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Tampa, FL bento supplies?

Postby Laura Bento » Sun Mar 29, 2009 5:54 am

hi everyone! My husband will be going to Tampa, FL next weekend? Does anyone know if there are any stores that sell bento supplies?
Thanks!
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Re: Tampa, FL bento supplies?

Postby MommaSith » Wed Apr 01, 2009 5:59 am

No idea, I'm afraid :( I've only been to Tampa a couple of times, both were many many years ago, and loooooooooong before I knew anything about bento :lol:
Sorry I'm no help :/
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Re: Tampa, FL bento supplies?

Postby Biggie » Thu Apr 02, 2009 12:53 pm

If you do find any local sources for bento gear, please take a moment to enter the store info (and a comment) on the Bento Store Locator with Google Maps on the main Lunch in a Box site. Thanks!
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Re: Tampa, FL bento supplies?

Postby SlackerMom » Mon Jun 22, 2009 9:42 am

Hi All.

New to this forum but think its great. Hate to say it but pickings are slim here in Tampa. Although your husband has probably already come and gone, we have a large asian supermarket here called Oceanic Supermarket: http://www.oceanicmarket.com/ . They have a very good selection of asian food and good asian snacks in the Japanese, Chines, Thai and Filipino varieties. They even have a good amount of asian cooking utensils and dishes. But their lunch carriers are pretty limited. They have a couple of tiffin boxes and I've seen the cylinder sectioned Zojirushi Thermos . I guess most of us in this area aren't into the bento packing yet. I have seen quite a few sandwich carriers at the Sanrio shop in the International Plaza Mall but I refuse to pay $13.00 for something I used to buy in the 100 yen shops! Does anyone know of any other places to buy bento gear in this area?

I just came back from San Francisco last month and stumbled upon Ichiban Kan. I did buy some of the Natural Lunch items there. My co-workers were so interested in my little bento we just placed a huge collective order that will hopefully have most of my bento supplies.
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