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Among so many cafe popping out in Penang, I find this new concept Cafe Space 262 坊 at Beach Street, Penang is indeed quite interesting. Combining the best of everyone strength under one roof. I think there are 5 different brands are house in this concept space.

[update 2.7.19 – some of my friends update me that this place got torn down. It was build illegally and against heritage rules] = sad to see but no choice la. heritage zone is quite strict on all expect. ]

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This place is not hard to spot as it is just located a stone throw away from China House. Or just right behind the famous 2 kids with bicycle mural site.

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The 5 other operators are: Kota Express – for a fusion kind of Nyonya food, Forest Bottle, Plan C (for their pastries and cakes), Botanical Florist and Moon Shop Gallery (coffee and plants)

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Plan C patisserie menu

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Love the concept and ambiance of these place. Minimalist green design as Cement flooring, lighting is filled with plants and huge white space.

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Kota Express menu

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Plan C

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It was a crazy long weekend, hence this place is packed with people.

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This is what is highly recommended by my sister @kellyBok (instagram) as the little jelly pig in the mud. The jelly pig is wobbly that give you the effect of (boink boink if you shake it). Ordered Latte here as I am lurving it. Little acidic yet with fruity end. Milk is balance well yet not overpowering. Perhaps could be one of the best coffee in my top 3 place for Penang as it suites to my palate.

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The cake I think is not too bad yet not the best. just for pictorial purpose then yes. Crust is abit solid as the cake gives me the feeling like 2-3 days old. Well, still one of the best seller as most of the table ordered this.

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This is where the famous mural site

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Well, certainly found another nice spot for coffee besides Kafka (love their coffee too).

*Pork Free

-= Ka Ching =-

Food rating 8/10 – love the ambiance of this place and coffee is to my liking.

–Warning– This is based on my individual taste. Try it at your own risk-

Location:
Concept cafe Space 262 坊
262 Beach Street (Lebuh Pantai)
10300 George Town, Penang

Operating hours: 10am to 10pm, daily

Tel: +604 3714929

This is about the famous Burnt Cheesecake in Tokyo Restaurant at Lot10, KL. Who have not tried before? To be honest, I have just tried it since early this year and it is pretty good. Recently, I saw a few friend posted about their new seasonal Green Tea Macha burnt Cheese Cake.

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a place that gives you a cozy ambiance. a perfect place to chill and chat with your friends. If you do come on weekend, do prepare to queue for an estimated time of 15 – 30 minutes. As most of the people are here for the cheesecake will be seated at the bar area or high bar table. Space is slightly limited as diners just take their time to chill and continue chatting with their friends.

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If you are here for their alcohol, they do have draft beer selection as above and some cocktail with Japanese Whisky, sake base. Do check em out.

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The original famous Classic burnt Cheesecake @ RM 21. This is their signature 6th Avenue Cheesecake as peeps are just queuing for this. Love the soft creaminess of this. The chill temperate of the cake is just perfect. Not too icy cold nor too soft. Impressive is their silky smooth whipped cream.

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This is their new seasonal or limited edition Green Tea burnt cheesecake @ RM 25 (if I remember correctly).

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Flavors of Green tea is quite prominent, and it certainly felt that they are using slightly premium green tea to make this up. For green tea lover you might like it. For me, I think it is not too bad as I felt that the original taste much better. Could be I had salty lunch before I came over.

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Famous Burnt Cheesecake Tokyo Restaurant

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If you are a fan of strong cheesy taste, then here would definitely be one of a pit stop for you. Also be prepare to dig slightly deeper into your pocket for a slice of this. Do you think this be the best burnt cheesecake in KL?

overall, I personally like Birch Burnt cheesecake more.

-= Ka Ching =-

Food Rating 8.5/10, very good burnt cheesecake – !!!~-Stamped-

–Warning– This is based on my individual taste. Try it at your own risk-

Location:
The Tokyo Restaurant. Bar & Cafe
4F The Table
ISETAN The Japan Store Kuala Lumpur
LOT 10, No. 50 Jalan Sultan Ismail,
50250 Kuala Lumpur.

