Bento #207 – Wishing for spring bento

January 9, 2014
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I am back!!! Wow, this is the longest break that I have ever taken from this blog ever since starting it back in 2007. No excuses, just a much needed break from this blog and spending time with the family. But now I am back and hopefully to stay for a while. I have so […]

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Bento #206 – It’s spring time!

April 22, 2013
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I think my girl has finally entered a stage where she thinks that bringing a bento to school is strange. Not a bad strange but just a little different. The other day when I was in a hurry, I stuffed a sandwich and some chips into ziploc bags for lunch. When she came back from […]

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Max’s World Cafe @ Issaquah, WA

April 5, 2013

Wow, it’s been a while since I last posted. I blame it on the winter blues. It has been a long winter but I think we are finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. The sun actually showed up and stayed for the whole weekend!! For those who live in the Pacific […]

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Kukai Ramen & Izakaya @ Bellevue

March 11, 2013
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Shoyu Ramen These couple of weeks I have been in an organizing mood. Yes, even my photos too! While going through my photos, I realized that I have so many unpublished restaurant photos. So watch out for a lot more restaurant reviews coming up soon. First up is Kukai Ramen & Izakaya in Bellevue. Kukai […]

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Bento #205 – Starry Starry Day

February 26, 2013
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I think whenever I run out of bento ideas, I always turn to my trusty and faithful hearts or stars cookie cutters. Today was of no exception. It was stars galore…..  This bento is filled with star-shaped Peanut Butter sandwiches, red pepper stars, ham stars, blueberries and a chocolate macaron.  

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Kintaro Ramen @ Vancouver B.C.

February 21, 2013
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DH is a big ramen fan. So when we were in Vancouver BC one weekend, we decided to try out one of the more popular ramen store – Kintaro Ramen. Since we were expecting a long line, we tried to get there by 12 pm which was the opening hour according to many websites sans […]

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Revisiting Chinese New Year Goodies

February 5, 2013
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Taking a break from bento, this is a post all about Chinese New Year goodies from the archives. Chinese New Year falls on February 10 this year. So this week there will be lots of baking in preparation for Chinese New Year. What’s on my baking list this year? First up will be the yummy […]

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Bento #204 – Spirals & Rolls

January 28, 2013
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Somedays there is so much going on that everything seems to be spinning around   I guess I must be feeling that way when I made this bento. A mock sushi roll, this roll is made up of ham and cheese rolled in bread. Also included are carrot sticks and dip in the little container, […]

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Bento #203 – An orangey day!

January 21, 2013
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Another lunch packed in a Lock & Lock box. I love the Lock & Lock boxes. They have different sizes for different needs. Most of the boxes also come with removable trays which can be removed to incorporate bigger portions. In this bento, I am actually using a square box with 4 removable trays and […]

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Bento #202 – Tuna Crackers n more

January 17, 2013
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Usually C does not like spicy food and she does not like tuna either. But for some strange unknown reason, she loves the Bumble Bee Spicy Thai Chili Tuna. I love spicy food. Usually I will cook one spicy meal like curry or nasi lemak (anchovy chili paste with rice) once a week. On those […]

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