Kota Kinabalu is a well-known vacation destination among Koreans. There are more and more Korean tourists coming over to KK for vacation. There are also a sizeable Korean community in Kota Kinabalu and they operate restaurant serving specialties from their country. Here are some of the Korean restaurants in KK. The Gaon (Muslim friendly restaurant) The Gaon is one of ...Read More »
The Sabah Food Awards 2016 ceremony and awards presentation was held at the Azure Pool Bar & Caf...
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Kota Kinabalu City food trail, our improved version of Kota Kinabalu City food map using poll result...
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Kota Kinabalu is the capital city of Sabah located on the west coast of Sabah. Kota Kinabalu, better...
by: Mona Lee Celebrating a birthday in Hotel can be pricey and come with requirements. If you are planning to celebrate your birthday other than in Hotels aroundKK, here are the suggestions of places for you to consider. These restaurant and café are suitable for Kids and adult’s birthday celebration and offer good ambiance and cozy environment for gathering and ...Read More »
Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu’s Bazaar Ramadhan, the city’s best-loved and most renowned Berbuka Puasa buffet, continues to engage diners with the introduction of a new perspective at Latest Recipe, the hotel’s all-day-dining restaurant. The hotel’s Bazaar Ramadhan buffet attracted more than 10,000 diners from all walks of life throughout last year’s Ramadhan month. The buffet draws inspiration from the much-loved ...Read More »
by: Mona Coretti Lee Food trucks are slowing expanding its trend here in Kota Kinabalu. And recently, KK Food trucks bazaar was organized at AM PM Kolombong and most of the food trucks are invited. All of these food trucks will only gather on Friday starting from 4pm onwards. As DBKK currently restricted food trucks to operate at Tanjung Aru ...Read More »
Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa’s Café TATU welcomes the holy month of Ramadan with an array of sumptuous and delicious buka puasa treats for guests during the fasting month of Ramadan 2017 Throughout the fasting month, Café TATU will offer guests a variety of local and international traditional delicacies during its buffet dinner. Guests will be spoilt for choices: ...Read More »
Foodies rejoice this August as the first ever Sandakan Food Festival will be held over 8 days from 26th August 2017 to 2nd September at Bandar Kim Fung, at the open carpark next to Yu Yuan school. We travel extensively to Sandakan over the past few years to discover the many wonderful foods at Sandakan and excited to know that there will be a festival ...Read More »
The first Sandakan Food Festival (SFF), themed Oceans, Land and Forests, will serve a culinary selection that is uniquely Sandakan, and Sabahan.; gathering traditions from Chinese, Malay, Kadazan-Dusun, and more ethnic styles of cooking. The festival will be spread over 8 days, from the 26th AUGUST to 2nd SEPTEMBER, spread over the Merdeka holidays, and attract both local visitors from ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
By: Susan Chang Sandakan is known as the seafood capital of Sabah. A trip to Sandakan is not complete without tasting some of the fresh and tasty seafood serve by the restaurants. 1) Sim Sim 88 Restaurant If you want to enjoy the delicious seafood and sea view at the same time, Sim-sim water village is the best choice for ...Read More »
Looking for food truck in Kuala Lumpur? Head to TAPAK Urban Street dining which is located a stone throw away from Petronas Twin Tower between KLCC and Ampang Park LRT station. If you are driving, there are an open car park located right beside TAPAK. TAPAK opens from 6pm to 12am during weekdays and 6pm to 1am during weekends, serving ...Read More »
Traditional Kampung-style cuisine is known for its comfort food. It is something that most people especially the city folk look forward to as it brings back fond memories of Ramadan. Embrace this holy month of Ramadan in the company of your families and friends and discover our unique Iftar experience; Sutera Harbour Resort Selera Kampung at the BIGGEST Ramadan Bazaar ...Read More »
Roots – Authentically Malaysian restaurant located at Jalan Gaya introduce Harvest Festival Special sets for the month of May 2017. The Special sets promotion end at 31st of May 2017. The special sets price start from RM5. All set come with a drink and additional RM1 for cold drinks. You can pair the food with any hot drink at no ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
Have a wonderful Ramadan for muslim friend and for those looking for places to break fast in Kota Kinabalu and Sandakan. Check out the Ramadan sungkai buffet offer by Hotels in Kota Kinabalu area. DreamTel Kota Kinabalu RM60 nett per adult and RM30 nett per child at DreamTel Cafe Available on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 2 June 2017 onwards. ...Read More »
After our previous visit to Penang http://www.sabaheats.com/penang-foodcation-food-heaven/ we are back again to Penang for the 1st Penang International Food Festival and more foods! We stayed at The Wembley – A St Giles Hotel, Penang which located strategically alongside Jalan Magazine. There are 415 hotel rooms inclusive of suites at The Wembley, Penang. As we arrived late at night, we are delighted to find that ...Read More »
