Hello, Penangites! We have some good news to share with you today and we couldn’t be more excited to tell you all about it! The coveted list of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants will be revealed this Thursday, 25th March 2021 but ahead of the announcement, they have unveiled the restaurants that have been voted between 51st and 100th, and our country, Malaysia has managed to rank three (3) spots! And, one of them is from Penang, it’s Gēn 根!
Big Congratulations To Gēn 根 Penang!
Gēn 根 is translated into ‘ground roots’, valuing the idea of keeping true to our roots using local ingredients. The brainchild of Chef Johnson, their tasting menu mainly revolves around the produce-drive concept, to recreate nostalgic flavours using bold innovative cooking methods. Check out their menu here.
Lunch & Dinner Menu Available
Their tasting menu mainly revolves around the produce-driven concept, to recreate nostalgic flavours using bold innovative cooking methods. Hence, with sharing Chef Johnson’s interpretation of Malaysian ingredients and flavours, “My Malaysian Stories” is truly well defined.
To view the full list of restaurants, you can also click here. Make sure you stay tuned this Thursday, 25th March 2021 as they will be announcing the first 50 best restaurants in Asia! We’re looking forward to it and let’s hope that Malaysia gets featured in the first 50! Bye for now!
Address: 68, Lebuh Presgrave, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Opening hours: 12pm – 3pm, 6pm – 11pm, Tuesday to Thursday; 12pm – 5pm, 6pm – 11pm, Friday to Sunday; Closed on Monday
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