TaukehFish – Fresh seafoods!

Hidden inside Kepayan area is a fish expert selling fresh seafoods to the neighbourhood and friends. They operated from their home and more like a private kitchen where they serve the freshest seafood available daily homecooked style. It’s better to call before visiting to check what seafood they served on the day you visiting as the seafood is seasonal and very ...

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Sandakan- Seafood Paradise

By: Susan Chang Sandakan is known as the seafood capital of Sabah. A trip to Sandakan is not complete without tasting some of the fresh and tasty seafood serve by the restaurants. 1) Sim Sim 88 Restaurant  If you want to enjoy the delicious seafood and sea view at the same time, Sim-sim water village is the best choice for ...

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TAPAK – Kuala Lumpur Food truck park

Looking for food truck in Kuala Lumpur? Head to TAPAK Urban Street dining which is located a stone throw away from Petronas Twin Tower between KLCC and Ampang Park LRT station. If you are driving, there are an open car park located right beside TAPAK. TAPAK opens from 6pm to 12am during weekdays and 6pm to 1am during weekends, serving ...

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Tapai – The rice wine of Sabah

Tapai or lihing, made from fermented rice is the favorite drinks of Sabahan. Tapai are usually served during  KadazanDusun celebration and rites. The difference between Tapai and Lihing is Tapai is usually made from brown rice which produces less water while Lihing is made using pulut (sticky rice) and fermented for 3 months which produce lots of water (lihing) The tricks ...

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Ramadan sungkai buffet Kota Kinabalu and Sandakan 2017

Have a wonderful Ramadan for muslim friend and for those looking for places to break fast in Kota Kinabalu and Sandakan. Check out the Ramadan sungkai buffet offer by Hotels in Kota Kinabalu area. DreamTel Kota Kinabalu RM60 nett per adult and RM30 nett per child at DreamTel Cafe Available on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 2 June 2017 onwards. ...

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Penang Food Trip and Food fun at Penang International Food Fest April 2017

After our previous visit to Penang  http://www.sabaheats.com/penang-foodcation-food-heaven/ we are back again to Penang for the 1st Penang International Food Festival and more foods! We stayed at The Wembley – A St Giles Hotel, Penang which located strategically alongside Jalan Magazine.  There are 415 hotel rooms inclusive of suites at The Wembley, Penang. As we arrived late at night, we are delighted to find that ...

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Café Hopping in Kota Kinabalu

by Mona Lee Various café in Kota Kinabalu and it still continues to grow every year. The selection of coffee shop with its own unique design of concept never failed to amaze the locals and attract them to discover these cafes. Each café in Sabah offers selection types of coffee, non-coffee drinks and signature of dishes that allows KKian and ...

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Guide to Japanese Restaurant at Kota Kinabalu

by Mona Lee Besides the beautiful islands and breathtaking beaches, Kota Kinabalu is no stranger to all types of good foods. But you will be surprised that there are wide choices of Japanese food available too. Below are the few of the most popular Japanese restaurant here in Kota Kinabalu. Hokkaido Sakagura (Oceanus) Sakagura is definitely one of the few ...

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Wine and Dine in Kota Kinabalu

by Mona Lee Planning a romantic can be tough especially then deciding part.  Want to bring your partner out for a romantic dinner but not sure where to? Don’t worry; here are the few choices of restaurants that you can choose from with your preferences. Peppino, Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa Italian cuisine fine-dining restaurant located at Shangri-la Tanjung Aru ...

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Hilton Kota Kinabalu Stay-in Review

Hilton Kota Kinabalu finally open its door in January 2017. The first Hilton in Kota Kinabalu featuring 305 guestrooms and suites, restaurants and bar, spacious rooftop pool and 13 function and meeting spaces. Hilton Kota Kinabalu is located in Asia City district where there are few seafood restaurants located and near to major shopping malls and tourist spots. Some of the key ...

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Cafes in Sandakan that you should visit

by Susan Chang More cafes are opening in Sandakan town. These are some of the popular cafes visited by the locals and tourists. Sandakan Town Centre One of the most popular tourist destination is Balin Roof Top Garden & Bistro which is located at Nak Hotel at Sandakan Town center. You can enjoy your coffee or cocktail with beautiful sunset and ...

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Duck King Cuisine Food Promotion at Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu

Renowned Taiwanese chef Dr. Eddie Liu is in Kota Kinabalu for a two-week Duck King Cuisine food promotion from April 21 to May 4, 2017 at Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa. The food promotion will feature culinary creations by Liu, who is the Director of Culinary Arts of Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel in Taipei. Guests will have the ...

