Sunday, June 18, 2006

Lunch @ Swatow Lane, Penang

There are countless hawker centers and hawker stalls everywhere in Penang. One can forget about dieting or watching the calories when you are in Penang :) We went to Swatow Lane for lunch after the church service. There are several hawker stalls located along both sides of the road in Swatow Lane.

The Fruity Ais Kacang with papaya, mango and banana slices. The choices or selection of fruit is up to individuals. Not many places in Penang serve ice kacang with fresh fruits. Very refreshing especially on hot weather days.

Fruit Rojak with cuttlefish. One of my favourites.

Tee Nya Kueh - a Nyonya dessert (chewy kueh served with gula melaka @ palm sugar syrup).

Oh Chean @ Fried Oysters Omelette (mixture of cornstarch, eggs & oyster) with crispy edges.

Char Koay Teow. This one so-so only.

36 comments:

L B said...

But! But! But...where is the Fried Sotong?!!! Ah?!! *Drool anyway*

Selba said...
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zeroimpact said...

Ice Kacangggggggg.......
Har har har......
I need ice kacangggg.......
I need it nowww!!!!

Chen said...

lb,
Sotong again? got Sotong inside the fruit rojak.. the hidden sotong :P I didn't eat fried sotong lah..

zeroimpact,
hard to get ice kacang in the middle of the night leh.. :D

a^ben said...

I still prefer ang tao peng here.. those in kl have gigantic weird tasting nuts which I dont really like` heee heee.. but the food still looks nice` aiyo.. so hungry *resists tempations*

angel said...

tee nya kueh? not chee nya kueh?
*scratches head*

doc, why u so blur meh? until kena dipanggil Sotong... kesian... :P

lucky i not hungry... :P

5xmom ~chanlilian.net~ said...

I just ate there today. But I only eat Mee Sultan and cendol. The Mee Sultan is no longer nice, so disppointed.

_butt said...

HUNGRRRRRRRYYYYY!!

I would like to try fruit rojak with cuttlefish wan.. I like sotong.. *hehe*

Oh, oh.. and oso Oh Chean.. loved the taste. I usually have that served with rice wor.. izit the same?

Cynthia said...

I think that's the place I used to go oftenly when I was in Msia.. There are countless hawker stalls.. and they all are YUMMIE~!!

L B said...

Aiseh, then you are not familiar with the joys of fried calamari!! *shucks*.. Aitelyu!

Winn said...

i like the tee nya kueh....

ehhhhh, ur 28888 post got 105 comments! terror nya!!!! hahaha

izso said...

I SOOOOOOOO need a better camera.
And you are terribel la Chen, how can you show these kind of pictures to people who haven't eaten or had a chance to eat these things in months/years?

carcar said...

the tee nya kueh looks special to me, never try b4.

i had dudran cendol on last saturday noon, yummy too!

OhChen is nice! the one that u posted looks crispy type! i like it.

Mother Superior said...

Oh wow! Wonderful food! No wonder cannot go on diet.

Kristopher said...

look delish.... i personally wan to try the ice kacang and Tee Nya Kueh.... :)

miracle8 said...

reading this on an empty stomach is absolutely torturous... arggghhh...
counting down the days before you touchdown in Land of the Hornbills! Aren't you excited? :D

domesticgoddess said...

you and LB pakat to do food post? LOL

Chen said...

ben,
Yeah, the Sarawak ABC or angtao peng is different from the one here. Err.. u don’t like the gigantic kidney beans? That one taste nice leh.. or u mean the atapchi, which taste good also (to me lah). :D Are u still hungry?

angel,
Chee nya kueh? Err… the name should be tee nya kueh lah.. :P Cos I see the name written as tee nya kueh at all the stalls selling these stuff leh..

“Yin Wong ah..” I was called sotong cos I used sotong previously to piak people.. not cos I’m blur sotong, hahahha…*luckily u r not hungry*

5xMom,
Oh, u ate there as well yesterday? The Mee Sultana used to be very famous in these place, but I haven’t try that for long long time already.. The standard has drop liao?

