GEORGE TOWN, Apr 15 – About 100,000 people turned up for the Penang International Food Festival (PIFF) 2017 which happening at Beach Street here this evening with the present of Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng and his wife, Betty Chew. Lim urged those who were present at PIFF 2017 today not to miss the opportunity to eat to their hearts’ delight.
Among the mouth-watering delicacies which were available to be savoured included the usual but famous char koay teow, Hokkien mee, mee goreng, Indian Muslim dishes and the oddly but also aptly named ‘Daging Harimau Menangis’ (The Meat which made the tiger shed tears) whose seller came all the way from Tasek Gelugor.
The event are provided the opportunity for all visitors to Penang to sample the world famous street food of Penang which is also recognised as being one of the best. He said this is a one year once event and hope that the visitors don’t hesitate to eat all they can and pick themself up again to eat after they drop. — PN