This New Pop-Up Makan Place In Penang Has Tiger Prawn Tempuras, Craft Beers And More
Penangites, rejoice! Swallow, the latest makan pit-stop in (George)town, is now open and it's perfect for foodies looking for exciting eats
Located at The Saw Emporium, a beautifully refurbished 1950's art-deco sawmill, Swallow offers some of the best foods from the region under one convenient roof
1. Top-notch Japanese dishes by Chef Teppei Yamashita, owner-chef of Singapore's award-winning Man Man Unagi Restaurant
2. Contemporary reinventions of Thai classics by SOi 55
Be sure to try the decadent Roasted Pork with Fish Sauce Caramel, the imaginative Sesame Prawn Toast with Kaffir Lime Mayo, and the crowd-favourite Garlic Crispy Chicken Wings.
3. Slow-grilled meats with an Asian twist by steakhouse Embers
Must-haves are the Grilled Australian Beef Bavette (served with ginger and spring onion confit), tender Braised Pork Belly (with a side of roasted peanuts and cilantro salad), and Aged Soy Dressing Charred Prawns (served with blackened lemon and kimchi butter).
The venue is also home to Georgetown's largest collection of craft beers, offering 50 options curated from around the globe including Japan's Hitachino Nest Beer, Scotland’s BrewDog, and Denmark’s Mikkeller
Pro juicers Qwenchers are also on-hand to serve up refreshing concoctions, from fresh juices to fruity spritzers
Swallow is open Thursdays to Sundays, from now until early 2018. Get more details on the event here: