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Dubu Dubu Urban Korean Food @ Gurney Paragon Mall, Georgetown, Penang

Dubu dubu, also means tofu in korean. May it be Korean-KPOP to Korean Kimchi or Korean Running Man, the hype has not gone down.  Expanding from Kuala Lumpur, Dubu dubu Urban Korean Food was brought to Gurney Paragon Mall and officially opened its door to the public on 5th Sept :) With this new addition, we now have more korean food option to choose from. Located at the basement of the mall taking up one corner a few steps from the escalator from Victoria Secret/ Ben’s or H&M. With a simple interior, the large space is able to accommodate large groups and gatherings. :)

Another point of emphasize especially to my fellow Muslim friends, this restaurant is chopped HALAL. :)

We started our Korean foodie adventure in Daorae Korean BBQ, and i instantly fell in love with their Soon-Dubu Jigae. It became a MUST HAVE on the table when i’m in any Korean restaurant. I must say, most of the korean food is exceptionally healthy. Using ingredients like tofu, bean paste, chillis, fermented vegetables cooked with tasteful broth and distinct spicy flavour. So why wait! Drop by and try it on your own!

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KO.B.Q Korean Restaurant @ Precinct 10, Tanjung Tokong, Penang

Check out the Korean Dak Galbi Meal for 4 People at KO.B.Q Precinct 10 for only RM69! The meal includes a big portion of Dak Galbi (stir-fry marinated chicken in korean chilli pepper paste with vegetables), korean fishcake soup, udon/ramen/rice and korean side dishes :) Don’t miss out this great deal~ Scroll down for the Groupon deal link.

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Kizuna Japanese Restaurant @ Bay Avenue, Bayan Lepas, Penang

Scouting for somewhere new to eat near FTZ area? It was through the word of mouth from a few friends recommending this place that both me and Chase decided to check it out. According to them, Kare is a MUST TRY if you are a Kare lover. We also did some reviews research online to check out their menu, unfortunately for us, they were not serving sushi when we visited. (which they proclaim it to be a MUST TRY too) Since it was our first visit, we would opt for recommended choices at the safe side.  

绊 Kizuna, is a Japanese word meaning “bond”. They started their operation in the beginning of 2013 locating at Bay Avenue, Bayan Lepas (Beside Eastin Hotel Penang). With a basic concept of casual dining restaurant focusing on quality and a unique mix of traditional and modern Japanese dining. The cozy ambience and dim lighting has made it more comfortable for the customers to sink into the chatty and homey mood right away. Because the place is small in size, the noise would be in a controlled manner.

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The Sweet Temptations Shop House (Sweet-i) @ Jalan Nipah, Bayan Lepas, Penang

The Sweet Temptations Shop House (Sweet-i) is operated by a couple from a small corner stall opposite Tesco Extra to a rented place in Sg Dua houses. After some minor complications and moving around, their finally settled down in Lip Sin. Their main followers are the USM students nearby and sweet tooth lovers like me :) I’m always in a look out for  tong shui shops in Penang but it was never a hit until Chatime, BlackBall and Tong Pak Fu came about. Even so, i would opt for this shop over the franchise shops. Ok why? Eventhough I’m a sweet tooth, I still opt for “healthier” dessert. Less sugar and healthier ingredients for instant.

What is unique about this shop is that, they use healthier ingredients to make their desserts. (Wolfberries / Fresh Black Sesame / Pear / Gingko Nuts / Mung Beans / Lotus Seeds / Almond Nuts and etc etc) Using also natural fruits as their sweetener instead of raw sugar. I’m sure some of their desserts have sugar but MOST of them are NOT sweet. That i can assure you. Also, the couple is very helpful when helping us to decide on the type of dessert to meet our craving. They will give us a detailed explanation on each dessert and its benefits.

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Okomen Japanese Restaurant @ Queensbay Mall, Bayan Lepas, Penang

Okonomi means ‘what you want’ or ‘what toy like’ while Yaki means grilled or cooked. Okonomiyaki is a Japanese savoury pancake. Okonomiyaki is widely available throughout Kansai or Hiroshima areas of Japan savour it differently. It was first invented in WW2. Okonomiyaki is prepared much like a pancake. The batter made from flour, grated nagaimo, eggs, shredded cabbages, slices of onions and pork mixed alll together and fried on both sides on a hot plate/pan using a metal spatula. The spatula is later used to slice the dish when it has finished cooking. Usually savour together with the okonomiyaki sauce and dashi/aonori/katsuobushi flakes.

Okomen Japanese Restaurant, is the new restaurant in Queensbay Mall. Unlike other Japanese restaurants, they specialize in okonomiyaki and ramen instead of sushi and sashimi. It has been a long wait for Penang folks for the opening of both Okomen and Sushi Tei situated at the north zone inside the mall.

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Namoo Korean Dessert Cafe @ Gurney Plaza, Georgetown, Penang

Namoo Korean Dessert Cafe is the FIRST Korean dessert cafe in Malaysia serving genuine modern Korean food in bistro style.

Namoo means ‘tree’ in korean, it brings us warm,comfortable and natural feeling. In the pasts, Korean dessert only served to the KING, but now Namoo is here to introduce you what is the korean dessert . Namoo was founded on a deep-rooted belief that good food should be fresh natural and timeless.

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