Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Desserts At Sugar Dynasty (Georgetown)

If you are interested in desserts in Penang, look no further. Sugar Dynasty as the name suggest specialises in home made chinese and nyonya desserts. It's located at Nagore Road which play host to a kaleidoscope of restaurants and cafes. Like most buildings in this area, this quaint old place has been given a new lease of life. It has been restored and renovated into a restaurant and it's condition pristine as ever be. What also make these restaurants along Nagore Road really stand out is the eye catching colourful neon lights that brightly lit the road. In a way, it's reminiscent to what you might see along Clarke Quay in Singapore although I have to profess it's on a much smaller scale. OK! It's way way smaller! But then again, it great to see places like these add more colour and character to the night life in Georgetown.


Sugar Dynasty serves up to forty variety of desserts. They range from almond tea, si ke ting, herbal jelly, water chestnut egg, bird nest, papaya with almond, white fungus with red dates, barley with ginkgo nut, bubur gandum and many more.



A close up on the peanut soup. It was light and refreshing.



There are only a few places in Penang that serves good bee koh moy. This one is quite nice too although I would have prefer it to be thicker like the one at Mount Erskine.



This is the red bean soup with tong yuan or glutinous rice. They provided add texture to the soup.



Glutinous rice in syrup.



Besides desserts, Sugar Dynasty also serves a variety of local chinese and hawker delights. Here you can see the fried thick noodles, ee foo mee and fried rice respectively.







The food and desserts at Sugar Dynasty is certainly a must try for those with a sweet tooth and those wanting variety. Prices of the food here is extremely reasonable. For instance, you can get any of the combo set which consist of either noodles/rice and a drink at the cost of RM 4.00-RM 6.90 nett. This is only applicable from 11am-6pm. For more details of Sugar Dynasty, please see below:

Sugar Dynasty
29 Jalan Nagore
10050 Georgetown
Penang
Tel: 04-2271163
Business hours: 11am - 10.30 pm (closes every Monday)

12 comments:

PenangTuaPui said...

heard Fei Fei talk about this outlet few time liao.. but yet to have time for dessert hunting....

thanks for the great sharing

CK Lam said...

quite a nice place...during my visit, I had their "mah tai loe" (water chestnut) which is simply yummy.

Allie said...

yeah. It's definitely a nice place for dessert. But I found that the food is so so nia...

buzzingbee said...

nice place for sweet tooth people!! :)
There's not many shops in Penang which sells 'tong sui' only. The last time I saw one in Air Itam, it closed down after few months. Penang people don't really indulge in such delicacies? or they prefer to cook it themselves?

Fortesfidelis said...

penangtuapui - do drop by the next time u in the area.


ck lam - they have got quite a good spread of other desserts. if you are there the next time, feel free to try others.

allie - you'r right. I think they need to trim down on their menu and focus on a few selected once. Having said that, if you order the right food, they quite nice like the fried rice.

buzzingbee - there are quite a number of places in penang that sells nice desserts but most of them are hawker stalls. There is one at Jelutong market and one in Kimberley Street that sells assorted desserts. It's also pack.

Anonymous said...

Their dessert is a must try, However fod selection is little.

But i heard recently they have change their menu....

I think must go and try their new dessert and food and hope they will have more food in the list.

Anonymous said...

im a new comer in penang... may i know how can i get to the place if im driving?

Fortesfidelis said...

hi anonymous - thanks for your comments. Since you are new to penang, the best way to direct you there is probably to use a landmark unless you are very already familar with the roads in penang. To best way to get there is to park your car at New World Park which is home to the food court and numerous restaurants at Burma Road. Walk towards Swatow Lane and over to the next lane called Nagore Road.Sugar Dynasty is at the corner of the junction and you cant miss it. If you need a more graphical direction, let me know you private email and I will send you a route map to the restaurant. Cheers.

cariso said...

didn't they stop u from taking photos ?

Fortesfidelis said...

cariso-no le. did they stopped you before?

cariso said...

Yes, kinda "inch" somemore. Your visit was lately one so I assumed they have changed their attitude towards this photoshooting liao kua.

Anonymous said...

ya...talking bout taking picture...once i saw ppl stealing menu from them...mayb thats why they dont want ppl take picture anymore...