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Monday, July 16, 2018

NANDO'S CELEBRATES 20 YEARS OF PERI-PERI PERFECTION!

July 16, 2018 0 Comments

Nando's the iconic brand that is loved the world over, celebrates its 20th birthday here in Malaysia. From its humble beginnings in Jalan Telawi, Nando's has grown to be a favourite amongst the flamed-grilled chicken enthusiasts locally. Sizzling the hearts of Malaysians with its glorious PERi-PERi sauce, trademark cheecky wit and out spoken humour, the brand has not only introduced to Malaysians, really really good chicken, but a host of other delectable eats that keep them coming back for more.


Truly passionate about chillies, Nando's grows its own PERi-PERi chillies with the help of over 1,400 independent farmers in South Africa. Mixing these fiery little wonders with onions, oil, herbs, fresh lemons and a kick of garlic produces the brand's unparalleled secret weapon, the Nando's PERi-PERi sauce. 


Putting flavour first and heat second, the Nando's PERi-PERi sauce is unlike the 'all-out-burn' of other chilli sauces. The chickens are marinated in the sauce for 24-hours and then basted with ones choice of heat level ranging from Lemon & Herb to the fiery Extra Hot. 

"We are very excited about reaching such a significant milestone here in Malaysia. We started in 1998 and 20 years on and we are still firing up the tastebuds of our amazing fans and hitting a few new-comers as well. Our magical little chilli called PERi-PERi is to thank for this as it is our heart and our heat and it is truly unique to Nando's," commented Stephen Chew, CEO of Nando's Malaysia.

 In Sabah alone, Nando's has opened three restaurants to ensure fans always have a coop to go to when they are in need of some PERi-PERi goodness. Having first opened in 1 Borneo almost five years ago, Nando's has since nested comfortably in the hearts of the Kota Kinabalu people.

 The brand's success in rooted in its value-for-money offering, giving chicken lovers a bang for their buck. For less than RM20, patrons get to enjoy a full hearty meal of a flame-grilled PERi-PERi quarter chicken and servings of two delicious sides of their choice. The loyalty programme, a Nando's mobile application, also showers fans with the best rewards by allowing them to redeem a free quarter chicken, right up to a whole chicken by collecting just nine chillies.

 As an added bonus in conjuction with their 20th Birthday, Nando's is giving the people of Kota Kinabalu even more reasons to celebrate. All restaurants, which are 1 Borneo, Oceanus and Imago, will be setting up an Ayam Lucky Draw board where 100 PERi-PERi lovers stand a chance to win anything from free sides to Full Platters (whole chicken with 2 large or 4 regular sides) daily. All they have to do is present their receipt for a chance at the draw. 

The brand which has procured almost a cult status in Malaysia also have PERi-PERi sauces that fans can purchase for their home consumption, because sometimes, a dose of PERi-PERi is all one needs. '

'It is truly a moment of great pride and honour to have completed two successful decades here. Malaysia has been fantastic for Nando's as the Malaysian pride of diversity, hospitality and sense of family reflects the values that Nando's holds dear. At Nando's, we believe that the people and experience is what counts; and it is extremely satisfying to see so many fans enjoying the Nando's experience wholeheartedly,'' added Chew.

  •  PERi-PERi chillies are unique to Nando's

  •  It takes 42,000 chillies to fill one 14kg bag and 25,000 bags are filled every year - that's over a billion chillies! 
  • Each chilli pant produces about 300 chillies which are hand-picked and plucked one at a time

  •  they are also hand-sorted and naturally dried in the African sun 
  • PERi-PERi chillies contain capsaicin that delivers a 'feel-good' effect - your pupils will dilate and your metabolic rate will increase you feel the rush of endorphins
  •  PERi-PERi is also rich in Vitamins A, B and C 


About Nando's The story of Nando's began in a small Johannesburg suburb in South Africa in 1987, with all the passion for Portuguese-inspired flame-grilled PERi-PERi chicken. In 1998, About Nando's opened its first restaurant in Kuala Lumpur and has been grilling Malaysian's taste buds ever since. Now Malaysia is home to 76 Nando's restaurants across various states, best known for its legendary and delicious flame-grilled PERi-PERi chicken. At Nando's, we surround our customers with warmth, hospitality and fun, whilst offering them a meal to remember. 

Served in their signature heat levels-Lemon & Herb, Mango & Lime, Mild, Hot & Extra Hot - On, or off the bone, in a wrap, burger or pitta, and served with a delicious selection of sides, salads, appetisers and sharing platters, Nando's offers great variety, and mouth-watering recipes to please all food palettes. You'll find yourself spoilt for choice! 

