Here’s a picture of a bento box lunch my wife made. Japanese bento is way better than the mystery brown paper bag special I grew up with!
Here’s a picture of some bento my wife made for me. I love the variety of food and the presentation! I feel bad because her food is delicious, and that causes me to eat every meal pretty quickly instead of taking my time to enjoy every bite.
Why do I love my fiancee? There are over a million reasons of course, but one of those million reasons is Bento! Here’s a recent photo of the bento box lunch she made for me during a surprise picnic. She does this on every snowboarding trip too. So many delicious items perfectly placed in their own individual area. Who does that? It’s pure excellence.
This is my first year missing a Thanksgiving feast in the U.S. Do I care? Not so much. It’s always been a nice extended vacation from work or school and a chance to get drunk with friends and family while eating dry turkey… and then left over dry turkey for another week, bleh. That reminds me… something interesting I’ve noticed over the years is how people in America love the holidays because of food. My friends and I have always talked about home cooked meals, eating this, and eating that, but it was only around Thanksgiving and Christmas. Why is that? Why don’t Americans prepare good food on a regular basis? Hamburger Helper, easy cook instant dinners, what is up with that!? Luckily my fiancee is the best cook I’ve ever known and her meals can put a 5-star restaurant to shame! So in the sake of Thanksgiving I am going to share some pictures of two delicious lunches, Bento, that I’ve recently enjoyed. Continue reading