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Old Jul 22, 18, 2:17 am
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EDIT: Whoops, someone else mentioned the prawn thing
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Old Jul 26, 18, 6:23 am
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Has anyone flown AKL-SFO lately (NZ 8 specifically)? Curious the more recent menus ...
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Old Jul 26, 18, 1:26 pm
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Has anyone flown AKL-SFO lately (NZ 8 specifically)? Curious the more recent menus ...
Would they be different than AKL-LAX on NZ 6 or even NZ2?
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Old Jul 26, 18, 1:40 pm
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Would they be different than AKL-LAX on NZ 6 or even NZ2?
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Ex AKL NZ6, 8 and 28 all have the same menu as well however NZ2 does seem to get a different menu which I'm picking is probably because of the later departure time.
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Old Nov 6, 18, 7:21 pm
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NZ 284 AKL-SIN Nov 2 2018

B 789 Fin ZK-NZQ

Some of the food items were great, drinks were excellent and service was outstanding.

















A great welcome on NZ, as always for me.













Perfect choice.







I realize others might be bored by these things perhaps, but I am impressed with what NZ provides on the IFE in terms of wines information and destination information.







Other wine options on the trolley.







Nice selection.










I also really enjoyed the Pinot Noir and the smoked salmon appetizer was great.




Beautiful presentation.













The beef was nice but I actually enjoyed the side items more.







Ah, ice cream, my preference for NZ dessert porn.

Spiced apple crumble ice cream with butterscotch sauce.



But it was missing something that reminded me of the awesome chocolate chip mint on my June NZ flight.

Ahhhhh......




Now this was outstanding. lol





Some items in the snack selection.




Dinner meal service prior to arrival.

This was the duck (just took the photo)




This cold beef appetizer was really nice. Great flavours.













The salmon main was also great, really nice flavours and the zucchini was crisp. Not a fan of dill sauce so I ignored it.




Beautiful presentation as well.




Neither I nor nearby seat mates were too excited by the new desserts.

This is the ginger one. I did not have this, just took the photo.




This looked like an episode of chocolate porn but I don't like mousse anything, and this lacked texture.




FA offered me fruit and it was fine.

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Old Nov 6, 18, 7:47 pm
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That food is so much more exciting than the bland stuff served up on NZ8 a few weeks ago.
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Old Nov 6, 18, 8:04 pm
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That food is so much more exciting than the bland stuff served up on NZ8 a few weeks ago.
See, you should have flown with me - even if just for the entertainment value.
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Old Nov 6, 18, 8:34 pm
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Here was my rather unexciting breakfast, main and starter on NZ8




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Old Nov 6, 18, 8:37 pm
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Here was my rather unexciting breakfast, main and starter on NZ8......
Oh that looks sad, which is a whole level below "unexciting". What was the other option?
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Indeed. And I don't even want to ask what blueberry gel is.
Also, although I didn't opt for the hot meal, my breakfast on NZ 6 (upthread) was great - that waffle......
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24Left - great post and it looks like you got some good looking food to enjoy.
SBiddle - did you ask what the economy options were?
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24Left - great post and it looks like you got some good looking food to enjoy.
SBiddle - did you ask what the economy options were?
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Old Dec 8, 18, 10:53 pm
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Is there any meaningful difference between NZ's menus to/from IAH compared to their LAX/SFO options? In particular, do they do a supper-style meal service ex-USA? The flight departs at a similar hour but given the 1.5h extra flight time do they serve a more substantial dinner menu? (I'm flying SYD-AKL-IAH in PE and IAH-AKL-SYD in biz in March - will be first time back on longhaul premium classes on NZ in quite some time, so I'm out of touch. At least there are decent lounge options in Houston these days.)
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Rare seared New Zealand Beef with horseradish cream, tofu, pickled eggplant and radish.


Triple cooked pork belly with chilli and soybean XO sauce, shiitake mushrooms, pak choy and steamed sticky rice.


Spiced apple crumble ice cream with butterscotch sauce and oat crumble.


NZ Cheese.


Vogel's Cafe Style Muesli.


Scrambled eggs with corned beef hash cake and tomato relish, toasted grain muffin.
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