Ketayap (Kuih Tayap) @ Chowrasta Market, George Town

vkeongFood and Drink, George Town, Hawker Food, Penang, Snack / Dessert15 Comments

For a common kuih, Kuih Tayap has many names. Whether called Ketayap, Kuih Ketayap, Kuih Dadar or Kuih Gulung, they all refer to the same thing. This traditional Malaysian snack is actually a rolled crepe filled typically with shredded coconut and palm sugar. Because of its popularity the recipe has been adopted by all races and modified accordingly. While the … Read More

Seafood Popiah @ Gerai Gerai Padang Brown (Dato Keramat Stalls)

vkeongFood and Drink, George Town, Hawker Food, Non Halal, Penang, Popiah, Snack / Dessert, With GPS Coordinates11 Comments

I believe the Seafood Popiah at Gerai Gerai Padang Brown (or also known as Dato Keramat Stalls) is one of the oldest in Penang with a history of over 60 years, even older than the food court which was opened back in 1966. Currently run by uncle Ong, it could might as well be the only popiah stall in town … Read More

You Tiao (You Char Koay) @ 76, Cintra Street

vkeongFood and Drink, George Town, Hawker Food, Non Halal, Penang, Snack / Dessert, With GPS Coordinates8 Comments

For the crispiest and tastiest You Tiao (You Char Koay 油炸鬼) it has got to be the nameless shop at 76, Cintra Street (日本街). This golden brown fried bread stick is also known as Chinese crullers or cakoi to the Malay community. You Tiao is such a versatile snack that it can be eaten on its own, stuffed with various … Read More

Peanut Butter Chee Cheong Fun @ Genting Cafe, Island Glades

vkeongChee Cheong Fun, Food and Drink, George Town, Hawker Food, Non Halal, Penang, Snack / Dessert, With GPS Coordinates13 Comments

Just when I thought I am a failed Penangite for having not tasted inarguably the most famous Chee Cheong Fun in the island, I was wrong all the while lol. The Chee Cheong Fun stall I am referring is the one at Genting Cafe nearby Green Lane at Island Glades, where they ingeniously mix the ‘heh ko’ (dark prawn paste) … Read More