A Lunch Time Compromise

Since we’re in the process of moving, I haven’t had much time to do the food shop thing.  You know what that means, take out for lunch again.  The All-Star and I still haven’t quite come to terms when it comes to the drive thru and it seems like each time I ask him what we should get for lunch, I’m given the familiar answer of, “You have to pick, you don’t want fast food.”

I don’t understand the bond boys share with the value menu.  Okay, there was a time in high school when a Big Mac sounded like mouth full of heaven.  Now it just sounds like gas, bloating and a whole bunch of clogged arteries.  So today we turned to a stand-by compromise, togos sandwiches.

togo's tustin

While many of the sandwiches on the menu are still not up to my health nut standards, they have a Farmer’s Market Salad that you can have as a wrap and for us it’s a favorite so I was happy to go.  It’s just your simple salad staples.  We add chicken for a dollar and omit the croutons (they cut my mouth when I take a bite.)

farmer's market wrap

togo's brown bag

I will still say it’s not the ideal lunch.  On a windy day like today, I would much rather have a baked yam or bowl of lentil soup than a cold raw veggie wrap.  But it did the trick and I’m now well fed.  The kitchen will be back in service soon.

In the mean while, I hope there’s a togo’s nearby the new place.  We have only a few choices for a brown paper bag compromise.

One response to “A Lunch Time Compromise”

  1. Ahh, boys and fast food, and their super fast metabolisms. My best guy friend is always trying to drag me to fast food restaurants. I usually just end up sitting there and enjoying a conversation rather than enjoying a bite to eat, and informing him that he’s not making the best health choices.

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