Penangites are one proud people. That is not even a controversial statement. They are proud of their food, their history and their geography.
Don’t get me wrong. They have every reason to be proud. Much that has been good for the country has come from the state. It is the place where newspapers are born; it is the school where many of the best educated Malaysians come from; and it is the home where cultures have blended so smoothly – be this in the mixing of blood, architecture, clothing, aesthetics, beliefs or food.
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