Rumor? New Nut mix on AA flights / and current Ramekin shortage

 
Old Oct 18, 09, 10:05 pm
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Everyone to their own-----I like the new nuts mix
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Old Oct 18, 09, 11:35 pm
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I was just on a LAX-JFK and my nuts were just fine. Warm too.

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Old Oct 19, 09, 6:44 am
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wow 70 posts about 20 cents pack of nuts... really worth it?
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Old Oct 20, 09, 10:35 am
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Originally Posted by dstan View Post
Seriously one of the best FT threads I've ever read! I mean, not the most useful...but easily one of the most entertaining.

That said, I'm a cashew person, and I could do without the pistachios. I really hope the sweet nuts are an anomaly, since I like my nuts salty.
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Old Oct 20, 09, 10:50 am
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I flew last weekend and it was the same nuts.... I do know AA is trying to improve the First class experience, was in a focus group about it a few weeks ago. I am flying this weekend and will report back.
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Old Oct 20, 09, 10:51 am
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Originally Posted by Mormik View Post
On my last two flights (DFW-MIA and MIA-YUL on Oct 12) the nuts were the regular mix however they were served in small glass wine glasses rather than the usual small bowl.
I had the nuts in the wine glass too, whats with that, not as easy to pick out the ones I want...
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Old Oct 20, 09, 11:35 am
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Originally Posted by BLUESCRAZYGIRL View Post
I had the nuts in the wine glass too, whats with that, not as easy to pick out the ones I want...
as another poster reported: There was a shortage of ramekins system wide and the FAs were told to substitute wine glasses for the ramekins. Hopefully this will be taken care of soon, it's not a new service or something to expect for the future. The glasses are a temporary fix until the catering kitchens can restock with the regular ramekins.
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Old Oct 20, 09, 11:38 am
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I have small hands and I had a hard time getting the nuts out of the wine glass as well. It's those last few that give you a hard time! Glad to hear its temporary.
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Old Oct 20, 09, 11:45 am
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Originally Posted by dugknight View Post
I have small hands and I had a hard time getting the nuts out of the wine glass as well. It's those last few that give you a hard time! Glad to hear its temporary.
Why not just tip the glass and "drink" them? Seems a pretty effective way to get them out.

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Originally Posted by dugknight View Post
I have small hands and I had a hard time getting the nuts out of the wine glass as well. It's those last few that give you a hard time! Glad to hear its temporary.
I find that if you lift the wine glass in one hand, make a cup shape with your other hand, and gently invert the wine glass and tap the rim on your cupped hand, it works well to dispense the nuts...
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Old Oct 20, 09, 11:54 am
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Originally Posted by jabrams72 View Post
I find that if you lift the wine glass in one hand, make a cup shape with your other hand, and gently invert the wine glass and tap the rim on your cupped hand, it works well to dispense the nuts...
Or you could just ask for a plastic cup.......

I haven't heard a thing about new nuts. I've done 6 roundtrips this month with the old ones.
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Old Oct 20, 09, 12:09 pm
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Originally Posted by brp View Post
Why not just tip the glass and "drink" them? Seems a pretty effective way to get them out.

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Good idea for random nut eaters, but what about those that eat their nuts in sequence?
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Old Oct 20, 09, 12:16 pm
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Originally Posted by SFO777 View Post
Good idea for random nut eaters, but what about those that eat their nuts in sequence?
I have a lot of suggestions for that, but I can't post any of them here.

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Originally Posted by SFO777 View Post
Good idea for random nut eaters, but what about those that eat their nuts in sequence?
Sounds a bit excessive compulsive?
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Originally Posted by sluggoaafa View Post
as another poster reported: There was a shortage of ramekins system wide and the FAs were told to substitute wine glasses for the ramekins. Hopefully this will be taken care of soon, it's not a new service or something to expect for the future. The glasses are a temporary fix until the catering kitchens can restock with the regular ramekins.
Good update. On my flight with nuts-in-wine-glass, I just thought the FA was trying to class it up.

Weird that there would be a shortage of ramekins. Has massive ramekin pilfering been occuring or was a truckload of ramekins involved in an accident?
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