Hot Cafes at Raja Uda


While Raja Uda has many culinary delights to be savoured, its cafes up the ante with an array of eclectic offerings.

To most Penangites, Raja Uda is associatedwith local street food fares, such as tom yum noodles and yong tau foo. But in recent times, a number of quirky cafes have mushroomed, each offering its own delicacies. Penang Monthly takes a look at four of them.

The Artichoke Café

KL guy Chris Wong came to Raja Uda to start a cafe after having been in the kitchen and service line in Bukit Bintang for almost 10 years. “I chose the mainland over the island as competition in the latter was just as intense as what I had experienced in KL. Besides, I felt that there were more opportunities for the cafe industry on the mainland,” says Wong.

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