UberEats or Foodpanda not coming to Kota Kinabalu anytime soon but the good news is that major Fast food chain and restaurants in Kota Kinabalu are offering food delivery service to the city. Listed below are restaurants or apps who offer delivery service to all area around Kota Kinabalu 1) Pizza Hut An order can be done through pizza hut ...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 launched the Togetherness in Celebration 11-course set menu on 15 February & 2 March 2018 and Good Fortune and Logetivity 9-course set menu from 16-18 February 2016. The set meal will be available at Shang Palace of Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort Spa. Yum Cha Buffet avilable from 16 – 18 February 2018 at RM108 ...Read More »
Bunga Raya Island Resort, part of Echo Resort opens the new Pantai Restaurant & Bar offering in-house guests and residents of Kota Kinabalu City a dining place with wide sweeping views of nature and sea. Located at Gaya Island, Bunga Raya Island Resort has always been about appreciating the majestic jungle as well as the clear blue waters of the South ...Read More »
Wendy’s, part of world largest burger chain open their first outlet at KKIA on 10 January 2018. Famous for their burgers and fried chicken, Wendy’s served breakfast from 6am to 11am and open from 6am to 12am daily. Wendy’s is located at the arrival hall, next to Starbucks at Kota Kinabalu International Airport. Wendy’s will be providing another dining option ...Read More »
Ever wonder how organic vegetables are grown and what’s the difference organic farming and conventional farming? On an invitation by Alu Alu Kitchen, we visited their sister farm at Kinarut and see for ourselves how organic vegetables are grown. This Farm at Kinarut is a sister farm of Alu Alu Kitchen and their produce is marketed under the name ...Read More »
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. A good day starts with a wonderful and tasty breakfast meal. There are many good places around Kota Kinabalu to kickstart the day but nothing beats a wonderful breakfast experience surrounded by beautiful scenery and a great meal. These are the 3 unique and unforgettable breakfast we experienced in Kota Kinabalu. ...Read More »
What makes a perfect breakfast? On our recent staycation at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & spa, we have the opportunity to have breakfast at the top of the hill with one of the most amazing views of Mount Kinabalu. we woke up early and Time, the friendly naturalist met us at the lobby and guide us to the nature reserve ...Read More »
AirAsia, the world’s best low-cost airline, today flew in two international inaugural flights into Sarawak; from Shenzhen to Kuching and Singapore to Bintulu. The inaugural Shenzhen-Kuching flight which landed at Kuching International Airport at 7.50 am this morning was greeted with a water cannon upon parking at the bay. A Sarawak traditional welcoming ceremony for passengers was led by the ...Read More »
Pack your bag and let’s explore Kudat, The Northern Part of Sabah. What better way to start and end your weekend with a short gateway at the tip of Borneo that is surrounded by beautiful beaches! It’s a 3 – 4 hours’ worth of driving and a perfect gateway for your weekend. Here are the perfect huts for everyone to ...Read More »
ASquare Container Street Foods Night Markets – over 100 street foods in one place at Kota Kinabalu City Centre
Kota Kinabalu is officially a food heaven when the grand opening of A-Square came about last August! A-Square is located in between Promenade Hotel and Wawasan Plaza. It is definitely an easy access for the locals and tourists either by car or by foot. ASquare is also known asKota Kinabalu Containers Street Food Night Market What’s amazing is it is ...Read More »
The castella cake wave still going strong in Kota Kinabalu with the opening of the Original Cake first outlet in East Malaysia at the newly renovated Suria Sabah Food Hall. The Original Cake recipe is from Tamsui, Taiwan and spread its wing to Malaysia. The Original Cake is located at the Suria Sabah Food Hall. Offering more more choice for ...Read More »
Eat, Drink & Merry! Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day meals around Kota Kinabalu
Its the season to be merry and celebrate with family, friends and love one. Check out the offering by Restaurants and Hotels around Kota Kinabalu and plan your dining. Restaurants Cafe on Fifty5, Tong Hing miniature home made minced pies, doughnuts, macarons and cupcakes, sip your way to a merry christmas here at Cafe On Fifty5. Pancake House Kota Kinabalu ...Read More »
The 11th Sabah Tourism Awards recently concluded at Magellan Sutera Ballroom on 2nd December 2017. A total of 35 awards in 13 categories are given to individuals and organizations that have excelled and contributed to the development of tourism and hospitality in Sabah. The Awards is an incentive for participants to strive for the higher level of professionalism in both ...Read More »
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu hosted its Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in the hotel lounge on 1 December 2017 to usher in the festive and joyful holiday season. Hyatt Regency Kinabalu unveiled its eco-friendly Christmas 2017 theme during the Christmas lighting ceremony last night with a 13-foot Christmas tree made from collections of wooden pallets. Restaurant diners, in-house guests and media ...Read More »
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 »
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 »