Love, Mom Gourmet Lunchbox

In: Eating

9 Dec 2011

UPDATE: closed (map) Cute concept! The idea is that your mother has packed your lunch for you, so every order comes with a note from “Mom.” The soups, salads and sandwiches here are billed as “a little more special,” with touches like salad dressings, meat loaf and tuna salad made in-house. The atmosphere is cute as well, with a chalkboard menu, colorful tablecloths and whimsical salt-and-pepper shakers on every table.

Your lunch order arrives in a paper bag, complete with a note from “Mom.”

There are hot sandwiches, like the veggie, above, as well as grilled panini, like this ham and brie.  An apricot-chile relish gave the panini a nice touch of sweet-and-heat.

The chalkboards are filled with humorous pictures and sayings from “Mom,” and every table has a different set of vintage salt and pepper shakers.

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7 Responses to Love, Mom Gourmet Lunchbox

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Brian

December 9th, 2011 at 8:41 am

I had the meatloaf sandwich and it was really good. Cool concept – perfect lunch spot.

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Eddie

December 9th, 2011 at 11:24 am

We office at the Galleria so I am a regular. Today’s soup is Caldillo, yum!

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Roger

December 9th, 2011 at 11:25 am

Great review. I’m so glad this place opened in the Galleria. I was getting tired of all the same old lunch options where I office.

Mom tweets the soup of the day and more quirky quips if you follow http://www.twitter.com/lovemomlunchbox. Yesterday was Beef Chili and today’s is Mexican Caldillo!

Ed. Reply: Thanks for the tip!

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Brandi

December 9th, 2011 at 3:49 pm

I had the green chili chicken and dumplings and a tuna sandwich. Hands down the best new place I have been to in a long time for great food. I will definitely go back and take friends!

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ella

December 13th, 2011 at 9:18 am

Can’t wait to try it!

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Sherri

December 16th, 2011 at 4:08 pm

Great concept and great food.

I love the green chili and dumplings soup!

Can’t wait to go back.

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Cristi

December 20th, 2011 at 6:24 pm

Can’t not order the “Roma”. Three times I’ve gone in with the intention of trying something else and never get anything else. Guess I’ll have to keep trying.

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