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Yan Foo Chee Cheong Fun: Over 40 Years Kochabi Stall In Penang

Penang is a humble island that will never be short of amazing street food. Our best comprises iconic Char Koay Teow, Hokkien Mee, Nasi Kandar and the list goes on. Yet another staple street food well-loved by locals is Chee Cheong Fun, silky smooth steamed rice rolls drizzled with sesame sauce that is served with shrimp paste and chilli sauce. One of the OG Chee Cheong Fun stall in Penang is Yan Foo at Lebuh Kimberley.

Over 40 Years Chee Cheong Fun Stall At Lebuh Kimberley, Penang

Lebuh Kimberley in itself is a bustling street filled with food right till the end of the lane. Here, you can find the infamous Kimberley Street Duck Kway Chiap, Tua Pui Curry Mee and even Tong Sui to end your meal on a sweet note. Along this vibrant street food-filled lane, you can also locate Yan Foo Chee Cheong Fun (outside of Eng Aun Kopitiam) that has been around for more than 40 years.

Lebuh Kimberley Chee Cheong FunPhoto: Yan Foo Chee Cheong Fun (Google Images)

Operated by a friendly husband-wife-duo, this is one of those rare places where you can enjoy a simple, no fuss plate of Chee Cheong Fun while you chat away with the owner of the stall. At the same time, you can also see clippings of celebrities like Martin Yan and Aimee Chan from Hong Kong hanging right in front of the stall. What we love most about this place is that the friendly Uncle will personally recommend different ways to enjoy this dish.

Lebuh Kimberley Chee Cheong FunPhoto: @amyluvsdwind (Instagram)

According to the Uncle, firstly, we should try the Chee Cheong Fun on its own without any sauces. Next, try dipping the Chee Cheong Fun with shrimp paste and chilli sauce before mixing the sweet sauce with chilli sauce. And finally, mix all the 3 sauces together for a flavourful bite. 4 different flavours from one plate of Chee Cheong Fun. Oh, did we mention that each plate is reasonably priced at only RM2.50?

Lebuh Kimberley Chee Cheong FunPhoto: @amyluvsdwind (Instagram)

Lebuh Kimberley Chee Cheong FunPhoto: @fattylooloo (Instagram)

One Of The Best Chee Cheong Fun In Penang

Lebuh Kimberley Chee Cheong FunPhoto: @amyluvsdwind (Instagram)

In addition to that, the Chee Cheong Fan here does not contain pork or lard and is also suitable for vegetarians. So the next time you’re looking for a breakfast spot in town, you know where to go. Let us know what you think in the comments, bye!

Address: 201, Lebuh Kimberley, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Operating Hours: 7.30 AM-12.30 PM (Closed on Monday)

Status: No pork, no lard, suitable for vegetarians

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