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Zing Restaurant And Bar : The New Chilling Place In Town

The grand opening of Zing Restaurant & Bar! The latest chilling and happening place in town! Zing Restaurant & Bar is located at Imago KK Times Square’s Aramaiti Street. A beautifully constructed Restaurant and Bar, 5000sqft floor space with the longest square bar in KK city so far. A very special Grand opening month of beer promotion are to entice you to come over.

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They have varieties of refreshing western and local food menus to choose from. A Must try the Zing’s top recommendation, the Cocktail. Their Cocktail drinks base was the Strongbow Apple Ciders, which is specifically made for the ladies who did not favour strong alcoholic drinks.

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There are variety of mocktails available at Zing and their top recommendation would be the Mock Champagne, Sapphire Lemonade and the Pina Colada as well. Each mocktail only contain a small amount of alcohol percentage and it is very suitable for the ladies whenever they went out to drink, chilling and relax with their friends. ZING RESTAURANT AND BAR (2) 40675730_1358609207602364_3544699074177400832_o There are also variety of western and local food selection to choose from. For starter, the Ultimate Loaded Nachos and Sweet Potato Fries are very tasty and crispy. Then, The Zing’s recommendation meal was the Beef ribs. It was dressed with mushroom sauce and served with mashed potatoes, grilled corn and buttered vegetables. The meat is tender, juicy and slice off easily from the bone! I must say is very well-seasoned and goes extremely well with the mash potatoes and sauce. They also served local foods such as Nasi Kerabu, Asam Beef with fragrance rice and also the Chicken or Beef satay. For a healthier choice, choose selections of refreshing Salads. They also made amazing desserts, the Thai Milk Tea Crepe Cake and Tiramisu are very delicious! ZING RESTAURANT AND BAR (4) 40922999_1358609110935707_3946029227861606400_o

Tel : 088-222866

Opens everyday from 10am – 1am

Location: Zing Restaurant & Bar, Imago Aramaiti Street Walk Kota Kinabalu Sabah

 

BASIC SIGN LANGUAGE WORKSHOP

What is deafness? Can you spot a deaf person in a crowded room? Do you have to be deaf to learn sign language?

Find out and learn basic conversational Malaysian and American Sign Language in a fun and relaxed way, and gain access to our monthly meetups. Hang out with the local Deaf community, expand your vocabulary and fully immerse yourself in Deaf Culture!

This is a beginners course in an accelerated format. By attending this 2-day workshop, you will be able to learn basic and conversational signs in a fun and relaxed way.

By the end of each topic, you will have a series of practical games to assess your competence in expressive and receptive language skills as well as knowledge of Deaf Culture.

Date: August 25 – 26, 2018
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Venue: BENTARAKATA, Damai Point Commercial Centre

Age Range: 16 years old and above
Fee: RM150 per person + access to monthly meetups with our Deaf friends

Register at https://goo.gl/forms/jU6gfDmP3sRIymw92

Note:
• Minimum 10 pax, maximum 15 pax per workshop
• Registration deadline: Aug 10, 2018

For more inquiries,

Please contact +60165843906 or visit their fb.com/bentarakata

Email: bentarakata@gmail.com

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Newly Appointed Executive Chef Showcase A Full-time Passion… And Getting Together To Work Towards Excellence!

Liu Soon Yoong, newly appointed Executive Chef of The Klagan Regency @1Borneo Kota Kinabalu says that being executive chef in a hotel means keeping an eye on everything and being everywhere at once.

“Naturally an executive chef also relies on top staff because try as you might, you cannot at the same time run tastings to ensure quality of each and every food that comes out from the kitchen, makes sure that the right raw food stuffs reach the kitchen and that the cooks and pastry chefs follow the chef’s instructions, prepare food from 1 to 1500 people, manage budgets and actually get behind the stoves, which is all too seldom but always a real pleasure!” commented Chef Yoong.  The appointment adds another layer of local and sustainable flavor to both the banquet and restaurant menus.

With over 22 years of global culinary experience across various renowned hotels and restaurants, Chef Yoong with his creativity and innovation leads the kitchen brigade in providing guests with the most exquisite dining experience in the hotel’s restaurants and ballroom.

Narendra Sinniah, General Manager shared, “Chef Yoong passionately works on local traditional and “from scratch” recipes creating new and exciting menu options giving a burst surprising flavor combinations.”

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Background – Chef Yoong took part in the World Chinese Culinary Contest in Taipei, the 4th and 5th Malaysian Golden Chef Competitions and the International Young Chef Chinese Culinary Challenge respectively.  He has also been awarded as an Excellent Standard of Contribution in The Pan Malaysia Koo Soo Restaurants & Chefs Association and Nestle Food Services.  The ‘hands-on’ training, challenges and journey over two decades of hotel and dining experience not only in Malaysia but also Singapore, Hangzhou, Scotland and Ireland has spurred him on a continuous culinary exploration in all cuisines.

