PIFF 2018 – Crispy Fryday at The Saw Emporium

Ps: You Might Find Crispy Rendang Here

Looking for some crispy deals, except chicken rendang? I’m sure you know what I meant. Let’s be honest, who doesn’t love some golden, crispy fried foods? As much as the calorie counts,  some days are called cheat days. So prepare yourself, mark the calendar as your upcoming Cheat Day would be on the 20th of April 2018. Want to know why? It’s PIFF 2018 Crispy Fryday!


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Hosted by Penang International Food Festival at the latest and coolest food concept — The Saw Emporium, Crispy Fryday has all the indulgence that could make you drool non-stop. So come and have fun as you eat and chill, together with some live music and cool drinks. Here’s a little sneak peek of what PIFF 2018 Crispy Fryday has to offer.


The Good Food at PIFF 2018 Crispy Fryday:


#1 Wolf Burger

Wolf Burgers

Those of you that have been to The Saw Emporium be thinking “Eh where my favourite EMBERS at?” Don’t worry, they’re not gone forever, Wolf Burger is taking over their kitchen during that weekend. So what’s Wolf Burgers? Mind-blowing burgers, awesome fries and warming company. Originated from Singapore and currently only in Singapore, they will be at PIFF 2018 Crispy Fryday ! How lucky we Penangites are ?




#2 Pho Viet

The Saw Emporium

Taking over Wham as of 4th of April, Pho Viet is a Vietnamese restaurant founded in 2016. Since then, it has won the hearts of locals by serving authentic Vietnamese cuisines. They stand firm on using only honest and fresh ingredients, with no MSG or preservatives added at all. If you’re a fan of Vietnamese food, you would definitely fall in love with Pho Viet.




#3 Teppei Syokudo

Cr: @laureenquah

A staple at the Swallow, Teppei Syokudo is owned by the renowned yet humble owner Chef Yamashita Teppei. Won numerous award for his passion and work, Chef Teppei has opened multiple successful Japanese dining concepts. Their sashimi rice bowls are one of the bestsellers here, if you’re hooked, head to PIFF 2018 Crispy Fryday. You might get to meet the master chef behind all these good food, Chef Teppei Yamashita. He’ll be at the Saw Emporium Penang until 22 April, check out this event for more.




#4 What Saeb – Thai Boat Noodles

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Boat noodle is love ! Rice noodles soaked in thick and delicious broth, so heavenly. WhatSaeb have you covered by serving hearty, true to flavor boat noodles along with other signature dishes such as the hotpot noodles and dry boat noodles. Drooling over the screen right now? Then you know PIFF 2018 Crispy Fryday should be in your checklist now. (5555555)



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#5 Qwenchers Juice Bar

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founded by a group of friends various beverage backgrounds, Qwenchers is a multi-beverage concept bar. Their aim is to serve a variety of beverages using only the best and freshest natural ingredients. From juices to smoothies and sodas, you’ll be spoilt by choices. Some of their menus are even unique homemade recipes, Qwenchers is the best spot to beat the heat.




#6 Norm


Tucked in the corner of The Saw Emporium is Norm, one of the hottest cafes in town. Serving specialty coffee, tea, cocktails, as well as delicious signature waffles and tiramisu, this place is unpretentious. At dusk, see this corner transforms into Noct, an after-dark concept featuring an alternate beverage and dining selection. Mixology masters introduce new beverages every now and then so keep an eye on Norm.

Cr: @thepetiteasianfoodie


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#7 Hock Seng Rojak

Cr: @cindy.tsy

When it comes to food, one simply asks and seeks for the best. Claimed to be the best rojak in Penang, and self-crowned as “Rojak King.” This Macallum Street rojak has been operating for over 40 years and there’s always a large crowd. Their rojak paste is surprisingly super sticky and the peanuts are in big chunks rather than crushed. Want to know if Hock Seng Rojak is the best in Penang? You’ll have to try it for yourself at PIFF 2018 Crispy Fryday.

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#8  Ah Boy Goreng Pisang

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How can we end the list without any crispy, golden goodness? Loved by the locals long enough, these days finding a good pisang (fried banana fritters) is no easy. That’s why PIFF 2018 Crispy Fryday has Ah Boy Goreng Pisang, to satisfy your cravings. Bananas covered in batter and thrown into the piping hot oil, deep-fried into golden brown. Crispy on the outside, soft and sweet on the inside.

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No The Fun Isn’t Over……


#9 Eating Competition

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Happening at 5:30-6:30 p.m, admission is free plus you get to win cash prizes! There are two separate rounds with different cash prizes for each round. First round consists of five two-man teams eating burgers from Wolf burger. The team that finishes both burgers first wins a cash prize of RM200. Second round is also five two-man teams, but competing head to head to finish a giant plate of japanese curry and rice. First to finish off wins a cash prize of RM250. (It’s harder than you thought)


#10 Live Musics

On that night, they’ll have live musics by Kelvyn Yeang and band, and Wedding in Charlie performing throughout the night until 12.30 a.m. at the outdoor stage. You’ll get chills from their voices, be sure to check them out and get some eargasms. 


If you missed out or love Wolf Burgers and Chef Teppei Yamashita himself, don’t worry they would all be here for the whole weekend (20th-22nd April). Show them some love and support in return of their good, comfort food.


PIFF 2018- Crispy Fryday

Date: 20th April 2018. (5 p.m.-11 p.m.)
Venue: The Saw Emporium. 1, Gat Lebuh Macallum, George Town, Malaysia. (Next to Macallum Connoisseurs)

For more information, please check out this event page on Facebook.

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