California Wine Dinner at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa

Treasury wine estates, one of the world’s largest wine companies in the world recently held a California Wine Dinner at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa on 30th September 2017. The Wine dinner features some of the best wines from Beringer, Sterling and Beaulieu Vineyard. Beaulieu Vineyard, Beringer and Sterling Wine are some of the famous wine brand based in ...

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Hyatt Celebrates the Festival of Light with a Special Deepavali Dinner Buffet

Deepavali is an important festival for the people of the Hindu religion.  It is well known as “the festival of light” and is celebrated in all parts of our country. To celebrate the festival of light, Hyatt Regency Kinabalu presented a special Deepavali dinner buffet at Tanjung Ria Kitchen.  Sous Chef Govind Sanwal, who is originally from Dehli, took the ...

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Dim Sum plus buffet at Shang Palace, Shangri-la Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa

Starting from August, Shang Palace, Shangri-la Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa offers Dim Sum Plus on Weekend (Saturday and Sunday) Enjoy a selection of fresh Dim Sum, prepared each weekend, by master chefs from 11.30am to 2.30pm. The all you can eat Dim Sum Buffet cost RM88nett per adult and RM44nett per child. Cartoon Series Shang Palace also introduces cartoon ...

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How to make lihing and cook Lihing Chicken

  Lihing, Sabah’s very own rice wine is an important drinks for Sabahan. For KadazanDusun, Lihing, accompany every celebrations and rites. Lihing is an integral part of the lives of Sabah’s ethnic groups. The process to make lihing is same as making Tapai. Lihing is made using sticky rice (Glutinous rice) because sticky rice produce more water. Two important ingredients for ...

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Live Seafood at Shang Palace, Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

Shang Palace at Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa announced the launch of its new menu, making it the first the first dining outlet in a five-star hotel here in Kota Kinabalu, offering live seafood. Created by Shang Palace’s Chef Chua Chee Seng and his culinary team, the revamped menu features live fish, shells and prawns that diners choose from ...

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Naan – Flavours of India at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort

indian food kota kinabalu sabah

Naan – Flavours of India is an Indian Restaurant located in the Garden Wing of Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa. Many people in Kota Kinabalu didn’t know that there is an Indian Restaurant at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & spa but you should consider a trip to Naan if you looking for good authentic Northern Indian Cuisine. Naan – Flavours ...

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Borneo Cooking Class – Borneo Culinary adventure

Kota kinabalu cooking class

Being a West Malaysian living in Sabah, I always wonder about the traditional Food of local Sabahan. We know about Tuhau, Bambangan, busou which can be easily found at local Tamu but I didn’t know how to use the local produce and spices in my cooking. When my friend, Makiko told me that she will be visiting Kota Kinabalu, I immediately ...

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Shangri-la’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa – Anniversary Staycation

Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, or better known as Tanjung Aru Hotel for local and STAR is a favorite Hotel for the locals. Many have fond memories of the hotel. Shangri-la’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa is also the place where we had our wedding reception 5 years ago. We were planning to celebrate our anniversary and Shangri-la’s Tanjung ...

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Kota Kinabalu Food guide for beginner

Kota Kinabalu Food blog

First time visiting Kota Kinabalu? Not sure what to expect from Kota Kinabalu and where to find the food? Worry not as we get you covered. For so long, Sabahans have felt put off by the suggestion from outsiders that there is nothing to eat in Sabah. But of course, whatever Chinese food is elsewhere can also be found and enjoyed ...

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Seafood Fiesta Combo @The Beer Factory Waterfront Kota Kinabalu

Seafood Fiesta combo The beer factory

Sponsored review The Beer Factory landed in Kota Kinabalu on July 2017 featuring outdoor al-fresco areas, indoor industrial factory-themed bar and individualistic designs. The Beer Factory KK is their 11th outlets around Malaysia. Located at Kota Kinabalu Waterfront, The Beer Factory is fast becoming a favorite place for beers and foods while enjoying the world famous sunset of Kota Kinabalu. enjoying beer ...

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Dim Sum Weekend Brunch at Nagisa, Hyatt Regency Kinabalu

I grew up in Kota Kinabalu remembering that Hyatt served some of the best Dim Sum in Kota Kinabalu. We were so disappointed to find that Hyatt stops serving Dim Sum after the Chinese Restaurant closed. We were delighted to know that Hyatt Regency Kinabalu is bringing back the Dim Sim back in the form of Dim Sum Weekend Brunch at Nagisa that ...

