Forget the brown bag. Feast your eyes on these cute lunch boxes.
Select a bento lunch box, a carrier and accessories to create the “laptop lunch” of your dreams. The Bento Lunch Box 2.0 ($23.99
at LaptopLunches.com) comes with an outer container (to house all the smaller vessels inside that actually holds the food), three lidded water-tight
containers (for sauces, soups and other liquid-y things), two unlidded containers, stainless utensils, and even a book of
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Although these Packin’ SMART Lock & Lock Stacking Bento Boxes ($14.99 for two vessels at InnoBaby.com) were made to house meals and snacks for kids on-the-go, who’s to say you can’t use it for your lunches? The stackable containers
lock together in place for secure travel.
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Pack your lunch in this Smart Planet EC-34 Large 3-Compartment Eco Silicone Collapsible Lunch Box ($12.99 at Amazon.com), and after you’ve eaten, wash it, fold it up and throw it in your purse. It’s also microwave and dishwasher safe.
Some lunchers prefer to separate courses. For those of you who don’t want sauces touching and ingredients mixing, the Robbermaid LunchBlox Sandwich Kit ($9.50 at Target.com) will keep your food organized.
The sauce pot included in this Box Appetit Bento Box ($17.95 at Lunchboxes.com) makes it a great choice for dipping lovers. It comes in three color combinations: white and green, white and orange, and black and red.
Planning a picnic? This Shinzi Katoh Berry Well Deserved Bento Box Set ($24.99 at ModCloth.com) comes with four containers ranging from small to large.
Guaranteed no one will have a lunch box like this in your office. The CoroCoro Ball Lunch Bento Box ($26.79 at modes4u.com) is a cafeteria standout. It also comes in red and pink.
Since the lid on this LunchBots Trio Stainless Steel Food Container ($19.99 at Amazon.com) is not watertight, it’s a great vessel for your raw fruit and veggie snacks.
Now we say "kind of" because you can actually re-use these Easy Lunchbox Compartmentalized BPA-Free Plastic Food Containers (4 containers for $13.95 at EasyLunchBoxes.com) over and over again until it gets so stained and gross-looking or cracks--like your other disposable plastic ware.
Think outside the (lunch) box with one of these sleek, zippered carrying sleeves. They contain either a three-compartment
bento box or a bowlwith coordinating condiment dish. Both styles provide airtight storage for movable feasts.
Lunch kit, Pret a Paquet, $13 at Target
Neatly organize their lunches using this whimsical and dishwasher-safe bento-style box. Available in four designs.
Good lunch box, SugarBooger by Ore, $7 at reuseit.com