Whether you go for a quick bite, a family party, a fun night out with friends, it won't be just your taste buds that are invigorated. For futher information visit our website: www.nandos.com.my, and for more info, visit Nando's at: 

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Thursday, July 5, 2018

Beautiful Selection Of Fresh Blooms From A Better Florist Malaysia

July 05, 2018 1 Comments
Tired of chasing around for florists whenever you need good, fresh, quality flowers? If you end up disappointed, frustrated every single time you need flowers, and fast, then A Better Florist is the solution to all your struggles, because this florist listened, and they understood exactly what you as a customer need. The best florist in Malaysia so far offers an incredibly fast delivery, that’s completely free, and comes on the same day, they have the most beautiful selection of fresh blooms and they never disappoint. Oh, and this is the Malaysia flower delivery that won’t leave you penniless either.

You can expect from this Malaysia flower delivery to always have fresh flowers on hand, no matter what the day is. It doesn’t matter if it’s a holiday, the weekend or any other day of the week. The way they are able to provide gorgeous flowers on the daily is due to them sourcing beautiful blooms from local farms and flower nurseries and delivering them straight to their flower shop, where they will be, as if by magic, transformed into one-of-a-kind floral arrangements. There’s a flower bouquet just about for any occasion you can think of.

Among these beautiful flowers, this florist also offers hampers and a fruit basket collection. As a gift delivery, they strive to offer the most unique hamper you can get now from your KL flower delivery, your florist in Ipoh, the florist in Penang and your flower delivery to JB. With the utmost of care and attention, they design these gorgeous gifts, and give you the option to add your personal touch to everything. For example, you can order a get well soon hamper, and choose what you want in it, or you can get a baby hamper as it is and have it delivered immediately! No muss, no fuss.

You can expect from the best florist in Kuala Lumpur, the most efficient flower delivery. A Better Florist offers a same day flower delivery, but the perk is actually that it is completely free. As long as you order before 3pm, you get to take advantage of a free same day flower delivery, to any part of Malaysia. This is exactly why they became the best Singapore flower delivery, and why they keep expanding. They now have a flower delivery Dubai loves, and overall a great UAE flower delivery, a Hong Kong flower delivery and even a flower delivery Brisbane can enjoy as of now!

If you do a bit of searching online, to see what the word of mouth is, you’ll definitely come across a lot of praise for this team of florists. Whether it’s their best flower delivery in the UAE, or the best hk florist, or the best flower delivery Singapore has, they are widely known as a florist that knows exactly how to please a customer. Just with a convenient deliver and beautiful choices that are affordable, they were able to gain such a large customer base, that not trying them out would be a total miss! Jump on their website, or find them in real life, whatever you prefer. If you prefer shopping online, go to their website, scroll through the beautiful catalog of flowers and gifts and enjoy!








Friday, June 1, 2018

Make a pit stop at FamilyMart to fuel your mind and body with a single serving of BRAND’S® Essence of Chicken

June 01, 2018 0 Comments
Struggling to stay focused or having a mid day slump? Worry not as BRAND’S® Essence Of Chicken is now available in ready-to-drink single bottle servings, making it convenient for people on the go to consume the essence anytime and anywhere to give themselves a mental and energy boost.

Enjoyed chilled or warm depending on how you like it, the single serve BRAND’S® Essence of Chicken is priced at RM5 for a 42g bottle in selected FamilyMart outlets across the Klang Valley.

The ten selected FamilyMart outlets are located at Damansara Uptown, KLIA2 Gateways (Arrival & Departure), Bandar Sunway, Amcorp Mall, Nu Sentral, MyTOWN, Scott Garden, Jalan Sultan, MyTOWN and Wisma Lim Foo Yong.

So whether you want to fuel your mind and body at the start of the day, have a mid day boost or stay focused and energized when pulling in all-nighter, head over to the friendly convenient FamilyMart for your single serving of natural goodness.

“BRAND’S® continues to innovate and expand our consumer touch points to meet their evolving needs and preferences. Our experience has shown that single serves are also popular in Thailand and Singapore and we want to bring this new channel to Malaysian consumers. We are excited about having our first single serve at FamilyMart and we plan to grow this concept of making it more convenient for our consumers to stay mentally and physically energetic all day,” said Kuang Ming Ming, General Manager of BRAND’S® Suntory Malaysia.

BRAND’S® Essence of Chicken is backed by over 40 international scientific papers and clinical studies and results have shown that regular/ daily consumption improves memory by up to 15% and enhances concentration by 22%, while metabolism can be increased by up to 16% to give the body an added energy boost.

Clinical studies show that regular consumption of BRAND’S® Essence of Chicken not only improves one’s mental and physical performance while keeping stress at bay by reducing anxiety, mental and physical fatigue as it increases blood circulation and oxygen flow to the body and brain.

For more product information and details, visit www.brandsworld.com.my, BRAND’S® Smart Living on Facebook or call BRAND’S® Customer Care Line at 1-300-228-300. 

