Siam Road Char Koay Teow, known as the “Humble King of Noodles,” is a highly popular spot in Penang. Despite any challenges, the 79-year-old Uncle Tan continues to work his magic at the stall, attracting locals with his sinful and delicious plates of char koay teow. BBC Travel recognized Uncle Tan as one of the oldest char koay teow legends in Malaysia, adding to his fame. Operating from noon to 6 p.m., this legendary stall serves up char koay teow full of wok hei, drawing in loyal fans and food enthusiasts alike. Uncle Tan’s dedication to his craft for over 60 years is a testament to his love for what he does.