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Is There Anyone Else Here Who Likes Airline Food?  
User currently offlineSkyGourmet From Germany, joined Jun 2006, 121 posts, RR: 0
Posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 5062 times:

First of all, this is my first thread here on airliners.net, so feel free to point out any suggestions for improvement. My question:
Has anyone else never had a bad experience with the food on airplanes? I, so far, have experienced over 40 flights with a meal being served, all in economy class, and I actually always look forward to the meal and enjoy every part of it. I'm able to tell apart good food from bad food, maybe it's due to the fact I mostly fly european airlines which are usually known to serve better food, or my taste buds get numb at high altitudes. Please share your experiences

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User currently offlineBA787 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2006, 2596 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 5056 times:

I quite like the food on BA but the food on most charter flights is quite frankly awful, even if it is improving on carriers such as TOM.

Welcome to A.net by the way. Hope you like it as much as I do


User currently offlineTurkishWings From Turkey, joined May 2006, 1460 posts, RR: 8
Reply 2, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 20 hours ago) and read 5052 times:

In general, I LOVE airplane food. I know many people find it not-so-tasty but I think they are  Wink Even if I am on a diet, I definitely eat my meal on a plane (except the desserts maybe).

When I was an F/A, we used to serve mushroom crepe to C class in the mornings. One morning, we had 8 pax who didn't want to have them. I ate them all while we were descending  Wink

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User currently offlineIAHFLYR From United States of America, joined Jun 2005, 4790 posts, RR: 21
Reply 3, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 5036 times:

Welcome to a.net!

Food, well on the CO International BF we eat until we fall asleep it seems, so much to select from and most all I've had is very good, yes even a fillet! Otherwise, most of the CO first class is good, but I hate the rueben sandwich, asked for a turkey from coach the other night and guess what, I got it with a swap from someone in the back on the totally full B738.

Any views shared are strictly my own and do not a represent those of any former employer.
User currently offlineAzza40 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2006, 1052 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 18 hours ago) and read 5034 times:

Airplane food is the nicest food ever imaginable!

To who ever makes it...

Can you please be my personal cook?  cheerful 

Aaron  sly 

Not been on here for a good 2/3 years!
User currently offlineTPAnx From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 1021 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 5015 times:

WHAT food??



I read the news today..oh boy
User currently offlineAlaska737 From United States of America, joined Feb 2006, 1063 posts, RR: 4
Reply 6, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 5010 times:

ooooo yes i do....AS serves hot chicken and Pepper jack cheese sanwiches on noon flights to and from Alaska. those are amazing. also on early morning flights they used to (might still) serve Hot and gooey cheese omlets with minature sasuges. those were good

User currently offlineArmitageShanks From Costa Rica, joined Dec 2003, 3935 posts, RR: 14
Reply 7, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 5010 times:

I think the food is decent. A lot of the hype and taste comes from the excitement of being on the trip/flying.

If we had to eat it on a daily basis at home it would probably be pretty bad.

User currently offlineZKSUJ From New Zealand, joined May 2004, 7234 posts, RR: 11
Reply 8, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 5000 times:

I think airline food is nice. I always fly economy class and I like the way you have everything there in front of you. Salad, desert, rolls, mains ete...

I don't think it tastes bad either

User currently offlineSkydrol From Canada, joined Oct 2003, 1188 posts, RR: 9
Reply 9, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 4996 times:

I love eating, and eating in airplanes is important!

Had a salmon steak recently on LY that was simply awesome. Also had duck a l'orange that was superb. Both in economy.

North American airlines need to bring back the food for transcon flights!!


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User currently offlineHT From Germany, joined May 2005, 6526 posts, RR: 19
Reply 10, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 4978 times:

On my very first flight (back in 1973), the poultry-salad served by BX had acquired a blueish/greenish color, so we neglected to eat it. A few days later there were reports in the newspaper of pax having got ill from eating that airline´s food ...

Overall, the quality is good, with only mior backdrops (to my taste).

Best meal I´ve ever had onbaord was a "South American Tenderloin of Beef in Peppercorn-Brandy Sauce", which I enjoyed on tho seperate flights on DL´s B/E.

Carpe diem ! Life is too short to waste your time ! Keep in mind, that today is the first day of the rest of your life !
User currently offlineFantasticFlyer From United States of America, joined Mar 2006, 57 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day ago) and read 4969 times:

Nah...I usually eat before I get on the plane anyway

User currently offlineYYZflyer From Canada, joined Feb 2006, 3644 posts, RR: 4
Reply 12, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 1 day ago) and read 4964 times:

I love airline food. I don't understand why so many people think that it's the worst tasting food ever made. The only type of food I will not eat is fish or other seafood, except for tuna and octopus. I hate seafood.

Best food I've ever had is on an AM flight from CUN-ATL. They served spicy chicken, spinach, rolls, and dessert.  yummy 

Avoid hangovers, stay drunk.
User currently offlineTR763 From Brazil, joined Mar 2001, 788 posts, RR: 12
Reply 13, posted (9 years 11 months 2 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 4957 times:

I usually fly economy and I really can't remember a bad experience with the meals served. And, to the surprise of some of you, the best meal I've ever had in a plane was aboard an United Airlines 767-300 flight from GRU to ORD. A so rich breakfast that consisted in breads, an omelet, a sandwich, fruits, a cake and a nice variety of beverages available.  Smile
Tam's and AA's food are very good as well, although the American portions are usually too small.
Even with the low cost GOL I had a good sandwich (but cold) with a little cake.
I usually like very much airplane food!


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