Priced at up to RM2000 per kilo, Empurau fish is the most expensive fish in Malaysia. What makes this fish so expensive is its rare and they feed on a special Engkabang fruits which found only on the island of Borneo. Empurau aka “wang bu liao” （忘不了) which mean unforgettable in Chinese is a freshwater fish found throughout SoutheastAsia but only ...Read More »
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Kota Kinabalu is the capital city of Sabah located on the west coast of Sabah. Kota Kinabalu, better...
Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa’s General Manager recently announced the appointment of Daniel Shepherd as the resort’s new Executive Chef. A British national, Shepherd started his culinary experience in London, United Kingdom, over 24 years ago. Since then, he has worked in three other major hospitality groups in the United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and Australia. Shepherd’s current responsibilities ...Read More »
Hot on the heels of several exciting menu items offered for a limited time over the last few months, McDonald’s Malaysia has yet again cast its proverbial net far and wide to tantalize customers’ palate with its all-new Fish & Fries meal. Inspired by one of Great Britain’s iconic dishes — the fish and chips — McDonald’s Fish & Fries ...Read More »
Domino’s Pizza, the market leader for Pizza delivery in Malaysia plan to open new outlets in Kota Kinabalu and Kuching next year. Domino’s Pizza currently runs 210 stores in Peninsular Malaysia and planned to open another 30 outlets around Malaysia, and they see big potential of expansion in East Malaysia. President and chief operating officer of Domino’s Malaysia and Singapore ...Read More »
You finally have a free weekend! No chores or errands but feels like a waste to just stay home… Because I’m a Digi Prepaid user, I discovered that there is a dedicated app for Digi users and in that app there are loads of rewards that I use to keep my weekends busy! Here are some of things I’ve from ...Read More »
Kota Kinabalu is the capital city and the main gateway to Sabah. Kota Kinabalu City is compact and you can easily explore the city by foot. We recommend you to spend 3 days 2-night in the city and if you can take a day trip away from Kota Kinabalu if you have additional days. To give you an idea what ...Read More »
Writeup and photos by Alu Alu Kitchen Bak kut teh is a Chinese soup dish, usually served with pork or sometimes with chicken. Sabah, with fresh seafood in abundance, also has potential to popularise seafood bak kut teh in particular with rabbitfish or “laimang”. Rabbitfish gets their name from their rounded blunt snout and rabbit-like appearance of the jaws. However, ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
Klang Valley is an area in Malaysia which is centred in Kuala Lumpur, and includes its adjoining cities and towns in the state of Selangor. Located about 2 and a half hour flight away from Kota Kinabalu, Klang Valley offer a great variety of foods from international cuisine to local fare. The best introduction to Kuala Lumpur is by sampling some ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
Sponsored post Moo Cow has been around for 4 years at Lintas Plaza. I always spotted the big “Moo” every time I drive by Lintas Plaza. Moo Cow is famous for their frozen yogurt which is freshly churned from natural ingredients and flavors. The Moo Cow at the entrance welcoming the guest The Moo Ville Residents decorate the interior of Moo ...Read More »
The search for the healthier alternative of frozen desserts are on the rise these days and we provide it in the form of gelato and sorbets. Maybe you can even skip the exercising and just go on a gelato diet. Gelatolab is more than happy to provide. Gelatolab Food Truck You may have spotted Gelatolab Food truck at Tanjung Aru ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu announced the launching of its first sunset hour on Shenanigan’s Terrace. The open air bar feature live music by a local band from 6.00 pm until 6.45 pm and it is expected that the sunset hour will become the favorite time for guests looking to relax while enjoying good food and music. A selection of beers, juices, cocktails ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 email@example.com or Whatsapp +601131531575. Instagram : @nataliewongpatisserie ...Read More »
By: Niola Justin Talking about the Kadazan ethnic, you will definitely think of Penampang! It is a district where most of the Kadazan people reside in Sabah. As a Kadazan myself, it is quite impressive to see how my own ethnic is growing fast in the Food business industry. Local owned cafes and restaurants are now seen in most areas ...Read More »
In conjunction with the National Day and Malaysia Day celebrations, Le Méridien Kota Kinabalu brings you the Nasi Harmoni 1Malaysia set promotion at Latest Recipe from 31 August to 30 September 2017. Rice is a staple food for Malaysians and as a melting pot of multiple ethnic groups, we get to enjoy a variety of rice dishes at any time ...Read More »
‘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. ...Read More »