, made from fermented blended shrimp, sun dried and then cut into fist-sized rectangular blocks. It is raw and need to be toasted before use. Many foreigners are unfamiliar with […]

GLUTINOUS RICE BALL (TANG YUAN)

Posted by Criz Lai On May - 11 - 20084 COMMENTS

Note: The stall would be relocated to a few shop houses away at Kedai Kopi Bee Hong on 12 May 2012 to enable some construction works Maybe some of the foreigners may not know what is Tang Yuan but I can assure you that this dessert is very delicious. Tang Yuan is made out of […]

CHULIA STREET CURRY MEE

Posted by Criz Lai On May - 1 - 20088 COMMENTS

There are also many different versions for the Curry Mee of Penang. You get the salty, sweet, salty sweet, spicy with lemon grass or chicken curry. Some would be cooked with thick creamy coconut milk, evaporated milk, full cream milk whereas some could be of almost clear soup type. Some stalls would also have an […]

FRANCIS FUSION WESTERN FOOD

Posted by Criz Lai On April - 28 - 20081 COMMENT

NOTE: Effective 19 December 2009, Francis Fusion Western Food will be relocated to Poly Cafe (opposite the present location, directly next to Bellisa Row/3rd shoplot after Lorong Leandros) GPS: 5.432602,100.310738) You do not have to go to steakhouse and pay exuberant prices just to have your Western Food. With Francis Fusion Western food in Pulau […]

CHICKEN/BEEF MEE GORENG AND MEE REBUS

Posted by Criz Lai On April - 28 - 2008ADD COMMENTS

Note: Check out the new location at http://www.crizfood.com/118/mee-manja/ There are so many different versions of Mee Goreng and Mee Rebus around town. It could be in tomato puree, lemon grass spices, dried squid or prawn flavor and even beef/mutton soup based. Most people would not notice the differences but I did as the noodles are […]

ROJAK SLICES

Posted by Criz Lai On April - 26 - 2008ADD COMMENTS

After having the cut fruits and juices, I would always go for the best rojak in town. Most people would go for the mixed fruit rojak (spicy or non-spicy) but for me I love the fruits/vegetables in thin slices topped with the yummy sauce and sprinkled with pound groundnuts and dried shrimp powder. You can […]

CUT FRUITS AND JUICES

Posted by Criz Lai On April - 26 - 2008ADD COMMENTS

What could be better than having a stroll by the beach after eating hefty meals? One great place I would always like to be is along the beach stretch of Esplanade. That is the place where I always get my Vitamin C from the Cut Fruit stall in the food court there. The stall is […]

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Howdy from the Isle of delicious Asian food and the UNESCO Heritage City of Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia. Just call me Criz Lai and I am here to share with you on what’s the best food you can get in town as well as from many other parts of Malaysia.

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