Whether you prefer fine dining, country cooking, vegetarian, Japanese shashimi, pizza, fried chicken, noodles or Thai tom yam, Miri has something to tempt you.
Cosmopolitan Miri offers just about every type of dining experience available in Asia. Exclusive and opulent hotel restaurants compete with trendy bistros, seafood cafes, food centres and beachfront stalls. In the Kelabit Highlands you can feast on wild venison cooked with coriander flowers, and the Orang Ulu people of Baram serve tasty meals of jungle greens, river prawns and freshly-caught fish.
Rojak is a 'salad' of either fruits such as pineapples, and vegetables like cucumber , turnip, tofu, and fried dough, and mixed in shrimp paste and sprinkled with crushed peanuts. The taste is exotic and a fusion these fruits and is a favorite among Mirians.
'You Cha Kueh' (Deep Fried Dough) is a deep-fried dough, a chewy and delicious snack taken with coffee or tea in the mornings or afternoons - requiring skill and expertise in kneading with the right amounts of ingredients to get the right consistency and the deep frying technique to make the perfect 'You Cha Kueh' crispiness, color and taste.
The HMS Viscount Melbourne was a three-mast, 800-ton sailing wooden ship about 150 feet long and 45 feet wide with brass sheathing that was journeying from Singapore to Macau in 1842 when she blown off course by a heavy storm and ultimately struck a reef in the Laconia Shoals, a large reef complex in South China Sea.