Foods & Cuisines

Getting As Close  As Possible To Sabah's Sunset!
  • Rowanne Hess
  • Jun 21, 2018

Getting As Close As Possible To Sabah's Sunset!

It only took me a couple of minutes after landing in Kota Kinabalu for the first person I met to tell me about the beautiful sunsets in Sabah.

"You landed just too late, you missed the spectacular sunset tonight!" said my Grab driver, "You should definitely go check it out tomorrow, most of the time it's incredible!"

Upon arrival at my hotel, I took a couple of those activities leaflets and fell upon a two-hour last sunset cruise, North Borneo Cruises. This was it! What better way is there to admire a sunset than up-close on water?

Top 6 Places to Visit in Sandakan
  • Cassey
  • Nov 01, 2017

Top 6 Places to Visit in Sandakan

If you're itching for a road trip and have never been to Sandakan, here's a list of places to kick start your explorations!

North Borneo Cruises
  • Estelle
  • Mar 14, 2017

North Borneo Cruises

It’s true to a certain extent that cruise is all sun, sea, sights, and relaxation, but with North Borneo Cruise, you get the radiating sun and the pulsating nightlife!

Kota Belud “Tamu Besar”
  • Callum
  • Oct 04, 2016

Kota Belud “Tamu Besar”

Later this month the famous Kota Belud “Tamu Besar” which directly translates as “Big Market” will be held in Sabah.

10 Bornean Fruits You Must Try Before You Die
  • Callum
  • Sep 24, 2016

10 Bornean Fruits You Must Try Before You Die

Whether you have tried any tropical fruits or not, check out our new article for some fun facts you probably never knew about the fruits of Borneo!

SeaTango Sunset Cruise
  • Callum
  • Aug 31, 2016

SeaTango Sunset Cruise

There is no doubt that Borneo has some of the best sunsets in the world, people flock from all over the world to the beaches, islands and waterfronts to treat themselves to this magical moment.

Myths And Facts About The Durian
  • Callum
  • Aug 02, 2016

Myths And Facts About The Durian

Considered a delicacy by some and gross to others, durian fruit is one of those things you either love it or hate it. Most south east Asians absolutely love it, for the rest of us its kind of hit or miss. Ignore the smell, you really have to try it to know if you like it or not.

Eating Right for your Mount Kinabalu Climb
  • Nova
  • Feb 19, 2016

Eating Right for your Mount Kinabalu Climb

So, you have made plans to climb Mount Kinabalu. You’ve booked your climb, trained for it and shopped for your trekking gear. Now, it’s time to get your food supply!

Outdoor Ethnic Cooking Class
  • Laura
  • Jan 24, 2016

Outdoor Ethnic Cooking Class

I figured, to truly seal the friendship I have with this laid-back sunny state of Sabah, my taste-buds would need to venture out into the delectable depths, just to complete the sights and sounds with taste and textures.

It’s one thing to be sampling local delicacies from a plate, but today we took the experience to whole new level by putting aprons on and getting hands deep in Sabah’s culinary tradition.

NASI LEMAK- The delicious, decadant delight
  • Laura
  • Jan 24, 2016

NASI LEMAK- The delicious, decadant delight

Whats for lunch? Oh, just an explosion of local aromatic flavors-- The delicious decadent delight, the Nasi Lemak.

A pile of steamed rice infused with pandan leaves & coconut milk comes with a side of essential condiments such as, fried peanuts, anchovies, sliced cucumbers and half a hard boiled egg. Not forgetting the most important element, the 'Sambal' (chili-based sauce) that packs the punch.

This dish remains to be the darling, pride & joy of every local. Your trip to Sabah would be incomplete without a Nasi Lemak experience!

Justberry Has A Treat For You
  • Laura
  • Jan 24, 2016

Justberry Has A Treat For You

This Ramadan, skip the crowded bazaars and drop by Justberrys Dessert House Oceanus Mall for their Ramadan Special iftar set.

Eat Like A Local
  • Laura
  • Jan 24, 2016

Eat Like A Local

You’ve endured that long flight to this part of the world not to gobble up something you can easily find across the street in your hometown. Wild borneo calls for wild gastronomic journeys, take your taste-buds on a thrilling tour of exotic tastes while you’re in Sabah... here’s our two cents on the list of treats and eats!

Prawn In Coconut Curry
  • Laura
  • Jan 24, 2016

Prawn In Coconut Curry

The marriage between two of Sabah's famous natural produce, Prawns cooked in coconut curry and served in a coconut's hollow centre.

Borenos Fried Chicken
  • Laura
  • Jan 24, 2016

Borenos Fried Chicken

Borenos Fried Chicken is making locals proud with a brand-new fresh concept of Fried Chicken. What sets Borenos apart from all competition is the careful step-to-step preparation taken in order to achieve that coat of crispiness, tenderness of flesh and juiciness oozing out of every chicken piece.

Kung Pao Squid
  • Laura
  • Jan 24, 2016

Kung Pao Squid

If you've got a special spot for Chinese Food, this will send taste-buds straight to cloud 9.

Hinava Sada
  • Laura
  • Jan 24, 2016

Hinava Sada

How bout the Hinava Sada ( Raw Fish Salad ) for a rather exotic take on your lunch? A popular ethnic delicacy and appetizer that stems from the Kadazan Dusun tribe. The dish is all about flavors that excited the tastebuds.

Curry Laksa
  • Laura
  • Jan 24, 2016

Curry Laksa

Unveil the charms of Borneo by eating your way around, you can start with the famous Curry Laksa. Soulful, savoury & in sync with all the best products of Sabah.

Duck Noodles
  • Laura
  • Jan 24, 2016

Duck Noodles

On matters of taste, the Duck Kon Lau Mee will tickle your tastebuds with savoury thrills. Dried emperor noodles drenched in a dark & delish flavorsome sauce with succulent slices of duck meat thrown on top.. Boom! gastronomic bliss! Chase down the yum with some fresh coconut water and you're ready to rumble.