In Sibu, when you say, good food, it probably points you to this restaurant.
New Capitol, Sibu; right opposite Premier Hotel, adjacent to Tanahmas Hotel.
Ah :) just to let you know I had my mini reunion dinner the night before my wedding here.
Unfortunately I can't show you the dishes I handpicked for my pre-wedding dinner, as I was mobbed and showered with hugs and kisses all night long by my relatives that my camera sat idle in my bag.
During the worst hit economy, the business was still booming!
The hike of fuel price did not deter people from going there to have their meals, it was full house!
Amazing. :) [Sibu people live to eat!]
This restaurant, is not only good for banquets.
It is totally perfect for 'tapao' too.
Hands down the best chicken rice and the best sweet and sour fish rice in Sibu.
|Chicken Rice at New Capitol Restaurant, Sibu|
Words cannot describe how lovely these two dishes are.
Starting with chicken rice, the rice itself is fluffy, fragrant, perfectly cooked. No sign of mushiness or rice clumping together.
Then the chicken itself. The cooked meat was white, soft and had that slight oily sheen.
Be sure to be early. It does sold out at times.
|Sweet and Sour Fish at New Capitol Restaurat, Sibu|
And then, the fish.
They don't use dory fish; and this is a check on my picky palate.
The sweet and sour sauce itself was made from scratch.
No tacky taste of the canned mass - produced low quality tomato sauce.
This is another tick.
The whole combination was just perfectly balanced; not too sweet, and not overly sour.
Definitely my preferred lunch whenever I am feeling energetic and decide to walk to this restaurant from my father's shop. [It's very hot in Sibu]