5 Ways to Up Your Lunch Game This Year

By Leslie Stephens

As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.

Today: Looking back at 2014, here are the midday snacks and lunch tips that have stood by our -- and our computers' -- sides.

It's 1:00 PM and the ham and cheese sandwich you cobbled together last night is looking soggier by the minute, or worse, you sacrifice half of your lunch hour to wait in line at the overpriced salad spot on the corner. It's safe to say we all have some lunch regrets, but last year's brown bag is this year's trophy lunch.

We revisited the best of last year's Not Sad Desk Lunches to bring you our favorite lunch tips -- because bad work lunches are so 2014.

Check out the slideshow above to discover our favorite lunch tips.

This article originally appeared on Food52.com: 5 Ways to Up Your Lunch Game This Year.

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