Char kway teow, a popular Penang street food dish made of rice noodles fried in soy sauce, chilli and shrimp paste, served with prawns, cockles, bean sprouts and sometimes lapcheong (Chinese sausage). Photo: Asyraf Abdul Samad

Why Hongkongers are getting a taste for Penang

  • Shared histories and cultural connections are giving travellers from Hong Kong, mainland China and Taiwan a taste for Penang, Malaysia
  • That’s good news for Heritage on a Plate, a tour organiser aiming to satisfy appetites for both history and food
Topic |   Malaysia

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Char kway teow, a popular Penang street food dish made of rice noodles fried in soy sauce, chilli and shrimp paste, served with prawns, cockles, bean sprouts and sometimes lapcheong (Chinese sausage). Photo: Asyraf Abdul Samad
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