Monday, May 28, 2018

Iftar bertemakan ‘Selera Kampung’ di Restoran Tepi Laut Makan Street, Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa Kota Kinabalu

May 28, 2018 0 Comments

Oleh ahli Sabahan Bloggers: 
(Jun-Zie, Mia Kassim, Lan, Joehairie, Yatie dan Liza Izara)

Restoran Tepi Laut di Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa buat julung kalinya menawarkan hidangan buffet untuk buka puasa yang begitu memuaskan hati buat para pelanggan. Resort bertaraf 5 bintang yang terletak di Pantai Dalit Tuaran ini bakal memberikan pilihan yang lebih baik untuk mereka yang mencari hidangan buffet berkualiti tinggi dengan harga yang  berpatutan. Hidangan buffet buka puasa tahun ini bertemakan ‘Selera Kampung’.


Restoran Tepi Laut Makan Street ini terletak berhampiran dengan kolam renang dan pantai lantas memberikan suasana damai semasa menikmati juadah yabg disediakan dalam buffet buka puasa. Konsep restoran ini mengimbau nostalgia gerai makan jalanan dan jajaran restoran dalam bangunan rumah kedai. Khusus untuk buffet buka puasa, setiap gerai dalam restoran ini menghidangkan sajian khusus dari serata Asia.



Gerai ‘Curry House’ misalnya menghidangkan makanan berasaskan kari misalnya Kari Ikan, Ayam Goreng Berempah, Rendang Kambing dan sebagainya. Gerai-gerai lain yang ada di Restoran Tepi Laut ini adalah ‘Sabah Vegetables’, ‘Asian Grill’,’Roti House’ dan juga ‘Noodle & Chinese BBQ’. Para pelanggan adalah bebas untuk memilih gerai dan jenis hidangan yang mereka inginkan.



Hidangan yang menjadi perhatian para pelanggan adalah Kambing Bakar yang dihidangkan bersama dengan sos cendawan dan lada hitam. Aroma Kambing Bakar yang dimasak sempurna sesungguhnya menggamit selera para pelanggan apatah lagi di saat-saat menjelangnya waktu untuk berbuka puasa. Tidak hairanlah jika terdapat barisan panjang untuk mendapatkan hidangan istimeswa ini. Antara hidangan lain yang terdapat di gerai ini adalah Ayam Pansoh, Ayam Percik serta Ikan Bakar.



Kami difahamkan bahawa Ikan Bakar ini disediakan oleh Chef De Cuisine, Roslan Adnan yang turut menghidangkan resepi rahsia keluarganya seperti Sambal Kelapa dan sebagainya. Pegawai Eksekutif Komunikasi, Charlene Tan menjelaskan bahawa setiap hidangan dalam buffet buka puasa ini diberikan kawalan kualiti yang tinggi untuk menjamin kepuasan para pelanggan. Menurut Charlene Tan, hidangan sate yang pelbagai juga disediakan seperti Sate Ayam, Daging dan Kambing.



Hidangan manisan yang pelbagai seperti kuih-muih tradisional Melayu sehinggalah sajian pencuci mulut anarabangsa juga disediakan. Tidak ketinggalan adalah pilihan jenis aiskrim serta minuman yang pelbagai jenis. Hidangan buffet Buka Puasa ‘Selera Kampung’ ini ditawarkan pada harga yang berpatutan iaitu RM158 untuk dewasa dan RM50 untuk kanak-kanak (6-12 tahun). Sehingga 321 Mei 2018, pelanggan yang membeli 3 tiket akan mendapat 2 tiket percuma! Hubungi pihak resort untuk sebarang pertanyaan dan tempahan di talian 088-797855 (9 Pagi-7 Malam).

(Hidangan buffet buka puasa di Restoran Tepi Laut Makan Street Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort Kota Kinabalu ini berlangsung dari 15 Mei 2018 sehingga 14 Jun 2018). 




Wednesday, May 23, 2018

'DAPUR BERAPI' BY CELEBRITY CHEF ISMAIL AT PROMENADE CAFE | PROMENADE HOTEL KOTA KINABALU

May 23, 2018 2 Comments
Malaysia's very own Celebrity Chef - Dato' Chef Ismail Ahmad (or affectionately known as Chef Ismail) was specially flown in by Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu to showcase his mouthwatering Signature Malay cuisines at Promenade Cafe this month of Ramadan. Inspired by traditional and authentic Malay delicacies, Chef Ismail is well known for his meticulous preparation with emphasis on traditional recipes and the preservation of culinary heritage for the younger generation to appreciate - 21st May 2018. Kota Kinabalu.










