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Soho Free House, Penang Road (next to Peking Hotel), George Town, Penang Island 10000, Malaysia
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Come hungry!

We love doing food tours since it provides a brief immersion into a local culture – this was one of... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2018
729karynh
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Arlington, Virginia
Tastes and Traditions in Penang

This was a fantastic food/cultural walking tour through the streets of George Town, Penang. Our... read more

Reviewed March 20, 2018
allicat679
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Canberra, Australia
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We hope you’re hungry! This Penang walking tour will set your taste buds salivating as you sample the best of the city’s street food scene. Your guide is a local foodie who will ensure you’re stuffed with sweet and savoury treats as you learn about traditional Malaysian cuisine. Along the way, take in some history as you wander old city streets, passing preserved heritage sites, and stopping at famed food spots like one of Penang’s oldest Chinese coffee shops and Indian Muslim restaurants. With Malay, Chinese, and Indian flavours in its street food, there’s no better way to literally taste the cultural diversity of Penang! Highlights Savour more than a dozen tastings of traditional Malaysian cuisine and Penang street food Talk with local food vendors and learn how authentic Penang dishes such as assamlaksa, char kuey teow, and cendol are prepared Taste Southeast Asian fruits such as mangosteen, rambutan, and, if they're in season, those infamous durians Explore old city streets and learn about Penang’s preserved heritage sites Visit a Penang market to purchase treats to take back home with you Inclusions: Food and non-alcoholic drinks Exclusions: Alcoholic beverages, travel insurance, shopping expenses, gratuities, tips, and additional food and drinks
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Apr 27, 2018
“Come hungry!”
Mar 19, 2018
“Tastes and Traditions in Penang”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Soho Free House, Penang Road (next to Peking Hotel), George Town, Penang Island 10000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

We love doing food tours since it provides a brief immersion into a local culture – this was one of the best we have ever done! We tried a mélange of local foods in markets and shops where the locals are eating the same foods....More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

This was a fantastic food/cultural walking tour through the streets of George Town, Penang. Our guide "Poh" was lovely, very friendly, attentive to everyone's needs in the group, knowledgeable on a very wide range of questions that we fired at her. The experience of walking...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Junie was a thoughtful and informative guide a real foodie, she knew her stuff. Kevin, who drove us to minimise our time in the hot weather, was also lovely.

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