You already know that Chinese food is delicious, but you might not be aware that it’s also one of the healthiest foods you can eat. At China Bowl Asian Cuisine, offering family style dining and Chinese takeout in Lahaina, HI, you’ll find plenty of meals that satisfy the taste buds while also providing the body with quality nutrition. The following are just a few reasons why Chinese food is good for you.
Bento (弁当 bentō) is a single-portion take-out or home-packed meal common in Japanese cuisine. A traditional bento holds rice or noodles, fish or meat, with pickled and cooked vegetables, in a box. Containers range from disposable mass-produced to hand-crafted lacquerware. Bento are readily available in many places throughout Japan, including convenience stores, bento shops (弁当屋 bentō-ya), railway stations, and department stores.
Dosirak (also spelled “doshirak”) are Korean packed lunchboxes, usually made at home, but sometimes store-bought. They are similar to Japanese bento or Indian tiffin, and are usually made with a few different vegetable and meat side dishes, some kimchi, and a serving of rice.