Visiting Kota Kinabalu city and looking to eat like a local instead of western/fast food? Below is the 10 foods you must try when visiting Kota Kinabalu. There are actually more than 10 foods to try as some shops serve few variety foods. All the eateries listed below are located within Kota Kinabalu city area and you can easily walk around ...Read More »
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Kota Kinabalu is the capital city of Sabah located on the west coast of Sabah. Kota Kinabalu, better...
Sabaheats Weekly giveaway (3rd November 2014 to 8th November 2014) @ommas.oven is launching Double Citrus Cake and 5 Winners will win a prelaunched Double Citrus Cake each! Double Citrus Cake a classic combination of lemon and poppy seeds which makes this moist and tangy cake perfect with a cup of tea. Contest run from 3rd November 2014 to 8th November 2014 11.59pm How to participate? Follow these steps: 1.Follow @sabaheats and ...Read More »
Fancy getting a hair cut and have a cup of coffee? Then drop by The Hairdresser Barber Shop and East Bound Cafe. We like the concept of cut and dine. Simply make an appointment with the Hairdresser barber shop through their website http://thehairdressersbarbershop.simplybook.me, come on time for your hair cut, and enjoy a cup of coffee next door at East Bound Cafe when you ...Read More »
GK Grill’z Kitchen have big ambition, to serve the best western food at affordable price and great environment and they certainly done well in this few departments. GK Grill’z Kitchen outlets are comfortable and their portion of the food is big. Perfect place for party and gathering. They currently have outlets at Lintas Plaza, Citymall and Kepayan point. We have ...Read More »
During the weekend, one of our favorite things to do is to look for lunch/brunch buffet at the hotels. Hyatt Regency Hotel serves Hi-lunch buffet during the weekend and Japanese buffet on the 3rd Saturday of every month. The restaurant’s signature dish, Oxtail Assam Pedas – is widely acclaimed as one of the best in the country and rumors that our ...Read More »
We always get this question a lot, what is the traditional food for the people of Sabah? As a chinese, we can think of few hakka dishes but for the other communities such as Kadazandusun peoples in Sabah, we didn’t really know anything about their traditional dishes. During a gathering with fellow foodies, they were talking about Hinava and other Kadazandusun ...Read More »
Tamparuli town is located on the road to Mount Kinabalu and Sandakan and is a perfect place to stopover for food. Many people may be heard of Tuaran Mee which originated from Tuaran town which located just a few kilometers away but may not know Tamparuli town is famous for its noodle too. Restaurant Wun Chiap is one of the ...Read More »
Every beef lover will probably heard of Kobe Beef and the real Kobe beef can only be found in Japan. Kobe beef comes from the Tajima-gyu breed of cattle found in Japan’s Hyōgo Prefecture. If you didn’t have the chance to visit Japan, afraid not as Flames Steak Restaurant at Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu serve Kobe beef from 13 October – 26 ...Read More »
A trip to Tuaran must include a stopover at Sulaman road area where there are many stalls alongside the road serving Lokan Bakar, coconut puddings and grilled coconut. Lokan Bakar means BBQ clams. The clams are collected from the mangrove nearby. The hygiene level of the wood stalls is a bit questionable and the clams are from mud, some people ...Read More »
Imagine eating a plate of noodles serves with pork innards (Mix Pork Intestine a.k.a zhu chap). It may sound gross for some but for those who love pork innards, a trip to Wah Juan Coffee shop is a must. Wah Juan coffee shop is located at the township of Tanjung Aru and have around for long time. They only operate in ...Read More »
Ho Yuan Restaurant famous for its Kon lau mee with pork egg roll and pork balls. The pork egg roll at Ho yuan is self made and it’s thicker than pork egg roll found at the market. They serve delicious kon lau mee (dark sauce noodle) you can also choose fried noodle and it also serve with the famous ...Read More »
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. ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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, ...Read More »
Thai Recipe restaurant is the latest thai restaurant in Kota Kinabalu. We was craving for good thai food in Kota Kinabalu and cannot resist the urge to visit Thai Recipe after we saw Thai Recipe when passing by Marketplace 88. The location of Thai Recipe is superb as the shop is visible from main road and the bright interior attracts ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
Bread is one of staple food for Sabahan and you can see bakery at every corner of Kota Kinabalu. Everyone may have their own preference when its come to bread but its not easy to find a bakery which serve healthy bread in Kota Kinabalu. It is perhaps time for Kota Kinabalu to have have gourmet bakeries which can caters ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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] ...Read More »
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. ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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, ...Read More »