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Sinsuran Sang Nyuk Mee @ Metro Town

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Sang Yuk Mee, literally translated as Pork Noodle, is a KKians favourite food. In Metro Town, the famous Sinsuran Sang Nyuk Mee has opened a branch, offering the same authentic delicacy.

Kedai Kopi Tian Loy @ Hulu Langat

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Kedai Kopi Tian Loy is another local kopitiam located at Pekan Hulu Langat. Caters mostly to the near-by neighbourhood, the kopitiam offers decent food at reasonably cheap price.

Kedai Kopi Dan Makanan Eng Soon Hong @ Hulu Langat

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Kedai Kopi Dan Makanan Eng Soon Hong is a local kopitiam located in Pakan Hulu Langat. The kopitiam offers varieties of local favourites such as Wantan Mee, Chee Cheong Fun, Kaya and Butter Toast and Soft-Boiled Farm Egg.

Recipe House @ Damai

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Recipe House in Damai is a Japanese store as well as a place where you can enjoy fresh and delicious Sashimi without going broke. The shop had sectioned into two separate parts; dining area and store. Apart from the Menu available, they also enable the patrons who want no-frills Japanese food to select their favourite choice of fresh ingredients from the chiller and prepared it upon request.

Yokotaya Japanese Dining @ Section 17 PJ, Selangor

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Yokotaya Japanese Dining has opened another branch along the row of shops of The Gastro Project. It has a nice ambiance, spacious interior, dim lights, wooden table and chairs with tatami-style seating. They offer an extensive menu from ala carte to sets meal.

Tokyo Kitchen @ Setia Walk Puchong

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Tokyo Kitchen serves authentic Japanese cuisine straight from Japan. Food here is cross fusion between traditional Japanese and Malaysian cuisine, you can get the normal Japanese dishes such as sushi, sashimi, udon and etc. plus some other dishes that are distinctly Japanese albeit with a Malaysian twist. For those who don't want to burn a whole in their pocket, best advise to come dine during lunch hours cause they can get a really value for money set lunch here.

“Tareq Taylor’s Nordic Cookery” in the Asian Food Channel

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Tareq Taylor's Nordic Cookery will be premiering on 4th September in The Asian Food Channel, Exclusive Premiere: Wednesday 4 September at 9.00pm in M'sia and JKT/TH 8.00pm. Set against the beautiful natural scenery of Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland, let renowned chef, Tareq Taylor show you the magical world of Nordic cooking in this brand new season!

Restoran Ocean King Seafood @ Sandakan

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Ocean King Seafood restaurant is probably the most well known for tourist who visit Sandakan to enjoy good fresh seafood. This restaurant can cater a large capacity of people. I have to admit that prices of seafood is a little higher than other seafood restaurant of equal food quality but may not have the same ambience as this restaurant. A fresh seafood selection is available in the water tanks, quality food and beautiful seaview.

JOHANN STRAUSS’ DIE FLEDERMAUS, GALA CHARITY OPERETTA AT DORSETT GRAND SUBANG

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Dorsett Grand Subang, managed by Dorsett Hospitality International (HKEx Stock Code 2266) is proud to present a gala charity operetta entitled “Die Fledermaus” at Grand Selangor Ballroom on 4 October 2013 from 8.30 pm – 11.00 pm; part of the proceeds raised from this event will be channeled to Kiwanis Club of Bukit Kiara in support of the Club’s continuous service to the community-at-large.

Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary and Places of Attractions in Sandakan

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Your trip won't be complete if you have not visit Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary, it got to be you primary goal here. This rehabilitation centre also focuses on public education on conservation, research and assistance on other endangered species such as the rhinoceros. Read on to see other places of attraction in Sandakan.

ARTHUR’S DAY™ IS BACK, BIGGER BETTER AND BOLDER THAN EVER!

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Arthur’s Day™ is back and is set to be bigger, better and certainly bolder! This year, the global celebration returns to Malaysian shores with 3 bold international acts who are set to rock the main stage on 27th September 2013. This Arthur’s Day™ is the 5th annual global celebration ‘To Arthur’ which will be held at the Sepang International Circuit, Welcome Centre.

Ishin Japanese Dining @ Old Klang Road

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Ishin is a fine dining Japanese restaurant that serves quality Japanese and Kaiseki style cuisines. It has a warm cozy kind of interior design, an oval sushi counter that gives you first-hand experience to witness the chefs' meal preparations and they also encourages face-to-face interaction with the chefs for you to have an exquisite Japanese culinary journey. Not much seats are available without booking even on the weekdays and on weekend it is always full at lunch.

Noodles at Sim Sim Water Village

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Sim Sim Water Village is a popular eating spot in Sandakan and it is a highly recommended place to eat, locals have been coming here for breakfast, lunch and dinner for few decades. The eatery here are residential houses converted into kopitiam style setting restaurant with a beautiful seaview. Fresh ingredients are what keep their customer coming back for all these year. Food here are pocket friendly and will not dissapoint your taste bud.

