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What is your guilty pleasure when Flying/Traveling?

Old Jun 5, 13, 9:59 pm
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Originally Posted by imslippy View Post
I feel guilty when I get McDonald's at the airport. not really a pleasure
Huh. Same here. If I have a long flight ahead of me and I'm feeling ill or have a headache or whatever then it's McD's before the flight. Feel ill for at least an hour afterwards, but oh, the saturated fat.... does wonders for a headache at 30,000 feet. Can't stand the stuff otherwise.
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Old Jun 5, 13, 11:43 pm
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Originally Posted by JMN57 View Post
On the flip side, grabbing a bar seat at Gary Danko when they open around 5PM after having flown east-west transcon and landing mid-afternoon. Early dinner in SF when my stomach says feed me.
Thank you, sounds like the perfect alternative to Hog Island Oyster Co.

My guilty pleasures are more champagne than I ever drink in normal life and more Hollywood movies than I ever see in theaters.
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Old Jun 6, 13, 1:40 pm
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For me it's full fat Coke/Pepsi. When I'm at home I only tend to drink Diet drinks and the first drink I have on any flight is always a Coke; it really makes me feel like I'm on holiday!
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Originally Posted by Fornebufox View Post
Thank you, sounds like the perfect alternative to Hog Island Oyster Co.

My guilty pleasures are more champagne than I ever drink in normal life and more Hollywood movies than I ever see in theaters.
And thank you. I'll have to give Hog Island a go next time in SF.
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Never turning down any opportunity to eat or drink whatever I like
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Old Jun 11, 13, 8:19 am
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What is your guilty pleasure when Flying/Traveling?

Auntie Anne's pretzel dog. Something about that sweet dough with the savory dog and good old yellow mustard!

I usually manage to avoid Garrett's because it's near G Concourse, but took an RJ home from DCA to ORD on Sunday and walked right by. Couldn't resist. Had we stayed on the original flight, it would have been the skirt steak quesadilla with extra salsa and a side of guacamole from Burrito Beach between H and K.
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Old Jun 11, 13, 8:24 am
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Epic breakfasts. Bacon, doughnuts, whatever goes.
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Old Jun 11, 13, 10:05 pm
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What is your guilty pleasure when Flying/Traveling?

Early flight Bloody Mary always seems to set the tone for me.
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Old Jun 11, 13, 10:58 pm
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Gin and tonic. I never have these outside of an airport or airplane.
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Old Jun 11, 13, 11:18 pm
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Having a Singapore Sling and a few glasses of champagne at the lounge and on board on a 730AM departure from Singapore really makes up for having to wake up at 6.
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Old Jun 11, 13, 11:23 pm
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Originally Posted by SIA747Megatop View Post
Having a Singapore Sling and a few glasses of champagne at the lounge and on board on a 730AM departure from Singapore really makes up for having to wake up at 6.
Just looked that up.


Wow. I want one.
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Old Jun 12, 13, 10:13 am
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Tomato juice, with or without the vodka and tabasco -it is something I very rarely drink on the ground.

Lots of champagne, anywhere it is offered.

People watching. In airports, in hotel bars, in restaurants - I love just watching (and even have places I specifically go to watch, like Harvey Nicks 5th floor!)
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Old Jun 12, 13, 12:25 pm
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There was an article last year I think that said that the reason tomato juice was so popular on flights had to do with the effects flying has on our taste buds. The saltiness of tomato juice works in-flight in a way it does not on the ground. There was also something about ice cream being more appealing in-flight, too. I'll see if I can find it. It was fascinating.
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Old Jun 12, 13, 1:05 pm
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Definitely the food and drink I order. About the only time I order an appetizer is when I travel
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Old Jun 12, 13, 4:52 pm
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Originally Posted by Y29M View Post
For me it's full fat Coke/Pepsi. When I'm at home I only tend to drink Diet drinks and the first drink I have on any flight is always a Coke; it really makes me feel like I'm on holiday!
Same for me, whenever I fly I mostly drink regular Coke, because its a good source of energy and cafeļne.
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