All You Can Eat: How To Pack A Better School Lunch

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School is back in session and that means a daily struggle for many parents to figure out what to pack their kids for lunch. As palates have evolved so have school lunches. Nowadays, bento boxes are all the rage, largely replacing paper sacks as the container of choice. Kids are as likely to dine on sandwiches as they are wraps, musubi, and salads. We’ll dish on healthy and tasty options that kids will want to eat and hear your tips on how parents can manage the load.


Luke Tsai, food editor, KQED Arts & Culture

J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, a cookbook author, children’s book author, New York Times columnist, and restaurateur. He's also host of "Kenji's Cooking Show" on YouTube. His books include "The Food Lab," "The Wok: Recipes & Techniques" and "Every Night is Pizza Night."

Namiko Hirasawa Chen, founder and CEO, Just One Cookbook, a web site and video series focused on Japanese cooking

Monique Lopez Feybesse, chef and owner, Tarts de Feybesse