Kota Kinabalu’s must eat banana leaf rice

Banana Leaf rice is originated from South Indian due to the migration of south Indian, Banana leaf rice was brought into the Kota Kinabalu. Our cravings for good banana leaf rice was answered when we found out a few of the Indian eateries around...

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...

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...

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...

Sabah Cultural Night at Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa

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Sabah is known for its richness in culture, tradition, and heritage. There are 32 ethnic groups in Sabah such as Kadazan Dusun, Bajau, Murut, Suluk, Malay and Chinese. Each group has its own cultural traditions and customs, resulting in a rich multi-dance ritual, song,...

A visit to Keningau and Tenom

A WhatsApp message popped up on the screen of my phone early Wednesday morning, letting me know that we best get a move on if I wanted to see Tenom, where there would be good coffee and food, and a chance to meet the producers. This...

Food Hunt: Kota Kinabalu city – 40 foods below the wind

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Looking for foods at Kota Kinabalu City Centre? Why not try some of the local favourite foods and also some highly recommended foods by tourists. Kota Kinabalu City Centre offers a wide variety of foods from Western to local Chinese cuisine. The City centre...

Café Hopping in Kota Kinabalu

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...

Maxis launched #maxis4gmakanlokal campaign with Sabaheats

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Maxis recently launched #maxis4gmakanlokal campaign on their Instagram. The campaign purpose is to explore the food places on Maxis 4G-ready locations in Malaysia. Maxis work with 5 Instagrammers to across Malaysia, each venture into one of the 5 regions - North M'sia (Penang & Ipoh), South M'sia...

What to do in Kota Kinabalu – activities and places to visit

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. The city center is compact and offers...

Order online – Food Delivery Service in Kota Kinabalu

UberEats or Foodpanda(updated: foodpanda recently launched in Kota Kinabalu) not coming to Kota Kinabalu anytime soon but the good news is that major Fast food chain and restaurants in Kota Kinabalu are offering food delivery service to the city. Listed below are restaurants or apps who...

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...

New Retaurants,Cafes and Eateries in Kota Kinabalu Year 2018

The year 2018 saw the introduction of many International brands entering the Kota Kinabalu market. The biggest name to enter Kota Kinabalu is Dominos Pizza with the opening of their first outlet at T1 Bundusan and the opening of a total of 4 outlets...

Kota Kinabalu Food guide for beginner

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First time visiting Kota Kinabalu? Not sure what to expect from Kota Kinabalu and where to find the food? Worry not as we get you covered. For so long, Sabahans have felt put off by the suggestion from outsiders that there is nothing to eat in...

Your ultimate guide to Restaurants and Bars at The Waterfront Kota Kinabalu

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...

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...

Favourite Ngiu Chap (Beef Noodle) in Kota Kinabalu, as voted by you!

We love our beef noodle which we fondly call Ngiu Chap (literally mean Mix Beef) . There are easily more than 10 eateries around Kota Kinabalu serve good beef noodles. We run a poll http://www.sabaheats.com/vote-for-your-favourite-beef-noodle-in-kota-kinabalu/ from 26th of Match till 12th of April (18 days) and a...

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...

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...

Foodie’s Story – Sinalau Bakas, Sabah Wild Boar

Do you ever think about great culinary works of art? I smell it when I eat pig. In Kuala Lumpur, sometimes after I’ve been to class I walk to the cafes near my university and use my nose to track fresh siu yuk. But...

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,...

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...

Apakah Makanan kegemaran Penyampai Era FM Sabah? Ily, Beebey, Christ, Lopz and Kim

ILY : Setiap hujung minggu Ily tidak akan lepas peluang untuk “brunch” Rojak dan Soto. Ini dikira seperti acara wajib setiap hari Ahad untuk makan di Sri Rejeki bersama keluarga. Rojak dan Soto Sri Rejeki memang tidak pernah menghampakan. Sedap, harga berpatutan, mengenyangkan dan...

Linopot – Rice or mashed yam wrapped in leaves

Linopot is rice or mashed yam wrapped in leaves. Tarap tree leaves are usually used for linopod because of its size. Linopot is very popular during the old days because villagers can easily bring their rice along to work at farm and jungle. It's not easy to find...

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...

Local Sabah Souvenirs you should get when visiting Sabah

Sabah is well known for its nature and tropical rainforests. While visitors cannot bring the nature to their home country, there are so many products which are only available in Sabah, and they will be a souvenir for your loved ones. Make sure you...

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...

Cafes in Sandakan that you should visit

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...

Sungkai Takeaway meal to enjoy during the Ramadan month in Kota Kinabalu

Toojou Ramadan tapau from Tamaha Cafe, Toojou. order your favourite dishes from comfort and safety of your own home during MCO period. Make your order at https://toojoukk.beepit.com/ or The Ramadan Tapau is available from 9am to 530pm daily The Palace Hotel Kota Kinabalu Each set comes in 6...

6 Sabah Food Instagrammers you should follow if you love Sabah food

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....

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