Kota Kinabalu Food Trail Map – Tuaran to Donggongon

Kota Kinabalu Food Map
Kota Kinabalu Food Trail Map now available at Airport, cafe, and major tourist spot! You can download a copy from here. The map is sponsored by Lucy's Kitchen and GelatoLab. or you can donate to us and get a super HD copy of the map!   Download...

Aquaponics – Plant, Feed the Fish and Harvest

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Love plants and wanted an easy way to grow them at home? Then you should start your own aquaponics system at home. After hearing and learned how our vegetables and plants are grown in Sabah using extensive pesticide and chemicals, we decide to start...

Kopi Botol (Kopi Sejuk) – Cheap Coffee fix for Sabahan

Kopi Botol is unique coffee drinks found in Sabah. Kopi Botol is favorite traditional drinks for the locals and served cold. Few coffee shops at Inanam area serve Kopi Botol and some locals call it Kopi Sejuk.  Best served with fresh buns and pastries. Kopi...

9 Korean Restaurants to Explore in KK

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Kota Kinabalu is a well-known vacation destination among Koreans. There are more and more Korean tourists coming over to KK for vacation. There are also a sizeable Korean community in Kota Kinabalu and they operate restaurant serving specialties from their country. Here are some...

Kota Kinabalu’s must eat banana leaf rice

Banana Leaf rice is originated from South Indian due to the migration of south Indian, Banana leaf rice was brought into the Kota Kinabalu. Our cravings for good banana leaf rice was answered when we found out a few of the Indian eateries around...

Local Sabah Souvenirs you should get when visiting Sabah

Sabah is well known for its nature and tropical rainforests. While visitors cannot bring the nature to their home country, there are so many products which are only available in Sabah, and they will be a souvenir for your loved ones. Make sure you...

Green-OS Organic Farm – Organic vegetables from farm to table in Kota Kinabalu

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...

Learn about Cocoa at Teck Guan Cocoa Village and Teck Guan Cocoa Museum Tawau

Teck Guan Cocoa Village An hour drive from the city of Tawau, is where one of the world’s richest and most fertile volcanic land called Quoin Hill Situated. This is where the first batch of world’s best cocoa species Amelonado is brought in from England...

Tuaran Mee – Sabahan Favourite noodle

Sarawak is known for its Kolo and Laksa while Penang is known for its Char Koew Teow. When it comes to Sabah, Tuaran Mee is the "must eat" noodle which truly represents Sabah. Tuaran Mee originated from Tuaran Town is one of the most popular...

Steamboat / hotpot in Kota Kinabalu

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Buffet Steamboat 1. Windbell Lido Specialize in steamboat and/or local specialty buffet, Windbell used to operate at 3rd beach Tanjung Aru and they moved to a spacious space at Lido. Dine with comfort at a spacious garden to cater to your special events and ample parking...

Great Western Breakfast in Kota Kinabalu

Looking for hearty big Western Breakfast instead of your regular Kopitiam food in Kota Kinabalu? check out these cafes in Kota Kinabalu serving western breakfast.   The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Coffee Bean & Tea leaf serve extensive all day breakfast. You can choose from a simple croissant set to Croque...

Free Food delivery service by Alu-Alu Kitchen

There are a time when we lazy to go out to find food and wish that the restaurants in Kota Kinabalu provide food delivery service. One such company is Alu-Alu Kitchen who provide Free Delivery to selected places around Kota Kinabalu. Alu-Alu is famous...

Exploring Kota Kinabalu City on foot

Kota Kinabalu is the capital city of Sabah located on the west coast of Sabah. Kota Kinabalu, better known as KK by locals, is the perfect jumping-off point to explore the stunning nature that surrounds the city. Tunku Abdul Rahman national park which is...

Sunset Cruise and Beach side dining at Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

I want my birthday to be special. But how special can it be in Kota Kinabalu? To my surprise,  my husband arranged with Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa to surprised me with a sunset cruise and dine on the beach on my birthday. I didn't think...

