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Alu Alu Kitchen open now at Kolombong

Alu Alu Kitchen Kolombong

Alu Alu Kitchen (formerly known as Alu Alu Cafe) now located at Kolombong! The new Alu Alu Kitchen have a bigger dining area and more parking space. Good place for family dining and events. We were invited to try some of their signature dish.  It’s all about Organic. Fish is fresh and it is sustainably cultured. They sell only organically ...

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Pancake House International Jalan Pantai

Do you know that Pancake House International originated from Philipines? and do you know that they have been around Kota Kinabalu for 5 years now? Pancake House International first outlet is located at Kompleks Karamunsing. Pancake House International boasts over 40 years of experience in whipping up pancakes and other classic dishes. We love their pancake but hate the traffic ...

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Jom Durian bah! @ Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu

Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu’s team is bending the rules a bit on its No Durian Policy by having “Durians” in the hotel Only for this month of August at its Promenade Café, Dynasty Restaurant and Deli Corner. Executive Chef (行政总厨) H.K.Cheong (张涵钦) of Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu want  hotel patrons to enjoy a month long of luxury indulgence in the comfort of a hotel environment ...

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A late lunch at Cafe on Fifty5, Tong Hing

Invited Review – The meal was hosted by Cafe on Fifty5 While Tong Hing’s roots run deep into the Sabahan soil, Cafe on Fifty5, a recent conception of the establishment has finally set up home. At Cafe on Fifty5 the cakes and pastries section continue to draw in significant crowds, though their popular breakfast and lunch items on the menu ...

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CAMACA Imago Mall – Malaysia’s first flagship shop

Invited review CAMACA, means, “C” initial such as chocolate, coffee, ice-cream, cake, and cookie; A means Grade “A” products, “MA” denotes motherly love. CAMACA started from a cocoa farm in Taiwan. The company develops assorted chocolate confectioneries and maintains its products to be organic, homemade and low calories. They are bound to become the new chocolate trend with exquisite taste and low burden on ...

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Tavern Kitchen & Bar, Imago Mall

Invited Review Too many restaurants, where I live in Sabah, have shown that the quality of food has not previously been the sole factor in determining whether a restaurant is good or popular. Most conversations around the Tavern Kitchen & Bar begin with its decor. To step into the Tavern is to step into Kuala Lumpur based designer Ben Firdaus’s ...

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Mosaic Cafe @ Hyatt Regency Kinabalu

Mosaic Cafe Located adjacent to Shenanigan’s Terrace Bar and operated by Hyatt Regency Kinabalu. To cater for the coffee lover around Kota Kinabalu, Mosaic Cafe now serve Lavazza coffee and have their own in house Barista! Mosaic Cafe facing Segama. Perfect spot to people-watch on the busy street. New in-house barista at Mosaic Cafe, Mr Alden Kuan preparing for the rainbow. ...

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Hyatt Regency Kinabalu announce Nagisa Japanese restaurant’s new Gyuniku Set

Hyatt Regency Kinabalu proudly presents a brand new dish at its Nagisa Japanese Restaurant.  Crafted by Chef Kenny, the Gyuniku set is an appetizing and healthy beef dish that will delight taste buds and deliver many healthy benefits. The Gyuniku set uses Australian Wagyu, a well-marbled, high-quality beef.  The thinly sliced Australian Wagyu is topped with bonito flakes to create ...

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The Best Traditions are the ones that bring families together

When welcoming the Lunar New Year, reunion dinners are particularly important as families meet to share their memories and joys. The reunion meal is not just about togetherness but also synonymous with great food. Enjoy the perfect family gathering with delightful Chinese New Year celebrations at the exciting Tanjung Ria Kitchen. A special way for people to express good wishes ...

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Discover Avangio Hotel, Metrotown and New Ala Carte Menu at Mercato Restaurant

Avangio Hotel, a newly four-star hotel located at Metro Town is  connected to a world-class medical center, Jesselton Medical Centre (JMC). The hotel has 103 rooms and suites. Hotel Feature: All day dining restaurant parking Lounge Pub Pool Bar 3 Meeting Rooms Business Centre Ballroom Fitness Centre Outdoor Pool Spa Children’s Club High Speed Wifi Avangio Hotel recently launches of an elegant ...

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Fresh Truffles at Ferdinand’s Restaurant

Indulge in one of the great luxurious gastronomic delights of Italian cuisine, the “Fresh Truffles”. Sutera Harbour Resort is bringing this seasonal luxurious food, which is also known as the diamond of the kitchen, now serving at Ferdinand’s Restaurant until 30 November 2015. This world-class culinary treasure is very famous of its taste, unique and enticing aroma that has wowed ...

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Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu unveils Italian Restaurant “FAVOLA”

Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu unveiled the city’s latest dining destination, Favola Italian Restaurant, which features authentic Italian specialties and signature service. Located at lobby level beyond the hotel’s Latitude 05 bar, Favola’s distinctive entrance features subtle lights along the entrance steps and solid granite walls, setting to tone for a warm, mysterious private cave-like ambience for guests.  The restaurant’s inviting surrounds ...

