Penang exco aiming to promote local street food via Michelin Guide

5/10/2022 11:17:00 AM

Penang exco aiming to promote local street food via Michelin Guide

Penang exco aiming to promote local street food via Michelin Guide

GEORGE TOWN, Oct 5 — The Penang government said today it plans to bring the Michelin Guide to the state to promote its well-known street food scene. Penang state exco for...

nasi kandar are just as popular among visitors from other states and countries..× Copy URL Penang Pakatan Harapan chief Chow Kon Yeow says the decision to dissolve the state assembly will be referred to the federal level of the coalition.03-10- 2022 07:29 PM GEORGE TOWN : Penang Pakatan Harapan will hold a discussion this Wednesday on seat distribution for the 15th General Election (GE15), says its chief Chow Kon Yeow (gambar).

"While Penang organises the International Food Festival annually, I kept dwelling on the fact that we are missing out from the Michelin Guide,” he added.Yeoh said he is hoping to promote Penang's local gastronomy delights through Michelin Guide books.He pointed out that the Greek National Tourism Organisation recently signed an agreement with the Michelin Guide to promote Greek gastronomy worldwide, and said Penang can do the same.“The seat distribution involves all Penang state seats, while the selection of candidates will be determined by the number of seats to be contested and the list of new candidates and incumbents, among other considerations,” he told reporters in George Town today."Bringing the Michelin Guide to Penang is a very strategic move to align with the Penang State Tourism Master Plan 2021-2030," he said.He said by having Penang's local food listed on the Michelin Guide, this will boost tourism in the northern state while highlighting many of its renowned cuisine.- Bernama.

"More and more tourists are searching for destinations that have a strong gastronomy presence.On September 20, Chow, who is also Penang Chief Minister, stated that the state government might not be dissolving the State Legislative Assembly for GE15 at the federal level if the elections were to be held during the monsoon season with its impending floods.By going through the Michelin Guide, they are able to see the spots in Penang which will indefinitely influence the tourists’ decisions to come to Penang,” Yeoh said.He said the Michelin Guide does not only highlight fine dining and high-end establishments, as it also has a Bib Gourmand category for street food and reasonably priced food establishments.He said it is time to showcase Penang's very own talented chefs and cooks through the Michelin Guide, and some may even attain Michelin stars for their culinary masterpieces here.Advertisement.

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