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...

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...

3 exotic foods of Sabah you should try

Nonsom Nonsom is made by using fermented fresh water fish, salt rice, and Pangi fruits. Freshwater fish after fermented will taste like cheesy and the taste is provided by the pangi fruits which are readily available around Sabah. Best serve with white rice. Nonsom is...

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...

Sabah Local Durian – Sukang and Dalit

sukang durian sabah
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...

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...

Where to enjoy Dim Sum in Kota Kinabalu

Dim Sum, a style of Cantonese food prepared as small bite-sized or individual portions of food traditionally served in small steamer baskets or on small plates is favorite foods for Malaysian. We all love dim sums and lucky for us there are good number of...

3 Unique breakfast experience in Kota Kinabalu we love

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  A good day starts with a wonderful and tasty breakfast meal. There are many good places around Kota Kinabalu to kickstart the day but nothing beats a wonderful breakfast experience surrounded by beautiful scenery and...

Bonaterra Borneo – Beans to Bar Borneo Chocolate

Beans to bar artisan chocolates, handcrafted chocolates have been gaining popularity for the past few years. Bean-to-bar chocolate makers take cacao beans, make chocolate, and create the chocolate bars and products we love. That’s different from a chocolatier who takes already-made chocolate and turns...

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...

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

Kota Kinabalu Food guide
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...

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...

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....

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....

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...

10 Restaurants for vegetarian food in Kota Kinabalu

1. Living Seed Vegetarian Restaurant翠园素馆 Opening hour: 8am to 4pm, 假Rest on Tuesday Location: Ground Floor, Lot 8-9, Block 15, Bandar Baru Penampang, 88200 Kota Kinabalu Contact no: 088-728009 2. Nourish 養生蔬食坊 Location: Ground Floor, Lot 8, Block 18, Penampang Baru, 88200 Kota Kinabalu Contact no: 014-374 7715 3. You Yuen Vegetarian Location:Lot 5-0, Jalan...

Aki Sushi – modern Japanese dining by Sabahan

Aki means autumn in Japanese and also mean “grandfathers and every male ancestor of the past” for the Kadazandusun people of Sabah. Aki Sushi brings modern Japanese dining to Kota Kinabalu citizens at Plaza 333, Donggongon bypass. Aki Sushi is more than just sushi! Aki...

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...

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....

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,...

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...

7 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)...

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 now Looking for a high resolution for printing?...

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...

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...

Instagram-worthy spots in Sabah you must visit

Sabah, one of the 13 states of Malaysia located on the Island of Borneo. Sabah is blessed with beautiful nature and landscape. Sabah is a heaven for photographer and Instagrammer and you will leave Sabah with a beautiful memory of Sabah. Here are our...

Mee Sup Pipin – Originally Mee Sup Inobong

When looking for food at Donggongon, everyone will mention of Mee Sup Pipin. What is Mee Sup Pipin and why does it called Mee Sup Pipin. We meet up with Georgina Pipin, The owner of Mee Sup Pipin and ask her about the origin of...

山打根美食之路 – 山打根必尝的美食

位于沙巴东海岸,山打根因景观和繁荣被称为小香港。在其百年的历史,山打根已在70年代从一个村庄发展为沙巴市中心其一。山打根是历史和大自然的城市,而最重要的是山打根提供各式各样的美食。饮茶是山打根从英国继承的文化。 处处都可找到美味精致的糕点和蛋糕,但山打根必食的是海鲜。海鲜仅新鲜又便宜。有鱼面,鱼条,海鲜肉骨茶等等让您选择。如果你是一位美食家,那就前往山打根,让它给你一个完美的回忆。 因 山打根到来的游客都是为它在京那峇或山打根文物径的大自然而来。对于美食家,您可以通过驾驶探索山打根,因公共交通还没那么方便。 早餐 山打根中央市场 在山打根中央市场(公共巴刹)有超过30排档。最有名的摊位可是第三层的正宗粿条拌炸猪肉。也极力推荐档口33(面向大海)的海鲜面。对于山打根中央市场的更多详情,可到 http://www.sabaheats.com/guide-food-hunting-sandakan-central-market/ 营业时间:早晨五时至上午十一点 地点: 山打根中央市 GPS定位: 5.8387414N 118.1206816E Pasar Tanah Merah 丹那美拉 当地人冲着他们著名的粿条拌炸猪肉而来。附近可是由一位伯伯售卖很棒的清蒸包。 营业时间:早晨五时至上午十点 地点:  南通市对面 卫星导航定位: 5.83116, 118.08765 Sim Sim 7号桥 如果您希望尝试山打根有名泉面,辛辛桥7号提供好吃又弹性的面条。他们也提供不错的点心,皮蛋饺和咖喱叻沙 Sandakan Spring noodle at Sim Sim Bridge 7 (第7桥) 营业时间 : 6am to 11am 地点: Sim Sim 7号桥 卫星导航定位: 5.8388534N 118.1205958E Kedai Makan Kong Teck kang 康德小食館 豆腐清汤,咖喱叻沙和虾汤里拌着新鲜自制云吨,腐竹,鱼饼,虾丸,酿苦瓜,酿豆腐等。别忘了尝试他们的客家干捞面。 营业时间 : 星期二 – 星期日 6.30am-11am (休息,星期一) 地点: Jalan Pak Tak, Mile 7 90000...

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...

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...

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