Sunday, October 27, 2013

Hungry Go Where Penang Food Trail

Henry Tan | 9:38 PM | | | |
The ONE reason to visit Penang would definitely be the FOOD!
Well, lucky me, I was invited by HungryGoWhere Malaysia (#HGWMY) to go on Penang Food Trail!
In case you still have no idea what's HungryGoWhere...

Check out here: HungryGoWhere Malaysia

They also have mobile app for both Android & Apple users!

Be reminded that if you are looking for food in Singapore then download HungryGoWhere.
While if you are looking for food in Malaysia, then download HungryGoWhere Malaysia.
The icon for HungryGoWhere Malaysia app got a "MY" on bottom right corner.

So here's the Penang Food Trail itinerary:
8.30am : Meet Up @ Traders Hotel Penang
9.00am : Prawn Fritters @ Tan Jetty, Weld Quay
11.00am : Pan Mee @ I Mum Mum, PDC Flat, Pengkalan Weld
1.00pm : Mee Udang @ Restaurant Terapung, Pulau Aman
4.00pm : Laksa Poppiah @ Farlim Shell Station Coffeeshop, Farlim
6.00pm : Poon Choi @ Zi Zai Restaurant, Paya Terubong

Meet Up @ Traders Hotel Penang

Invited mobile app users and bloggers were gathered at the hotel lobby.

2 pretty representatives from #HGWMY - Hanis and Shing!

So up up here we go! Separated into two vans!

Prawn Fritters @ Tan Jetty, Weld Quay
That's my clan's jetty! And I don't even know there's prawn fritters here! >.<
So yeah, good chance to really explore around!

Apparently they are famous judging from the crowded customers!

Trust me, they are making it massively!

The boss shown us the making of prawn fritters too!
He explained that the deep fryer they using is the same as the Char Koay Kak one.
The oil looks black because of the pan.
According to the boss, they actually changed the oil everyday.

Lobak - RM1.50/pc
Personally I like it very much!
Different with how my mum would do it, they put a lot of meat not vege! 
Lobak mahhhh ofcourse need more "bak" right? =D

Prawn Fritters - RM0.90/pc
You can see all the small prawns!
Too bad I can't eat much as I'm allergic to prawns. 

Prawn Fritters with TauGua 
A mixture of both before deep fry.

Sorry my camera can't focus on the food because I was busy eating!
Frankly, the chili sauce is the best!
It makes the fritters so much nicer!

90-A, Tan Jetty, Weld Quay, 
10300 Penang, Malaysia 
Tel: 04-263 2919, 016-452 0637 
Opening Hours: Daily 8am to 6pm

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Pan Mee @ I Mum Mum, PDC Flat, Pengkalan Weld
If you are Penangite, I believe you have heard of I Mum Mum.
They have quite a few branches all around in Penang.
The one we visited in Pengkalan Weld is the old main branch.

Located at the ground floor of PDC flats.

Quite a number of workers!

Ordered Luo Han Guo Herbal Tea to drink.
Refreshing especially on a sunny day!

Spicy Pan Mee - RM3.70 (S) / RM4.20 (B)

Minced Pork Pan Mee with Special Sauce - RM4 (S) / RM4.50 (B)

Crispy Pork Pan Mee - RM4.30 (S) / RM4.80 (B)
The pork is really crispy and the sweet sauce with sesame make it tastes even better!

294, P.D.C Flats, 
Pengkalan Weld, 10300, 
Georgetown, Penang. 
Tel: 012 5181827 
Sun-Tue 7am - 3.30pm

Mee Udang @ Restaurant Terapung, Pulau Aman
Pulau Aman or Island of Peace is one of the small island of Penang.
Take the Bukit Tambun exit at the North-South Expressway to get to the Jetty Batu Musang.
On the way, you will be passing by Batu Kawan Stadium.
Just follow the signboard that writing Jetty.

If you see this, you know you have come to the right place! ;)

The small jetty to take boat to Pulau Aman.

