A coffeeshop or locally known as kopitiam, can be found all over Penang with a number of them serving great hawker food and local coffee.
The exact location of the stall is actually along Keng Kwee Street (Lebuh Keng Kwee) in George Town. Chendul is a traditional dessert popular in Southeast Asia, especially Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. It is usually made up of coconut milk, jelly ‘green noodles’ and red beans served with shaved ice and palm sugar.
The traditional mobile bread (roti) seller on a trishaw in Penang.
Locally known as the Roti Benggali seller, Roti Bengali or the Benggali bread had its origin from Sheik Mohd Ismail, an Indian Muslim from Madras, who set up Roti Penggali (which meant bread shareholders in Tamil) with his friends back in 1920s. However, the word “penggali” was apparently mispronounced and later on, evolved into “benggali”. The name was stuck locally as such ever since. The loaf bread of white and soft crumb with thick crispy golden crust is a popular local choice here.
An old man selling soya bean drink at a roadside stall in Kimberley Street, George Town.
A street hawker at Kimberley Street, George Town, selling fried bee hoon at night.