Posts Tagged ‘Assam Laksa’
Penang food, roasted chestnuts

Good food in Penang that won’t wreck your budget Part 2

by Lesleyon January 8, 2015
The people of Penang in the north western part of the Malaysian Peninsula have long had a reputation among their countrymen of thriftiness. It used to be common to see cars driving at night without lights. Rumour had it that they did this to ‘save the battery’ so I once asked a taxi driver who insisted […]
Penang food, Char koay teow

Good food in Penang that won’t wreck your budget. Part 1

by Lesleyon January 5, 2015
I’m a street food addict when I travel and fortunately my travel companion is cut from the same cloth. In Asia this makes life quite easy as long as you remember the cardinal rules: 1. Eat freshly prepared food. 2. See where the locals are eating. 3. Be careful about taking iced drinks or desserts. This […]