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Bentō - all about the Japanese lunch boxes

Nutritious everyday meal or tempting delicacies of Japanese cuisine aesthetically arranged in a special box - this is Bentō. 

The Japanese Bentō moves in the area of tension between everyday snack and preciousness, between healthy aesthetics and culinary handicraft. 

With its claim to healthy eating and its original Japanese containers, Bentō is a typical representative of Washoku, the traditional Japanese cuisine.

And in Japan, of course, there are not only the ordinary and homemade Bentō, but also exclusive Bentō, composed of the highlights of each cuisine that conquer the top gastronomy. Here is a rough overview of the spectrum that Bentō covers.

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