Writer: Niola Vianni Justin Out of idea on where to eat in Kota Kinabalu city? Don’t worry! Plaza Shell, the new landmark in the heart of the city; has got you all covered! Ranging from Asian cuisine, western cuisine and fascinatingly, our local Sabah cuisine too! Pregio by Barista Caffé At the ground floor, Pregio by Barista Caffé will lure you ...Read More »
The Sabah Food Awards 2016 ceremony and awards presentation was held at the Azure Pool Bar & Caf...
Nasi lemak mean”fat rice” is a fragrant rice dish cooked in coconut milk and pandan leav...
Kota Kinabalu City food trail, our improved version of Kota Kinabalu City food map using poll result...
Waffle can be breakfast, lunch or dinner. They can be sweet, topped with maple syrup and fresh fruit...
How familiar are you with coffee lingo in a local coffee shop? There are many types of coffee you ca...
Kota Kinabalu is the capital city of Sabah located on the west coast of Sabah. Kota Kinabalu, better...
Located in the middle of Bangkok’s Sukhumvit area, Four Points by Sheraton Bangkok offer a new kind of comfort as well as approachable style and fun. Four Points by Sheraton Bangkok is only 5-minute walk from the Asok BTS station and Sukhumvit MRT station. Terminal 21 shopping mall is also 5 minutes walk away which make it an ideal place to ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
Located on the ground floor, besides the lobby of Stripes KL, the latest Autograph Selection Hotel is Brasserie 25, a charming French restaurant with red bricks arcade, mid-century copper sputnik chandeliers, dark wooden floor with a matching open kitchen and furniture. The natural lighting brightens up the beautiful interior and creating a comfortable ambiance for the diners. le goûter Instead of the ...Read More »
Stripes KL is a brand new hotel under the autograph selection and Stripes KL is the 2nd Hotel in Malaysia under the autograph selection after Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur. Stripes KL located at Jalan Kamunting, right at the heart of Kuala Lumpur. The neighborhood of Jalan Kamunting includes the reincarnation of The Row, formally known as the Asian Heritage Row. Twenty-two 1940s ...Read More »
All new Cafe Tatu @ Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa open its door to guest after 7.7 million makeovers featuring a contemporary design with open kitchen concept. The new Cafe Tatu can accommodate 468 guests at one time with part of the cafe open into the garden. To celebrate the reopening of Cafe Tatu, they are currently running 2 promotion. ...Read More »
invited review Lucy’s Kitchen, Sabah’s local brand open their 4th branch at Kinabalu Golf Club. Lucy’s Kitchen is popular amongst the locals and they recently voted as the most popular Malaysia Restaurant at Sabah Food Awards 2016. After Their first branch at Marketplace 88, they successfully open their branched at Metro Town and Imago Mall. The opening of their 4th ...Read More »
Kota Kinabalu has some of the most unforgettable views. Its ‘golden hour’ is an equivalent to a dramatic postcard picture and there are many locations in Kota Kinabalu that put up an impressive light show. Enjoy sunset while having a glass of cocktails or a delicious meal is definitely one of the unbeatable experience when in Kota Kinabalu. Check out ...Read More »
Another new cafe opens their door at Jalan Dewan offering coffee and all day dining. According to the owner, The Workshop Kota Kinabalu offers Puro coffee which funds the WLT (World Land Trust). WLT has preserved more than 12000 football fields of rainforest including here in Sabah. The beans are sourced from the south American Arabica beans and African Robusta Beans ensuring ...Read More »
Sea Monster, a local born brand name have their grand opening on 18 February 2017 at Segama Komplex. Sea Monster Restaurant soft launched on 12 December 2016 bringing in a fusion of Asian and western seafood together all in one place. Sea Monster restaurant is inspired by a sailing ship, which is anchored in Sabah, because of its great seafood. They ...Read More »
Invited review by San Da Gen Kopitiam Visitors to Sandakan usually avoid staying at the town area because they complain that it’s hard to find local Sandakan foods at the town area while commercial area at Mile 4 and the new IJM area offers lots of option especially come to food. For us, we like the town area because of its ...Read More »
With the mushrooming of Cafes every in Kuala Lumpur. It’s hard to know which cafes worth visiting . One cafe which grab our attention through Instagram is Chocha Foodstore @Petaling Street. Chocha Foodstore is certainly one of the most Instagrammable Cafe. We didn’t notice the entrance to Chocha foodstore as there are no signboards. We only able to find the location ...Read More »
Hilton Kota Kinabalu recently opens their door to the public. This 12 story luxury property offering a total of 305 rooms and suites, all day dining, event ballroom and complete facilities for business and leisure travelers. One thing we are really interested in is the dining offerings at Hilton Kota Kinabalu. There are currently 3 dining options at Hilton Kota Kinabalu, ...Read More »
After leaving Kuala Lumpur for few year, one of the food I crave for is the KL pork balls noodle or better known as 三间庄猪肉丸粉. One of the popular place for pork balls noodle is at Restrain Win Heng Seng along Jalan Imbi. This uncle have been selling these delicious pork balls noodle for over 25 years! Restoran Win Heng Seng ...Read More »
