Kota Kinabalu, the capital city of the Malaysian state of Sabah, is a must-visit destination for foodies. The city's rich culinary heritage, a blend of Malay, Chinese, and indigenous flavors, offers a unique and mouth-watering gastronomical experience.

One of the top reasons to visit Kota Kinabalu is its seafood. As a coastal city, fresh seafood is abundant, and many restaurants offer a variety of dishes from fish, prawns, crabs, and lobsters. Seafood is usually served in local-style sauces, and some of the must-try dishes include grilled fish, fish head curry, and chili crabs.

Another famous dish in Kota Kinabalu is the Sabah laksa, a spicy noodle soup with coconut milk, seafood, and a unique blend of spices. The tangy and flavorful broth is a favorite among locals and tourists alike.

Kota Kinabalu is also known for its street food. Visitors can find food stalls all over the city, offering various snacks and meals, including satay skewers, grilled meats, and local desserts. The night markets, such as the Filipino Market and the Night Food Market, are perfect places to indulge in a food tour and experience the lively atmosphere of Kota Kinabalu.

In conclusion, Kota Kinabalu is a food lover's paradise, offering a wide range of mouth-watering dishes and a unique blend of flavors. A food tour in Kota Kinabalu is a must-do for anyone visiting the city, and it is sure to be an unforgettable experience.

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At Secret Food Tours we take your health and the health of our staff very seriously. To be sure that you can enjoy our tours with the maximum protection we have put in place some strict measures.

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  • We have been certified by We're Good To Go
  • We make sure that all our partners and our own places are disinfected after each tour
  • All our guide have been trained on health and safety measures
  • Masks and hand sanitizers should be used on all our tours by our guides
  • Guests must bring their own mask
  • We keep our group small and we offer private tours