Tag Archives: bento

Fun Link Friday: Twin Peaks Bento

Let’s learn how to make a Twin-Peaks themed bento with Twin Peaks star Kyle Maclachlan! Did you know that Twin Peaks was a hit in Japan? Here’s a vintage New York Times article from 1992 about the show’s popularity, and a Food52 article about … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Halloween Bento Roundup

Work has been a bit hectic lately, so a proper search for new Halloween bento in 2016 didn’t get underway, but in case you’re feeling both hungry and spooky, here’s some quick links to our past reports on Halloween-themed bento! Happy … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Halloween Bento 2013

Images are from Cookpad. They are linked to their original recipes and credited. I do one of these articles every year, but now I want to start documenting the numbers, since I have a theory that Halloween in Japan is … Continue reading

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Fun Link(s) Friday: Halloween Bento Roundup 2012

Add a bit of spooky fun to your lunch this October with some of these Halloween-themed bentos from around the web! Neatorama has two collections of Halloween bento this year: “Delightful Halloween Bento Boxes” and “More Halloween Bento Boxes.” Wendy … Continue reading

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Fun Link(s) Friday: Halloween Bento

In Japan and missing Halloween? Celebrating Halloween and missing Japan? Why not combine the two with a delicious Halloween bento? Makiko Itoh of Just Bento and Just Hungry has featured a variety of Halloween-themed bento art from bento bloggers across … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Anna the Red

Bento enthusiasts, Japanophiles, and gamers, take note! Whether you want to learn how to make fancy bento or just like looking at (and salivating over) Anna’s gorgeous kyaraben (character bento), check out http://www.annathered.com/ for bento-making, geekery, and fun. (All images … Continue reading

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Bento have hit the states! Ready to make your own?

Here’s a brief history of and some great resources for getting started on bento-making, whether it’s in Japan or here in America. Bento is the Japanese version of a packed lunch, typically taken to work and school by adults and … Continue reading

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