Invited Review Too many restaurants, where I live in Sabah, have shown that the quality of food has not previously been the sole factor in determining whether a restaurant is good or popular. Most conversations around the Tavern Kitchen & Bar begin with its decor. To step into the Tavern is to step into Kuala Lumpur based designer Ben Firdaus’s ...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...
Winecellars, the biggest wine importer in East Malaysia recently organized a wine dinner featuring Patrick Dowling, Penfolds ambassador at Peppino, Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa on 19th May 2016. The dinner is part of Winecellars 20th years anniversary celebration. beautiful settings at Peppino Menu of the day. 6-course meal pair with wines from Penfolds From left: Patrick ...Read More »
There is currently direct flight from Kota Kinabalu to Seoul by Jin Air. The other cheapest method to visit Seoul from Kota Kinabalu is by Air Asia x connecting at Kuala Lumpur. Direct Flight from Kota Kinabalu to Seoul take 5 hours 15 minutes. Seoul time is 1 hour faster than Malaysia time. The most important Apps you ever need when ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
Ramadhan 2016 start at 6th of June 2015. Happy fasting for our muslim friend and lets buka puasa with roti John, murtabak, Nasi Lemak, Kueh and much more at some of the best Ramadhan bazaars around Kota Kinabalu. Lets celebrate this holy month together and show our Sabahan spirit. 🙂 View Bazar Ramadan Location in Kota Kinabalu in a larger map ...Read More »
Kuala Lumpur often known as KL is the largest city in Malaysia. KL offers a vast selection of delicious and exotic food that suit every palate. The problem is KL is not exactly easy to get around as public transportation is not readily available. Thanks to Uber, it is possible to get around KL and Klang Valley without dealing with the infamous Taxi ...Read More »
A Special visit by Patrick Dowling, the Penfolds ambassador on 19th of May. Winecellars bring to you a special opportunity to participate exclusive wine dinner at Peppino, Shangri-La’s tanjung Aru Resort & Spa on 19th of May 2016 and wine and food tasting on 20th May 2016 at Giant Citymall. For reservation, please contact Winecellars at 088-327925 Spend RM500 and above on ...Read More »
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. ...Read More »
We are excited to annouce our collaboration with our Sabah very own doodler artist @kendylife88. We will feature a landmark and food of every town in Sabah every week. Sabaheats and Kendylife will introduce food and landmark of every town in Sabah through his art. Talk to us what landmark and food represent the town you are from in Sabah😁😎. ...Read More »
Coffee can be colourful too. We had fun watching Mosaic Cafe new barista, Alden Kuan showing his rainbow latte art.Read More »
KAAMATAN FESTIVAL The word Kaamatan is derived from the root word tomot, a Kadazandusun term for “harvest”. Kaamatan refers to the paddy-harvesting period, which involves a series of traditional rituals culminating finally with the Magavau and commemorative Moginakan Kaamatan (Harvest) Festival, in honor of Huminodun, the sacrificed Ponompuan — Daughter of Kinoingan (God). The Kaamatan Festival is an annual event ...Read More »
Mosaic Cafe Located adjacent to Shenanigan’s Terrace Bar and operated by Hyatt Regency Kinabalu. To cater for the coffee lover around Kota Kinabalu, Mosaic Cafe now serve Lavazza coffee and have their own in house Barista! Mosaic Cafe facing Segama. Perfect spot to people-watch on the busy street. New in-house barista at Mosaic Cafe, Mr Alden Kuan preparing for the rainbow. ...Read More »
We had a request from Joanne from Sabaheats to pair some wines with Tuhau and Bambangan for our local readers. You what?!!! In all my tender years I had never heard of these fruits. Over the Easter holidays, my girls and I were huddled in our tasting room to challenge our taste buds. For some readers who are young enough ...Read More »
Masliza, The creator of Triple sprinkles is one amazing mum. Mum to 4 kids, she makes beautiful bentos for them every day and still finds time to develop an online cake business. Sabaheats team visits her home and talks with her about how she comes up with her beautiful creations. 1. What inspire you? I love making cute food art ...Read More »
Fun day making our own pizza with Peppino’s Italian Chef, Chef Roberto. Wood fired oven can cook one pizza under 1 minute and produce an optimal crust: light and crisp on the outside and soft on the insideRead More »
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 ...Read More »
