Sunset dining in Kota Kinabalu

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...

10 places for great Ngiu Chap (beef noodle) in Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu is boasted with a number of good coffee shops serving good beef noodle. Local call it Ngiu Chap (beef mix). A perfect beef noodle is made up of a tasty beef broth with flavorful and tender beef. Don't leave Kota Kinabalu without...

Missed meals, Comfort food

It’s not easy to forget about the type of comfort food my mum makes. Shepard’s pie is one of many dishes that I miss eating at home. I’d take a spoon and scrape off, and eat all the crusty meaty chewy bits that were...

Kota Kinabalu City Tourist Map by Sabaheats

Get the ultimate Kota Kinabalu city map. With the guide to the best foods in the city area and attractions, Kota Kinabalu got to offer. This is an extended map to Tanjung Aru Area. Download the map at Download nowhttps://payhip.com/btn.js Looking for a high resolution for printing?...

Kota Kinabalu 4 days 3 nights eatinerary

Kota Kinabalu City view
Kota Kinabalu is the capital city and the main gateway to Sabah. Kota Kinabalu City is compact and you can easily explore the city by foot. We recommend you to spend 3 days 2-night in the city and if you can take a day...

Sunset Cruise and Beach side dining at Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

I want my birthday to be special. But how special can it be in Kota Kinabalu? To my surprise,  my husband arranged with Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa to surprised me with a sunset cruise and dine on the beach on my birthday. I didn't think...

10 unique Macao Foods you must eat

PUBLISHED FOR AirAsia Formerly an enclave under Portuguese rule, Macao is a unique city is its mixture of Western and Chinese culture, Although 95% of the city’s residents are Chinese, you’ll find the city’s street signs in Portuguese, as well as majestic colonial architecture and...

Learn about Cocoa at Teck Guan Cocoa Village and Teck Guan Cocoa Museum Tawau

Teck Guan Cocoa Village An hour drive from the city of Tawau, is where one of the world’s richest and most fertile volcanic land called Quoin Hill Situated. This is where the first batch of world’s best cocoa species Amelonado is brought in from England...

Food Hunt : The Search for the best Waffle in Kota Kinabalu

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...

ASquare Container Street Foods Night Markets – over 100 street foods in one place at Kota Kinabalu City Centre

Kota Kinabalu is officially a food heaven when the grand opening of A-Square came about last August! A-Square is located in between Promenade Hotel and Wawasan Plaza. It is definitely an easy access for the locals and tourists either by car or by foot....

9 Korean Restaurants to Explore in KK

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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...

Exploring Kota Kinabalu City on foot

Kota Kinabalu is the capital city of Sabah located on the west coast of Sabah. Kota Kinabalu, better known as KK by locals, is the perfect jumping-off point to explore the stunning nature that surrounds the city. Tunku Abdul Rahman national park which is...

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...

Foods and services at Kota Kinabalu Airport Terminal 1 (KKIA)

Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA), the 2nd busiest airport in Malaysia is located 10 minutes away from Kota Kinabalu city center. KKIA offers all the conveniences of a modern airport, including a variety of shopping and dining venues. The terminal is divided into 3...

4 Food Trucks in Kota Kinabalu you should try now

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...

10 most popular foods on Sabaheats Instagram

After 776 photos. Here are some of the most popular photos (as per like) on Sabaheats Instagram. Our aim is to share our food adventure around Sabah (mostly Kota Kinabalu) . If you haven't follow our Instagram yet, follow us now and share some love :) Search us...

Where to celebrate birthday in Kota Kinabalu (non Hotel)

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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 around KK, here are the suggestions of places for you to consider. These restaurant and café are suitable...

Favourite Coffee Cafe in Kota Kinabalu? As voted by you!

    Which cafe is the favourite cafe among coffee lovers in Kota Kinabalu? We run a poll from 27th of January 2015 till 5th of March 2015 on http://www.sabaheats.com/best-coffee-cafe-kota-kinabalu/ 220 peoples votes for their favourite cafe in Kota Kinabalu, the result is as follow:   No.1 : October Cafe...

Video: a bowl of delicious beef noodle at Kedai Kopi Nyuk Pau baru

Kedai Kopi Nyuk Pau baru serving good and delicious beef noodle for over 30 years. They have franchise all over Kota Kinabalu but people still love their Menggatal branch helm by the daughter. See the story and preparation of Kedai Kopi Nyuk Pau Baru...

Guide to Kota Kinabalu nightlife

If you love to meet new friends and party. Kota Kinabalu offer great selections of pub, bar and dance club around the city. Most of the bar concentrate around KK Times Square and The waterfront area right at the centre of Kota Kinabalu City. Whether...

Best local supper spot in Kota Kinabalu to beat those late-night cravings

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Who doesn’t love a second dinner where we all best know it as ‘supper’? Instead of going to fast food restaurant for supper, why not enjoy the supper at local spots where you can enjoy delicious and popular local dishes. Check out these restaurants that...

Ramadan street food – Wonderful flavours celebrating the best of nature

  By Justine Cheng More than just nasi lemak, grilled fish, curry puffs, popiah and penjaram (a traditional Sabahan cake), the varieties of Ramadan street food serves not only to satisfy our palates but also gives us the feeling of eating at the home of our...

Hitz FM Sabah announcers favourite foods !

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...

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...

Sabah Local Durian – Sukang and Dalit

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With its long and curved spikes, Sabah local durian or better known as Dalit (red color fresh) and Sukang (Orange color fresh) are popular in Sabah. The texture and taste of the fruit is different from regular durian. Dalit and Sukang are not commercially...

Infographic – Know your Kueh

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....

8 “Must eat” food when visiting Sabah

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...

Eco Yap – Leading the way for sustainable dairy farming

Trivial Questions, 1) Do you know where is the largest Dairy Farm in Malaysia? 2) Do you know the difference between Fresh Milk and UHT Milk? 3) How do you solve a problem of over 200 calves born every day? If you regularly visit supermarket around Kota Kinabalu,...

4 awesome fruits in Sabah you probably never heard of

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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 flesh is soft and creamy white. The seed can also is eaten by boiling it with hot water. Video on...

Free Food delivery service by Alu-Alu Kitchen

There are a time when we lazy to go out to find food and wish that the restaurants in Kota Kinabalu provide food delivery service. One such company is Alu-Alu Kitchen who provide Free Delivery to selected places around Kota Kinabalu. Alu-Alu is famous...

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