Achievement unlocked: We have finally made it to the final week of 2018! After a whole year of hustle, it’s surely the best time for you to pamper yourself with some hella good food before the new year begins. And here’s our last weekly food guide of the year! *throws confetti*. From (the expected) new bubble milk teas to new bistros & cafes, trust us when we say that the city is still buzzing than ever. Read on: Top 5 New Things to Try This Week.
Top 5 New Things To Try This Week
1. Venzy Tea (Queensbay Mall)
This is definitely one of the fastest growing milk tea joint in Penang. Ever since their establishment at Maritime Automall this August, they’ve been constantly stealing the spotlight! All of their milk teas are freshly brewed and they experiment with flavour combinations and toppings like no other. Their tapioca pearls as the star of the show are all freshly cooked, with none brought in. And yes, now they’ve just opened their 3rd branch in Queensbay Mall! Just head over to satisfy your bubble lovin’.
Address: LG99, Queensbay Mall, 100, Persiaran Bayan Indah, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang
Operating Hours: 10.00am- 10.00pm daily
2. Sushi Wafu
Sushi Wafu just opened their 3rd branch in Penang. Their dishes are all well prepared with fresh and premium cooking ingredients all sourced from reputable suppliers. Its cosy interior is completed with a conveyer belt that snakes its way around the restaurant carrying more than 50 various sushis for you to conquer. Pricey? Heck no. In fact, not at all. All sushi is priced at only RM1.80 or RM2.80. Hella worth it.
Address: Jalan Moulmein, Pulau Tikus, 10350 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating Hours: 12.00pm- 10.00pm daily
3. Jiong Cafe Penang
A new humble breakfast cafe that is disguised as your grandma’s house. The interior is very unpretentious, with basic deco features and decent lighting. What it lacks in fanciful design it sure makes up for with the food. they serve a hip and huge breakfast menu- including breakfast platter, mushroom & bacon pizza, croissants and wraps.
Address: 17 Jalan Phuah Hin Leong, Penang, George Town, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 7.30am- 3.00pm (Monday- Friday); 7.30am- 2.00pm (Saturday & Sunday)
4. Dalala Bistro
Dalala Bistro, the brainchild of Monsieur 85 is a new tapas bar set in Acheh Street, Penang. This spot offers new-wave takes on the classics and some serious innovation. With their dishes all done well and enormously bursting in flavours, it’s the perfect spot for you to sneak in and have a bite of their impressively refined cooking. And yes, their impeccable service is always in tune with the vibe.
Address: 16, Lebuh Aceh, 11300 George Town, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 12.00pm- 3.00pm, 6.00pm- 1.00am daily
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Address: Unit 3-6, Iconic Hotel, No.71, Jalan Icon City, Icon City, 14000 Bukit Mertajam
Operating Hours: 11.30am- 2.30pm, 6.00pm- 10.00pm (Monday- Friday); 11.30am- 3.30pm, 6.00pm- 10.30pm (Saturday & Sunday)