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Ramadan street food – Wonderful flavours celebrating the best of nature

  By Justine Cheng More than just nasi lemak, grilled fish, curry puffs, popiah and penjaram (a traditional Sabahan cake), the varieties of Ramadan street food serves not only to satisfy our palates but also gives us the feeling of eating at the home of our...

Infographic – Know your Kueh

As Malaysian, We love our kueh/kuih. There are over hundred types of kuehs out there. How well do you know your kueh and do you know the name of your favourite kueh? Thanks to Bits & Bites for providing us with the kuehs and information....

Tawau Food Hunt – Food you must eat when visiting Tawau

Kam Ling Seafood Tawau Sabaheats
When we mention Tawau, the first words come to our mind is cocoa. Tawau is the top producer of cocoa in Malaysia. Many are also not aware that Tawau is also famous for their foods. We spend 3 days traveling around Tawau to find out...

10 Restaurants for vegetarian food in Kota Kinabalu

1. Living Seed Vegetarian Restaurant翠园素馆 Opening hour: 8am to 4pm, 假Rest on Tuesday Location: Ground Floor, Lot 8-9, Block 15, Bandar Baru Penampang, 88200 Kota Kinabalu Contact no: 088-728009 2. Nourish 養生蔬食坊 Location: Ground Floor, Lot 8, Block 18, Penampang Baru, 88200 Kota Kinabalu Contact no: 014-374 7715 3. You Yuen Vegetarian Location:Lot 5-0, Jalan...

Sabah Pork Egg Roll ( Chun Kien) 客家春卷

One of the signature foods of Sabah which can only be found in Sabah is Pork Egg rolls. Pork egg rolls are considered one of the traditional foods of Hakka people and the old towns of Tenom and Kudat still produce some of the best...

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...

The changing face of Jalan Dewan

A new wave of cafes and restaurants has taken over Jalan Dewan, a street that began its humble beginnings as a printer street. The remaining few printer houses have been here for the past 22 years and Lucy’s Backpackers, May Florist, and First Plastic...

A culture through food (The vastness of it all, One lifetime is probably not long enough … to sample the whole of Chinese cuisine)

From history, a conquered population usually ends up blending their culture and lifestyle with those belonging to the conqueror who dominated them. Whatever the conqueror or invader had to offer would cover up a larger portion of those from the local people. Even though...

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....

Wine Talk : Does the Wine Glass Affect the Wine’s Taste?

We heard that the actual wine glass affects the taste of the wine. Not that I care as I try drinking Wine from a plastic cup before when I can't bother to look for a proper wine glass. Apparently, the wine glass does affect the wine's...

Seafood Restaurants in Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu is famous for its seafood. There are many seafood restaurants around Kota Kinabalu serving delicious seafood at an affordable price. Choose from lobsters, crabs, prawns, clams, and oysters, all kept alive in tanks until preparation. Most seafood restaurants serve no pork and some are also certified...

Your ultimate guide to Restaurants and Bars at The Waterfront Kota Kinabalu

by Niola Justin Wondering where all the hype is in Kota Kinabalu? Head over to The Waterfront to enjoy the city’s food and happy hour sensation! Waterfront, the heartbeat of the city, is filled with dining and entertainment that has been attracting the tourists and the...

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...

Sabah Local Durian – Sukang and Dalit

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With its long and curved spikes, Sabah local durian or better known as Dalit (red color fresh) and Sukang (Orange color fresh) are popular in Sabah. The texture and taste of the fruit is different from regular durian. Dalit and Sukang are not commercially...

Food Hunt: Kota Kinabalu city – 40 foods below the wind

Kota Kinabalu Food guide
Looking for foods at Kota Kinabalu City Centre? Why not try some of the local favourite foods and also some highly recommended foods by tourists. Kota Kinabalu City Centre offers a wide variety of foods from Western to local Chinese cuisine. The City centre...

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