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Wednesday, January 04, 2017

riceball airport bento (650 yen)

Lit by the first rays of the New Year sun. Pretty good bento, nice variety. Flavor a bit muted and rice a bit too soft. All in all good snack before jumping on a plane in Haneda.
bento geek, 11:45 PM | link |

Thursday, September 08, 2016

hokkaido themed autumn store bento (598 yen)

This one was fairly busy, lots crammed in. K and R got it for me. It was pretty good, nice flavors, good variety. Makes me wanna go back to Hokkaido!
bento geek, 10:54 PM | link |

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Variety of flavors bento (1350yen)

I'm heading to Hokkaido with K on a bullet train. If it wasn't for the fried chicken chunk in the corner this would almost be a vegetarian bento. Very juicy and fresh, feel vigorous after having this one. Took a video but I dont know if I'll ever get my YouTube account back in order to upload it, sadly.
bento geek, 5:17 PM | link |

Friday, July 22, 2016

various friend items "feast" bento (950 yen)

This one was sold for half off original price because of the time of day. The rice was a bit gummy because of the age but still good. Fried bits were very tasty and came with a nice packet of sauce.
bento geek, 3:10 PM | link |

Thursday, July 07, 2016

Japanese eel bento (780 yen)

We're on a roll, another bento! This one was eel from Nara prefecture. Yummy, though not as soft as I expected. Good flavors and nice variation.
bento geek, 12:29 AM | link |

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

salmon steak on rice bento (730 yen)

It's been awhile since I've updated. I'm still here. Salmon is a yummy fish and this had fairly good variety in it. Simple but elegant.
bento geek, 11:17 PM | link |

Thursday, May 05, 2016

healthy salmon bento on a train to gunma (690yen)

Heading on a day trip with K. This was chock full of healthy goddess. Pretty fresh and worth it. Filmed it even though I can't currently login to my YouTube account. Maybe someday...
bento geek, 12:34 PM | link |

Friday, March 11, 2016

Simple tonkatsu bento (on sale from
600 to 300 yen)

Pretty simple breaded meat bento. On sale because bought late. Had most of the key basic ingredients, good presentation.
bento geek, 10:17 PM | link |

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Kyoto wagyu beef bento (1080yen)

Now this is what a bento should be! Soft deluxe buttery Japanese beef on a delicious bed of rice. With a cold beer, watching the countryside quickly roll past the window of the bullet train. Golden afternoon sunlight and delicious moments. I took a video too, just in case I can ever get back into my youtube account...
bento geek, 4:00 PM | link |

Monday, December 28, 2015

neighborhood salmon bento (540yen)

This was a bento from a local shop. Surprisingly good. Salmon was toasty but juicy. The noodle salad was flavor, whole bento was enjoyable.

My bento blogs won't stop! I wish I could login to my youtube account but maybe I'll just have to start over and make a new one or something. So frustrating. Hmm
bento geek, 3:29 AM | link |

Friday, November 06, 2015

Simple chicken-egg "colorful" bento (490yen)

Good deal, K got it for me. The chicken was juicy. I liked the chicken meat balls the best. Side dishes were a bit simple. Good rice. Good cheap bento.
bento geek, 10:25 PM | link |

Saturday, October 03, 2015

Prison pork bento (400 yen)

Went to an execution prison and they were selling examples of prison bento. You'd think they would spruce it up a little for outside people but it was pretty bland. I mean if I was in prison I wouldn't complain but nothing special taste-wise. None the less, prison bento!! Took a video but I still can't get into my youtube account... Sigh...
bento geek, 11:02 AM | link |
Commonly Used Words (drag me)
bento - Japanese style lunchbox
ekiben - Train station lunchbox
conbini - Convience store