Desa Cattle Farm is the “must visit” place when visiting Kundasang. Des Cattle Farm located at the foothill of Mount Kinabalu offer one of the most scenic views of Mount Kinabalu. The scenery is breathtaking and the cool breeze makes us feel relax away from all the stress. The Entrance fee is RM5 per adult. The road leading to the farm ...Read More »
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu proudly presents a brand new dish at its Nagisa Japanese Restaurant. Crafted by Chef Kenny, the Gyuniku set is an appetizing and healthy beef dish that will delight taste buds and deliver many healthy benefits. The Gyuniku set uses Australian Wagyu, a well-marbled, high-quality beef. The thinly sliced Australian Wagyu is topped with bonito flakes to create ...Read More »
Pick N Pay, favorite shopping store for Kota Kinabalu citizens open their 10th outlet at Plaza 333, Kobusak Commercial Centre on 22d March 2016. The new outlet introduces new corner such as sandwich bar, cake counter and boost the biggest seating area among Pick N Pay outlets. New corner for wine and beer will also open at later date Pick ...Read More »
What is the “must eat” in Sabah? I got asked this question a lot and many local Sabahan seems to be at lost what food to recommend their visiting friends. My answer to this question is, eat the food that is unique to Sabah. Why bother to visit Sabah for western food since you can get this food anywhere else in the ...Read More »
Waffle can be breakfast, lunch or dinner. They can be sweet, topped with maple syrup and fresh fruit, or savory, filled with herbs and topped with gravy and fried chicken. Waffles can even be a dessert, topped with scoops of ice cream and lots of whipped cream. For local Sabahans, our first known waffle was from the kiosks served in ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
I love to plant my own plants and vegetables and till now I manage to plant chili, okra, tomatoes flowers but it’s not easy to find herbs to plant in Sabah. I was so excited when my friend told me that there is a nursery around Penampang area selling herbs and compost soil. Easy Harvest is located beside Jalan Penampang. ...Read More »
We heard so much about Twenty2 Crust Pizza at Tambunan and naturally when they open a new branch at Plaza 333 beside Donggongon bypass, we are excited as we didn’t need to travel to Tambunan to try their Pizza. Simple and clean layout caesar salad with bread crumbs. I don’t like the sauce and find it look a bit bland. ...Read More »
Hakka Yong tau foo (stuffed tofu) 客家酿豆腐 is a signature food of Hakka peoples at Sabah. Me and my mother in law woke up early to buy the freshest tofu and pork🐖, minced the pork and stuffing of the tofu with minced pork. Lots of work but happy to keep the tradition alive and taste the original Hakka Yong tau foo ...Read More »
A culture through food (The vastness of it all, One lifetime is probably not long enough … to sample the whole of Chinese cuisine)
From history, a conquered population usually ends up blending their culture and lifestyle with those belonging to the conqueror who dominated them. Whatever the conqueror or invader had to offer would cover up a larger portion of those from the local people. Even though traces of the natives may remain, their cultures and traditions were very often lost forever. But ...Read More »
Cassie – hitz Sabah Drive Thru (4pm-8pm on weekdays) I love my Kadazan food and food prepared by Kadazans in the kampung area. I will never forget my experience eating at Kafe Tradisi Ku at Market88, Kepayan. I still can taste the chicken bambangan, young banana shoot curry, tuhau, hinava & aiiaan kerabu (keladi bunting) in my mouth. Another place ...Read More »
Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa Whether you’re looking for quiet and intimate, or wish to dance in the moonlight, this is the perfect spot. Surprise…contact 088-327868 for more inquiries or reservations. Posted by Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa on Thursday, 4 February 2016 Vino Vino, Times Square Special Set menu available with/without champagne and one stalk of rose for ...Read More »
Hyatt Regency Kinabalu treated their hotel guests and members of the public with its annual five-star Chinese New Year lion dance performance on the second day of Chinese New Year to usher in the Year of the Monkey. Hyatt Regency Kinabalu believes in “Caring For Our People So They Can Be Their Best” by engaging in an enjoyable day of ...Read More »
Sutera Harbour Resort ushers the Year of the Red Monkey with a Yee Sang Toss hosted by the Deputy Chief Executive Officer Gerard Tan for their media partners at Silk Garden, The Pacific Sutera Hotel today. Also present was the Executive Chinese Chef – Chef Louie Hoi, Communications Manager Tracy Lim and Assistant Communications Manager Clara Lim. During the luncheon, ...Read More »