By Desiree Lopez
Located in south side Montebello, The Chicken Bowl Asian Fusion is true to its motto “no MSG,” giving its customers a meal with no regrets.
“MSG,” Monosodium glutamate is a non-essential amino acid, also known as a flavor enhancer.
Although the Food and Drug Administration has recognized MSG as “generally safe,” it is still question.
The Chicken Bowl Asian Fusion offers a great variety on their menu, starting with their highly recognized Korean tacos.
The spicy chicken includes a mixture of spices, topped off with kimchi sprouts to add flavor that will not disappoint.
Guests can choose from the chicken bowl, containing no fat or skin or pork marinated with their special sauce.
Also available is thinly sliced rib-eye steak, marinated with their special Korean sauce.
If guests opt on making their meal a combo they receive a 55-cent discount on their purchase.
Guests can also enjoy a substantial plate of their choosing, varying from beef to chicken.
The plate is served with white rice and a choice of two different sides: macaroni salad, green salad, miso soup, or curry.
The macaroni salad, is not liquid gold infused macaroni, but a fresh mixture of onion and other vegetables with macaroni and mayonnaise. It gives the right combination of warm and cool to the dish.
For those who are on a budget The Chicken Bowl Asian Fusion is the perfect place to go, with meals ranging from $3.99 for their chicken bowl to $12.99 for their more exotic dishes.
The restaurant also provides over the phone orders for customers on the go.
Guests order their food at the register, one of the employees will take the order to where the customer is seated.
The small family owned restaurant, which provides a welcoming service as soon as customer walk through the door.Greeted by the owner himself,his cool collective personality is reflected upon ordering making everyone feel comfortable.
Its green walls with flower decals give the restaurant a serene environment in which guest can unwind while enjoying a meal.
Besides the food being a great meal for your buck, the fact that the restaurant is not using MSG in, gives guests peace of mind of what they are putting in their mouths.
It is not an artificial flavor but good quality food, making it taste only that much better.
This restaurant is located at 725 Washington Boulevard, Montebello. It’s hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday and closed Saturday and Sunday.