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Wan Char Koay Teow @ Hotspot Cafe, Wangsa Maju

**UPDATE 26 May 2015: Wan Char Koay Teow has shifted to a new location (HotSpot Cafe @ Wangsa Maju)** One thing that makes Wan Char Koay Teow (WCKT) stand out from the rest is their pioneering menu offerings. Besides the usual prawn and cockles, other seafood such as squid, baby lobster, crayfish, clams and even soft shell crabs are available. …

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Sg Dua Char Koay Teow @ Butterworth, Penang

I have probably said this a few times before but I am going to repeat it again. If you are a Char Koay Teow (CKT) lover and planning on visiting Penang soon, do yourself a favour and try the Malay version as well. It is also referred to as Koay Teow basah, as it does have a wet appearance due …

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Penang Hawker Food @ Chew Jetty Penang Chiak, Kepong

After I posted about Penang Corner, a reader recommended me to check out Chew Jetty Penang Chiak‘s curry mee at Desa Aman Puri – which I did. Despite already being featured in various newspaper articles, I wouldn’t know such a place existed if it wasn’t for his tip-off. So keep the food recommendations coming and I promise to give them …

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Frankie Char Koay Teow @ Damansara Perdana

When asked if he’s the nephew of Ah Leng (the famous Char Koay Teow seller in Penang), Frankie said yes. He’s from Penang too and could speak a number of languages including English. I don’t know why I feel that I should mention this, but Frankie was surprisingly approachable. Maybe because many popular Char Koay Teow hawkers in Penang are …