Penang

In Penang, Tony Bourdain discovers a beautiful rice and shrimp dish wrapped in a banana leaf that he can't get enough of, then eats fresh snapper on Monkey Beach which surprisingly lives up to its name.

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Red Garden

One of Penang’s culinary gems is the Red Garden. The bright red-neon and fluorescent food court sits in the middle of Leith Street.

No. 20, Leith Street, 10000 Penang, Malaysia

 
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Nasi Kandar "Line Clear"

"Line Clear" sits in an alleyway off Penang Road. In Malaysian street lingo, "line clear" means business as usual for whatever moves through busy back lanes.

Behind 117 Penang Rd, Penang, Malaysia

 
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New Lane

Tony Bourdain and food writer/journalist Helen Ong explore the culinary delights of New Lane. Tony tries char kway teow (stir-fried ricecake strips) for the first time.

33 New Lane (off Macalister Road), 10400 Penang, Malaysia

 
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Muthu

Tony and Leonard enjoy some of Penang's best banana leaf curry: chicken, mutton, crab and fish. Mutha's is a local's only establishment that is fiercely loved.

143 Acheen St., 10300 Penang, Malaysia

 

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