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Hidden Gem: Laksa @ Kedai Kopi Kai Shun

by Cassey Ashley Sua Yee Fung is top of the list when it comes to Laksa in Kota Kinabalu. But no one likes competing against tourists for an empty table, especially on an empty stomach. Better known for their Kolo Mee, Kedai Kopi Kai Shun may be your new favourite spot for Laksa. The reason why this Laksa is worth ...

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Tea break (Yam cha) at local KK Kopitiam

Writer: Dillon Jordan Tann Have you ever encountered problems like where to have your breakfast/lunch especially tea break? Well if you do, you came to the right spot! You got to admit that we Sabahans are very fussy when it comes to the matter related to “FOOD” especially when you are STARVING! I’ve been roaming around KK city searching for ...

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Kedai Kopi Ban Hing Menggatal

Craving for delicious pork pau (steamed pork bun)? Kedai Kopi Ban Hing serve one of the best pork pau in Menggatal and some says the best in Kota Kinabalu. If you want to try their delicious pork pau, visit Kedai Kopi Ban Hing around 1pm when all the steamed buns are ready to be served. The pau usually sold out ...

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Soto House

Soto House sri kepayan

Fancy having soto with fresh prawns, prawn balls, fish head, fish balls and wantan?? You can have this all inside a bowl of soto at Soto House, Sri Kepayan Commercial center What would like to have with your soto?? Soto House offer great variety of combinations Location: Sri Kepayan Commercial Center (facing Marketplace 88) GPS Location : 5.94155, 116.07114 Opening hours: ...

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Kedai Kopi Baru Bar Lok Yuen, Sandakan

Kedai Kopi Bar Lock Yuen has been serving buns and pastries at Sandakan for over 50 years old. They started further up Jalan Bokara 50 years ago and move to current location 40 years ago. The old aunty still around taking care of the cashier while her son now running the business. We were introduced to this old shop by the ...

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瓊萬興茶室 Kheng Wan Heng Coffee Shop – Famous buns at Gaya Street

Located at Gaya Street, Keng Wan Hing 瓊萬興茶室 serve a variety of noodles, desserts, pau, and buns. You will see people queuing up to buy their favorite buns. A painting depicting daily activities at Keng Wan Hing hang inside the shop. Cute! workers preparing polo buns at the kitchen Keng Wan Hing is famous for their Polo buns. Polo buns  (which means pineapple bun), has no pineapple content ...

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Kedai Kopi Nam Pang 南邦

Economy noodle 经济面 used to be favourite breakfast and tea time food in Sabah. It’s cheap, delicious and stomach filling. It is hard to find good economy noodle nowadays so when Allen told us that he know a place in Donggongon serve good Economy noodle for tea time, we can’t resist to give it a try Kedai Kopi Nam Pang ...

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Kantin Bakut – Famous Tom Yam

I heard so much about Kantin Bakut before but I can’t figure out the exact location of this “canteen”. The only direction given was, after you passed Telipok town towards tuaran, look out for Petronas Petrol station on your left. When you see a Petronas station, Kantin Bakut is located at the next junction right after the Petronas. We drived ...

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Kedai Kopi Yuit Cheong

    Do you know that Yuit Cheong is more than 100 years old(since 1896) and continuously operated through five generations of the Leong family,? The grandparents started Yuit Cheong at Gaya Island settlement long before Api Api  was selected as the new site for the town centre. The moved to current premise at Jalan Pantai during the 60s. Customers ...

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Yii Siang Hainan Ngiu Chap (Beef Noodle)

Yii Siang Hainan Ngiu Chap serve delicious Beef noodle since 1993. The owner, Mr Ling started the beef noodle from a stall at Kedai Kopi Yii Siang and people remember them as Fei Lou Ngiu Chap (fat man beef noodle) and their generous serving of beef and ngiu chap (beef mix). As Yii Siang become more and more famous, they ...

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10 places for great Ngiu Chap (beef noodle) in Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu is boasted with a number of good coffee shops serving good beef noodle. Local call it Ngiu Chap (beef mix). A perfect beef noodle is made up of a tasty beef broth with flavorful and tender beef. Don’t leave Kota Kinabalu without tasting the delicious beef noodle of Sabah. If you are from west Malaysia, you may wonder ...

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Vinabread & Coffee – Vietnam baguette and coffee

bánh mi which means bread, or more specifically the Vietnamese baguette sandwich,  was introduced by the French during its colonial period. Any visitors to Vietnam will surely remember having Vietnamese baguette sandwich. We were craving for Vietnamese baguette sandwich after our last trip to Vietname and we were delight to know that a shop is serving Vietnamese baguette sandwich in Kota Kinabalu. ...

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Best Pan Mee in Kota Kinabalu 亚庇必吃板面

Pan mee (板麺) is a popular Hakka noodle in Sabah. Pan Mee are made using the flour-based dough, handmade manually on the spot. A standard bowl of pan mee is served with anchovy broth, minced meat, shiitake mushrooms and most importantly mani chai. Mani cai is also known as Sayur Manis in Malay and 树仔菜 in Chinese. Tourist sometimes calls Mani cai ...

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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 few of the Indian eateries around Kota Kinabalu serve delicious banana Leaf rice. The best way to enjoy banana leaf rice is by ...

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Sandakan food – Kedai Makan Ngee Lee

Kedai Makan Ngee Lee is famous for its coconut pudding and cantonese roast.  Kedai Makan Ngee Lee is located just next to Kedai Roti Gold Crown  at Tanah Merah, Leila Road. If you are passing by the area, you would not though this shop serve good food. Gee Lee is an old coffee shop alongside Leila road. Simple looking coffee shop ...

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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 pork egg rolls in Sabah. Local Chinese call it “chun kien” (春卷) which literally means egg roll. ...

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Fatt Kee fish Noodle

Fatt Kee fish noodle is located at Hilltop area, Kolam Centre 3. Fatt kee is famous for its Tom Yam fish noodle and tomato soup fish noodle. The price is slightly on the high side but you are guarantee a wonderful bowl of fish mix noodle. [yasr_overall_rating size=”large”][yasr_visitor_votes size=”large”]   Sabaheats rating on Fatt Kee  [yasr_multiset setid=0] We love the ...

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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 Botol is actually  Kopi O served in a recycled beer bottle. Beer Bottle is used ...

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Sinalau Bakas – Exotic smoked Wild Boar meat

wild boar sabah

On the way to Kundasang from Kota Kinabalu, you will notice few stalls alongside the road with signs displaying “Bakas” or “Sinalau Bakas”. Sinalau means smoked and Bakas mean wild boar in Sabah. The villagers along the road especially Kampung Kelawat area are mostly christian and they hunt for wild boar at the jungle nearby their village for its meat. ...

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Nam Chai Seafood Bak Kut Teh (南财肉骨茶)

Sandakan is famous for its seafood. There are abundance of seafood in Sandakan that bak kut teh stall here decide to serve seafood in bak kut teh. One of the famous and top recommended shop for seafood bak kut teh is Nam Chai Seafood Bak Kut Teh at Bandar Nam Tong. The shop is full with customers and the shop ...

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