“BACK TO THE STREETS” 2ND SEASON OF AFC ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

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On Tuesday, 10th September 2013 at 9.00PM, the Asian Food Channel (AFC) will premiere the second season of its fully produced Malaysian travelogue, Back to the Streets 2. The twelve-part series which includes a Chinese New Year special, returns in collaboration with BERJAYA University College of Hospitality and is sponsored by NeuVida Omega-9 Cooking Oil. The programme will air regionally across Asia to more than 130 million AFC viewers in twelve different territories; viewers in Malaysia can catch the AFC Original Production nationwide on Astro Channel 703.

Wojamama Japanese Restaurant @ 1Borneo

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One of the oldest Japanese restaurant in KK always remains its great taste and warm hospitality, making them a first choice for family get together. Wojamama Japanese Restaurant has three branches in KK located respectively at Lintas, Asia City and 1Borneo.

Tong Fung Seafood Resturant @ Metro Town

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Tong Fung Seafood Restaurant is a new restaurant in Metro Town specialized in Fish Noodle and seafood. Its big portion and fresh ingredients are the main reason behind the good taste of their dishes.

How Kee @ Metro Town

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Kedai Kopi How Kee is another good place for a bowl of heart warming 'Yu Chap' aka Mixed Fish Noodle in the morning. This fish soup feature a tomato base with light, refreshing and appetizing flavours. The restaurant open 2nd branch at Metro Town after recording success of the first branch in Beverly.

Secret Recipe @ 1Borneo

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Apart from its signature cakes, Secret Recipe also offers delicious Asian and Western cuisine. The award winning's Tom Yum Goong, is a highly recommended dish you should try the next time you visit the chain restaurants.

Rayong Thai @ Taman Desa

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Rayong Thai restaurant is hidden jewel nestled in the neigbourhood area of Taman Desa. What so special about it? They serve simple and original Thai food, the most important their chef, wait staffs and owner all originally from Thailand. Food prices are very reasonable here.

Grabbing Hands @ Metro Town

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Grabbing Hands is the latest gourmet sandwiches and burger cafe in KK, located at Metro Town. Apart from Burgers, the artistic cafe also served great Hot Dogs.

The Chub's Grill @ Karamunsing Capital

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The Chub's Grill radiates a very American mid western ambiance to its diners. I must say, this is one of the very few of its kind in our little sleepy town. Located at Karamunsing Capital, the Chub's Grill serves great food from the grill, plus favourite side dishes.

Kim Fung Market, Sandakan

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Several famous hawkers place in Sandakan. One of it is at Mile 4 Bandar Kim Fung Market, you can expect some considered good Chinese and Malay food with a very reasonable price. Here you can try what the locals eat during their after tea-break. If you have a little extra time in Sandakan, do try the hawker food at Central Market (2nd and 3rd floor, Mile Eight Market and Saturday Night Market Mile 4 Bandar Kim Fung to experience the locals life!

Yuzu Japanese Restaurant @ The Garden

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YUZU has been praised for its innovative menu and quality food, but be prepare to pay a little more for a quality ingredients comparing with other Japanese outlets in the mall. Yuzu offer Japanese set menus which are affordable without compromising the quality of food. If you like sashimi, do ask for the chef selection of the day but prepare to pay a hefty price for it. For my dining experience, Yuzu's service staffs are attentive and helpful. The restaurant is decorated with a Zen style of interior which create an warm and elegant ambient.

Best Brews @ Four Points by Sheraton

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BBQ buffet dinner is available at Best Brews, Four Points by Sheraton, Sandakan with a selection of grilled meat. There would also be live band performances, games like three-dice and pool, and an atmospheric bar. Is a great place to get together with friends and family to have fun while having some great beer, enjoying the BBQ dinner and cheering on your favorite sport team on the screen.

Talang Salted Fish @ Bridge No.5, Sim Sim Water Village, Sandakan

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Salted fish was created before refrigeration technique was invented, fish and other seafood were cured in salt. This locally known salted ikan talang (Queenfish) is the largest of 4 species of queenfish found in tropical waters. Most Talang fish caught by anglers are between 0.8kg to 8kg. Specimens 10kg or more are less common. This species is silvery-grey in colour with bronze patches on the head. It has a firm, white meat which make it excellent for salted fish.

Dairy Bread Bakery UFO & Egg tart from Weng Hup Lee Bakery, Sandakan

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UFO cake which was name so because of it outlooks resemblance the shape of it, a famous dessert in Sandakan, you can easily get one from many local coffee shop and night market. UFO cake has a soft vanilla-flavored cake base topped with sweet creamy custard. UFO cake was created accidentally 50 years ago by a Hainanese cake baker named Fu Ah On, he actually overbaked his tarts which turn out to be a delicious and local favorite, later it became a traditional cake unique to Sandakan until today. Also, must not forget to try the popular thin crust egg tart from Weng Hup Lee Bakery shop around the corner of Taman Sibunga.