Contact: 03-2119 2622

Business Hours: 11am to 11pm (last order 10pm)

Whats on Tap at Plaza Mont Kiara is one of the newest cafe in Mont Kiara. A cafe that certainly will attract your attention if you work or live around the area. A minimalist cafe of just near pure white that is quite good for photography.

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Their counter does look luxurios as with the equipment that they are using you know that they are investing quite abit.

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Cakes selection are pretty good too. As most of it does look tempting and we try out Lemon Poppseed. Turns out to be quite good pairing with the coffee.

As was told by the barista, they purposely select these cakes to pair with their coffee. Indeed it goes well.

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I think the owner is also a KAWs brand lover. With a poster wall of Snoopy x Kaws.

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Their specialty here is their single origin coffee and their nitro coffee. I have decided to try out their nitro. Brewed for 24 hours. Not too acidic, smooth body, slightly frutti yet no too caffeine overdose. Just nice for a mild subtle flavour.

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Coffee price here ranges from RM 7 – RM 20.

Love this place and the coffee taste is the blend that I like. Recommended for a nice cuppa.

-= Ka Ching =-

Food Rating 8/10, so so, love the beans here – Recommended !!!~-Stamped-

–Warning– This is based on my individual taste. Try it at your own risk-

Location:
What’s On Tap Mont’ Kiara
B-G-05, Plaza Mont Kiara,
Mont Kiara 50480 Kuala Lumpur
(Same row as Starbucks/HSBC)

Operating Hours: 8am – 7pm

Tel: 03-6419 6794

Bubble tea fever is high! If you travel to certain countries in Asia, you will get to see bubble tea street. However over the months. Bubble tea industry is taking over Malaysia by storm. Now we do have our own famous bubble tea street in SS15. Interesting enough, some of my friend call it the new Zoo Negara. (just check out the brand logo)

There are alot of brands just fighting over a space in that area and I believe thanks to The Alley who started their first outlet over there and with their succession, they have created a massive competition within 9 months. A space where fill with students where they have a luxury of time yet queuing for your favourite boba is a common thing now.

Whats your favourite brand?

No.1: The Alley 鹿角巷

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Signature: Brown Sugar Derioca Milk & personal fav (no.9 milk tea)

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The Alley:
84 G, Jalan SS 15/4, Ss 15,
47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor

Operating Hours: 12pm – 1am

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No.2: Xing Fu Tang 馬來西亞幸福堂

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credit to: Xinfutang Malaysia (FB)

Signature: Stir fried brown sugar milk tea

Location:
Xing Fu Tang Malaysia 馬來西亞幸福堂
88G, Jalan SS 15/4,
Ss 15, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor

Operating Hours: 12pm – 1am

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No.3: 熊黑堂 Daboba Malaysia

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Signature drink: roasted Brown Sugar Series and their honey golden pearls

Location:
熊黑堂 Daboba
25, Jalan SS 15/4,
Ss 15, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor

Operating hours: 12pm – 1am

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No.4: JLd Dragon

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Location:
JLD Dragon 吉龙糖马来西亚
No 7, Jalan SS 15/4e,
Ss 15, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor

Operating Hours: 12pm – 1am

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no.4 : Shifen Station 十分车站

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Location:
十分车站 Shifen Station Malaysia
80, Jalan SS 15/4d, Ss 15,
SS15, 47500 Selangor

Operating hours: 11am – 1am

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no.5: OneZo 丸作

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Location:
OneZo Malaysia 丸作
70-G, Jalan SS 15/4,
Ss 15, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor

Opening hours: 11am to 1am (Daily).

