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Korea’s #1 Food Taster Tried & Love These 15 Penang Food

STREET FOOD HAVEN

Penang Lang, if there’s one thing we can confirm, it’s most definitely the fact that our island has the best food. Right? Although time and time again, we may have been missed out but oh well, recognition isn’t that important so long as we know we’re the best right? If you think otherwise, then we’re here to let you know that Penang has been recognized by Korea’s #1 food taster, Baek Jong-won (白种元)! Hooray! Now it’s finally time for us to shine.

Baek Jong-won’s Delicious Food Adventure In Penang

Baek Jong-won in Penang

So, Baek Jong-won is a South Korean chef who also hosts his own cooking TV series on SBS. This is how we know he’s someone major. Baek Jong-won recently paid a visit over to Penang island to document an episode for his TV show ‘Street Food Fighter 2’. In this episode, our Penang flag is seen to be flying high, together with a few drone shots of Penang island. SO BEAUTIFUL.

Baek Jong-won in Penang

Anyways, if you’re curious which street food he actually tried, don’t worry, we’re about to list it out for you guys. Ready?

  1. Ali Nasi Lemak @ Sri Weld Food Court

Baek Jong-won in Penang

2. Nyonya Kuih @ Sri Weld Food Court

3. Bak Kut Teh @ Good Luck Bak Kut Teh, Bayan Baru

4. Lok Lok @ Gurney Drive

Baek Jong-won in Penang

5. Rojak @ Gurney Drive

Baek Jong-won in Penang

6. Apam Balik @ Gurney Drive

Baek Jong-won in Penang

7. Roti Canai @ Argyll Road

Baek Jong-won in Penang

8. Teh Tarik @ Argyll Road

Baek Jong-won in Penang

9. Asam Laksa @ Kedai Kopi Taman Emas

Baek Jong-won in Penang

10. Cendol @ Penang Road

Baek Jong-won in Penang

11. Nasi Kandar @ Yasmeen Restaurant

Baek Jong-won in Penang

12. Char Koay Kak @ Macalister Road

Baek Jong-won in Penang

13. Half Boiled Eggs @ Ah Wang Cafe

Baek Jong-won in Penang

14. Kaya Toast @ Ah Wang Cafe

Baek Jong-won in Penang

15. Kopi @ Ah Wang Cafe

Now that’s the kind of food adventure you’ll sign up for when in Penang. If you’re like us, and you can’t wait to stream the episode, here’s a link for you to enjoy. So how proud are you to address yourself as a Penang Lang? We’re wearing the title high and mighty because finally, Penang is mapped on the international arena. 😍

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