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Nothing to eat - a carnivore's lament

Nothing to eat - a carnivore's lament

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Old Feb 21, 19, 2:26 pm
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Nothing to eat - a carnivore's lament

Here I am in Air Canada's flagship domestic Maple Leaf Lounge right in the Centre of the Universe and there is practically nothing for me to eat. Sure there's lots of stuff to keep the vegetarians and vegans happy...
  • pretzels
  • various breads
  • Two salads - both completely devoid of meat
  • Huge trays full of edamame
  • Hummus, tzatziki and fresh pita
  • Salsa and corn chips
  • Fresh fruit
  • Minestrone soup
  • Two kinds of cookies, both vegetarian
the only thing that catered to my carnivorous desires was Thai chicken curry soup that supposedly had tiny bits of chicken in it but was completely overwhelmed by other veggie ingredients.

I demand that AC do better serving the 90% of us who are carnivorous.

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Old Feb 21, 19, 2:39 pm
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TWO types of cookies, and neither of them contain meat?!? Pick up your game, Air Canada.
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Old Feb 21, 19, 2:55 pm
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Didn't you know that cow/animal flatulence is killing the planet, AC is just trying to mitigate that by getting you into the veggy diet..Lol!
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I still prefer to spend a buck and grab food and some beer at Mill Street any day, over the dom lounge... even if the lounge is "free".
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Old Feb 21, 19, 3:03 pm
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Originally Posted by The Lev View Post
Here I am in Air Canada's flagship domestic Maple Leaf Lounge right in the Centre of the Universe and there is practically nothing for me to eat. Sure there's lots of stuff to keep the vegetarians and vegans happyPretzels
  • various breads
  • Two salads - both completely devoid of meat
  • Huge trays full of edamame
  • Hummus and fresh pita
  • Salsa and corn chips
  • Fresh fruit
  • Minestrone soup
  • Two kinds of cookies, both vegetarian
the only thing that catered to my carnivorous desires was Thai chicken curry soup that supposedly had tiny bits of chicken in it but was completely overwhelmed by other veggie ingredients.

I demand that AC do better serving the 90% of us who are carnivorous.
What? No Italian wedding soup? Crying shame.
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Old Feb 21, 19, 3:03 pm
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I demand that AC do better serving the 90% of us who are carnivorous.
Never understood why meat-eaters are so averse to vegetarian food (I eat meat. I enjoy vegetarian food)
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Originally Posted by skywardhunter View Post
Never understood why meat-eaters are so averse to vegetarian food (I eat meat. I enjoy vegetarian food)
I'm not averse. But at a given price point, it's rare that I can find something without meat that I like the taste of as much as something with meat.
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Old Feb 21, 19, 3:13 pm
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Many school/work cafeterias I have been to, have a vegiterian day every week. If I recall correctly Monday is a vegi day at YVR international MLL.

But during non meal hours this offering is very typical for DOM MLLs, so not surprising. Obviously many lounges are better.
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Old Feb 21, 19, 3:23 pm
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While it was still vegetarian, I was happy to see that AC changed up the pizza offering on the domestic lounge. Mushroom, arugula, and balsamic drizzle was a nice change. I guess thatís only out at lunchtime then?
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Old Feb 21, 19, 3:27 pm
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While a meat dish or two would be nice, my motto is carnivores can eat vegetables, but vegetarians don’t eat meat, so its better to err on the side of vegetables.
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Old Feb 21, 19, 3:40 pm
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While a meat dish or two would be nice, my motto is carnivores can eat vegetables, but vegetarians donít eat meat, so its better to err on the side of vegetables.

To say nothing of the tremendous cost savings that AC generates by not having to source meat and not having to worry about temperature control for it either.

But sure, let's pretend they were altruistic and wanted to please all the vegetarians in the lounge.
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To say nothing of the tremendous cost savings that AC generates by not having to source meat and not having to worry about temperature control for it either.

But sure, let's pretend they were altruistic and wanted to please all the vegetarians in the lounge.
They could save even more money by catering to the latest diet fad: aquavores, who eat only water.
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For those who may be taking this thread a little more seriously than I think it's intended, perhaps take a look at this thread first...
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Old Feb 21, 19, 4:29 pm
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For those who may be taking this thread a little more seriously than I think it's intended, perhaps take a look at this thread first...
Nobody should ever joke about meat. Ever.
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Vegetarian, a.k.a., bad hunter.
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