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#grabdurian – lousy Grab campaign

Grab, One of our favorite ride sharing apps notify us about #grabdurian is back and we get a free D24 durian using GrabReward points. From their press release, Grab stat that “Grab is giving Durian lovers a chance to have the delectable D24 Durian delivered right to their doorstep for as low as 1 GrabRewards point for Platinum members and 200 GrabRewards points for any ...

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Sandakan Food Festival 2017 – Festival Village and Masterchef Sandakan Food Festival

Sandakan Food Festival was successfully held from 26 August to 2 September 2017. The highlight of the event is Food Festival at Bandar Kim Fun where more than 50 food stalls, restaurants, and vendors. We reached Sandakan on the 2nd day of the Food Festival and we right into action discovering the foods at the food festival. “Live” from the ...

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Gelatolab grand opening RM1 promotion and buy 1 get free 1 on dessert menu

You may have spotted Gelatolab Food truck at Tanjung Aru 1st Beach or at the events around Kota Kinabalu serving artisan gelato. They will be launching their brand new Gelato Outlet at Imago Mall (Infront Lucy’s Kitchen) on 9 September 2017  Saturday. Grand Opening on 9/9/2017 (Saturday) 2pm To celebrate the opening of their new outlet at Imago, customers can ...

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Where to enjoy Dim Sum in Kota Kinabalu

Dim Sum, a style of Cantonese food prepared as small bite-sized or individual portions of food traditionally served in small steamer baskets or on small plates is favorite foods for Malaysian. We all love dim sums and finding one is not easy in Kota Kinabalu. Here is a list of some of the dim sum restaurants in Kota Kinabalu. Non Halal Dim ...

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5 Bakers in Kota Kinabalu to follow on Instagram for Beautiful Custom-Made Cakes

Looking for cakes for birthday or special occasions in Kota Kinabalu. Worry not as now there are now many bakers online in Kota Kinabalu creating some of the most beautiful cakes and pastries. 1. Natalie Wong patisserie Specialise in event, Bespoke Cake & Pastry, Canapes for Wedding, Workshop, Wedding & Event Table Design & Styling Contact:  email natwongpatisserie@gmail.com or Whatsapp +601131531575. Instagram : @nataliewongpatisserie ...

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Chef Kris Budiarto, Executive Pastry Chef of Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu

‘I did not choose pastry, I fell in love with it”. Curios about the hospitality industry, Chef Kris started his career as a waiter and soon after realized his deep love and passion for pastry. Born in Jakarta, Chef Kris served in several leading hotels in his hometown including Jakarta Hilton International, The Regent Four Seasons and Park Lane Hotel. ...

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Chef Ahmad Azfar, new Chef de Partie at Hyatt Regency Kinabalu

mosaic Cafe sourdough bread kota kinabalu

Chef Ahmad Azfar Zikri bin Ahmad Zaini recently joined Hyatt Regency Kinabalu as a baker chef de partie. His signature items are sourdough bread, buttermilk buns and coffee buns! A wide selection of sourdough bread now available at Mosaic Cafe, Hyatt Regency Kinabalu. Sourdough bread contains the bacteria Lactobacillus in a higher proportion to yeast than other bread. More Lactobacillus means the ...

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Sandakan Food Festival – Happening this August 2017!

Have you caught wind? The first ever Sandakan Food Festival is finaly happening this August from 26th August to 2nd September 2017. It will be a 8 days celebration of food at Festival village and throughout Sandakan. For more details follow them on their Facebook @sandakanfoodfestival for more updates. The Festival will kick off with 4 days of fringe event and continue ...

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Local burger joints in Kota Kinabalu

By Mona Coretti Lee Burger will always be everyone’s comfort food regardless of their age. That blissful feeling when you take the first bite into the soft bun cover with that fat juicy tender patty with cheese oozing out – Heavenly indeed.  If you love burger and constantly searching for places to explore despite of ending up with fast food ...

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Dining in the Sky Malaysia – Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Dinner In The Sky MalaysiaDinner In The Sky will be coming to Kota Kinabalu this August at Sutera Harbour. This will be their first appearance in East Malaysia after Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Johor. This one-of-a-kind dining experience is endorsed by Sabah Tourism Board and will be co-sponsored by Sutera Harbour Resort for a month, with two dinners served daily in the ...

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Venice’s Gastronomy by Chef Daniele at Ferdinand’s, Sutera Harbour

Ferdinand’s, The award winning Restaurant at Magellan Sutera launched the Venice Gastronomy by Chef Daniele. Born in Venice Mestre, Chef Daniele joined Sutera Harbour Resort in 2013, bringing with him his amazing cooking talent and his charming persona to Ferdinand’s at The Magellan Sutera Restaurant. Explore the flavours and taste of Venice with their exquisite semi-buffet dinner of authentic Italian appraisers, ...

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