Butt,
Wow.. u are another one “night ghost” :D So late liao u r still awake… Watching football ah?

I prefer the fruits for fruit rojak rather than the sotong. If next time we go makan rojak, I can have the fruits and u can have all the sotong, hahah.. Oh Chean served with rice? I never eat that with rice.. So far, just makan the dish by itself, err.. I mean dip the oh chean into the chilli sauce loh..

Chen said...

Cynthia,
yeah, countless hawker stalls.. Can get almost everything there.. Very convenient :D

LB,
Fried Calamari? Next time u fried some for us to eat loh… since I’m not familiar with the joy of eating fried calamari, hahhahah…

Note to self : Must buy sotong next time when I go marketing in wet market :D

Winn,
The name is tee nya kueh, right? Angeliuliu says the name is chee nya kueh leh…

That 28888 post with 105 comments ah? Thanks to LB, Winn Tai Kar Je & Sbanboy for contributing loh as well as all the others :P

Izso,
Your camera also can take good picture mah.. Might be it’s time for u to pay a visit to Penang again? ;)

Chen said...

carcar,
come, come to Penang :) We can go there makan again :D

Liulian chendol? The last time I tried that was when I was in Malacca, the Tan Kim Hock liulian chendol.. but that was several years back liao… Oh Chen… *ahem*.. I see my name being mentioned everywhere :P Most of the Oh Chean here in Penang is not the crispy type like the one served in this stall.

mother superior,
If want to go on diet, then no choice have to eat at home.. cos there is so much temptation out there :)

kristopher,
Yeah, the ice kachang here is different from the ice kachang in Sarawak :)

miracle8,
u still haven’t have your breakfast? Heheh.. yeah, I’m excited. I’m going there very soon… in 5 weeks time. Looking forward to meet u all there in the Land of Hornbills :)

domestic goddess,
Nope, nope..No lah.. It is just pure co-incident… I used to post food posts as well in the past :)

L B said...

ok, put fried calamari on carcar's menu of what to cook, ok? LOL

Pink Cotton said...

hmmm the oyster omelette doesnt really look like the kuching one ho?

Chen said...

lb,
So, carcar will be the Chef for the Day? No problem.. as long as she is willing to cook :D

pink cotton,
I guess it’s different from the one in Kuching. I have never tasted the Oh Chean in Kuching but I saw the picture previously in few of the Sarawakian bloggers’ posts.

The Oh Chean I used to have in Penang looks like this, without the crispy edges :)

Alicia said...

waaaaa all the sinful temptations..

nei.. i wannnnnnnnn

Chen said...

alicia,
sinful food are delicious food :)
Come to Penang loh..

day-dreamer said...

What is tee nyah kueh?? Never eaten before leh...

Chen said...

day dreamer,
Dunno how to explain.. at least u can see the picture how it looks like :D

slurp! said...

arghhh! gain a few kilos liao juz by looking at them :(

Chen said...

slurp,
huh? lidat also can?
so dangerous....

a^ben said...

chen` you rech 28888.. I shall wait for my 8888 to come.. ahhahaha ~

Simple American said...

*Writes down dish names for future reference*

I must try them. :)

Chen said...

ben,
Good, good. I’m eyeing for your 8888:D
If I get that, lu chia wa jiak pek wah chendol, er sai boh? :P

SA,
yeah, u should try them if u have the chance :)

Thao said...

My mouth is really watering, I like the dessert with the palm syrup :-)...Recently i have started working in Marriott hotel in Brussels, and wow I did not imagin the hard work to run a five stars restaurant...

Chen said...

thao,
I'm sure u get to learn lotsa things from your current job. Hope u can adapt yourself soon to the new working environment :)

_butt said...

No problemo! Just leave me with the sotong.. heheh

Chen said...

butt,
good.. I can eat all the fruits :P
syiok nya...