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Penang - Pig's brain soup and stuff at Kampung Malabar

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klyeoh May 5, 2013 07:29 AM

This popular night-time street-side food stall in Georgetown's old quarter reminded me of similar places in Bangkok's Chinatown near Thanon Yaowarat. Offering Chiuchow or Teochew-style pork porridge or soups, replete with pig's liver, kidney, heart, brain, intestines and all kinds of delicious offal. The pork broth was rich and tasty, murky from the high-heat boiling.

I opted for the pork offal with rice vermicelli ("bee hoon"/米粉 ) soup - absolutely delicious!

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The streetside stall outside Ho Ping Coffeeshop
(seating in evenings at Cafe 2218 or Moon Moon Cafe, Kampung Malabar)
Corner of Kampung Malabar Lane and Penang Road
10200 Georgetown
Penang

 
 
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    klyeoh RE: klyeoh May 5, 2013 07:35 AM

    Rain certainly did *not* deter these folks from dining al fresco at Kampung Malabar!

     
     
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      klyeoh RE: klyeoh May 5, 2013 07:37 AM

      This famous pork porridge stall has 3 cooks - one of whom seemed to have gotten his inspiration from Jaime Oliver aka The Naked Chef ;-)

       
      1. Charles Yu RE: klyeoh May 5, 2013 10:54 AM

        After Europe and S'pore, I see you are back to really 'Healthy' food!! Ha!!!!!

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          klyeoh RE: Charles Yu May 5, 2013 04:50 PM

          I'm back in the UK this weekend, Charles.

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          penang_rojak RE: klyeoh May 5, 2013 11:09 PM

          This stall is famous for their 'bak moi' or pork congee. Personally, I have to stay away from all this high cholesterol pig offal. At night, the kopitiam also has a good 'sar hor fun' stall which has very good business. But I find the kopitiam to be very warm, maybe because the way it is designed, the ventilation is not very good despite all the ceiling fans.

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