El Faro Tapas Bar @ George Town, Penang

November 27, 2015

This modern European tapas bar is helmed by Penang native Jack Yeap, a terrific chef who returned to his hometown to open his own restaurant after honing his craft in Singapore. Yeap's nuanced creations supply spellbinding flavours, progressing smoothly from cold capellini with konbu & lumpfish caviar to hot squid ink rice with mixed seafood & aioli, a ravishingly fresh & sweet potato salad to watermelon topped with Spanish white anchovies & mint, toast stuffed with eggplant & red peppers to Iberico pork jowl with apple kimchi & maple sour cream, squid ink rice with seafood to stewed clams with white wine & chorizo.

El Faro
231 Burmah Road, George Town, Penang. Thurs-Tues, 3pm-1130pm. Tel: +604-227-2310

This spotlight on George Town is part of a feature on Penang's recommended restaurants, cafes & bars - read the full feature in the November 2015 issue of Going Places, Malaysia Airlines' in-flight magazine, or on Going Places' website (link here).

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