Posts Tagged ‘Char Kway Teow’

Real Char Kway Teow vs Wannabe

I have recently been spending some time in a nearby island republic.  During my stay, my mind at meal times would always stray to the food that I missed most – Penang streetfood! My misery was made worse one night  when I decided to take a chance and try the “Penang Char Kway Teow” served [...]

Penang Vs Klang Valley Hawker Food – Why There is NO Fight

Why does Penang hawker food have the edge over Klang Valley hawker food in terms of taste?
If we were to compare one of Penang’s numerous delicacies, e.g. Char Kway Teow, why does Char Kway Teow taste better in Penang than the Char Kway Teow found in the Klang Valley?
The kway teow used is similar (but [...]

Best Char Kway Teow Outside Penang?

I speak from personal experience when I say that the thing Penangites miss the most when away from home (apart from family and friends, that is) is its wonderful hawker food. For sure, there has been a mushrooming of hawkers and cafes alike purporting to cater to the palates of Penangites, who now call KL [...]

Poll Results – Which Penang Char Kway Teow is better?

Ok, the results are in….
As of June 9 after 26 votes globally the winner of the better Penang Char Kway Teow is…*drum roll*….Heng Huat (Lorong Selamat)! Sister’s CKT lost out by 5 votes.

Interestingly we have gotten a few votes from Europe. I didn’t realise that the Greeks like our CKT!

Not happy with this result? You [...]

Ah Leong Char Kway Teow

Ah Leong (Pork-Free)
Jalan Chan Siew Teong
Open: 9:30pm – 3:00am
Close: n/a
GPS Coordinates: 5.466057,100.279912

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