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Discover the City with Delicious Food

Discover the City with Delicious Food

Duration:3 hours total
Includes:Food and drinks
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Penang, my hometown, has a special place in my heart. I've spent the last few years working in the arts and volunteering. In that time, I've become interested in the question of identity - Who are we? What makes us who we are? How has migration, colonisation and war shaped us? To my surprise, I found some of the answers in food. I believe that the story of George Town is written in eclectic…
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What we’ll do

Our story begins in the enclave of Little India. We will dive into the story of its community with local Indian and Indian-Muslim dishes. You will discover its untold tale: of migrants and convicts, intrigue and politics as we trace the foundations of a fledgling city. Next, the story takes us to the turn of the 20th century. Delicious Chinese, Nyonya and other dishes become the backdrop as we…

What else you should know

Please inform us of any food allergies or aversions before your experience. This will help us prepare a menu that works for you.

What I’ll provide

Snacks and Other
Local Favourites. Appetiser, Dessert Revel in flavours from the local community and enjoy their story. Savouries, sweets and local kuehs to sample and enjoy
Drinks
Non-Alcoholic Any non-alcoholic drinks you need will be provided by your host.

What to bring

Comfortable shoes suitable for walking
Umbrella or Raincoat
A sense of curiosity and adventure

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Where you'll be

We will begin in Little India, because it is a crucial but oft-forgotten part of our history. From there, we will explore the surrounding area and trace the socio-political lines that coalesced to shape George Town and its community. Next we'll explore the story of trade and entrepot in the mercantile quarter, before ending our journey in the present with, of course, dessert.

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Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

More tips

Please inform us of any food allergies or aversions before your experience. This will help us prepare a menu that works for you.

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Danny
Discover the City with Delicious Food
88 reviews
From $86/person
88 reviews
From $86/person