Travel Destination Pick:
Aside from Singapore, other Crazy Rich Asians shoot locations were in the cities of Penang and Georgetown. We recommend you do a Crazy Rich Asian Tour in Malaysia, TWIrista! Here’s a list of activities and places for your reference.
1. Architectural Tour at the Blue Mansion/ Cheong Fatt Tzem Mansion
Recognize this? It’s where the iconic courtyard mahjong scene between Eleanor Young and Rachel Chu took place.
2. High Tea at the Easter & Oriental Hotel
The opening scene of CRA was in this hotel.
3. Food Tripping all over Penang.
The freshest and fattiest fresh water prawns there is!
Empurau, “忘不了 (unforgettable)” in Chinese, is known as the most expensive fish in the Malaysia as its prices can reach as high as RM1800(US$450) per kilogram.
The best fried oyster we’ve eaten!
Teochew Chendul: Iced sweet dessert that contains droplets of worm-like green rice flour jelly, coconut milk and palm sugar syrup.
Teoh’s Chinese Seafood: Where you can eat authentic Chinese-Malaysian cuisine.