Penang Assam Laksa Ranked no.7 on CNN’s World’s 50 Best Foods

CNN has compiled a list of World’s 50 Best Foods, and Penang Assam Laksa made it into the honour again! Yup! Penang laksa is crowned as one of the most popular street food in Penang, largely favoured by the locals and tourists.


Penang Assam Laksa ranked no.7 on the World’s 50 Best Foods by CNN

Poached, flaked mackerel, tamarind, chili, mint, lemongrass, onion, pineapple … one of Malaysia’s most popular dishes is an addictive spicy-sour fish broth with noodles (especially great when fused with ginger), that’ll have your nose running before the spoon even hits your lips.

The Top 10 Are:

  1. Massaman curry, Thailand
  2. Neapolitan pizza, Italy
  3. Chocolate, Mexico
  4. Sushi, Japan
  5. Peking duck, China
  6. Hamburger, Germany
  7. Penang assam laksa, Malaysia
  8. Tom yum goong, Thailand
  9. Ice cream, global
  10. Chicken muamba, Gabon

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