PIFF 2017 three separate weekend from 15 – 30 April

PIFF 2017 three separate weekend from 15 – 30 April

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The Penang International Food Festival 2017 (PIFF 2017) celebrates the wondrous delicacies found in the Pearl of the Orient, showcasing the humble authenticity of its world-famous food. Penangites take immense pride in their food heritage and this is no wonder as we live in the food capital of Malaysia, and arguably of Southeast Asia. For 16 days, Penang will be a foodies’ paradise as the old and new will be brought together to sizzle and excite your palate the Penang way!

The birth of PIFF 2017 will firmly establish Penang as a food capital, drawing foodies from near and far. Compared to other food festivals, the PIFF 2017 is here to offer the entire range of tastes, flavours and textures of Penang. From humble hawker stalls at the sidewalk to highly acclaimed restaurants, the festival promises a variety of cooking styles, giving you the chance to enjoy the best of the best of Penang food. Not only will palates be satisfied, but knowledge will be broadened, as exhibitions and performances are scheduled to explain the cultural origins of dishes available in Penang.

To present this,events will be carried out so we can once again have the chance to “Savour the Past”, “Enjoy the Present” and “Relish the Future”. There will be separate events to showcase the extensive variety of food available in Penang, as well as to reflect how food was, is, and will continue to be an important part of what makes Penang Asia’s food capital.

Be it street food or fine dining, traditional cuisine or fusion, Penang never fails to satisfy your taste buds. Come and experience the best of the food scene in Penang at PIFF 2017, where it’ll take you on a journey to discover the sizzling unique sights, tastes, sounds and aroma Penang has to offer.

piff 2017_Street Food Festival

The Penang Street Food Festival (SFF) brings you the best in Penang’s hawker fare! Visitors to Lebuh Pantai will be taken back in time to the 1970s where foodies can enjoy delicacies enhanced by nostalgia. The festival will bring together hawkers who have honed their skills through the years to ensure only the best is available. Come join us and dine “alfresco” as how people did in the olden days.

piff 2017_Taste of Penang

Our take on dining in the present! The best names in the food and beverage industry will be here at one of Penangites’ favourite hangouts. Showcasing an array of cooking styles, from cafes to restaurants and hawkers to food trucks, providing you a sizzling gastronomic and unforgettable experience. To top the evening’s joy, there’ll be performances by international and local buskers to ensure you a melodious and memorable evening.

piff 2017_Fringe Food Festival

Cuisines continue to sizzle and evolve to suit our ever-changing tastes. The Fringe Food Festival (FFF) explores the cutting edge of food where chefs, baristas and mixologists collaborate, exchange ideas and innovate food of the future. They will showcase their knowledge and skills by creating new and palatable dishes and drinks via exciting and fun- filled competitions. The Festival will also be star-struck as celebrity chefs will put a spin on well-known dishes! So, what does the future hold? Perhaps the next big food trend will be triggered at the Fringe Food Festival in Penang this April!

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