As anyone who’s ever been to Japan, Japantown or even just a sushi bar at lunch can attest, the Japanese are way into pictures and models of food. They’re also into Bento boxes, portable boxes with individual sections for your different courses. We love these things, so it was with a considerable amount of delight that we clicked through a post on Bay Area Bites to find the Flickr stream Mr. Bento Porn, a collection of photos taken of bento lunches. Take a look:
So… How many hours have we been looking at that site now? Frankly, we’d rather not say. But it’s great, no? The Bay Area Bites piece also gets into some interesting history about food-to-go. Read it.