Kapitan Restaurant: Must Eat Tandoori Chicken in Penang


Who else loves tandoori chicken? One of the many legendary restaurants in Penang is Restoran Kapitan. While they serve a full menu of curries, nasi kandar, things grilled and roasted, and all sorts of other Indian dishes, they are mainly famous for their claypot biryani, and for their tandoori chicken and naan. On a day of sightseeing… [Read More]

Hainanese Nyonya Food in Penang and Amazing Fish Curry


It seems that you can walk right past some of the best restaurants in Penang without knowing they are restaurants. That was certainly the case for a restaurant, located just off Chulia Street in the center of Georgetown, known as Shing Kheang Aun (新琼安饭店). Just like the old school charcoal steamboat restaurant (more about this place coming… [Read More]

Tek Sen Restaurant: Heritage Chinese Food in Penang


As soon as you arrive in Penang you’ll notice the huge Chinese influence. One of the best places to start exploring Chinese culture in Penang is by eating, and there’s no shortage of Chinese restaurants and street food stalls throughout the city. One of the more well known heritage Chinese restaurants in George Town is Tek Sen… [Read More]