This article was first published in The Malay Mail. Read it HERE.
As soon as we walked into Ang Hoay Lor, this half a century old restaurant situated along Jalan Gurdwara in George Town, we were hit by this overwhelming sense of nostalgia. Although we had never been there before, it felt like we were revisiting an old friend after an extended hiatus. The ambience was an unmistakably retro one; not manufactured like the many retro-fitted boutique cafes in town but the real deal.
In this laid-back setting, you will find dining tables in different shapes and sizes, somewhat dim fluorescent lighting and a whole lot of warmth. The restaurant is now run by the third generation of the Ang family, and there is another branch on Jalan Perak that opens only for lunch. Thankfully, this outlet on Jalan Gurdwara is equipped with air-conditioning and opens for lunch and dinner. Read the rest of this entry »