If you could only stop at one place in Malaysia for food, that place would definitely have to be Penang, where its world-famous Penang food is always worth checking out. The food scene in Georgetown has plenty of surprises for the food lover, including the sour-spicy assam laksa pictured above among a series of top Penang food finds that will keep you hitting the stalls, again and again and again.
Your humble guide is happy to report that you can read my other recommendations on Penang chow elsewhere: read about five fine-dining experiences in Penang, Malaysia, places I've recommended as part of a publication for Tourism Malaysia.
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