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Asian Box

855 El Camino Real, Ste. 22 Send to Phone
650-391-9305 | Menu
Easy 1-2-3 ordering defines this build-your-own-box, Asian-street-stall inspired eatery.
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Asian Box Restaurant Review

: Grace Nguyen, previously of San Francisco's Slanted Door, goes her own way with this fast-casual eatery based on Asian street food. Start your “box” with a choice of one of two rices, noodles or a salad. Next add a protein such as lemon grass pork or six-spice chicken. Add-ons include vegetables that come steamed or wok-tossed, and a list of flavorful toppers ranging from fresh jalapeño to crispy shallots to a lime squeeze --- we recommend the works. Choose from six house-made sauces --- tamarind vinaigrette is a highlight. Choices beyond the box are limited to two sides (fresh spring rolls or standout jerky) and house-made or bottled drinks. Vietnamese iced coffee, made with Cafe Du Monde coffee from New Orleans, can make for a sweet finish to the meal (or walk down the shopping center to Kara's for a cupcake). For an ultra quick lunch, use the exterior walk-up window for a pre-configured order of fried rice, or order on-line to have your box ready on arrival. Those local to downtown Palo Alto can take advantage of Asian Box's delivery by electric bike.

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