How do you carry your lunch to work?

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  1. bob99

    bob99 Senior member

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    As I've been eating healthier, I've been bringing my lunch to work for the past 8 months. It usually consists of:

    2-3 Tupperware Containers of chicken / beef
    2 Containers of Vegetables
    Almonds
    2 Apples
    A diet soda or two

    How does everyone here carry around a sizeable lunch? It's a bit large for my bag, and I'm looking for some way to keep it together, and stop any condensation from forming on the outside of containers that have been refrigerated.

    Any suggestions for a waterproof lunch bag / better container storage solution would be appreciated.

    Bob
     


  2. pinchi22

    pinchi22 Senior member

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    I´ve seen a few dedicated lunch carriers - funcional but pretty ugly. I´ve been using hermetically-sealed containers in a surprisingly cool messenger-type bag that I got as a freebie at a trade show in Europe last year. It´s grey, also holds a book, sunglasses and iPod and goes fairly well with a suit.

    If you want a more casual look, how about a Timbuk2 messenger bag. My friends swear by them.
     


  3. Macallan9

    Macallan9 Senior member

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    As I've been eating healthier, I've been bringing my lunch to work for the past 8 months. It usually consists of:

    2-3 Tupperware Containers of chicken / beef
    2 Containers of Vegetables
    Almonds
    2 Apples
    A diet soda or two

    How does everyone here carry around a sizeable lunch? It's a bit large for my bag, and I'm looking for some way to keep it together, and stop any condensation from forming on the outside of containers that have been refrigerated.

    Any suggestions for a waterproof lunch bag / better container storage solution would be appreciated.

    Bob


    Why dont you just get one larger container and put all the meats and vegetables together?
     


  4. Davidko19

    Davidko19 Senior member

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    exactly, just make a medley. Back when I was bulking up Id take a thing of rice and mix in some veggies and a chicken breast. Another tupperware with a sandwich and a few pieces for fruit. Screw the coke.

    So today I put my single tupperwear of salad in a plastic bag and put it in my messenger back. Fits perfect.
     


  5. Connemara

    Connemara [URL='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jST2Sv63WQ']

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    Brown paper bag, in my briefcase.
     


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    Thomas Senior member

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    in a bottle with a cork on top. usually marked "bourbon"
     


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    Mr Bentos are $35 shipped off Amazon. I highly recommend.
     


  8. why

    why Senior member

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    in a bottle with a cork on top. usually marked "bourbon"

    [​IMG]
     


  9. JohnShaft

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    On a tray, close to my body, so the other prisoners can't get at it.

    And what is this 'bulking up' that you people are on about? You're those little pocket people that wear all those 36-42 jackets, aren't you?
     


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    In my A-Team lunch box.
     


  11. Mild Mannered

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    ahh memories..
    [​IMG]

    Today I take one sandwich, 1 fruit & water bottle, carried in a soft leather briefcase. For me lunch should only be enough to prevent starvation. Anything more makes me want a nap.
     


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    I usually grasp the rolled up part of the paper bag and just walk with it.
     


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    I often ride into work and hate commuting that distance with stuff on my back. So, once a week I go to the grocery and stock up a week's worth of sandwich making materials + fruit/veggies. Or get one of these with the designated burrito pocket. [​IMG]
     


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    Someone who worked for Hermes told me that one Japanese customer ordered a custom Hermes leather container to carry a single apple.
     


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    robbie Pleading Poverty

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    usually a paper sack, or a paper sack in a backpack.
     


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