bento

Canned bento?!? We try out a cheaper alternative to canned Yoshinoya【Taste test】

But there’s one unexpected problem with this series of takikomigohan in a can.

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THAT MUCH for white rice and one tiny plum? Eating Japan’s most-expensive “cheap” bento【Taste test】

The “circle of the sun boxed lunch” is usually a friend to those with a lonely wallet, but not this one.

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Legendary Tokyo bento shop offers free food 24 hours a day for one month if it meets Twitter goal

Kitchen Dive’s craziest, most generous offer yet.

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Bento shop staff punished part-timer by piercing her nose, cutting all hair off, and more

Attackers’ twisted, violent tendencies have resulted in third arrest in as many months.

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Skip sushi — The five best beef bento to eat in Japan right now

A guide to the delicious takeout beef that’s keeping us from doing any home cooking.

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No school lunches? Tokyo boxed lunch stand says kids have to pay, but doesn’t care when, to whom

Open-ended IOU is a tear-jerkingly literal application of paying it forward.

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Tiny fish-shaped soy sauce bottles repurposed for sanitizers

What could possibly go wrong?

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Decorate your room like a bento box with the new soy sauce bottle light

Add a taste of Japan to your home decor. 

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Nationwide pub chain in Japan adapting to the times by turning into a bento boxed lunch shop

We ask how the Kushikatsu Tanaka izakaya chain is faring in the midst of a pandemic.

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Japanese mom wows us with her ‘eggstraordinary’ food art

Simply put, it’s an eggstravaganza!… sorry.

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Tokyo bento shop famous for jumbo orders offers a meaty sausage lunch for under 1,000 yen

The Internet is still reeling from the amount of oblong meat products they’ve crammed into a single lunch box.

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Tokyo department store’s best beef sushi bento combines two of the best things in life

Wagyu plus sushi plus bento is the formula for a perfect meal.

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Fake eggs are being used in Japanese convenience store bentos

Customer’s investigation leads to a discovery that’s shocked people around Japan.

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This is what a 10,800-yen (US$100) Tokyo sushi boxed lunch looks like【Taste test】

Mr. Sato goes mad with sushi power as he buys an ultra-luxurious sushi take-out set at one of Tokyo’s fanciest department stores.

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Hungry and on the go? Top 10 ranking of ekiben at Tokyo’s Shinagawa Station

A definitive ranking of the 10 best-selling bento boxes at one of Tokyo’s major travel hubs.

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This is what a 8,500-yen (US$76) Tokyo bento beef boxed lunch looks like【Taste test】

Tokyo’s newest gourmet bento shop is open, and our stomachs (and wallet) are ready.

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Godzilla: King of the Bento, now with limited King of the Monsters packaging

Octopus, eel, vegetables, and rice all in the same bowl? Let them fight.

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This beautiful beefy bento is one of the best meals you can have on a train in Japan

Kobe beef’s fiercest rival is the star of this sukiyaki ekiben that not only tastes amazing, but sounds great too.

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Australian mother reflects on “lunchbox shame” she felt from her son’s Tokyo preschool teacher

Preschool teacher says the Australian-style lunch she made was “not appropriate.”

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Handmade Hayao Miyazaki bento is too cute to eat, great conversation starter during meals

Studio Ghibli-themed bento party among friends quickly escalates when someone brought the king along.

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