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Whats a good "carry on" lunch to bring on cross country flight ?

Whats a good "carry on" lunch to bring on cross country flight ?

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Old Jan 9, 09, 7:20 pm
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Whats a good "carry on" lunch to bring on cross country flight ?

Since half the flights anymore think a prezal is a meal , and getting to the airport an hour or two early is normal,

what do you bring on a flight for lunch ?

If I have time and one is on the way to the airport, I pick up a subway sandwich, but after a few hours it gets rather soggy,

Just wondering if there is something that makes everyone around you wish they had brought it !

And that TSA will let you bring ,

Lets have some of your weirder treats !

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Old Jan 9, 09, 7:25 pm
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I like to bring aboard some stinky meals to stink up the cabin, because nobody will mind
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Old Jan 9, 09, 7:26 pm
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Fried chicken and lentil soup, with a bean burrito. I also like a nice piece of fresh durian.
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I always take a Subway foot long BMT and once had a guy offer me 10 bucks for half
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Old Jan 9, 09, 7:26 pm
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I usually have individually wrapped cheeses in my quart baggie, then some carrots, crackers, etc. I also often carry an empty thermos, which I get filled with my favorite coffee bev at Starbucks post strip-search. I use one that seals well so I don't worry about spillage in my carryon.

I like to pick up a sandwich from the airport bakery, but have them wrap bread separately from the fillings... less soggy. I do like to pick up the local stuff whenever I can.

I do try to avoid anything smelly or noisy (and only eat my carrots when there is already noise :~)

Ok, so mine aren't weird. sorry.
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Old Jan 9, 09, 7:27 pm
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Originally Posted by Eastbay1K View Post
Fried chicken and lentil soup, with a bean burrito. I also like a nice piece of fresh durian.
You must clear out the row!

Um, but aren't there laws about durian?
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Old Jan 9, 09, 7:42 pm
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I have brought breakfast burritos from the market , and regular burritos too

I guess you could bring a can opener and some canned pinapple etc , but would TSA let you bring it one board ? Probably NOT

Hot Dogs and a curling iron ?

Hey its the end of the week

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Old Jan 10, 09, 12:08 am
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Hoagie type sandwiches, but NOT Subway.
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Old Jan 10, 09, 12:24 am
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If departing from LAX, pick up some fried chicken from Honey Kettle in Culver City. Delicious!!
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Peanut butter & jelly on whole wheat. It's pretty durable.
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Old Jan 10, 09, 11:23 am
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Originally Posted by Eastbay1K View Post
Fried chicken and lentil soup, with a bean burrito. I also like a nice piece of fresh durian.
and make sure you don't share with those on your row

This sounds like a mighty fine plan.

I have lentils on CO BF the other day..........no more comment there.
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Old Jan 10, 09, 12:39 pm
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well did you bring 3 oz of the lentil soup in you clear plastic bag ?

or lentil soup mix that you found hot water to make it ?

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Old Jan 10, 09, 12:40 pm
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well did you bring 3 oz of the lentil soup in you clear plastic bag ?

or lentil soup mix that you found hot water to make it ?

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No served by CO!! they like Beans and cheese!
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Old Jan 10, 09, 1:16 pm
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Brie, french bread and an apple from the AC. Yum.
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Old Jan 10, 09, 1:31 pm
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I will usually take the grazing approach - smaller items that fit into various spaces in my backpack. For something that long, I would pack a deconstructed ham and cheddar or swiss croissant (each item in its own bag, mustard and airplanes don't mix to me), a can of Blue Diamond smoked almonds, a package of six vanilla cream sandwich cookies (usually 59c at any convenience store), and two more 1 oz. treats for gaps in the flight - when I fly UA/AA/NW I get them from the airline club room.
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