At 20 after, I went outside to wait for him. It technically took 16 minutes, but I’m not going to fault Bento for rush hour traffic, especially as the dude called me at 5:24 while turning off of Fifth Street to gauge my exact whereabouts. He pulled over, handed me my cardboard box through the passenger window, grinned with conviction, and sped away.
Until then, there’s Bento—a new app that delivers you bento boxes and only bento boxes, because sometimes for dinner you just want a bento box. It’s now available for iPhone, and Android is coming soon.Your new bento guy: he’s named Mattin Noblia. Right. He opened Iluna Basque in North Beach. But now: bento boxes.
Previously CEO of LAUNCH (LAUNCH Festival, This Week in Startups, LAUNCH Ticker). Cofounder Unanchor.com, exit in December 2014.
Full-stack engineer. Previously at JUXT. Cofounder Houzilla. Experience with building logistics systems.
Top Chef (television show) Contestant Season 5. Previously owner of Iluna Basque restaurant.