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Hawker food: "Penang Herbal or Medicated Drinks" Top 5 Page for this destination Street Food & Hawkers Tip by SLLiew

Street Food & Hawkers, Penang: 129 reviews and 152 photos


There are several types of herbal or medicated drinks for keeping you cool or preventing a sore throat from the heat and all the spicy Penang food.

The mildest is the chrysanthenum flower drink, either hot or iced cold.

The dark brown medicated drink is a bit bitter and you will be given a small glass of the sweeter chrysantehenum tea to wash it down and clear the bitter after taste.

The most challenging one is the "green leaved" herbal drink. It has an awful taste but must be good for health, I suppose. It falls under the "Fear Factor" challenge.

Address: Many to be found in Penang.
Directions: Located throughout the city.
Rating: 0
Theme: Local

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jan 14, 2007
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