Posts Tagged: wine

The Daily Dose Cafe @ Lorong Stewart, Georgetown, Penang

The Daily Dose Cafe is part of my short listed must visit cafe since the past few months. But with the endless pile of work coming my way, it has definitely delay my trip to this cafe. We decided to have brunch in the cafe for a change instead. The cafe is situated along the narrow Steward Lane, walking distance to the Cafe Atelier and the Goddess of MercyTemple. The ambience of the cafe is lovely with a fish pond located in the middle of walkway. Decorated with pictures of wars and fights. Be warn! It could be rather disturbing after observing the picture further. Back to their menu, there were limited choices for main dishes.

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Coffee Smith @ Maritime Piazza, Karpal Singh Drive, Georgetown, Penang

Coffee Smith is the new talk of the town located at Maritime Piazza along Karpal Singh Drive/ Jelutong Promenade. Coffee Smith is a franchise restaurant from Taiwan, serving their famous Artisan coffee and western-italian food. The industrial themed interior design is definitely on of the star factors. I love the concrete finishings and the “tong” converted arm chairs. My fellow Instagrammers out there, here is a place with much photo ops! Be it the vintage telephones, the 3D painted clock tower or the assorted old school light bulbs. The press ad styled menu is a nice finishing touch. Two thumbs up for the food plating as well :)

Coffee Smith’s MUST TRY would be the Artisan coffee (picture below). I confess that I have this habit of ordering coffee black and then shyly going back to request for a cup of milk. Just because they can never get the RIGHT combination! With Artisan coffee, I now have the luxury of my own version of the perfect coffee. The first small yellow cup is the espresso, the larger cup in the middle would be the center of attention black coffee. Finally you get a mini jug of milk. Be it a latte, cappuccino or an espresso, mix and taste away!

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Talk Talk Wine Bar @ Pekaka Square, Sungai Dua, Penang

Talk talk Wine Bar has been around the neighbourhood expanding from just Tok Tok Cuisine to a wine bar spot taking up 2 storeys tall of the Pekaka Square building in Sungai Dua. With a simple concept where friends and family settling in one corner to talk / chit chat while enjoying the trendy and unique interior ambience without the interference of technology. The initial approach was to have NO WIFI concept but due to numerous request, they gave in to the customers :) 

On the first glance on the interior, it was definitely a mind blowing concept. Reusing the raw materials from iron pipes, old window planks, old sockets, old doors, and the traditional wires with a magic touch of refurbishing. Tadaa! Owned by two bosses, where one of them is the architect of the shop. He would spend his time scribbling ideas on the weekdays at the corner of their shop feeling inspired. For me, it will always have to be great ambience and great food. That’s where we will settle ourselves at. Another thumbs up to the shop for providing lunch/ dinner/ snacks with a variety of choices for drinks from coffee to beer to wine. Not only do they cater for the young adults but they also suit the needs of family with kids and the adults in the 40-50’s. Jazzing up the place on Fridays and Saturdays with live bands performance. The jazz selection of music on the other weekdays too is a very interesting choice.

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