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sb / October 6, 2008 1:53 AM

meat pies in london.

charlie / October 6, 2008 7:47 AM

PB&J with banana, cottage cheese and some carrots.

Maybe one of my crappy oatmeal cookies I made Friday.

You?

CVAL / October 6, 2008 8:14 AM

Rocket (arugula), spinach, white cheddar, and parma ham omelet; scrambled in white truffle infused olive oil. mmm, mmm, good!

J / October 6, 2008 8:43 AM

Maybe Perry's?

carrie / October 6, 2008 9:05 AM

so far a salad that includes romaine lettuce, mushrooms, beets, apple, and some peanuts in a little bit of balsamic vinegar. I'm sure a veggie burger or something more filling will find its way to my mouth, along with the salad.

Hal / October 6, 2008 9:40 AM

Broccoli. It's all I could find in the fridge this morning as I ran out the door. I have to find something else.

Gaigen / October 6, 2008 10:07 AM

Dismay between two slices of regret. Seriously...

dragonslayer / October 6, 2008 10:10 AM

It's will be a sandwich of some sort with a side of fruit. Pretty boring.

Billi D / October 6, 2008 10:11 AM

Pita filled with egg and diced spinach, yellow pepper, red onion, swiss cheese, tomato and spicy chipotle mustard. yum!

Baldeesh / October 6, 2008 10:20 AM

Fried tofu fingers with honey mustard.

eee / October 6, 2008 10:33 AM

A turkey & swiss sandwich with an apple and caramel rice cakes. Mmmm.

lenutaa_mirceaa / October 6, 2008 10:43 AM

eu sunt handicapat da

Jasmine / October 6, 2008 10:44 AM

It should have been leftover chicken with goat cheese and basil but I got greedy over the weekend and ate the portion I set aside. So it will most likely be a crap sandwich from the basement cafeteria. Or maybe a fancy sandwich from Trotter's To Go.

mo / October 6, 2008 11:00 AM

My weekend was busy and tiring, so I didn't make lunch for today. My Mr. Bento is lonely. So probably some overpriced sandwich from the express cafeteria in my building.

anne / October 6, 2008 11:05 AM

PB + Honey, leftover half portion of tomato soup, leftover au gratin potatoes from last night's dinner. Probably more peanut butter and crackers later today, plus an apple.

m / October 6, 2008 11:05 AM

pb&j. but im really hungry for something a little more gourmet after reading all of these other entries.

Bill V / October 6, 2008 11:08 AM

I forgot some pasta I was going to have at home, so it looks like a warm sandwich from Panera might be in store.

Josh / October 6, 2008 11:12 AM

As usual: a white nectarine, a bartlett pear, a black plum, an australian orange, a lowfat yogurt splashed with lots of wheat germ, a handful of cashews, and a banana milkshake.

printdude / October 6, 2008 11:46 AM

Hotdogs.
Fries.
Root Beer.
Cigarettes.

Picture o' Health.
Youbetcha.

Wish I had leftovers from Porkapalooza. Damn.

Cheryl / October 6, 2008 11:59 AM

PB and local honey on homemade bread, Jay's, an apple, a diet Pepsi.

STV SLV / October 6, 2008 1:06 PM

turkey club at the bread cafe!

soup / October 6, 2008 1:09 PM

I just finished. I ate gnocchi in a tomato and parmesean sauce with a glass of homemade beet kvass. I wanted to add broccli to my gnocchi, but forgot to buy some at the store this weekend. Oh well, it was still yum and nutritous.

dragonslyer / October 6, 2008 1:14 PM

For the record, I ended up going with a turkey on multi-grain with tomato, lettuce, light mayo and pickled jalapeno pepper slices. And a cold, hard, crunchy red delicious apple.

j / October 6, 2008 1:27 PM

falafel pita

salaboutme / October 6, 2008 1:56 PM

egg flower soup, from panda express. not too bad, and only $1.79. I wouldnt eat anything else from there....

salaboutme / October 6, 2008 1:56 PM

egg flower soup, from panda express. not too bad, and only $1.79. I wouldnt eat anything else from there....

Alison / October 6, 2008 2:54 PM

Ham and meunster sandwich and an apple I picked at an orchard this weekend!

HOP / October 6, 2008 3:57 PM

A depressing trio of rice-o-roni leftovers with lemon yogurt and water... Boo.

jen / October 6, 2008 5:17 PM

Josh - um... do you like to shit liquid?
(yeah, I said it, but everyone else was thinking it)

Steven / October 6, 2008 8:25 PM

Leftovers. Ground turkey sauteed with sambal badjak, coconut milk, ginger and peanut butter, served over steamed carrots and snow peas and saffron jasmine rice. Nukes up nicely.

snuh / October 6, 2008 10:46 PM

i'm very proud of you, gb'ers. almost all of you's have such healthy lunches!
as for me, a cucumber sandwich, a piece of coffee cake and tea. how dainty.

Irisheyes1212 / October 7, 2008 7:48 AM

Homemade roasted tomato soup, roasted turkey and cheese on high fiber bread, bartlett pear, coke zero.

Soup came out too garlicky..but oh well!

fluffy / October 7, 2008 8:02 AM

veggie burger
v8 juice

annie / October 7, 2008 9:30 AM

@ Jen..I was thinking the same thing and Josh isn't the only one of you with an iron stomach...Steven's lunch would kill me too. I can only eat like that on the weekend when I have the security of a "home base" b/c I can't #2 anywhere but home. It's sad really. I stick to Amy's frozen "lunches", they never backfire on me...and I mean that literally. I hate my Irish stomach.

Brian / October 7, 2008 10:00 AM

Looks like lunch will be whatever I can grab at Union Station and eat on the Metra on my way out to Itasca to see a client. But not McDonald's. Eww. No. Maybe something from Corner Bakery.

Irisheyes1212 / October 7, 2008 10:01 AM

Possible squirts aside, it's an admirable lunch. I wish I had the discipline to eat like that. I am probably the only person that has to gag down fruit. Given a choice, chips win, hands down.
Geez I probably have some mystery fruit in the fridge drawer right now.

printdude / October 7, 2008 10:08 AM

Today's lunch will be a BLT with one of the last tomatoes from the garden, and home-made basil/thyme mayo.
The lettuce is kinda wilty, though.

BLMFingT!

Josh / October 7, 2008 3:27 PM

I didn't know my typical lunch would send others to the throne so quickly! I guess I do have an "iron stomach". Believe me I'm grateful, as I often shower my dinner with various types of hot sauce.

Irisheyes1212 / October 7, 2008 3:32 PM

Hey printdude, care to share that mayo recipe? Sounds yum and I have copious amounts of thyme and basil to use up.

Steven / October 7, 2008 7:29 PM

No iron stomach needed, Annie. The peanut butter holds everything together and the coconut milk greases the chute so #2 is no problem. Seriously, all I need is a parked car in a Dominick's lot to hide behind and half a Kleenex.

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