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Oodles of Noodles – The many types of noodles in Sabah

by: Cassey Ashley Sua If it’s noodles you’re craving, look no further because the Malaysian Bornean state of Sabah has got you covered. Whilst Sabah is known for being culturally rich accompanied by panoramic sights, it also offers a wide variety of unique noodle dishes which will leave you spoiled for choice. With Chinese migration into Sabah (previously North Borneo) ...

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Night market in Bangkok you must visit in 2017

With the launching of Smile Thai Airways from Kota Kinabalu to Bangkok, a trip to Bangkok take only 3 hours. Bangkok is famous for its shopping and foods and the best way to shop around s visiting the open market around the city.  Bangkok is famous for its Chatuchak weekend market but it’s too crowded and hot especially in the ...

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Hidden Gem: Laksa @ Kedai Kopi Kai Shun

by Cassey Ashley Sua Yee Fung is top of the list when it comes to Laksa in Kota Kinabalu. But no one likes competing against tourists for an empty table, especially on an empty stomach. Better known for their Kolo Mee, Kedai Kopi Kai Shun may be your new favourite spot for Laksa. The reason why this Laksa is worth ...

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Thai Smile Airways To Fly Direct To Kota Kinabalu From Bangkok

THAI Smile will on March 26 start operating regular flights to Kota Kinabalu, capital of Malaysia’s Sabah state, the fourth ASEAN destination to be flown by THAI Smile. The flight from Bangkok to Kota Kinabalu will take 3 hours 20 minutes. Thai Smile Airways operate from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi and with the launched of BKK – BKI route, Kota Kinabalu citizens ...

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Hilton Bangkok Sukhumvit – A stylish hotel in the heart of Sukhumvit

After spending few days in Bangkok. We spent the last day of our trip at Hilton Bangkok. The Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok hotel is ideally located on Soi 24 in Bangkok’s trendy Sukhumvit district. The hotel is only 5 minutes walk from Phrom Phong BTS station, Emporium and The EmQuartier shopping malls. Check in As we entered the hotel, it felt so welcoming ...

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Hilton Hotels & Resorts Arrives in Kota Kinabalu

Hilton Kota Kinabalu announced the grand launching of 305-room hotel located in the center of Sabah’s capital city on 18th March 2017. An urban melting pot of Southeast Asian culture, Kota Kinabalu has emerged as a growing resort destination for local and international travelers alike due to its unparalleled access to Borneo’s pristine beaches, rugged mountain ranges and incredible biodiversity. Hilton ...

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Well Hotel Bangkok – Well worth the value

Located in the heart of Sukhumvit,  Well Hotel Bangkok is within a walking distance from the BTS Skytrain, the MRT subway, The Emporium shopping mall, The EmQuartier and Terminal 21. The hotel is very well-connected as it provides easy access to different areas in Bangkok, Central Embassy Shopping Centre, MBK, Siam Paragon, Silom and Sathorn business districts. CELEB-RATE to celebrate ...

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Plaza Shell Kota Kinabalu- What to eat?

Writer: Niola Vianni Justin Out of idea on where to eat in Kota Kinabalu city? Don’t worry! Plaza Shell, the new landmark in the heart of the city; has got you all covered!  Ranging from Asian cuisine, western cuisine and fascinatingly, our local Sabah cuisine too! Pregio by Barista Caffé At the ground floor, Pregio by Barista Caffé will lure you ...

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Tea break (Yam cha) at local KK Kopitiam

Writer: Dillon Jordan Tann Have you ever encountered problems like where to have your breakfast/lunch especially tea break? Well if you do, you came to the right spot! You got to admit that we Sabahans are very fussy when it comes to the matter related to “FOOD” especially when you are STARVING! I’ve been roaming around KK city searching for ...

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Brasserie 25 @ Stripes KL – La Gouter and Casual French Dining

Stripes KL Brasserie 25

Located on the ground floor, besides the lobby of Stripes KL, the latest Autograph Selection Hotel is Brasserie 25, a charming French restaurant with red bricks arcade, mid-century copper sputnik chandeliers, dark wooden floor with a matching open kitchen and furniture. The natural lighting brightens up the beautiful interior and creating a comfortable ambiance for the diners.  le goûter Instead of the ...

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Stripes KL – Autograph Collection

Stripes KL is a brand new hotel under the autograph selection and Stripes KL is the 2nd  Hotel in Malaysia under the autograph selection after Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur. Stripes KL located at Jalan Kamunting, right at the heart of Kuala Lumpur. The neighborhood of Jalan Kamunting includes the reincarnation of The Row, formally known as the Asian Heritage Row. Twenty-two 1940s ...

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