#258: Eki-ben (category: lunch box)
An eki-ben is a type of bento (refer to #257) which is sold at a railway station. The word "eki" in "eki-ben" is "railway station" in English and "ben" is the abbreviation of "bento". In short, "eki-ben" means "bento sold at a railway station".
You can easily find a wide variety of eki-ben at many railway stations near sight-seeing spots in Japan. Some eki-ben are very famous and popular and sold not only at railway stations but also at various shops even in distant regions.
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