by Mona Lee Various café in Kota Kinabalu and it still continues to grow every year. The selection of coffee shop with its own unique design of concept never failed to amaze the locals and attract them to discover these cafes. Each café in Sabah offers selection types of coffee, non-coffee drinks and signature of dishes that allows KKian and ...Read More »
by Mona Lee Besides the beautiful islands and breathtaking beaches, Kota Kinabalu is no stranger to all types of good foods. But you will be surprised that there are wide choices of Japanese food available too. Below are the few of the most popular Japanese restaurant here in Kota Kinabalu. Hokkaido Sakagura (Oceanus) Sakagura is definitely one of the few ...Read More »
by Mona Lee Planning a romantic can be tough especially then deciding part. Want to bring your partner out for a romantic dinner but not sure where to? Don’t worry; here are the few choices of restaurants that you can choose from with your preferences. 1) Peppino, Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa Italian cuisine fine-dining restaurant located at Shangri-la Tanjung ...Read More »
Hilton Kota Kinabalu finally open its door in January 2017. The first Hilton in Kota Kinabalu featuring 305 guestrooms and suites, restaurants and bar, spacious rooftop pool and 13 function and meeting spaces. Hilton Kota Kinabalu is located in Asia City district where there are few seafood restaurants located and near to major shopping malls and tourist spots. Some of the key ...Read More »
by Susan Chang More cafes are opening in Sandakan town. These are some of the popular cafes visited by the locals and tourists. Sandakan Town Centre One of the most popular tourist destination is Balin Roof Top Garden & Bistro which is located at Nak Hotel at Sandakan Town center. You can enjoy your coffee or cocktail with beautiful sunset and ...Read More »
Looking for a place to shop or eat on Saturday? Why not drop by Metrotown for the Saturday nite market. The nite market has been running for over 1 years on every Saturday, from 5pm – 1030pm. The Metrotown Saturday nite market is made up mostly of food stall and also few food trucks. Perfect place for foodies to grab ...Read More »
Renowned Taiwanese chef Dr. Eddie Liu is in Kota Kinabalu for a two-week Duck King Cuisine food promotion from April 21 to May 4, 2017 at Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa. The food promotion will feature culinary creations by Liu, who is the Director of Culinary Arts of Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel in Taipei. Guests will have the ...Read More »
Inspired by the abundance of local produce and fresh catch of Sabah, Adelphi & Co. and INCH Coffee embarked on this journey of collaboration. A very first of its kind in the humble city of Kota Kinabalu, to present a 5-course degustation menu with coffee pairings on the night of 11th & 12th April, held at Adelphi & Co. The ...Read More »
by: Cassey Ashley Sua If it’s noodles you’re craving, look no further because the Malaysian Bornean state of Sabah has got you covered. Whilst Sabah is known for being culturally rich accompanied by panoramic sights, it also offers a wide variety of unique noodle dishes which will leave you spoiled for choice. With Chinese migration into Sabah (previously North Borneo) ...Read More »
by Niola Justin Wondering where all the hype is in Kota Kinabalu? Head over to The Waterfront to enjoy the city’s food and happy hour sensation! Waterfront, the heartbeat of the city, is filled with dining and entertainment that has been attracting the tourists and the locals over these past years. There are plenty of food outlets to choose from, ...Read More »
With the launching of Smile Thai Airways from Kota Kinabalu to Bangkok, a trip to Bangkok take only 3 hours. Bangkok is famous for its shopping and foods and the best way to shop around s visiting the open market around the city. Bangkok is famous for its Chatuchak weekend market but it’s too crowded and hot especially in the ...Read More »
If you are a cafe lover, a visit to The Commons is a must when in Bangkok. The Commons is located at Soi Thong Lor 17 . This pet friendly mall that hosts a total of 28 restaurants, cafes and shops. Getting there: The Commons is located about 2 Kms from Thong Lo BTS station. If you want to avoid the ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
THAI Smile will on March 26 start operating regular flights to Kota Kinabalu, capital of Malaysia’s Sabah state, the fourth ASEAN destination to be flown by THAI Smile. The flight from Bangkok to Kota Kinabalu will take 3 hours 20 minutes. Thai Smile Airways operate from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi and with the launched of BKK – BKI route, Kota Kinabalu citizens ...Read More »
After spending few days in Bangkok. We spent the last day of our trip at Hilton Bangkok. The Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok hotel is ideally located on Soi 24 in Bangkok’s trendy Sukhumvit district. The hotel is only 5 minutes walk from Phrom Phong BTS station, Emporium and The EmQuartier shopping malls. Check in As we entered the hotel, it felt so welcoming ...Read More »