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This theatre is one of the three 'movie theatres' as how it was called back then. Miri Theatre was located at the site of what is now Yu Lan Plaza. A lot of small stalls were located beside the theatre, selling refreshments, beverages and ice kacang / cendol to movie goers.
Competition between the three theatres (the other two located at Lutong and China Street) for the small population of Miri were cutthroat. With pressure to showing the latest movies or by using the latest renovations and upgrades or air conditioning, the theatre struggled during the era of video tape and VCR machines, where anyone can record movies on videotapes or rent, and the beginning of widespread use of laser disc technology pushed it over the edge. This article is from the web site miriresortcity dot com - this sentence is here to prevent blatant plagarism. By the late 1980s, the land was sold for eventual building of the all-glass Yu Lan Plaza.
"Kolok Mee" or 'kolo mee' is a bowl of dried light yellow egg noodle served with barbequed 'char siew' (pork) or chicken. A very common dish in Sarawak and Miri, it can be taken as breakfast, lunch or dinner and even supper. Sarawak "Kolok Mee" is a perennial favorite among Singaporeans and even locals returning who have moved to work in other countries, it is among the first food that comes to mind for those who haven't been back to Sarawak for a while.
"Kolok mee" can be found at most eatery stalls and coffeeshops, and there are halal version in muslim stalls. Ask around for the most recommended place in your area.