Penang Day 1 – Supper from street stalls along New Lane (Lorong Baru)

Oyster omelette, RM7.00 (S$2.90)

Hubby has been in Penang, Malaysia since Monday to conduct training at USM.  By the time I checked into Sunway Hotel, Georgetown on Thursday, it was nearly 9pm. Hubby and colleague already had dinner. I wasn’t very hungry either, after all that free food and plane meal, but I just couldn’t resist the bustling street… 

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SIN-PEN Silkair Business class dinner

Chicken char siew and wonton noodles

To be fair, it wasn’t that bad. It’s just that I wasn’t hungry. But the other choice — lamb stew with rice — smelled and looked so much more tantalizing! So far, I’ve found that rice rather than noodles is the better bet for airline food, unless it’s cold noodles. The dessert — hazelnut cappucino cake —… 

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Crab buffet dinner @ Ellenborough Market Cafe, Swissotel Merchant Court

Black pepper Sri Lanka crab

It’s time to go crab crazy! For just two weeks (25 June to 12 July 2009), Ellenborough Market Cafe is bringing back their highly successful crab buffet, first introduced last year. Both media and food bloggers were invited for food tasting sessions prior to the launch. Besides being a preview, it was also a feedback… 

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