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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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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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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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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. Enjoy your favourite kueh! Kuih Suji Steamed kuih, comes in a yellow colored bottom made of ...

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Mee Sup Kota Belud

Tuaran have Tuaran mee, Tamparuli have Tamparuli mee. Naturally Kota Belud have Kota Belud Mee. Local call it Mee sup Kota Belud. One of the best Mee Sup Kota Belud can found behind UMNO Kota Belud building (beside Kota Belud Community hall) at Kota Belud Town. The chicken broth is so tasty and they made their own noodle. Serve with ...

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D’ Place Kinabalu Plaza Shell – Sabah Local Kadazan-Dusun cuisine

D’Place previously located at Kepayan Perdana which is inconvenient for tourists and guests. They take the bold move to Plaza Shell which located at the center of Kota Kinabalu City. The new D’Place Kinabalu at Plaza Shell offer much bigger space than the previous outlet. The previous outlet feel more “authentic” while the new outlet offer much more comfortable experience. ...

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Food Hunt: Pasar Inanam

Pasar Besar Inanam (Inanam wet market) has been around for many years but many people didn’t know there is a food court at the 2nd flood. There are about 10 food stalls at the non halal section, serving kon lou mee, porridge, Tuaran Mee and laksa. The food here are generally cheaper than coffee shop. Tuaran Mee only selling at ...

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Kota Kinabalu City Food Trail Map

Kota Kinabalu City food trail, our improved version of Kota Kinabalu City food map using poll result from Sabah Food Award 2015 is out now. We work with Sabah Tourism to print out this special map for food lover looking to experience local foods at Kota Kinabalu City centre. Limited copies of the map are available at Sabah Tourism Office.   ...

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Experience Sabah trip – Tagal Tinopikon, Tuaran Beach and Kundasang Trip

What places around Kota Kinabalu you will recommend your visiting friends and family? Together with my family from Kuala Lumpur, we visited few local places around Kota Kinabalu during our 5 days 4 nights trip. Our trip consists of local foods, beach and mountain experience.   Tagal Tinopikon Park  – Experience Local village foods and play with fishes Location: Located alongside Donggongon ...

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Sizzling hot meal at Sizzle, Plaza 333

Looking for sizzling hot food? Now you can get it at Sizzle Plaza 333. Their signature dish is Nasi Lalap and Sambal Udang serves on a hot plate. Sizzle by Rasa Bahagia is formerly known as Restoran Rasa Bahagia, located at Center Point Sabah & Kompleks Karamunsing.  Clean, simple and bright interior at Sizzle. Sizzle is located at the last row ...

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D’Soka Kinarut – Halal Sabahan’s local food

D’Soka located alongside Kota Kinabalu – Papar road is a roadside no-frill restaurant but most importantly they serve good and delicious local halal Sabahan food.  Many popular local dishes are available and they also serve ambuyat (prior reservation needed). Their specialty is Fish soup noodle, Kari Mee ,Chicken Liku, Daging Masak Hitam, Nasi Goreng D’Soka, Nasi Goreng Butter & Delicious Coconut ...

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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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10 Seafood Tom Yam noodle in Kota Kinabalu you must eat

  Kedai Kopi Dat Seng Location : Block F, Inanam Business Center, Jalan Tuaran Serve good Tom Yam at an affordable price. They give a generous portion of seafood with an order of Tom yam. You can choose from the fish slice or prawn or both. The soup more to sour taste and thick. Kedai Kopi Ocean King 海旺城 Location ...

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Yit Foh Tenom Coffee – oldest coffee name in Sabah

Yit Foh coffee is one of the most famous product from Sabah. It has been in business for more than 50 years old. Yit Foh coffee is the only factory still insist on using the traditional roasting coffee bean by firewood. The process is labor intensive and takes 2 hours just to roast the coffee beans to perfection. We are ...

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