complete bentos

Classic cold-weather mixed vegetable rice bento

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A classic Japanese style bento using winter vegetables (since it’s still pretty cold here) made by my mom from bento stash ingredients. continue reading...

Guy Does Bento no. 7: Chicken karaage bento

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The Guy Does Bento is back, with a bento featuring his favorite way of eating chicken. continue reading...

My sister does bentos: charaben (kyaraben) for a girl and boy

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Here are some bentos made by a typical busy Japanese mom - my sister Mayumi - for her two kids. continue reading...

Guy Does Bento no. 5: Meatloaf and potatoes

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The Guy comes up with a manly meat-and-potatoes bento with not a rice grain in sight. continue reading...

Guy Does Bento no. 2: Taco-couscous bento

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The guy steps it up with a riff on an Okinawan speciality, taco rice. continue reading...

The Guy Does Bento

This is a series of posts featuring bentos made by my spouse, aka The Guy. The Guy is not Japanese, didn't grow up with bentos (but loves the ones I make for him) and is somewhat tentative in the kitchen when he gets out of his comfort zone. See how he gets along in the world of bentos.