Leong How Keng's tiny bakery shop is famous for its coconut tarts. Only 300 tarts are made each day, so customers make a bee-line to the bakery bright and early each morning!
Leong learnt his recipes from his father who established the bakery and he has spent over three decades perfecting his craft. His wife runs the shop counter leaving him to concentrate whiole-heartedly on baking coconut tarts and other traditional Chinese pastries.
Address: C8 People's Court Lebuh Cintra, George Town, 10100, Penang, MALAYSIA
Operating since 2006, Lily's Vegetarian Kitchen is a family establishment through and through that serves as a family tribute to Madam Lau Geok Ngoh. Today, her daughter Lily runs as the head chef of the kitchen. Lily's soy-based and vegetarian menu is a hit among vegetarian and most of the ingredients are sourced from the organic farms in Cameron Highland. If you're craving for Malaysian delights, sample their vegetarian satay, curry mee, green curry rice and more. Lily's also serves lacto-vegetarian menu.
Address: 98 Noble House, Madras Lane, George Town, 10400, Penang, MALAYSIA
Line Clear Nasi Kandar is a good place to dine if you're looking to savour the Penang speciality any time of the day. Its alleyway location may be off-putting to some but they're known to serve some of the cheapest nasi kandar in town.
Address: Off Jalan Penang, George Town, 10000, Penang, MALAYSIA
Started in July 2006, Little Penang Street Market is a non-profit making community venture, brought together by a small volunteer committee. This monthly market ethos the establishment a community-based market place for cultural and creative entrepreneurs. Aside from supporting local artists and entrepreneurs, singers and musicians also showcase their music here. Little Penang Street Market runs every last Sunday of the month.
Image courtesy of Little Penang Street Market
Address: Upper Penang Road, George Town, 10000, Penang, MALAYSIA