Keng Kwee Street View

People queuing up (everyday) for a bowl of Chendul at the famous stall in Keng Kwee Street, George Town.

Penang Street Food: A Plate of Chee Cheong Fun

Chee Cheong Fun is a common street food made of steamed flat rice noodle rolls which can be found in Penang. The local Chee Cheong Fun is usually served with dark prawn paste with sesame seeds.
In this one pictured, it is added with extra peanut butter paste.

Penang Street Food: A Bowl of Hokkien Mee

One of the most common street food which provides a unique taste of Penang would be the Penang Hokkien Mee.

Penang Street Food: Indian Banana Leaf Rice

A set of Indian Banana Leaf Rice at Sri Ananda Bahwan restaurtant in Penang Street, George Town.

A Stroll Through George Town

A walk through the usually crowded street of Lebuh Keng Kwee (or Keng Kwee Street), which is best known for arguably Penang’s best Cendol stall.

Penang Street Food: Nasi Kerabu


Nasi Kerabu is a local delicacy originated from the east coast states of Peninsular Malaysia such as Kelantan and Terengganu. It is basically a Malay cuisine and comprises of blue-coloured rice served with dried fish or fried chicken, crackers, pickles and other salads. The blue color of the rice comes from the petals of Clitoria ternatea (butterfly-pea) flowers. Now, some Malay stalls in Penang also serve this due to its popularity.

Penang Street Food: Asam Fish Chicken Rice

Beng Huat Asam Fish Chicken Rice

A popular local shop in Butterworth, it is famous for its asam laksa soup served with chicken rice.

Penang Street Food: Laksa Poh Piah

Usually sold by Indians on a bicycle or motorcycle cart, this street food combines both ‘Poh Piah’ (or fried spring rolls) with laksa soup and is unique to Penang.

Penang Street Food: Fried Oyster

Fried Oyster
A plate of Fried Oyster at Reservoir Garden Hawker area (locally known as Tiong Nam) in Ayer Itam, Penang.