Posted On: 08/31/2010
1. Lunchsak by Mimi the Sardine Substitute that old paper bag for this recyclable (and, might we add, adorable) one, made with 100 percent certified organic cotton. $19.95. Home Eco, 4611 Macklind Ave., St. Louis, 314.351.2000.
2. Neoprene Gourmet Getaway Tote Worried about keeping that fruit fresh until lunchtime? This bag, big enough to fit your lunch and a drink, is insulated to keep your hot foods toasty and your cold foods chilly, just the way you like ’em. $19.99. The Container Store, 1769 S. Brentwood Blvd., Brentwood, 314.968.8480.
3. Klip-It Lunch Cube Don’t you hate it when all your different meal items mix? (No mom, it doesn’t matter that they’re all going to the same place.) Try this clever contraption, which includes a space just for your sandwich, a spot for a side and plenty of room for dessert. And don’t worry, no touching. $4.99. The Container Store, 1769 S. Brentwood Blvd., Brentwood, 314.968.8480.
4. 1967 vintage Doctor Doolittle tin lunchbox This one-of-a-kind vintage tin lunchbox – one of many versions available at T.F.A. – will make you feel like a kid again. $59.50. T.F.A., 3229 Morganford Road, St. Louis, 314.865.1552.
5. To-Go Ware Stainless Steel Lunch Box Keep your curry separate from your rice – and look good doing it – with this two-tier stainless steel tiffin box. $19.99. Whole Foods Market, 1601 Brentwood Blvd., Brentwood, 314.968.7744.
6. Inomata Irodori Komachi Whether it’s sushi and spring rolls or cookies and cranberries, portion control is all taken care of with a bento box. $6.99. Asia Market, 1243 Castillons Arcade Plaza, Creve Coeur, 314.878.2010.
7. Bacon Tin Lunchbox Because everything’s better with a little bacon. $26. Jennifer’s Pharmacy, 30 N. Central Ave., Clayton, 314.862.7400.
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