Leading cooking school from Japan, ABC cooking school open their first outlets in Malaysia on 9th December 2016. ABC cooking studio has over 135 studios in Japan and 16 studios in major cities in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, Singapore and Thailand. ABC Cooking Studio started its business in a one-floor building in Shizuoka, Japan since 1985 with the constant concept of ...Read More »
Nando’s celebrate the new year with a sweet zest of life by introducing a new Peri-Peri flavor for Nando’s meal. The new Mango & Lime flavor stays true to its Afro-Portuguese roots and brings a new dimension to its range of Peri Peri Flavours. Sabaheats were invited to the launching of Mango & Lime Peri Peri in Sabah at Nando’s ...Read More »
Looking for restaurants to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your love one? Let us guide you to some of Valentine’s Day dinner prepared by restaurants around Kota Kinabalu. Dreamtel Valentine’s Day 4-course dinner at Rm150 nett per couple. Contact : 088-240333 ext.2 for reservation Horizon Hotel 4 course dinner at RM188 nett Contact: 088 518000 ext 2508 for reservatiojn Narada Hotel ...Read More »
Balin Rooftop, one of the coolest place to be in Sandakan offers Chinese New Year Inspired HiTea. The special HITEA is available from 21st Jan till 5th Feb 2017. Special dining menu also available during Chinese New year offering Chinese New Year Brunch specials and Springtime specials Balin Rooftop open everyday during Chinese New Year. Limited space available. Do make a reservation at 089 272 ...Read More »
Chinese Pork Jerky is one of the must have during Chinese New Year. Making a pork jerky is easy and cost effective. You also didn’t need to worry about the freshness of the meat used and ingredients. I prefer to cook the pork jerky over a charcoal grill as the texture is more crispy. Subscribe to Sabaheats youtube http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=sabaheats for more videos ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
Tutti Frutti ‘Lou Sang’ to a Vibrant New Year At ‘Huat A BiG Rooster’ in Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu
Time to raise your chopsticks in unison and stir up some blessings of prosperity, wealth and good health as we usher in the feisty spirit of the Fire Rooster. A Chinese New Year must-have ritual of tossing the ‘Yee Sang’ – the higher one tosses, the higher the growth in ‘fortune’. The Hotel Team did just that by tossing a ...Read More »
Bid farewell to the year of the monkey and welcome the auspicious year of the fire rooster. The active and energetic rooster combined with the element of fire brings a fruitful and prosperous year. May the year of the fire rooster bring wealth, success and longevity to you and your loved ones! It is time to bring families together and ...Read More »
Gaya Island, the largest island in the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park is located only 10 minutes boat rides away from Kota Kinabalu City Center. Gaya island which mean Big Island in the local language is surrounded by undisturbed rainforest. Locals didn’t know much about Gaya Island even though it is directly opposite Kota Kinabalu city and think that there are ...Read More »
Want to know where to eat in Sabah? Follow these Instagrammer and start your food journey in Sabah. The Instagrammers mostly base in Kota Kinabalu but they also share foods from other places. 1) @kotakinabalueats One of the pioneer Instagrammer sharing purely foods on its Instagram account. The photos are so pretty that you feel hungry immediately after scrolling through the ...Read More »
Looking for place for Chinese New Year dinner in Kota Kinabalu? Alu Alu kitchen introduce their 2017 Chinese new year set menu starting from RM688. Items from Set 2 (RM888) 发财齐捞生 Special Fatt Choy Yee Sang 蚧肉鱼鳔羹 Braised Fish Maw Soup with Crab Meat 港式蒸龙虎斑 Steamed Hybrid Grouper in “Hong Kong” Style 黄金草虾碌 Fried Golden Shrimp盐蒸包粟鸡 Steamed Corn-Fed Chicken with ...Read More »
1) Wun Chiap Restaurant Location: Tamparuli Town Opening Hours: 9.30am to 5pm Must eat: Tamparuli Noodle 2) Lok Kyun Restaurant Location: Tuaran Town Opening Hours: 11am to 4pm close on Sunday. Must eat: Tuaran Noodle 3) Kantin Bakut Location: Kampung Bakut, Tuaran Opening Hours: 6.30am to 3pm Must eat: Tom Yam 4) Ikan Bakar Kak June Location: Jalan Sulaman, Tuaran ...Read More »
Pusas the Smokehouse open their first outlet at The Peak offering pork sausages, bacon and most importantly pork burger at the outlet. Founded in 2015, Pusas (formerly known as The Smokin Bacon) existed primarily to bring affordable specialties and delicacies which were typically only found in specialty supermarkets. Pusas the Smokehouse is located at the Peak Vista shoplots (beside Meet + Wine) ...Read More »
I remember looking at the dinner river cruise at Bangkok and wonder why we didn’t have this in Kota Kinabalu city. We have beautiful sunset and island surrounding Kota Kinabalu city which makes a perfect backdrop for the sunset cruise. We are so excited to be invited to be the first batch of customers for North Borneo Cruise on 30th, ...Read More »
Ever since Airasia launched the Kota Kinabalu – Penang route, Penang is only 2 hours 45 minutes away from Kota Kinabalu. Good news to Sabahan foodies and travelers. Malaysia Airlines recently launched the Kota Kinabalu – Penang route on a seasonal basis and hopefully this route will be made permanently to offer more accessibility to Penang. The AirAsia flight from Kota ...Read More »
Tokushima, (徳島市) the capital city of Tokushima Prefecture on Shikoku island in Japan is out of tourist trail but this is a city I love to visit at Japan primarily because my best friend stays here and I fall in love with this charming city after my first visit 2 years ago. The city is accessible from Osaka by bus (3.5 hours). On my recent trip to Japan, ...Read More »