Originated from a small Malay village in Negeri Sembilan, Chef Ismail officiated his presence in Kota Kinabalu by preparing one of his '17 Signature Dishes - Nasi Ulam Chef Ismail' in a half hour cooking demo, which was officially witnessed by Guest of Honour - Ybhg. Datuk Dr. Yeo Boon Hai, Mayor of Kota Kinabalu City Hall at Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu's 24 hours coffeehouse - Promenade Cafe. This was followed by Special Cooking Challenge between the Guest of Honour and a Local Celebrity, Tian Long.

Celebrity Chef Ismail's -17 Signature Dishes :

Gulai Lemak Telur Itik
Asam Pedas Ikan
Ayam Kurma
Ayam Percik Kelantan
Bubur Lambuk
Daging Bakar Air Asam Kerisik
Daging Masak Hitam
Kerabu Mangga Rebung
Kerabu Pucuk Paku & Taugeh
Ketupat Sotong
Laksa Asam
Lawar Jantung Pisang
Lemak Cili Padi Daging Salai
Nasi Minyak
Nasi Ulam Chef Ismail
Sambal Udang
Air Bandung Chef Ismail










All served (on rotation basis) on top of the existing renowned International Buffet Dinner spread, which includes Promenade Cafe's Malay Sous Chef Mohd. Firdaus Abdullah's signature dishes :

Fish Head Curry
Oxtail Asam Pedas ala Promenade
Udang Masak Petai
Coconut Milkshake

All these for only RM138 per adult and RM69 per child (6 - 12 years old) throughout the month of Ramadan.

Besides the month of Ramadan, the hotel has also planned a choice of buffet feasts to celebrate the arrival of the new moon on the 1 & 2 day of Hari Raya in June. Be sure to make your advance reservations at Promenade Cafe in Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu by calling 088-252 396

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Monday, May 21, 2018

Promenade Hotel Fetes Orphans (Kids) from Rumah Anak Yatim (RAY) Tambunan and Members of the Media

May 21, 2018 0 Comments
Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu recently shared the spirit of Ramadan in a heart warming "Majlis Berbuka Puasa bersama Kanak-kanak Rumah Anak Yatim Tambunan dan Media" at Promenade Cafe. The event was attended by members from the media fraternity and 24 kids from RAY - an orphanage home in Tambunan - whose I night stay with Buffet Sahur were hosted by Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu. 18 May 2018, Kota Kinabalu.

Earlier, the kids from RAY went for a comprehensive Hotel Educational Tour with an objective to spur their interest in joining the hospitality industry once they are out in the workforce . The brief tour, prior to their official check-in to their assigned rooms, saw Front Office, Main Kitchen, Security, Engineering, Housekeeping, Pastry and Promenade Club Floor / Lounge.

Come to sungkai time at Promenade Cafe, smiles were apparent as tummies were gradually full with warm, scrumptions food while joyful chatter filled the aie as everyone mingled around. Besides enjoying their stay at Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu, the evening saw kids of RAY receiving a jar of cheerful Rainbow Cookies and 'Duit Raya' from Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu, which were presented by Ms. Anita Chung, Group Director of Sales & Marketing and Mr. Hafizan Wong, General Manager respectively.

At Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu, the hotel's team of Master Chefs cooked up a storm by preparing a lavish spread for the evening at Promenade Cafe. Besides the popular Whole Roast Lamb, our popular Buffet Sungkai continues at Promenade Cafe with over200 lavish Ramadan dishes on top of the existing International Buffet Dinner spread at RM138 per person featuring Celebrity Chef Ismail's 17 Signature Dishes (which will be officially revealed by Celebrity Chef Ismail Ahmad himself on Monday 21st May 2018) alongside with Promenade Cafe's very own Signature Drink - Coconut Milkshake and Signature Dishes - Ekor Asam Pedas ala Promenade ' Udang Masak Sambal Petai, Kari Kepala Ikan - by Malay Sous Chef Mohd Firdaus Abdullah. For patron's convenience, 'Solat Sunat Terawih' sevice is made available every evening in Teratai Room at the 2nd Floor of the hotel.

According to Mr. Hafizan Wong, the hotel's Halal Dynasty Restaurant is also serving a choice of Sungkai Set Menu at RM68nett per person for a minimum of 5 person and above or diners can opt to order from the ala carte. For those intending to have a hearty breakfast before the start of each day's fast, Buffet Sahur is available from 12 midnight - 4.30am at RM50 per person at Promenade Cafe.

Premium Ramadan Desserts are back this year by popular demand. They are available throughout the month of Ramadan for takeaway or dine-in from 10.30am - 10.30pm at the Deli Corner.

If you're planning Iftar Ramadan, Sahur or Hari Raya gatherings, just let us handle the catreing while you entertain your families and friends at the hotel, your office or in the comfort of your own home. 

For details, call Catering Hotline at 088-251 415 or email :sales@promenade.com.my