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The Norwegian art of lunch

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The Norwegian practice of matpakke has its charms, not to mention deep cultural roots. Photo by Christian Bordal/KCRW

Sure, the spartan nature of the traditional Norwegian packed lunch might seem boring to the average office worker looking forward to their midday meal. But BBC reporter Zaria Govett and KCRW producer Christian Bordal explain that the practice of matpakke has its charms not to mention deep cultural roots. Follow KCRW's Resident Norwegian for a look at what lunch looks like -- everyday.

Credits

Host:
Evan Kleiman

Producers:
Nick Liao, Joseph Stone, Laryl Garcia