No Reservations: Penang Pictures

Go behind the scenes with Tony Bourdain in Penang for a trip to Monkey Beach, a taste of fish head curry and more.
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Tony Bourdain on Monkey Beach having a beer before he sits down to a beach barbecue, where he enjoyed grilled fish.

A local prepares this delicious dish for Tony called Tau Eu Bak (soya pork) made with pork belly, black peppercorns, dark, and light soya sauce and garlic.

A beautiful sunrise in Penang, from the top of Komtar Tower.

Local, Helen Ong, and her family dine with Tony and eat an array of dishes: soya pork, fried Julienned yam beans with dried cuttlefish and more.

A wide view of waterfront hotels and resorts as seen from the water, en route to Monkey Beach.

Tony enjoys Assam Laksa at Kek Lok Si Temple.

Chinese New Year food: roasted pigs and pink buns eaten for good luck and prosperity at Chew Jetty.

Tony and David enjoying fish head curry at Red Garden.

Tony plays with snakes at the Snake Temple.

Tony rides a jetski en route to Monkey Beach.

Tony speaks with David and Joseph while having a meal at a fishing village eatery. They sampled locally caught crab, fish and prawns.

The crew watches the Hokkien Chinese New Year celebrations at Chew Jetties.

A local Monkey Beach monkey steals food from Tony, and he hates monkeys.

Tony stands on a fishing jetty, watching others catch the days lunch: red snapper and grouper.

Hokkien Chinese New Year participants perform at Chew Jetties.

Tony and Helen enjoy Char KiaoTeow at New Lane.

Close-up of fish head curry from Red Garden.