Congrats to the Mario Batali Lunch Bag Winners!!

Wow, reading through all of your favorite childhood lunch boxes for the Mario Batali Lunch Bags giveaway took me right back to the school lunch tables – what a walk down memory lane.  Strawberry Shortcake, My Little Pony and Peanuts emerged as the three most popular lunch box characters.  Ah, the days.  Thanks so much to all who participated!  On to the winners…

Good news for three of you who entered the giveaway – you’ll get to choose one of Mario Batali’s stylish new lunch bags!  Even if you didn’t win this time around, you can always pick up a bag for yourself or a lunch-loving friend over at eBags.  Ten percent of the proceeds go to The Lunchbox Fund and Food Bank for New York City plus a little also comes to support Panini Happy (because cheese ain’t cheap!).  So you’ll be doing good as well as eating good. 🙂

The random number generator chose the following three winners:

Roger (#29), Teresa (#43) and Staria (#74) – congratulations!

P.S. My sister found this rather fuzzy photo of herself getting into my trusty Tupperware lunch box, circa 1980.


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  1. HoneyB wrote:

    Congrats to the winners! Love the picture of your little sis!

    Posted 11.13.08 Reply
  2. Congrats to everyone! It was a lot of fun reading the comments.

    Posted 11.13.08 Reply
  3. Baby Sis :-) wrote:

    Lol! That really did come out fuzzy! Sorry about that, maybe I should get a scanner. Can’t wait to order my own bag! Or, maybe I should just grab yours 🙂

    Posted 11.13.08 Reply
  4. sharon wrote:

    What a cute photo! Congrats to the winners!

    Posted 11.13.08 Reply
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