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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3 exotic foods of Sabah you should try

Nonsom Nonsom is made by using fermented fresh water fish, salt rice, and Pangi fruits. Freshwater fish after fermented will taste like cheesy and the taste is provided by the pangi fruits which are readily available around Sabah. Best serve with white rice. Nonsom is a favorite for Kadazandusun-Murut tribe of Sabah. Nonsom can be found at Stall alongside the ...

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Fork and Spoon issue 1

Fork and Spoon by Sabaheats. your ultimate guide to Sabah’s food.   On Fork and Spoon issue 1,  we  interview Omma’s Oven and get to know more about wholemeal bread and how it’s different from other bakery. Get 20% discount when you spend more than RM20 at Omma’s Oven. Special discount only available at Fork and Spoon newsletter!   Fork and ...

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Georg Peck Kota Kinabalu – Smoothies goodness

Georg peck smoothies

Georg Peck is a famous franchise from Taiwan specialise in offering smoothies.  They have over 200 selections of smoothies in the menu. Goerg Peck Kota Kinabalu open its door to the public on aug 2014 and is the first Georg Peck store in Sabah. [yasr_overall_rating size=”large”] [yasr_visitor_votes size=”large”]   Sabaheats rating on Georg Peck Sabah [yasr_multiset setid=0] My choice of drinks, ...

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Sunset Bar – perfect sunset spot in Kota Kinabalu

Sunset Bar at Shangri-la Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa offer one of the best location for sunsets. Enjoy Borneo-inspired cocktails and tidbits. The price is ok considering its location and manage by a 5 star Resort. There is live band performance during the weekend. Best to be there around 4.30pm to avoid disappointment as limited spaces available.    Operation hours: 4pm ...

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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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The Chateau Patisserie Cafe

Marketplace 88 is slowly become the place to be when it come to food. While food hunting around the area, we saw Chateau Patisserie Cafe at the area and decided to give it a try . Apparently The Chateau Patisserie Cafe is run by award-winning French chef, Frederic Chateau and  is known for its range of pastries as well as modern ...

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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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Check In Dining at Marketplace 88

Check In Dining is the first Flight-Concept Restaurant in Kota Kinabalu. We are really excited to see another addition of Cafe in Sabah especially Check In which come with a very unique theme.  We drop by during the afternoon after the lunch crowd and have the whole place for ourselves.  [yasr_overall_rating size=”large”] [yasr_visitor_votes size=”large”] The interior of the restaurant is ...

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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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éclairs and champagne-based Sparkling at Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu

Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu recently launched their signature new sweet treat – éclairs, and champagne-based range of beverages – Sparklingheld at the hotel’s Lobby Lounge. Guests enjoyed the new signature champagne-based Oceanus Breeze, Lychee Bellini, Strawberry Ecstacy, Crushed Emerald Projito, and mocktails Crushed Red Velvet, Infused Rosemary Lemonade. The signature éclairs presented at the New Perspectives cocktail are part of 10 ...

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October Cafe – Korean connection

October Cafe is one of the pioneer Coffee cafe in Kota Kinabalu. October Cafe is owned by a Korean living in Kota Kinabalu. The location of the cafe is great but sometimes it’s hard to get parking especially during the night time. There are few eateries and restaurants at the Peak Vista (Le Safran , Chef Tan) and all the ...

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Print Cafe Kota Kinabalu

Thinking of printing? why not drop by Print Cafe for a cup of drink while waiting for your printing to be done. Print Cafe is located at Lorong Dewan, just across the road from Gaya Street, where many print shops are located. There is a printing counter inside the cafe. [yasr_overall_rating] [yasr_visitor_votes size=”large”] Sabaheats rating on Print Cafe: [yasr_multiset setid=0] ...

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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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The B Side

The B side Coffee shop is the latest addition to the booming coffee scene in Kota Kinabalu. The B Side is located at Lido Plaza, A newly developed 24 units of high-end commercial shop lots at Penampang. Once we step inside The B Side, great ambiance and relaxing music playing greet us. The design is simple and clean yet classy enough to ...

