7 Products That Will Make You Want to Pack a Lunch

Say goodbye to sad desk lunches.

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January 01, 2019
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Lunch break, anyone?

In a perfect world, you’d order a fancy (albeit expensive) salad every day or treat yourself to a scrumptious power lunch. But in reality, you probably make lunch at home and eat it right in front of your computer. Every. Single. Day.

It’s okay, you’re not alone. Studies show 62 percent of employees eat their lunch at their desk. We know, we know: Working while you down your lunch is not awesome. We’ve read all those articles that claim it forces you to sit longer and stunt your creativity, but the truth is the phenomenon isn’t fading into oblivion anytime soon — especially if you have a busy schedule and looming deadlines.

But just because you’re eating lunch at your desk doesn’t mean it has to be sad. The good news is there are plenty of accessories that make the entire experience easier, prettier and more enjoyable.


These foodie-approved accessories will turn your office meal into a lunch al desko.

BUY IT: $10.95, CB2

Does your meal need a dash of salt? Feast your eyes on this adorable salt and pepper set from CB2. It’ll double as some cute office décor when you’re not eating.

BUY IT: Amazon, $27.00

Do yourself (and your cubicle) a favor by stashing this roll of cloth napkins in your desk drawer. They’ll come in hand should you accidentally spill your morning coffee.

BUY IT: Amazon, $23.00

This carafe set is a considerable upgrade to your reusable water bottle.

BUY IT: Amazon, $5.79

Not only is this reusable an eco-friendly alternative to those plastic ones, but you can also fold it up and store it in your desk drawer.

BUY IT: Amazon, $12.99

Craving some rice? Feast your eye on these reusable chopsticks, which come with their own carrying case. Bon appétit!

BUY IT: Amazon, $13.90

Joseph Joseph’s utensil set has everything you need for a civilized desk lunch. Best of all, it comes with a sleek carrying case, so you won’t have to go digging through your bag to find a spoon.

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