Mac and Cheese

Old Dec 6, 2019, 1:25 pm
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Originally Posted by LCY8737
Just saw a plate in passing and looked pretty disgusting. BA burger for me.

But GF is very busy tonight. Time to raise the qualification criteria for gold and keep the riff raff out.
Where will you go instead?
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Old Dec 6, 2019, 1:39 pm
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Originally Posted by orbitmic
And by ‘bacon’, you mean ‘fresh truffle’ of course?...
lol - no, I definitely meant bacon
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Old Dec 6, 2019, 1:42 pm
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Originally Posted by LCY8737
Lobster?
No, bacon

Karl Strauss in DTLA does a "Piggy Bank" Mac & Cheese - large elbow noodles, gorgonzola, gruyere, cheddar, and a crispy parmesan breadcrumb topping with beer-brined bacon, Black Forest ham, and Andouille sausage. It is superb! They also do half portions for those with a more delicate constitution
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Old Dec 6, 2019, 3:09 pm
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Mac and cheese sounds like a McDonalds burger with a slice of cheese so what’s pasta got to do with it?

Let’s have some nice food in BA lounges!
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Old Dec 6, 2019, 3:56 pm
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So when you order Mac & Cheese in the USA it's rarely macaroni in any number of restaurants and pop-ups.
Ignoring that, however, the bizarre squidgy 'cheese soup' concoction of BA's efforts is poor... Especially when there's often pretty good food coming out in First and Concorde.
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Old Dec 6, 2019, 4:09 pm
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Originally Posted by Greenpen
Mac and cheese sounds like a McDonalds burger with a slice of cheese so what’s pasta got to do with it?

Let’s have some nice food in BA lounges!

Tbh, McCheese makes me associate to a spinoff company for a Scottish dairy farmer. Besides that, I fully agree !
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Old Dec 6, 2019, 4:18 pm
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I can’t remember if they stock the hot options but outside in the wild that is departures, there’s a little eatery called Pret A Manger, (in most branches) they do a lovely Mac n cheese with crispy prosciutto, roasted cauliflower and yes proper macaroni! Very good if you can you stomach the wilderness of T5.
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Old Dec 6, 2019, 4:28 pm
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Originally Posted by rockflyertalk
I can’t remember if they stock the hot options but outside in the wild that is departures, there’s a little eatery called Pret A Manger, (in most branches) they do a lovely Mac n cheese with crispy prosciutto, roasted cauliflower and yes proper macaroni! Very good if you can you stomach the wilderness of T5.
Most denizens of GF would require at least a proper mac and cheese (truffle to taste) to fortify themselves against the rigours of the main terminal. Haven’t a clue how they’ll make it to Pret without.
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Old Dec 6, 2019, 4:28 pm
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Disgusting and beyond me why they continue to serve baby food in F, lounges or otherwise.
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Old Dec 6, 2019, 4:34 pm
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Old Dec 6, 2019, 4:57 pm
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Originally Posted by LondonElite
Disgusting and beyond me why they continue to serve baby food in F, lounges or otherwise.
Cathay Pacific also offer it in their First Lounge. Several restaurants also serve it, including those with Michelin Stars!

Why is it disgusting? I would have thought it a tad too rich to feed to a baby.
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Old Dec 6, 2019, 5:05 pm
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Landside, Costa will do you mac and cheese with pigs in blankets.
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Old Dec 7, 2019, 12:43 am
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My university dorm cafeteria once ran out of all other pasta and made mac and cheese with spaghetti. Not recommended.
Penne is honestly the best mac and cheese pasta.
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Old Dec 7, 2019, 2:12 am
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That Penne and Cheese looks alright to me. Yesterday they had "chip shop croquettes" amongst other things. Wasn't convinced by them but they do mix it up a bit. The mini pies and samosas are great as is the salad bar.
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Old Dec 7, 2019, 2:16 am
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Originally Posted by UKtravelbear
If this dosen't bring Alex down I don't know what will!

But does it really matter? You got pasta and cheese - maybe chef picked up the wrong bag of pasta - which is better that saying "we run our"
Zero chance that a “chef” / microwave technician made that in the GF kitchen.
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