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Five Ways to “Bento” Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

Posted by on Nov 20, 2012 in Editorial | 2 comments

Read five ways to creatively dress up your Thanksgiving leftovers with bento.

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Tango No Sekku Bento

Posted by on May 5, 2010 in Bento, Bento Box, Bento Hoodlums, Charaben, Chicken, Childrens Day | 22 comments

Today is Tango No Sekku, or Boy’s Day! See the kamaboko carp that I made for lunch today and hear what Buddy’s reaction to the lunch was. The Bento Hoodlums return!

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The Princess and the Edamame

Posted by on Feb 24, 2010 in 2010 Bentos, Bento Box, Charaben, Kids, Products, Reviews, Shrimp | 20 comments

Read my review of a two-tier stainless steel lunch box sponsored by ECO Lunchboxes and see the cute little carrot-haired egg princess I have in my bento today.

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A Charaben for Breakfast

Posted by on Feb 5, 2010 in 2010 Bentos, Animals, Blog, Breakfast, Charaben, Kids, Vegetarian | 8 comments

With an office potluck scheduled for today, I pack a little bento to eat for breakfast as our meeting starts. Find out what terrible deed Buddy did this morning before work…

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The Untimely Demise of Charaben

Posted by on Jan 27, 2010 in Bento, Charaben, Vegetarian | 25 comments

What happens after the bento photos are taken and the cute creatures we create have to be eaten? Do they smile all the way to your mouth or scream in terror as they meet the end?

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A Bento to Scream For and Fundraiser Winners

Posted by on Jan 22, 2010 in Bento, Charaben, Winners | 45 comments

Ice cream in a bento?! Don’t worry, it’s not what you think. See a charaben to scream for and find out who our lucky winners are for the Haiti Fundraiser/Bento Giveaway!

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Happy Witch and Dracula Bentos (409)

Posted by on Oct 30, 2009 in 2009 Bentos, Blog, Charaben, Halloween, Shrimp | 6 comments

It’s almost Halloween and I’ve got two more cute Halloween bento, one with a witch and one with Dracula!

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Ichiben Review

Posted by on Jun 9, 2009 in Restaurants | 10 comments

When we went to eat at Spicy Ahi last week, we saw a place with a big NOW OPEN sign and much to my delight, it was a ramen shop called...

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Leftover Chinese Bento (323)

Posted by on Mar 6, 2009 in Bento, Chinese, leftovers | 8 comments

My in-laws ordered out for Chinese food yesterday from Golden Dragon Seafood Restaurant and though the food was good, I think I still...

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I Put the Ben in Bento (316)

Posted by on Feb 25, 2009 in LOST Bentos | 27 comments

The extremely creepy Benjamin Linus is here to tell you through this bento that you have to go back to the island.

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