Penang, Pearl of the Orient, also the island for heavenly local delicacies. For the past years, Penang is known for its good food, not just locals but different cuisines as well. As the market gets more and more competitive, people just got to be creative and keep coming up with new foods. That’s why we’re introducing you 5 new foods in Penang that you just got to try out.
5 New Foods in Penang To Try This Week:
#1 Merry Me Poopies
Okay, you might be shocked by the title, like seriously we’re eating poop? Ranked No.1 Dessert Cafes in Penang by TripAdvisor 2017, Merry Me is always full of surprises. Their desserts are not only sweet to the eyes, but to the tastebuds as well. Their new menu this time around features soft serves that looks exactly like “poop,” therefore the name “Poopies.” Don’t worry this new foods in Penang is super adorable and delicious. There are three Poopies, Soursop Poopies, Rose Poopies and Signature Poopies. These Poopies are very limited and only available at Gurney Paragon outlet.
Address: Lot L5.P1, Gurney Paragon Mall, 10250 George Town, Penang.
Operating Hour: 10 a.m.-10 p.m. (Daily)
Tender chicken fillet battered and fried into golden perfection, local’s favourite snacks when hanging out at night markets. Another ordinary XL fried chicken fillet? You’ll be surprised what’s stuffed inside. At Chick.A.Pollo, fried chicken ain’t typical. Instead, lava chicken is what they serve. Chicken fillet stuffed with different kinds of unique flavors, take a bite and you’ll see the flavour juicing out like hot lava. Their bestselling flavors? Salted egg, matcha and devil cheese. Don’t forget to try out their Oldment Milk Tea (We heard they’re temporary out of stock). We even did a video for visual effects, do check it out, it’s one of the trendy new foods in Penang.
Farlim Night Market (Wednesday): Medan Angsana, Bandar Baru Ayer Itam, 11500 Ayer Itam, Pulau Pinang.
Macallum Night Market (Monday): Lintang Macallum 1, Pengkalan Weld, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
Operating Hour: 6 p.m.- 10:30 p.m.
Few days ago we announced that the Michelin One-Star Restaurant is finally opened in Penang, at Gurney Paragon. A Fujian restaurant founded in Singapore back in 2000. It has then expanded to different parts of Asia. Serving Fujian-inspired cuisines, PUTIEN makes sure to deliver only the most unadulterated tastes and sincere service. The interior has a Hong Kong vibe, where the interior is beautifully decorated. The ambiance of course is an A+, and the food has quality control. Your dining experience won’t be a disappointment at PUTIEN.
Address: Level 6, Gurney Paragon Mall, 163D, Gurney Drive, 10250, Georgetown, Penang.
Operating Hour: 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m.-10 p.m. (Daily)
#4 Fuku Eatery&Desserts
A new hit in Penang, Fuku Eatery&Desserts shares a building with Mano Plus, a contemporary place to shop for crafted little pieces. Fuku is an aesthetic cafe with simple interior that serves Japanese inspired menu. Everything from drinks to mains and of course, desserts are Instagram-worthy. We recommend to try out their Omu Tori Karaage and their desserts as well. Each piece looks very delectable. Shop for some delicate and modern pieces at Mano Plus after your meal.
Address: (Inside Mano Plus) 37b, Lebuh Pantai, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
Operating Hour: (Mon-Thurs) 9 a.m.-6 p.m. (Kitchen closes at 3 p.m.)
(Fri-Sun) 9 a.m.-9 p.m. (Kitchen break from 3 p.m.-5:30 p.m.)
#5 Curry & Co
Tucked in Nagore Square, Curry&Co is not only an Indian restaurant, but also a bar. Like seriously who doesn’t love some hearty Indian food? Their concept is quite unique, where you could enjoy your briyani paired with a glass of cocktail. Looking for some good Indian Food? Curry &Co serves some authentic Southern Indian foods, it’s definitely one of the new foods in Penang worth trying out.
Address: No 11 Jalan Ismail Nagor, George Town, Malaysia.
Operating Hour: (Mon, Wed, Thurs) 12 p.m.-12 a.m. (Fri-Sun)12:30 p.m.-1 a.m.
Bonus: 4Fingers Crispy Chicken
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