Nam Chai Restaurant Bak Kut Teh @ Sandakan

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There are a few popular Bak Kut Teh places in Sandakan. Nam Chai Restaurant Bah Kut Teh located at Bandar Nam Tung (Tanah Merah) is one of the local favorite too. Bak Kut Teh in Sandakan is quite a little different from West Malaysia, which slightly rich in peppery hot flavor and flooded with soup, it's available at lunch and dinner. Here you can choose seafood (whole fish, fish fillet and prawn) or the usual traditional Bak Kut Teh ingredients like pork ribs, pork belly, pork intestine, pork kidney and etc. Rice noodle in Bak Kut Teh soup is also one of the specialty in Sandakan.

Kedai Makan Kong Teck @ Sandakan

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Fish Mee is one local signature dish of Sandakan which their noodles are made with fish paste and cut into strip, and it's all about everything made from fish, from fish ball, fish roll, fried fish dumpling, fish cake and more. Kedai Makan Kong Teck is located in a row of shops when you turn into Taman Pak Tak at Mile 7 Sandakan town. You can choose to have it in clear soup, curry soup, prawn soup and must try their Hakka noodle (dry) topped with minced pork or Hakka loh sue fun topped with fried pork with spices and minced pork.

The Wrapped @ Four Points by Sheraton, Sandakan

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After the Culinary Challenge at the The Eatery, we make our move to the Wrapped down the Ground level of Four Points for a tea-time feel good treats. We get to try some of their ice cold beverages, signature's Bristot 1919 Coffee and Gryphon Teas. On top of that, you can request for their special signature latte which is not on the menu...order from the barrister, must try!

CulinaryChallenge @ Four Points by Sheraton, Sandakan

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The challenge? Each team gets handed the same ingredients, and they have 15 minutes to come up with as many kuih ketayap as possible. It’s more fun to cook something yourself and you get to eat it too. Judges got to watch the fireworks and teamwork in the 2 cooking station, walk around amongst the chefs during the challenge as they do their thing.

Restaurant Seafood Sim Sim 88 @ Sim Sim Water Village, Sandakan

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If you like seafood I will strongly recommend you not to miss out dining at Bridge 8, Sim Sim Water Village, it was the highlight of my overall foodie experienced. There are 3 to 4 restaurants located along Sim Sim Water Village (stretch from bridge no.8, 7, 6 and 5). This restaurant is build on the sea with bridges attached to land and all floating residential. There are two restaurants with similar name on Bridge no.8, Restaurant Seafood Sim Sim 88 and Restaurant Seafood Sim Sim it is located side to side. In Sabah you can really see a true sense of unity, where the Chinese, Malay, Indian, Kadazan and others will sit down and dine in a Chinese restaurant as long as it serve no pork.

The Eatery @ Four Points by Sheraton, Sandakan

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The Eatery in Four Points By Sheraton, Sandakan is a signature restaurant with contemporary design. The restaurant featured live cooking stations offering Asian and International buffet spreads including pizza, pasta, sushi, sashimi, grills, noodles, dim sum, Asian wok fry, tandoori, carvery and delicious desserts.

Four Points by Sheraton, Sandakan

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I was delighted to accept the Four Points by Sheraton invitation to stay for two nights in Sandakan, Malaysia. It was my first time in Sandakan and I have a very good experience to share. As I arrived at the hotel, I was greeted by a lovely lobby with modern furniture. Hotel staff were dressed in pleasant uniform and welcomed us with a friendly smile. Check-in was swift and in no time I was on my way up the elevator to my room.

Restoran Siti Corner @ Megalong

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Restoran Siti Corner is a halal restaurant offering variety of Malay's favourites. Some of their specialties including Soto, Sup Tulang, Laksa Penang, Nasi Ayam and Bakso.

Nasi Ayam Ho Chiak @ Megalong

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Nasi Ayam Ho Chiak, located at Ground Floor of Megalong, serves great Roasted Meat and Chicken Rice. The restaurant is usually crowded during weekend and public holiday.

90's The Restaurant and More @ Plaza Grand Millenium

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90's The Restaurant and More is a cozy and family-friendly restaurant serving both Asian and Western cuisine in KK. Their Menu consist of a wide variety of dishes with reasonable pricing.

Sushi King @ 1Borneo

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Sushi King always endeavour to bring delicious and inexpensive Japanese dish to the customers. Apart from the Kaiten-belt sushi, Sushi King also serves variety of ala-carte dishes as well as Set Meal.

Restaurant Friendly @ Inanam Taipan

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Restaurant Friendly serves decent Chinese food and double boiled soup at a reasonable price in Inanam Taipan. The restaurant is usually crowded during peak hours and public holiday, therefore, be prepare for long waiting time.