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Penang

4897 Buford Hwy. (Chamblee-Tucker Rd.) Send to Phone
770-220-0308 | Menu
A large menu offers generous portions and satisfying dishes.
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Penang Restaurant Review

: From her roofline perch, a goddess peers down at the assembly as if to bless those gathered for dinner at this Chamblee restaurant. Penang’s extensive menu seems a challenge for the small kitchen, but chef/owner Ken Lim’s team consistently turns out quality food. Graze on appetizers such as the beef or chicken satay, or shrimp puff, for which minced shrimp is wrapped in bacon and fried. Spring rolls are cut into small pieces to be dipped into a peanut-based sauce. Expect large main courses, such as the pork leg with mushrooms ringed with crisply cooked bright green broccoli or calamari with eggplant and other vegetables in a brown sauce. Desserts make no reference to the West, except for ice creams. But pulut hitam is indeed a hit: crunchy black sticky rice with just slightly sweetened coconut milk. The beer list is short but offers some of the regional specialties, such as Singha from Thailand, and is far preferable to the wine list. Also located at 2491 George Busbee Pkwy., Kennesaw, 678-213-4848.

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