Japanese Bento Boxes

Bento 101 [Infographic]

Zegrahm Contributor|October 16, 2018|Infographics

Bento boxes hail from Japan and first hit the scene around the 16th century, used by travelers and working folks who didn't have time for meals. A typical bento box is divided into several compartments and the container itself can range from disposable plastic to a gorgeously decorated set of lacquered boxes. View our infographic for the history of bento boxes, and find out when you can try one for yourself on our Japan page.

Bento 101

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