Saturday, August 20, 2011

Food hunt at Chulia Street

We went for a food hunt with po po at Chulia street on 3.4.2011. Chulia Street is called Gu-kan-tang(牛干冬).It is derived from Malay words "Kandang Kerbau".

Chulia Street is no doubt a backpacker and travelers favourite must-visit place while holidaying in Penang. It is also street food heaven for the locals. There are various food varieties for everyone.It is a very busy street at night as well as in the morning.
Every Penangnite is proud of our varieties food.It is one of Penang's highly recommended wantan mee hawker stall. It is located at the heart of Chulia Street.When you are there, you should try this wan tan mee. The noodles are delicious and have a springy texture.
Their business is good and you can see the big pile of wantan noodle ready to be cooked. The stall is always pretty crowded with a long wait.

You can either order the thick noodle or the thin noodle. Price for small plate is RM2.50 and large plate is RM3.50.
Wantan mee is worth a try. Mom prefers the texture of the thin noodle. Yup, it is definitely one of the nicest wan tan mee in Penang. It tastes good with just right springy and chewy noodle.

Priscilla always like the noodles served in hot soup.
If you are planning for a place to have a refreshing drink late at night, do not hesitate to go to this place. A wide variety of fresh fruits drink. What a great place for your favourite fresh mixed-fruit juice. The costs of the fruit juices is not very expensive as they are between RM1.50 to RM2.00 only.
You can order any mix you dare to try. Fresh dragon juice. Dragon fruit makes excellent juice.

You can mix and match your choices of fruit and blend into juice. A mix of markisa and bananas.

Po po enjoy drinking freshly squeezed markisa fruit juices. One of our favourite juice too.

May be we can try out the nutmeg juice on our next trip.Penang is the home of fresh nutmeg juice.

A plate of char hor fun costs RM5.00. The noodles are full of wok hei (smoky flavour). The gravy is thick and flavourful. However, it is rather expensive for such a small portion.
A plate of yee fu mee also costs RM5.00. Yee Fu Mee is a stir fried noodles served with a thick sauce consisting of prawns, pork, char siew, eggs, liver and vegetables.
An apom stall run by an elderly husband-and-wife. The sweet pancake, cooked in a small wok, has a soft centre and is slightly crispy at the edges. RM0.50 perpiece. A real delight to the tastebuds. A must try.

Another sweet dessert you can try out when you are at Chulia Street. We like this apom very much. We bought 40 pieces of apom. Crispy texture on the sides and a soft chewy feel on the center. Really tasty. We often buy apom from this stall.

We were pretty full after having our street food hunting on Chulia Street. There are plenty of other food along this street that is worth mentioning. The Penang street food-hunt always resulted in some new discoveries.

We hope to come one day for the Hainan satay stall which situated on the outside of Sai Lam Coffee Shop. An old uncle is grilling skewers after skewers of pork meat. A very traditional satay. Very different from the usual Malay version of the same street food. Dad and mom love Hainan satay. Girls, mom really hope we have many more food adventures ahead.



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