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New Chef De Cuisine at Peppino Restaurant, Shangri-La’s Tanjung Ari Resort & Spa

Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa’s General Manager recently announced the appointment of Roberto Pinna as the resort’s new Chef de Cuisine for Peppino restaurant. Roberto was born in Sardinia, Italy’s second largest island in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea where he lived until the age of 21. At the tender age of 14, Roberto was always seen in ...

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Borneo Cuisine at Sabah Tea Garden

Sabah Tea Garden offer a wide range of Team building activities, outdoor games, and jungle trekking but most importantly for foodies, Sabah Tea Garden serve some of the most authentic and delicious Borneo cuisines. Borneo Cuisine varies from place to place as Borneo Island consist of Sabah, Sarawak, and Kalimantan(Indonesia). Sabah Tea Garden interpretation of Borneo Cuisine is by serving ...

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Wolf Blass Academy – Wine Tasting and blend your own Black Label Wine

Winecellars and Wolf Blass held their first ever Wolf Blass Academy in Malaysia at Magellan Sutera Harbour, Kota Kinabalu. I was so excited to be invited to be part of this event where we got to taste Wines from Wolf Blass and create my own blend of Black Label Wine. From its beginnings in a humble Barossa Valley tin shed, ...

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Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu Launches TWG Tea Event

Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu launched the partnership with renowned brand TWG Tea at a Tea Tasting event at the hotel’s Table of Curiousity, The Hub. I was so excited to know that TWG finally making its way to Kota Kinabalu even though it’s under Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu and not its own TWG Tea Salon & Boutique. We enjoyed freshly-brewed French ...

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Taiwan Food Promotion at Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

Kota Kinabalu, July 9, 2015 – Renowned chef Dr. Eddie Liu is in Kota Kinabalu for a two-week Taiwanese food promotion from August 8 to 22, 2015 at Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa. The food promotion will feature culinary creations by Liu, who is also the Director of Culinary Arts of Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel in Taipei. Guests ...

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Buka Puasa Dinner at Cafe TATU, Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

Kota Kinabalu, 23 June 2015 – Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu has lined up a selection of tantalising buka puasa treats for guests during the fasting month of Ramadan this year. Throughout the fasting month, Café TATU will offer guests special buka puasa menus featuring a variety of local and international traditional delicacies on a daily rotation ...

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Lindung Sepilok, Sandakan – Art culture food Nature

Lindung Gallery Restaurant is located right at the entrance to Sepilok Orangutan sanctuary. We was quite excited to visit Lindung after an exhausting morning exploring Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary, BSBCC and Rainforest Discovery Centre. Lindung offers a variety of meals from Italian style pizza to locally inspired Ayam Penyet. Lindung Gallery Restaurant offers both indoor and alfresco dining. There are lots of greens ...

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Vino Vino Bistro New Menu

Vino Vino Bistro at KK time Square serve great fine dining food with impressive selection of wines. The ambiance is great with wonderful  staffs. Vino Vino recently introduced their new menu for 2015. Mr Zul and his teams introduced us the foods and explained to us how to appreciate the wine. The wine and foods certainly goes well together. Thanks to ...

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“Media Friends Food Tasting” at Soluxe Hotel Kota Kinabalu

A new player in the hospitality industry, Soluxe Hotel Kota Kinabalu, a new hotel nestled in the heart of the new Putatan township invited local media and bloggers through a “Media Friends Food Tasting” to introduce the Coffee House’s local and international cuisines. Signature dishes introduced during the “Media Friends Food Tasting” includes French Onion Soup with Cheese Toast, Kundasang ...

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Oceano Italian Restaurant lauching at Shangri-la’s Rasa Ria Resort and Spa

20 April 2015 – Shangri-la’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa unveil their latest Italian restaurant at their property. Oceano Italian Restaurant is A comfortable and casual restaurant offering authentic Italian grandma’s recipes featuring farm-sourced ingredients. We start off the event with a cocktail at Ocean Wing’s new sunset pavilion. The weather was perfect as we get to mingle around with invited guests ...

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Kurtos Spiroll – Inspirolling you!

Kurtos Spiroll, originated from Penang serve Chimney bake cake or Kürtös Kalács. Kürtös Kalács is the oldest Hungarian pastry which stems from the Hungarian words kürtő that refers to “chimney” and kalács meaning “cake“. Kürtös Kalács was first made in Covasna County, Transylvania(the mythical home of Dracula!) Region by Hungarian settlers and the recipe is one of the best kept secrets of ...

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Asian Restaurant @ Horizon Hotel

Located at the heart of Kota Kinabalu City, Horizon Hotel is one of the most recognisable landmark. Despite passing by Horizon Hotel many times, we didn’t know there is an Asian Restaurant inside Horizon Hotel serving unique fusions of Nyonya, Thai and Chinese cuisines. Upon invitation by Horizon Hotel for a food tasting session, we were pleasantly surprise to find them ...

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