7 restaurants to 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. 1)...

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...

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...

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...

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! Ground...

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...

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....

6 Sabah Food Instagrammers you should follow if you love Sabah food

Want to know where to eat in Sabah? Follow these Instagrammer and start your food journey in Sabah. The Instagrammers mostly base in Kota Kinabalu but they also share foods from other places. 1) @kotakinabalueats One of the pioneer Instagrammer sharing purely foods on its Instagram account....

Sabah Food Awards 2016 winners unveiled

The Sabah Food Awards 2016 ceremony and awards presentation was held at the Azure Pool Bar & Cafe, Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu.  The 2nd edition of the Sabah Food Awards included the introduction of 12 categories for selection among the public, with 2 additional...

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...

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...

Winner Hotel Restaurant – Heritage Establishment in Kota Kinabalu

We recently asked which restaurant in Kota Kinabalu can be considered as a Heritage Establishment?  We work with Heritage Sabah to come out with a list of "heritage establishment" and one of their recommendations is Winner Hotel Restaurant. Winner Hotel Restaurant is over 60 years...

Wine interview – Winecellars

what makes Winecellars unique? we are passionate about what we do and we have a team of professionals to run the business. We are all WSET certified ( Wine and Spirit Educational Fund).  That is the minimum requirements for the company. Where do you look for...

Plaza 333 – New foodies destination

Plaza 333, a new commercial area located alongside Donggongon bypass offers a vast selection of eateries and Restaurants. Below are some of the eateries we tried over the last few months. The list will be updated regularly as more eateries are coming up in...

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...

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...

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...

Guide to Best Nasi Lemak in Kota Kinabalu 2018

Nasi lemak mean"fat rice" is a fragrant rice dish cooked in coconut milk and pandan leaves,  served with sambal, fried crispy anchovies, toasted peanuts, and cucumber traditionally wrapped with banana leaf. The most important component of Nasi Lemak is rice and Sambal. It is commonly found in Malaysia,...

Maxis launched #maxis4gmakanlokal campaign with Sabaheats

Maxis 4g makan lokal
Maxis recently launched #maxis4gmakanlokal campaign on their Instagram. The campaign purpose is to explore the food places on Maxis 4G-ready locations in Malaysia. Maxis work with 5 Instagrammers to across Malaysia, each venture into one of the 5 regions - North M'sia (Penang & Ipoh), South M'sia...

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...

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...

8 “Must eat” food when visiting Sabah

What is the "must eat" in Sabah? I got asked this question a lot and many local Sabahan seems to be at lost what food to recommend their visiting friends. My answer to this question is, eat the food that is unique to Sabah. Why bother...

Food Hunt : The Search for the best Waffle in Kota Kinabalu

Waffle can be breakfast, lunch or dinner. They can be sweet, topped with maple syrup and fresh fruit, or savory, filled with herbs and topped with gravy and fried chicken. Waffles can even be a dessert, topped with scoops of ice cream and lots...

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...

Hitz FM Sabah announcers favourite foods !

Cassie – hitz Sabah Drive Thru (4pm-8pm on weekdays) I love my Kadazan food and food prepared by Kadazans in the kampung area. I will never forget my experience eating at Kafe Tradisi Ku at Market88, Kepayan. I still can taste the chicken bambangan, young...

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...

Apakah Makanan kegemaran Penyampai Era FM Sabah? Ily, Beebey, Christ, Lopz and Kim

ILY : Setiap hujung minggu Ily tidak akan lepas peluang untuk “brunch” Rojak dan Soto. Ini dikira seperti acara wajib setiap hari Ahad untuk makan di Sri Rejeki bersama keluarga. Rojak dan Soto Sri Rejeki memang tidak pernah menghampakan. Sedap, harga berpatutan, mengenyangkan dan...

Aki Sushi – modern Japanese dining by Sabahan

Aki means autumn in Japanese and also mean “grandfathers and every male ancestor of the past” for the Kadazandusun people of Sabah. Aki Sushi brings modern Japanese dining to Kota Kinabalu citizens at Plaza 333, Donggongon bypass. Aki Sushi is more than just sushi! Aki...

Kids friendly Cafe in Kota Kinabalu

With cafe mushrooming around Kota Kinabalu, we would expect parents will find it easier to dine out while knowing that their kids occupied with good foods and most importantly, area to play in. what we realise is finding a kids friendly restaurants and cafes in...

山打根美食之路 – 山打根必尝的美食

位于沙巴东海岸,山打根因景观和繁荣被称为小香港。在其百年的历史,山打根已在70年代从一个村庄发展为沙巴市中心其一。山打根是历史和大自然的城市,而最重要的是山打根提供各式各样的美食。饮茶是山打根从英国继承的文化。 处处都可找到美味精致的糕点和蛋糕,但山打根必食的是海鲜。海鲜仅新鲜又便宜。有鱼面,鱼条,海鲜肉骨茶等等让您选择。如果你是一位美食家,那就前往山打根,让它给你一个完美的回忆。 因 山打根到来的游客都是为它在京那峇或山打根文物径的大自然而来。对于美食家,您可以通过驾驶探索山打根,因公共交通还没那么方便。 [googlemaps https://www.google.com/maps/d/embed?mid=zRqV9ERbhwoE.kZLhIR4MSn24&w=640&h=480] 早餐 山打根中央市场 在山打根中央市场(公共巴刹)有超过30排档。最有名的摊位可是第三层的正宗粿条拌炸猪肉。也极力推荐档口33(面向大海)的海鲜面。对于山打根中央市场的更多详情,可到 http://www.sabaheats.com/guide-food-hunting-sandakan-central-market/ 营业时间:早晨五时至上午十一点 地点: 山打根中央市 GPS定位: 5.8387414N 118.1206816E Pasar Tanah Merah 丹那美拉 当地人冲着他们著名的粿条拌炸猪肉而来。附近可是由一位伯伯售卖很棒的清蒸包。 营业时间:早晨五时至上午十点 地点:  南通市对面 卫星导航定位: 5.83116, 118.08765 //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js Sim Sim 7号桥 如果您希望尝试山打根有名泉面,辛辛桥7号提供好吃又弹性的面条。他们也提供不错的点心,皮蛋饺和咖喱叻沙 Sandakan Spring noodle at Sim Sim Bridge 7 (第7桥) 营业时间 : 6am to 11am 地点: Sim Sim 7号桥 卫星导航定位: 5.8388534N 118.1205958E Kedai Makan Kong Teck kang 康德小食館 豆腐清汤,咖喱叻沙和虾汤里拌着新鲜自制云吨,腐竹,鱼饼,虾丸,酿苦瓜,酿豆腐等。别忘了尝试他们的客家干捞面。 营业时间 : 星期二 – 星期日 6.30am-11am (休息,星期一) 地点: Jalan Pak Tak, Mile 7...

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