Story: Malaysians and Singaporeans

Little Penang (2nd of 2)

Little Penang

Diners enjoy authentic Malaysian cuisine at Little Penang restaurant in Wellington in 2013. The capital has a number of Malaysian restaurants but Little Penang is specially known for its Penang-style street food using traditional ingredients. It is particularly popular with homesick Malaysians: one Malaysian customer, married to a Kiwi, began weeping halfway through her birthday meal and explained, ‘This is the food my grandmother used to make!’ 

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Fairfax NZ, Dominion Post
Reference: 08 September 2013
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Carl Walrond, 'Malaysians and Singaporeans - Malaysian culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/46719/little-penang (accessed 6 July 2020)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 8 Feb 2005, reviewed & revised 1 Oct 2015