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Pronounced: \ter-uh-yah-kee chik-uh n\ | IPA: /ˌtɛr əˈyɑ ki ˈtʃɪk ən/
Definition of Teriyaki Chicken Bowl
Teriyaki Chicken Bowl is a quintessential Japanese cuisine fast food restaurant chain in Albuquerque. Originally founded in the early 1980s, as a drive-in and take-out restaurant, serving mainly an inexpensive donbori with teriyaki sauce, grilled chicken, vegetables, and Japanese sticky rice referred to as a Teriyaki Chicken Bowl. The company also features many Chinese cuisine foods, as the family-owned private restaurant chain is owned by a family of Chinese heritage. They have expanded the company across the city of Albuquerque, and currently have seven active locations.
Examples of Teriyaki Chicken Bowl
The restaurants emphasize understated Japanese and Chinese cuisine centering around their Teriyaki Chicken Bowl donbori and various platters of chicken with rice or noodles, and understated New Mexicana themes with some New Mexican cuisine and American cuisine items, including green chile and french fries.
Origin of Teriyaki Chicken Bowl
The past and present expansions of Teriyaki Chicken Bowl has made its logo, a simplified yellow chicken in a green bowl, a commonly recognized symbol for its company within New Mexico, especially in the city of Albuquerque.
First Known Use: 20th century