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Bazaar Ramadhan at Latest Recipe, Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu 2017

Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu’s Bazaar Ramadhan, the city’s best-loved and most renowned Berbuka Puasa buffet, continues to engage diners with the introduction of a new perspective at Latest Recipe, the hotel’s all-day-dining restaurant. The hotel’s Bazaar Ramadhan buffet attracted more than 10,000 diners from all walks of life throughout last year’s Ramadhan month.  The buffet draws inspiration from the much-loved ...

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5 Food Trucks in Kota Kinabalu you should try now

by: Mona Coretti Lee Food trucks are slowing expanding its trend here in Kota Kinabalu. And recently, KK Food trucks bazaar was organized at AM PM Kolombong and most of the food trucks are invited. All of these food trucks will only gather on Friday starting from 4pm onwards. As DBKK currently restricted food trucks to operate at Tanjung Aru ...

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Berbuka Puasa at the heart of Kota Kinabalu at Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa’s Café TATU welcomes the holy month of Ramadan with an array of sumptuous and delicious buka puasa treats for guests during the fasting month of Ramadan 2017 Throughout the fasting month, Café TATU will offer guests a variety of local and international traditional delicacies during its buffet dinner. Guests will be spoilt for choices: ...

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Sandakan Food Festival 2017

Foodies rejoice this August as the first ever Sandakan Food Festival will be held over 8 days from 26th August 2017 to 2nd September at Bandar Kim Fung, at the open carpark next to Yu Yuan school. We travel extensively to Sandakan over the past few years to discover the many wonderful foods at Sandakan and excited to know that there will be a festival ...

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First Sandakan Food Festival 2017 open for registration

The first Sandakan Food Festival (SFF), themed Oceans, Land and Forests, will serve a culinary selection that is uniquely Sandakan, and Sabahan.; gathering traditions from Chinese, Malay, Kadazan-Dusun, and more ethnic styles of cooking. The festival will be spread over 8 days, from the 26th AUGUST to 2nd SEPTEMBER, spread over the Merdeka holidays, and attract both local visitors from ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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All new Cafe Tatu @ Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

All new Cafe Tatu @ Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa open its door to guest after 7.7 million makeovers featuring a contemporary design with open kitchen concept. The new Cafe Tatu can accommodate 468 guests at one time with part of the cafe open into the garden. To celebrate the reopening of Cafe Tatu, they are currently running 2 promotion. ...

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Lucy’s Kitchen Kinabalu Golf Club (KGC) – Dining by the beach

invited review Lucy’s Kitchen, Sabah’s local brand open their 4th branch at Kinabalu Golf Club. Lucy’s Kitchen is popular amongst the locals and they recently voted as the most popular Malaysia Restaurant at Sabah Food Awards 2016.  After Their first branch at Marketplace 88, they successfully open their branched at Metro Town and Imago Mall. The opening of their 4th ...

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Sunset dining in Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu has some of the most unforgettable views. Its ‘golden hour’ is an equivalent to a dramatic postcard picture and there are many locations in Kota Kinabalu that put up an impressive light show. Enjoy sunset while having a glass of cocktails or a delicious meal is definitely one of the unbeatable experience when in Kota Kinabalu. Check out ...

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The Workshop Kota Kinabalu

Another new cafe opens their door at Jalan Dewan offering coffee and all day dining. According to the owner, The Workshop Kota Kinabalu offers Puro coffee which funds the WLT (World Land Trust). WLT has preserved more than 12000 football fields of rainforest including here in Sabah. The beans are sourced from the south American Arabica beans and African Robusta Beans ensuring ...

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