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...

Kota Kinabalu Food guide for beginner

Kota Kinabalu Food blog
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...

Bakers in Kota Kinabalu to follow on Instagram for Artisan, Beautiful and delicious cakes and cookies

Looking for cakes for birthday or special occasions in Kota Kinabalu. Below are list of  Bakers in Kota Kinabalu to follow on Instagram for Artisan, Beautiful and delicious Custom-Made Cakes and cookies. Worry not as now there are now many bakers online in Kota...

Kota Kinabalu Food Trail Map – Tuaran to Donggongon

Kota Kinabalu Food Map
Kota Kinabalu Food Trail Map now available at Airport, cafe, and major tourist spot! You can download a copy from here. The map is sponsored by Lucy's Kitchen and GelatoLab. or you can donate to us and get a super HD copy of the map!   Download...

Korean Restaurants to Explore in KK

bintulu korean restaurant
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...

Where to celebrate birthday in Kota Kinabalu (non Hotel)

Tavern Kitchen & Bar
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...

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...

Guide to Japanese Restaurant at Kota Kinabalu

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...

restaurants to Wine and Dine in Kota Kinabalu

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)...

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...

Oodles of Noodles – The many types of noodles in Sabah

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...

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...

Plaza Shell Kota Kinabalu- What to eat?

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! Ground...

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...

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....

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....

Sabah Food Awards 2016 winners unveiled

The Sabah Food Awards 2016 ceremony and awards presentation was held at the Azure Pool Bar & Cafe, Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu.  The 2nd edition of the Sabah Food Awards included the introduction of 12 categories for selection among the public, with 2 additional...

The changing face of Jalan Dewan

A new wave of cafes and restaurants has taken over Jalan Dewan, a street that began its humble beginnings as a printer street. The remaining few printer houses have been here for the past 22 years and Lucy’s Backpackers, May Florist, and First Plastic...

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...

Winner Hotel Restaurant – Heritage Establishment in Kota Kinabalu

We recently asked which restaurant in Kota Kinabalu can be considered as a Heritage Establishment?  We work with Heritage Sabah to come out with a list of "heritage establishment" and one of their recommendations is Winner Hotel Restaurant. Winner Hotel Restaurant is over 60 years...

Wine interview – Winecellars

what makes Winecellars unique? we are passionate about what we do and we have a team of professionals to run the business. We are all WSET certified ( Wine and Spirit Educational Fund).  That is the minimum requirements for the company. Where do you look for...

Plaza 333 – New foodies destination

Plaza 333, a new commercial area located alongside Donggongon bypass offers a vast selection of eateries and Restaurants. Below are some of the eateries we tried over the last few months. The list will be updated regularly as more eateries are coming up in...

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...

Wine Talk : Does the Wine Glass Affect the Wine’s Taste?

We heard that the actual wine glass affects the taste of the wine. Not that I care as I try drinking Wine from a plastic cup before when I can't bother to look for a proper wine glass. Apparently, the wine glass does affect the wine's...

Guide to Best Nasi Lemak in Kota Kinabalu 2018

Nasi lemak mean"fat rice" is a fragrant rice dish cooked in coconut milk and pandan leaves,  served with sambal, fried crispy anchovies, toasted peanuts, and cucumber traditionally wrapped with banana leaf. The most important component of Nasi Lemak is rice and Sambal. It is commonly found in Malaysia,...

Maxis launched #maxis4gmakanlokal campaign with Sabaheats

Maxis 4g makan lokal
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...

Great Western Breakfast in Kota Kinabalu

Looking for hearty big Western Breakfast instead of your regular Kopitiam food in Kota Kinabalu? check out these cafes in Kota Kinabalu serving western breakfast.   The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Coffee Bean & Tea leaf serve extensive all day breakfast. You can choose from a simple croissant set to Croque...

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...

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...

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...

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