New World Park – Swatow Lane, Penang, perfect for a bit of everything

The title says it all…
New World Park at Swatow Lane, off Burma Road is the best place for a overall experience of Penang food, under one roof.

Hot off the road from the highway, tired & flustered, I chill down with this.

Ice Kacang – topped with various fruits – banana, mango & a vanilla ice cream!

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…and it’s a perfect way to get a sugar rush for energy too…

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Tee Nya Kueh (alkaline cakes), chewy & sweet with gula melaka (palm sugar) ..only in Penang!!

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Then it is DUCK egg char kuey teow, fried dry & fluffy please.

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A plate of oyster omelette,

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..with many juicy oysters..!

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Chee Cheong Fun with the “heh kor” (prawn paste), sweet plum sauce (tee chiw) & chilli; a pungent Penang specialty.

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But I love it! I can never get used to the KL version.

The BF needs his Curry Mee, with thick rich coconut gravy & loads of sambal.

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Oh, don’t forget the “see ham” (cockles), (the bigger the bloodier! Yum!) , pig’s blood cubes & loads of mint leaves.

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I love my Penang Lor Bak..

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..which comes served with a starchy gravy & chilli..

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..and usually, we will throw in the prawn fritters, fish cakes and taiwan pork sausages too!

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The boy from Ipoh needed his kuey teow thing (rice flour flat noodles soup)..

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… and this version ain’t bad by Penang standards. Flavourful pork-bone based soup – check, springy fish balls – check, gizzards – check, topped with the mandatory garlic bits in oil & pork lards – check!

Mood improved, tummies filled, it’s time to check into our lodgings ! And that was lunch yesterday folks!)

New World Park,
Swatow Lane, OFF Burma Road
Penang.

Spacious, clean & merry.

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Food were ordered from stalls as below:

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All pics taken with the Panasonic GF1. What do you think? 😉

Consensus: Food at New World Park is generally good. There are better versions of each dish elsewhere no doubt; but for diversity & convenience, New World Park is ideal. Food here is sure to suit most, if not all.

It’s operation hours also contributes to its popularity. New World Park is open from morning til night.

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