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After trying their specialty fish dish, we were back again to try their other food which also came with great review from mom's friend. Since she goes there quite often whether on the way up or down from Genting, we trust her word. Also she really wanted to bring us back there again after a mini-roadtrip.This time she ordered something specially for me. Chicken Stewed with Chinese Wine & Ginger which not many restaurants can get right. Nothing could ever come close to the one that my grandmother
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After trying their specialty fish dish, we were back again to try their other food which also came with great review from mom's friend. Since she goes there quite often whether on the way up or down from Genting, we trust her word. Also she really wanted to bring us back there again after a mini-roadtrip.

This time she ordered something specially for me. Chicken Stewed with Chinese Wine & Ginger which not many restaurants can get right. Nothing could ever come close to the one that my grandmother used to cook for the family. Until I tried New Rainbow's. 
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Each of us were served a bowl filled to the brim with the stewed chicken and the soup, with plenty of slithers of ginger that gave the whole thing a very nice heat. 

Also as a special order and something I have never tried before, there was chunks of fried egg at the bottom of the bowl. When you take a bite of it, the egg bursts with the soup that it had been soaking in the whole time. The chicken was also incredibly tender which comes as no surprise as it was cooked in the wine and also it's own yummy juices.
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Though truth be told, I was only in it for the soup which I drank by the spoonfuls even if the wine really had quite the alcohol kick. By the end of dinner my face was flushing already and that didn't even stop me from finishing up my mother's bowl of wine & ginger soup.

So far, the food here has been very good even if it is a little out of our way to go just for a meal. But if we were to ever pass by there then it would definitely be the place to stop. 
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I was lucky to have been brought to this restaurant to try something that they are quite popular for - their Soon Hock fish. Apparently this fish is also known as Marble Goby fish in English and considered one of the largest species in Malaysia. Also one of the more expensive kind.No surprise as the one that we were served was a whole whopping 7kgs and priced at Rm180 per kg, you can imagine just how much our meal came up to.Because we did not want to only have one dish, the person that brought
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I was lucky to have been brought to this restaurant to try something that they are quite popular for - their Soon Hock fish. Apparently this fish is also known as Marble Goby fish in English and considered one of the largest species in Malaysia. Also one of the more expensive kind.

No surprise as the one that we were served was a whole whopping 7kgs and priced at Rm180 per kg, you can imagine just how much our meal came up to.

Because we did not want to only have one dish, the person that brought us to this restaurant suggested that we have half the fish steamed and the other fried. Smart move because this way we have more varieties. 
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The first method of cooking is steaming the Soon Hock with sweet soya sauce and lots of fried garlic. I now understand why this fish his so highly priced and also why people always say that the bigger this fish is, the better. 

There's something very meaty about the Soon Hock. While some fish are soft & tender, this was crunchy, juicy and also succulent. I do not know how to describe it exactly but there is definitely no need for rice as you eat this fish. 
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They also gave us different kinds of condiments, two being requested by a friend as she's the regular customer there. So she asked for a plate of fried shallots & garlic with some soya sauce for everyone and said that this is good to eat with the fish - which was very true. Then chili & garlic in soya sauce, fish sauce and some lime juice which happened to be my favourite.

The service there is excellent even if there were many other tables filled with patrons. 
Deep fried Soon Hock
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Then there is also the deep fried Soon Hock with sweet soya sauce to go with it. Just like the first, the meat was very succulent and crunchy which proves it's freshness. I like this dish as well cause even thought the fish was deep fried, it wasn't oily at all. 

I think, if you're either going up to or coming down from Genting, this is a nice place to stop by for a meal. Especially if you enjoy fish and would like a good meal from time to time. 
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Marble Goby fish
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Other Info. : Apparently some of the larger fishes are caught by the boss himself as he enjoys fishing.
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