For further information, please contact:

Stella Moluntang
Marketing Communications Manager

The Klagan Regency @1Borneo
TB-00-01, 1Borneo Hypermall
Jalan UMS, 1Borneo, 88450 Kota Kinabalu

Tel : +60 88 529 888
Fax : +60 88 529 889
Email : marcomm@theklaganregency.com
Web : www.theklaganregency.com

 

BORNEO MOMOGUN SPICE

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For flavours more close to home, Borneo Momogun Spice (Kampung Pogunon, along Jalan Penampang-Tambunan) aims to be preserve our cultural palate by offering a menu of traditional dishes in a scenic and peaceful kampung environment.

Kopiwosian from Borneo Momogun Spice! a delightful and sumptuous journey whereby you will dine on traditional cuisines of Borneo in a village setting as its background.

“With our award winning chef and his passionate team as the heartbeat of our kitchen, we present to you a delightful experience of Borneon traditional cuisine done with a modern fusion twist to it.”

As their tagline says “Dine with us and experience a journey of taste like never before!”

For enquiries and bookings, please contact:

Tel: 088 702146 / 016-811 0800                               Email: info@borneomomogunspice.com

Facebook: Borneo Momogun Spice – BMS              Instagram: Borneo Momogun Spice – BMS

Website: borneomomogunspice.com

HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS AND ALSO THE TUMMY

This is especially true around the holiday season. It’s a season to gather and celebrate, and at the centre of that celebration is food.

All Sabahans living away from home, miss one other thing almost as much as they miss their family and friends, and that is food.

相信所有在外的沙巴汉除了想念家人以及亲友外,还有一样也能引起他/她们几慢慢的思念,那当然就是家乡的美味菜肴。

Sure, we have our Christmas dinners of turkey, stuffing, cakes and custard. But come the morning after, heads heavy from all that bubbly, we bee line to the nearest fish head noodle, sup pipin or ngiu chap. That’s just the Sabahan way.

当然,沙巴的圣诞晚餐也有火鸡、馅饼、蛋糕以及蛋奶冻等等传统的圣诞菜肴。而新的一天清晨开始,沙巴汉最想要的应该还是鱼头米粉 、pipin汤面或者牛杂,这是沙巴汉的早餐。

Thaily

For a little more kick out but still sticking to our Asian flavours, we recommend Thaily in Lido Plaza (Lot 3, Ground floor, Kedai Lido Plaza, Penampang).

Owned by a husband and wife duo, one being Thai and another Sabahan, expect homely Thai flavours and a warm Sabahan welcome. It’s so good that you could Thaily, daily. Pun intended.

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Nook

One exciting thing about being away and coming back is getting reacquainted to all your favourite spots. A little hide out for brunch and coffee, befitting of its name, Sabahans that are away will be surprised to find that their favourite Nook (No 8 Lorong Dewan) is growing beyond its little nook and cranny. Expanding to a much bigger space but still along Jalan Dewan, look for nook in the New Year.

Kampung Nelayan

And if you are looking for one last gathering before you ring in the year, Kampung Nelayan(Jalan Kolam, Bukit Padang) is a classic choice. It doesn’t get more nostalgic than the wooden boarded floors, floating boat restaurant and live seafood here. Where the 7.30pm cultural dance gives you a fun experience of feeling like tourist in your own town for a night. They have amazing varieties of Seafood to savoir your taste-bud.

临近2017年的终结, 又有什么美味菜肴是你最想要品尝的呢?位于武吉巴登(Bukit Padang)的Kampung Nelayan 餐厅就是品味怀旧与经典的最佳选择,餐厅建材以木板为主依水而建,外观有如浮在岸边船,除了各式各样生猛海鲜供顾客选择,傍晚7时30分又有本地传统文化舞蹈表演,可谓视觉与味觉的双重享受。

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IBIS STYLE KK: SELERA MALAYSIA BERSAMA ADABI

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Ibis Style Inanam Kota Kinabalu, Sabah – 27 May 2018: The holy month of Ramadan has arrived. Create the moment with family and friends at ibis Styles Kota Kinabalu Inanam by sharing unique Malaysian favourites with “Selera Malaysia bersama Adabi” buffet dinner. We offer an array of sumptuous dishes prepared by our hotel’s kitchen team with over 100 types of dishes to choose from. The highlight of the spread is the famous Oxtail Assam Pedas, cooked to a tenderly texture in hot and sour gravy with subtle authentic flavour. Few of their other lavish delicacies includes Gulai Kawah Kambing, Ketam Berempah, Sweet & Sour Stuffed Squids, Crab Curry with Pineapple, Gulai Daging Padang, Lamb Masala, Shrimp Rendang, an outdoor live grill station and the staple dish for all great “buka puasa” gatherings, the flavourful dish of Beef Rendang, Delicious Bite size Satay.

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To cleanse the palate, enjoy the traditional kuehs such as Kueh Bingka and Kueh Talam and many more.
The “Selera Malaysia bersama Adabi” buffet dinner is available from 6.30pm to 10.30pm daily from 18 May to 14 June 2018. The buffet is priced at RM68 nett per adult and RM38 nett for senior citizen and children. Early Bird prices are also available at RM50 nett for adult and RM38 nett for senior citizen and children, with purchases made until 27 May 2018.