Latest Boat Schedule : 
From Pulau Aman: 8am, 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm
From Jetty Batu Musang: 9am, 11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm, 7pm

Latest Boat Fare :
Two Ways - Adult: RM6, Child: RM4
One Way - RM4

The boat can only fit in maximum 16 persons.
Let's go! =D

Arrived at Pulau Aman Jetty!
Many people were waiting to go back!

A lot of blue shirts, guess they were having event there.

Entrance to the island.
It is believe that this is the only island in Malaysia that fully inhabited by Malays.

Map of the small island!

One of the stall making and selling Kuih Kapit (Kuih Kapek).
Damn pro! And really not easy you know!

Some stall selling those goreng-goreng snacks.

Turn left after entering the entrance of the island will leads you to this floating restaurant!

First thing you will see would be the stall selling the seafood!
This is where you could buy those big prawns  and big mantis prawns.

Walk further down you will come to the restaurant that full of people!

Mee Udang Goreng
Mee goreng with two big prawns! 
The noodle itself full of fragrant of prawns. Yummyyy!

Mee Udang Rebus
The prawn soup was sweet and tasty!

Nasi Goreng Udang
If you want to be more fulfilling, fried rice would be perfect!

Ice Lemon Tea and Syrup Limau


After the meal, went to walk around the island.
The villagers are mostly fisherman.

One of the historical site in Pulau Aman - Telaga Mas or Golden Well

Guess how the well looks like?

Like this! =.=

They actually have renovated the well with shelter.

Well at least we get to see some nice view! =D

Meet my dear deer! =D

My deer and the model! Cute little girl! =D

Super thin isn't it? But one day the villager will eat them. =(

A bit on dirty on the seaside but the sky looks great!

You could rent a canoe too! 1 hour - RM12 only!

A villager washing his boat.

A very unique pathway whereby both side also sea!

I wonder if the pathway will lead us to the other side during low tide.

Laksa Poppiah @ Farlim Shell Station Coffeeshop, Farlim
After the island tour, we went back to Penang island.
We continued the food trail with a teabreak at Farlim!
It is none other than the famous Poppiah with Laksa soup!

Poppiah with Laksa Soup
Special isn't it? In fact they kinda mixed well together!

What could be better than a bowl of See Koh Th'ng!

Bak Kua bun! 


Medan Angsana 4, 
Bandar Baru Ayer Itam, 
11500 Ayer Itam, Pulau Pinang ‎
Tel: 016-459 7179

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Poon Choi @ Zi Zai Restaurant, Paya Terubong
Finally the last stop for dinner at Paya Terubong.
Quite obvious to locate this restaurant!

It is the only restaurant among the whole row of shop lots.

Poon Choi (Big Bowl Feast)
Rarely I get to eat this mainly due to the expensive price!
But lucky me get to eat it this time! =D

Belacan Chicken
Always a good appetizer to start a big meal!

Asam Prawns
Another appetizing dish that could make you finish whole bowl of rice!

Stir Fry Sambal Lala
Personally, I don't like this type of lala.
So small and I'm just too lazy to eat one by one.
They can't even fit into the gap between my teeth. #ifuknowwhatimean

Salted Fish Bean Sprouts

Stir Fry Vege

Table full of food! =D

1239-G, Jalan Paya Terubong, 
11060, Ayer Itam, Pulau Pinang ‎
Tel: 04-826 5713 ‎

Well basically that's it for the Penang Food Trail.
5 meals a day can be really sinful!
Especially if each of it were so fulfilling!
This food trail was organized by HungryGoWhere Malaysia – Discover, Eat, Share today!
Again, thanks to HungryGoWhere Malaysia! =D

Till then. ;)
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  1. Whoaaaa!!!! Henry ahhhhh!!!! many good food...the prawn fritters and mee udang look so yummehhhh!!!

  2. Why you never bring me :(((((((((( LOL! Just saying :-P

  3. These places do not look very accessible for visitors and tourists... Thankfully, Gurney Drive is not in the lest - that tourist trap!


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