The Lunch Masters: How food can unite us all.
Written by Nadya Natasha & Wisnu Aryo Setio
Illustration by Yudit Halim
Of all generally mundane routines in our daily office life, the 60-minutes lunch break is probably everyone's most awaited mundane activity. Some of us just roll with it casually, some of us take it seriously; weekly meal planning, spending a serious amount of time while working to think 'what am I going to order today?', and whatnot. Either way, similar lunch habit between individuals in the same team or office often leads to forming a lunch culture of their own.
Most people might take lunch breaks for granted, nothing more than just a short break from hectic work activities. However, Contentment team managed to interview 3 people from different offices in Jakarta, with their unique lunch or food-related cultures that are worth celebrating. The ones that proof us right about an old saying that goes ‘food is the ingredient that binds us together’. These people, along with their colleagues, really make the most out of that one-hour break with their fun habits. Some are formed organically, some are imposed by the office but have turned into a culture. One thing that’s similar is that there’s an underlying theme of togetherness and camaraderie that is united by one of the simplest joys in life: food.
The full article is available on Contentment Magazine Issue 001 - Nine to Five.