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Locale Magazine: Lunch Punch

Starting from Scratch presents Lunch Punch

August 2013| Locale Magazine


With long, lingering summers here in San Diego, getting outside and taking advantage of our uncharacteristically beautiful fall weather is non-negotiable. And what better way to enjoy a sunny summer outing than with a perfectly packed picnic. But, coming up with ideas for packing that picnic or back-to-school lunchbox can be akin to sorting through your emails on a Monday morning: it can be kind of overwhelming. Frightening images of Lunchables and soggy sandwiches come to mind, but wait! There should be a way to make packed lunches into delicious, luxurious meals, suitable to take on the go? We wanted to find out how to make lunch at your desk more exciting, so we sat down with the head chefs from five of the best restaurants in San Diego and asked the question: what would you put in your perfect lunchbox?