CRIZ BON APPETITE

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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!

LOCAL AND WESTERN CUISINE AT THE GATE CAFÉ

Posted by crizlai On August - 25 - 20103 COMMENTS

Hunting for an early dinner in Taiping, Perak can quite tedious especially those good ones would only operate from 6.30pm onwards. I never had such problem in Penang at any odd hours. LOL! Anyway, after a few failed attempts to locate good hawker food stalls along the Taiping Lake Garden as well as at the […]

THE ORIGIN OF HUAN CHU LENG

Posted by crizlai On August - 23 - 20105 COMMENTS

Now who’s Huan Chu Leng? You may ask if he’s someone famous in Malaysia. In fact, it’s just a name given to a 14” long steamed bun or more commonly known as Mee Koo/Mi Koo (Steamed Tortoise Buns in Hokkien dialect). Huan Chu Leng (Potato Dragon in Hokkien dialect) is originated from Taiping, Perak, Malaysia. […]

A TOUCH OF ITALIAN DOWN THE PENANG HERITAGE TRAIL

Posted by crizlai On August - 16 - 20106 COMMENTS

“Melaka and George Town, Cities of the Straits of Malacca” was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site during the 32nd session of the World Heritage Committee on 7 July 2008. From then on, more and more little restaurants can be seen booming up along the George Town Heritage Trails within the beautiful island of […]

MADE TO ORDER DIM SUM AT VIVA DIM SUM DELIGHT

Posted by crizlai On August - 14 - 20108 COMMENTS

If you think that made to order dim sum would only be available in hotel-class restaurants, you would be in for a surprise. One of Penang’s newest food court, Viva Local Food Haven (formerly Golden Horse Food Court) has just launched its newest dim sum kitchen, Viva Dim Sum Delight (東城點心) on 10 August 2010. […]

ALL DAY LONG VALUE PACKAGES AT YOUNG HEART RESTAURANT

Posted by crizlai On August - 11 - 20101 COMMENT

I have paid many visits to Young Heart Restaurant (養心殿) for some time now and during each visit they have never failed to impress me with their new menus. The recently one was their value packages with over 15 specially selected dishes ranging from meat, seafood and vegetables to choose from. Have a look at […]

HOMECOOKED RED BEAN SOUP WITH LOTUS SEED

Posted by crizlai On July - 19 - 20102 COMMENTS

Cooking something sweet for dessert is surely more economical than buying from those available outside… unless you are too lazy to cook. LOL! As for me, I would almost always love to cook mine at home as it would give me the freedom to add in more ingredients to pep up the richness in the […]

DISHES THAT WOULD FIT A KING AT CHIN BEE TEA CAFE

Posted by crizlai On June - 24 - 201017 COMMENTS

I have written some time back in early 2009 when Chin Bee Tea Café first opened up its door to give the best of what Chinese cuisine was all about. It’s time for me to share with you in depth why until today I still claim them as my most recommended restaurant in Penang as […]

GOING GAGA OVER A NYONYA

Posted by crizlai On June - 14 - 20105 COMMENTS

I was at one time crazy over “Little Nyonya – 小娘惹”, a Singaporean TV series being aired on our local channel some time last year. The storyline was based on the lives of a large Peranakan (Baba Nyonya) family during the 30’s where traditions and cuisines played important roles in their daily affairs. What impressed […]

Some time back before I was down with some health issues, a few of us visited yet another of the Sakae Japanese food chain down at Autocity, Juru Interchange at mainland Penang. This outlet was rather unique as it had a 2-in-1 dining concept wirh the teppanyaki area located downstairs while the Izakaya area being […]

OH LAY OH LAY OH LAY EE

Posted by crizlai On April - 19 - 20107 COMMENTS

Is this another new theme song for since the English Premier League season is still on? Of course not! This was another of my crazy food expedition during the wee hours of the morning when I could not get much sleep with such a humid and sweaty weather. Huh? Breakfast at 5.00am? I thought having […]

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