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Dinner patrons wishing to perform Solat Terawih can also do so at the hotel’s dedicated male and female surau. In conjunction with the upcoming Kaamatan Harvest Festival & Gawai Dayak, a lively cultural dance is also performed by the associates of ibis Styles Kota Kinabalu Inanam, aim to promote folk dances of the various ethnics from Sabah and Sarawak for the guests to enjoy during the evening.

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Guests who wish to stay with us and have your sahur in-room will be able to choose from 3 different set of menus which include favourites such as Set Rendang, Set Bandung and Set Berempah. Additional request at RM 28 nett per set. For those who would like to have the breaking of fast in larger groups and prefer a unique iftar experience, our event halls are the perfect setting.

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For more information visit www.accorhotels.com/8457 or email H8457@accor.com for reservation.


SHANGRI-LA’S RASA RIA RESORT RAMADAN BUFFET

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What’s better than a taste of home while enjoying calm waves and warm breezes by the seaside this Ramadhan?

Introducing Tepi Laut Restaurant’s Ramadhan buffet from the 15th of May 2018, to the 14th of June 2018, only at Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort, Tuaran. This year, with the theme “Selera Kampung”, Tepi Laut Restaurant presents more than 38 dishes where every dish is flavored to the taste of home. Dishes like Ayam Pansuh, Kambing Golek, Satays, Seafood, Curry and Fried Vegetables are among the favorites for most guests.

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With exquisite food display and numerous sections ranging from Noodle House to Street Foods, you can definitely experience the warmth of Ramadhan while dining here. And let’s not forget about the 17 types of desserts you can end the day with!

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To save yourself a seat and for further inquiries, please call 088 797 888 in advance. Each voucher is priced at RM158 nett for adults, and RM50 nett for children. Book your table and experience the joy of Ramadhan with Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort today!

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MERCURE KOTA KINABALU CITY CENTRE WELCOMES THE BUKA PUASA EVENT

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The fast of the month of Ramadhan is one of the five pillars of Islam. During this month, Muslims of the proper age according to Islamic currents, must stop eating and drinking before the call to the dawn prayer until the fourth prayer begins of the day, al-maghrib.

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To celebrate the wonderful month of Ramadhan this year, Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre is featuring a mouth-watering buffet spread for guests to enjoy at its cozy and spacious Maupassant Restaurant located on the second floor.

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From 17th May to 11th June, guest can get their fill of Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre’s first ever Buka Puasa buffet, which has been cleverly named The “M” Buffet. At RM88 nett per adult and RM44 nett per child/senior citizen, guest can satisfy their cravings with the array of tantalising local and fusion dishes such as Curry Chicken, Sotong Sumbat, Paceri Nenas, Ikan Asam Pedas and our signature dish, Rendang Kinabalu – Just to name few. The highlight of The “M” Buffet is the Lamb Carving Station. Not forgetting, the assortment of desserts like classic Malay kuih, Sago Gula Melaka and also sweet pastries and pudding!

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For a bonus, when you purchase tickets in advance, you will be entitled to an early bird price at RM78 nett per adult and RM39 nett per child/senior citizen.

For more information, please contact:

Emily Tibok

Communications Executive

emily.tibok@mercure-kotakinabalu-citycentre.com

Tel: (+60) 15 4876 1881

Fax: (+60) 15 4876 1880

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AVANGIO HOTEL : WELCOMES RAMADHAN WITH DELICIOUS CUISINES

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Experience some of the best authentic delights during the Ramadan Season. Awaken your taste buds with our Chef’s Specials including the Rendang Beef, Lemang ,Sayur Pucuk Labu Masak Lemak Ikan Masin & many more.

为了迎接一年一度的斋戒月,位於亞庇美羅城(Metro Town)的Avangio酒店Mercato餐廳,從本月19日起至6月10日,推出齋戒月自助餐(Ramadhan Buffet Special),每晚提供超過50種各式佳餚,讓你敞開肚皮吃吃吃!

IMG_20180421_171216該酒店自助餐除了馬來美食如仁當牛肉、酸辣牛尾、Soto湯、竹筒飯、椰漿咖哩雜菜、粥、沙爹等,也有印式料理如黃薑飯、唐多里烤雞、咖哩魚和芒果甜酸醬、中式料理如奶油蝦、宮保雞、魚鰾湯等等。另外還有各式各樣的甜品和糕點,選擇多樣化。

齋戒月自助餐從每晚6時至10時,成人68令吉,兒童48令吉,買4送1,絕對超值!詳情可致電088-536 888詢問。

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Ramadan Buffet – 19th May  to 10th June 2018

Date  :     19th May to 10th June 2018

Time  :     6:00pm – 10:00pm

Venue:    Mercato, Lobby Level

Price  :     RM 68 Nett per couple

                 RM 48 Nett per child

Special Promo : BUY 4 FREE 1  (for adult price only)

Terms & Conditions:

  • Valid from 19 May to 10 June 2018.

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS PREFERRED. 

BOOK NOW AT 088-536 888 OR EMAIL US AT H9027-FB@accor.com