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DIY Mango Body Scrub

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Have extra mangoes or wanting a personal Mango scrub. Why not make your own Body scrub. all Materials can easily found in Sabah Raw material : 1/2 cup Brown Sugar Borneo Virgin Coconut Oil (to thicken the scrub) 1/4 Chopped Raw Mango 3 drops of orange essential oil 4 easy steps to enjoy Mango Scrub 1) Combine 1/2 cup raw ...

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4 awesome fruits in Sabah you probably never heard of

sabah fruits

Tarap Fruit Tarap is a native fruit found in Borneo Island and Philipines. Known for its strong aroma, Tarap is favorite fruits for the locals. The fresh is soft and creamy white. The seed from can also is eaten by boiling it with hot water. Video on how to eat a Tarap at http://ilovesabah.info/2014/01/29/eat-tarap-sabah-style/ Breadfruit Breadfruit is high in protein, vitamins, and minerals, ...

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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 is compact enough to explore on foot and taxis are available (fixed rate) for moving around. ...

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Foods at Kota Kinabalu Airport Terminal 1 (KKIA)

Thinking of grabbing some foods before  your flight out of Kota Kinabalu? There are few selection of eateries at Terminal 1 KKIA.  The new terminal building (Terminal 1) opened in 2008 offers all the conveniences of a modern airport, including a variety of shopping and dining venues. Level 1 (arrival Hall) Dunkin Donuts Old Town White Coffee Apron Marche KFC Level 3 (departure ...

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Coffee Body Scrub

  Are you a coffee drinker? If so, don’t throw out those coffee grounds! I’ve got something to wake you up! i made a homemade body scrub out of basic ingredients and would to share with you all Coffee Body Scrub Ingredients: 1/4 Cup Borneo Virgin Oil. 1 Cup Ground Coffee Beans. 1/2 Cup Raw Sugar. 1 Tablespoon Honey. 1 ...

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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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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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Recipe – Yellow wine clams soup 黄酒沙白汤

Yellow wine clams soup 黄酒沙白汤 I didn’t put any water it as I prefer the soup to be full of alcohol taste. The taste from the clams and alcohol is good enough with adding any salt Ingredient – ginger slice – garlic slice – 1 kg of clams – 500ml yellow wine (Chinese) – qizi (Chinese Wolfberries)   Steps: 1) ...

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Restoran Dapur – Tasty Ayam Penyet

Fancy for Indonesian fare at Kota Kinabalu? Head to Restoran Dapur located at Harbour city and try the tasty indonesian food served here. We ordered ayam penyet and ikan putih bakar both come out nice and tasty. The portion is just nice and they also prepared ABC dark sauce which goes well together with their sambal. The price is ok ...

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Mee Sup Pipin – ordinary but unforgettable Sabah flavour

Have you eaten something ordinary yet unforgettable? What Sabah food will you recommend to your friends without hesitation? Located at Dongonggong, Penampang 30 minutes drive away from Kota Kinabalu, Mee sup Pipin is the favorite noodle among the locals there. Mee Sup Pipin literally mean soup noodle by Pipin. The shop is located just beside the main road to Tambunan ...

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Guide to Sang Nyuk Mian 生肉面 in Kota Kinabalu

  What is the must eat food when in Sabah? this is the most common question face by every Sabahan. Sabahan recommend Sabah Pork noodle (local call is Sang Nyuk Mian) to those who want to experience food of Sabah and after many years it become one of the signature food representing Sabah. Sang Nyuk Mian become so famous that ...

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Mee Sup Ayam Kota Belud

    Every Town in Sabah have their own signature noodle (Sabahan loves noodle) so it is naturally that Kota Belud has their own version of noodle. Kota Belud noodle is known as Mee Sup Ayam. At the first sight, the noodle itself look plain and tasteless but believe me the combination of the noodle and the chicken soup is ...

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