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Old Aug 22, 15, 9:16 am
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Originally Posted by Friend of Sonic View Post
I am flying to Japan later this month in the Main Cabin-- should I have any excitement over the food?

And also, I wasn't 100% clear on this, but for international flights, does the Main Cabin still get complimentary alcohol? That sounds like a terrible question, and I'm usually not much for drinking, but I would like a plan that'll let me sleep off half of this trip ;p
Keep your expectations low and you will be excited. It's not such a bad question regarding alcohol. Knowing what to expect can reduce anxiety before a big trip. I've flown trans-pacific before on United and Northwest. My Delta flights this summer to Singapore were wonderful compared to my memories of those guys. I think you'll see I ate very well below. Also, it did help to get plus seats.

Printed menu:

Dinner Choices:
Chicken breast stuffed with broccoli and cheese,with roasted corn and red peppers and red skin mashed potatoes
Beef strips with Thai green curry sauce, steamed rice and vegetables
Shrimp cocktail, garden salad, roll with butter and a brownie (Dancing Deer like domestic first!)

Mid-flight snack service:
Half ham sandwich, a banana and a pack of Milano cookies

Pre-arrival Choices:
Colby jack cheese omelet with pork sausage and potatoes
Miso chicken with steamed rice and vegetables
Bread, fresh fruit, chocolate and oj

Beverage Choices:
  • Coca-Cola
  • Coca-Cola Zero
  • Diet Coke
  • Sprite
  • Apple Juice
  • Cranberry Apple Juice
  • Orange Juice
  • Tomato Juice
  • Ginger Ale
  • Starbucks coffee
  • Starbucks VIA decaf coffee
  • Green Tea (hot)
  • Water (still)
  • Asahi
  • Suntory Premium Pilsner
  • Kirin Ichiban
  • Heineken
  • Miller Light
  • Sake
  • Red Wine (was a Merlot)
  • White Wine
  • Bacardi Rum
  • Baileys Irish Cream
  • Bombay Sapphire Dry Gin
  • Canadian Club Reserve Whisky
  • Dewar's Scotch
  • Finlandia Vodka
  • Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey Whiskey
  • Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey
  • Woodford Reserve Small Batch Bourbon



No menu on this route but the choices were very similar. Dinner:

Pre-arrival service was canceled due to mild turbulence that lasted most of the flight due to a typhoon.

No menu on this route but the choices were very similar. Breakfast (yes, in economy!) was a cheese omelet with chicken sausage, spinach and cherry tomato. There was, of course, an Asian choice with rice too:

Pre-arrival service was AGAIN canceled due to mild turbulence that lasted most of the flight due to a typhoon. The head flight attendant apologized profusely and explained this had never happened to her in 30 years.

Printed menu:

Dinner Choices:
Chicken with pepper sauce, gratin potatoes and vegetables
Beef with mushroom sauce, saffron rice and vegetables
Harusame noodle salad with chicken, mixed green salad, roll with butter and pound cake

Mid-flight Snack:
Another half ham sandwich, fruit cup and a cookie of some sort

Pre-arrival Choices:
Crepe and scrambled eggs with mixed berry sauce, canadian bacon and hash brown potatoes
Yakisoba: Japanese-style fried noodles with assorted vegetables
Bread, fresh fruit and oj
--A continental breakfast choice was also offered but was not seen. I did have a continental breakfast box DTW-LHR last year so it would have a bagel+cream cheese, a yogurt and oj or similar.--



All Flights:
  • Pillow and blanket akin to domestic first class
  • Free ear buds - cheap but perfect to take to the gym
  • Comfort+ Amenity Kit w/ eye shades, ear plugs, and (new!) toothbrush+toothpaste
  • Large bottled water after the first meal service
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