From the 16th till the 19th of May 2017, we will be in George Town, Penang – Malaysia. Penang is a Malaysian state located on the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia, by the Malacca Strait. It has two parts: Penang Island, where the capital city, George Town, is located, and Seberang Perai (formerly Province Wellesley) on the Malay Peninsula. Penang is bordered by Kedah to the north and the east and Perak to the south.
Penang cuisine is the cuisine of the multicultural society of Penang, Malaysia. Most of these cuisines are sold at road-side stalls, known as “hawker food”. Penang has the reputation as being the “food paradise” in the region as it offers a diverse and exotic mix of Malay, Indian, Chinese and western cuisine, which reflects the multicultural mix of the city. It is popular among locals and tourists alike. Local Penangites typically find these hawker fares cheaper and easier to eat out at due to the ubiquitousness of the hawker stalls and that they are open for much of the day and night. Penang island. On February 22, 2013, Penang was ranked by CNN Travel as one of the top ten street food cities in Asia.Penang has also been voted by Lonely Planet as the top culinary destination in 2014.
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