Jingu House at the Japanese Tea Garden, Brackenridge Park Image

; The bento box is a bomb. The “Japanese” noodles are decently flavored but mushy, the overcooked sesame chicken breast and “Asian” vegetables tasted of tart soy sauce and steam table, and the brown rice was bland — though if you added it to the chicken the whole was almost tolerable. Only the marinated cucumber survived unscathed.