Bento Boxes on the Frontlines | Eric Sze | The Novel Outbreak
Jun 18 , 2020 | COVID-19
886 is a NYC-based Taiwanese restaurant that has been making bento boxes—prepped meals with rice, veggies, and meat—for frontline workers throughout the outbreak. It’s named “886” for the area code Co-Owner and Chef, Eric Sze, had to dial to call his family back in Taiwan when he first moved to the US. He says everything about his cooking is centered on home and feeling safe—a message strengthened by his team’s dedication to providing help during today’s health crisis. Our Host James Chau speaks with Chef Sze about their story.
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