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Malaysia

It was our last full day in Penang and Jenkins and I decided to go check out the Gurney Drive Hawker Stalls. We were nearby looking for some souvenirs to take home and also stopped by one of the fish spas in the mall so we were starting to get hungry. It was getting to […]

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Penang, Malaysia: Thosai at Veloo Vilas

by gigi on August 31, 2011

As Jenkins and I continued on our food walking tour through George Town, we had “brunch” at Veloo Vilas, located in the Indian neighbourhood of the city. We had been here a few times already but we always end up finding something interesting. This time, it was to sample some thosai, which is a thin, […]

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During one of the days while we were in Georgetown, I told Jenkins I’d like to dedicate a part of our day to checking out some of the stops from Robyn Eckhardt’s Georgetown city walk from the Wall Street Journal. I’ve been reading Robyn’s blog, Eating Asia, for a few years now and I was […]

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After Jenkins and I arrived in Batu Ferrenghi, we decided to stay one evening in order to extend our stay there since we liked being by the beach so much. We ended up finding a pretty good deal at the Hard Rock Hotel, which had opened a few months earlier. It’s near the end of […]

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About 20 minutes bus ride from Georgetown is the beach town of Batu Ferrenghi on the island of Penang. Jenkins and I decided to carve a couple of days out of our stay in Georgetown to stay in Batu Ferrenghi to enjoy the sun and the beach. We arrived around 2PM and were quite hungry […]

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For breakfast one morning, Jenkins and I went to Pelita Samudra Pertama, which was pretty close to Georgetown’s city centre. It was bustling but there was a lot of seating space so we did not have a problem finding a place to sit. It was a another hot day but Jenkins and I had become […]

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