As anticipated, the food in Penang was uniformly delicious. Again, we ate only at hawker centres and very cheap local restaurants, where foreigners were a rarity. Doubtless, there is magical eating to be had in Penang if you pay a bit more – IF you know where to go. We didn’t, so we chased up local recommendations, with invariably excellent outcomes. Continue reading Menu Malaysia: Third Course – Penang
The food we sampled in KL was nice, very nice, but not outstanding. I have no doubt that there is stupendous fare to be had there, and lots of it – we just didn’t stumble on it. For a glimpse at the sort of treats KL can turn on, check out this blog from an initiated local, and marvel at the pics: awhiffoflemongrass.com Continue reading Menu Malaysia: Second Course – Kuala Lumpur
Thanks to Angie, of the wonderful Puri Hotel, for her superb restaurant recommendations, all of which are listed below.
Hoe Kee Chicken Rice Restaurant, 4,6,8 Jl Hang Jebat (Chinatown):
One of Melaka’s specialities – found nowhere else in Malaysia, or so we were told – is chicken balls, and Angie rated the Hoe Kee’s top of the wozza (I’m paraphrasing). Continue reading Menu Malaysia: First Course – Melaka