Talking about roasted chicken, you might be familiar with one brand that seemed to be dominating when it comes to the dish. And yet, apparently, I found another spot that served a somewhat similar dish.
I came there last Sunday with a friend. He asked me to come along to give a comparison to the food. And so, off we went to this restaurant, Rooster.
The restaurant shares a venue with a barber shop which is at the second floor, called Barber Box. The restaurant itself wasn't that spacious. There were only 6 tables that each can hold up 4 people. So yes, it's just small. And the kitchen is located near the entrance door.
So there are steps if you want to order the food here:
First, you order the protein (in this case, the chicken): A whole chicken (IDR 89K) or just half (IDR 69K). After that, you can order additional dishes such as the choices of carbo (+ IDR 8K), light bites (+ IDR 15K), sauce (+ IDR 5K), and the "sambal" (+ IDR 5K).
Here are the items we ordered yesterday:
The Prime (half) - IDR 69K.
What I loved about roasted chicken is that it's a healthy dish. The roasted chicken here was good, not much amount of fat. And the taste was surprisingly tasty. The chicken was cooked all the way through. For my consideration, it's a bit dry. But the overall taste was pretty nice. The salad that came along with the dish was surprisingly good. I loved how they put salt in it so the salad even though served with no dressing was still delicious to eat.
Chicken Nuggets - additional IDR 15K.
Chicken Breakfast Sausage - additional IDR 15K.
Barbeque Sauce - additional IDR 5K.
Sambal Matah - additional IDR 5K.
Spaghetti Aglio Olio e Peperoncino - additional IDR 8K.
The flavors were mild, actually a bit too mild for me. I'm the kind of guy who loved bold seasoning so this dish felt like it lacked so much in flavors. It needed more boosts on the seasoning. But overall still nice to chew though.
Sweet Ice Tea - IDR 12K.
Overall conclusion, I found myself in a decent place that serves a kick-ass roasted chicken.
Well, for my palate the chicken was good, and the taste was something quite memorable.
The place is simple, but the service was nice and friendly.
Prices are quite affordable. The only downside maybe the place was rather small so it can't hold up many customers.
Will I be back here again? Sure. But only for the roasted chicken next time.
Keep on chewing!
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