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Bento: Asian Food Delivered on Demand in San Francisco!

Bento: Asian Food Delivered on Demand in San Francisco!

There’s a fairly new food delivery service in town! The other day, I was feeling lazy, hangry (yes, HANGRY!) and wanted something quick so I decided to give Bento a try. Bento is an on-demand food delivery service that delivers healthy, fresh food in a fast and sustainable manner. The Bento app allows you to build your own bento by choosing 1 of 4 main dishes and 4 of 8 side dishes. Then it’s delivered to you within minutes. Note: Since they are an on-demand app, they sell out depending on demand so order quickly!

What I really like about Bento…

  • They are open Monday through Friday from 11 am – 10 pm so you can conveniently order your lunch or dinners
  • $12 for a Bento but if you use promo code OISHII, it’s just $7 + free delivery
  • You have the chance to build your own bento within their app
  • Unlike other food delivery services, bento is cooked by their own chefs (Mattin Noblia, Executive Chef was on Bravo’s Top Chef Season 6!)
  • Delivery takes an average of 15 minutes
  • No delivery fees
  • Very clear communication, you will receive text messages with an update on your delivery
  • They use Onfleet delivery tracker so you know exactly where your driver is

Hungry? Here’s how to get started…

STEP 1

Download the Bento app here and register for an account

STEP 2

Pick your main & side dishes (options change everyday)

When I ordered, my options were…

Main Dishes (Choose 1)

  • Kalbi Korean Short Ribs
  • Sashimi Platter (skuna, hamachi, ebi shrimp)
  • Black Bean Pork
  • Quinoa Stir Fry

Side Dishes (Choose 4)

  • Roasted Brussel Sprouts
  • Asian Pear Kale Salad
  • Jasmine Rice
  • Salmon Nigiri
  • Veggie Tempura
  • Miso Albacore Roll
  • Cumin Lamb Meatballs
  • Chicken Peanut Satay

I ended up getting the sashimi platter with roasted brussel sprouts, salmon nigiri, miso albacore roll and cumin lamb meatballs.

STEP 3

Enter your delivery address.

STEP 4

Trust me, your food will be delivered to your curbside in just minutes. Once your order is en route, you will receive text message updates. You will also be sent an Onfleet delivery tracker for minute by minute update. When the driver arrives, you will receive a text message telling you to look for the green flag on the driver’s car and to meet the driver at the curbside.

For $5 OFF your first bento + free delivery, use promo code: OISHII.

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