The 2 Sisters Char Koay Teow in Lam Heng Cafe, 183 MacAlister Road, had been known as one of the best purveyors of Penang-style fried koay teow for over 50 years, before one of the sisters passed away a couple of years back.
Today, the stall is run by the 50-something year old son of the younger sister, Mdm Lam Mew Heng, who, IMO, cooks as well as both his mum and aunt, the famed 2 sisters.
The fried koay teow here is less oily than the other famous versions I tried (e.g. Lorong Selamat). Large fresh prawns adorn the noodles, which had a charred, "wok hei" aroma. Cockles, egg and crambeat complete the dish. Sheer deliciousness on a plate. My fave in all of Penang, ,I must say :-)
Another interesting dish at Lam Heng is the Penang-style Nyonya otak-otak - spicy, fluffy-soft mousse, with the requisite Nyonya flavors: fresh turmeric, galangal, coconut milk..
2 Sisters Fried Koay Teow
Lam Heng Cafe
183 MacAlister Road
Georgetown, 11400 Penang