Contact: 014-319 9328

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No.6: Cha Wan Jia tea Bubble 茶丸家

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Credit to wanjia FB page

Signature: Tea with Sakura Pearls

Location:
34, Jalan SS 15/8,
Ss 15, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor

Operating Hours: 11.30am – 12am

Tel: 03-5870 3916

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No.7: Chatto

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Signature : Charcoal Pearl Oolong Tea, Chatto Milk Hojicha

review click here

Location:
No. 24 Jalan SS15/4D,
47500 Subang Jaya

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No.9: Teaamo

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Signature : Taufufa brown sugar pearl with milk tea

Location:
51, Jalan SS 15/4, Ss 15,
47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor

Operating hours: 12pm – 1am

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No.10: Pin tea 品茶

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Signature : Tea Series (not actually a boba shop)

Location:
Pin Tea Malaysia 品茶
86G, Jalan SS 15/4,
Ss 15, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor

Operating Hours: 12pm – 1am

Tel: 016-630 1520

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Signature: Brown Sugar boba milk with Cream mousse

Location:
Sunway Pyramid
LG1, Jalan PJS 11/15,
Bandar Sunway, 47500 Petaling Jaya
(Nearby Parkson)

operating Hours: 10am – 10pm

I certainly believe that there will be more coming into the area. What other Bubble Tea brands do let me know.

If you remember that Norm Cafe did make a huge buzz in Penang last year for their 2in1 concept. Cafe in the morning, bar at night. Then I was introduce by my friend to visit Norm that is famous for their waffle and located in different location at Lebuh Carnarvon. It did not ring a bell till I reach the location and find it weird, that it has similarities to the one I visited a year ago.

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Until I walk in, the ambiance and lighting do resemblance the NORM at The Saw Emporium. Then only found out from the barista that they have relocate to this new location. Still as small as it is, with only a few table on the premises and if you come here with a big group of friends which are 4 and above, you will have a problem for seating arrangement.

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Still the same, as they have their cocktail and tea corner.

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this is what the cafe is famous for. Their cocktail and also their signature waffle. If were to compare to last year, the waffle had much improve. Currently it is slightly puffier, crispy and bake to perfection. Indeed a pretty good waffle and best of all, mine is rum and raisin @ RM 22. Top with nice ice cream and rum raisins on the side is a good pairing. Best of all, I pair with their cocktail.

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A small little cafe tug in this dead end street. Parking is super expensive for Penang as it is RM 7 (maybe due to Chinese New Year)

A great place for waffle and cocktail. Believe coming in the afternoon will get to shoot nice pictures. Great ambiance to chill and hangout. Love my spot which is just right beside to the main wooden door. Also, could this place be offering the Best waffle in Penang?

-= Ka Ching =-

Food Rating 8/10, great waffle and cocktails!!!~-Stamped-

–Warning– This is based on my individual taste. Try it at your own risk-

Location:
Norm at Lebuh Carnavon
260c, Lebuh Carnarvon,
George Town, 10100, Penang

Operating Hours: 10am – 12am

Tel: 017-401 1300

Seems like dining at Pokok cafe like the in trend. Pokok is located inside Mahsa University in PJ. The big hype on this cafe is that you are dining in a glass house. Therefore do prepare to get warm and enjoy some sun tanned while dining.

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It depends on which table you are being seated as it could be very warm.

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Ordering of food is at the counter and pay there.

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Menu offering is pretty direct from local to western.

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Since it is brunch, I tried their Avo Maverick, more like a vegetarian dish @ RM 18. Topped with poached egg, 2 slices of bread, sauteed mushroom with bed of veggies.

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Since alot people order Nasi Lemak and was told Nasi lemak @ RM 18 here is good.

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The chicken was under cook by 3-5 minutes then we request to changed. Understand they want to get the best texture out of it yet the meat on the bone still stuck on it yet with light blood.

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coffee Latte is decent for RM 10 hot and RM 11 for cold.

Cafe food here is just normal, as I was told the food here is very good. Find that the food is bland and not as outstanding as was told by a few of my friends.

Will I be returning back? I guess there are much better cafe food for the price I am paying, as the only thing is dining in a glass house.

-= Ka Ching =-

Food Rating 6/10, so so only!!!~-Stamped-

–Warning– This is based on my individual taste. Try it at your own risk-

Location:
Pokok Cafe PJ
MAHSA Universiti, Jalan Universiti Campus,
Jalan Elmu, Off Jalan Universiti, Petaling Jaya,
59100 Kuala Lumpur.

Operating hours : 9am-6pm

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