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2017 Let's Eat - United First, United Business, & p.s. Premium Service

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Old Sep 15, 17, 3:45 pm
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Originally Posted by j1j2j38 View Post
I had the french toast souffle SFO to ORD a couple weeks ago
Was it pre or post 9/1? As discussed upthread, a bunch of downgrades went into effect on 9/1, although I believe SFO/ORD would be long enough to still receive a more substantial breakfast like that. Could be wrong though.
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Old Sep 15, 17, 5:11 pm
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Originally Posted by CruiserCLE View Post
IME, all of the "new and improved" catering from 2-ish years ago seems to be gone including the quiche, souffle, etc
Yeah, the “new and improved” era lasted from early 2015 (When UA Express got meals) to about Spring of this year (when domestic flights got Polaris tableware)

Of course, like we saw in 2015, some of the old catering is still being produced but will likely be gone for a new rotation of options in a few months.
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Old Sep 15, 17, 8:29 pm
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Food, hmmm...on my PHL-IAH flight today, 1295, they "forgot" to cater the air craft. So the food we got in F was a snack box and gummy bears; good times. Though I am sick of the burger anyway.

At least the captain gave the folks in the back free directv. This my second non-catered flight from PHL-IAH in a month (I fly the route weekly). Come on UA let's not make this a trend. ok rant over ;-)
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Old Sep 15, 17, 9:58 pm
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Originally Posted by FlyingHoustonian View Post
Food, hmmm...on my PHL-IAH flight today, 1295, they "forgot" to cater the air craft. So the food we got in F was a snack box and gummy bears; good times. Though I am sick of the burger anyway.

At least the captain gave the folks in the back free directv. This my second non-catered flight from PHL-IAH in a month (I fly the route weekly). Come on UA let's not make this a trend. ok rant over ;-)
Weak sauce.
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Old Sep 16, 17, 11:17 am
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Originally Posted by FlyingHoustonian View Post
Food, hmmm...on my PHL-IAH flight today, 1295, they "forgot" to cater the air craft. So the food we got in F was a snack box and gummy bears; good times. Though I am sick of the burger anyway.

At least the captain gave the folks in the back free directv. This my second non-catered flight from PHL-IAH in a month (I fly the route weekly). Come on UA let's not make this a trend. ok rant over ;-)
Is PHL a catering station for UA?
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Old Sep 16, 17, 7:15 pm
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Most likely, as I highly doubt that they'd double cater the other flights, especially the transcons out of PHL. It most likely would have been catered by LSG Sky Chefs, who, lately, have been atrocious with accuracy and punctuality regardless of station or airline served.

"Fun" fact - The snack boxes in the back are from LSG, even if the flight is catered in-house by Chelsea. LSG is the sole supplier of those snack boxes, and they can be custom tailored for each airline. The Tapas box is probably the most generic one.

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Old Sep 16, 17, 8:43 pm
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Wow. I can't believe that UA is not offering a snack-like meal on transcon red-eyes. If true, that's a disappointment. You would expect at least a light breakfast before landing.

UA's catering has never been impressive, but no meal on a 5+ hour trip, regardless of departure time, is silly. UA serves dinner on the IAH-BOG/UIO (and the now-gone CCS) red-eyes. Those flights are in the 5-hour range and leave around midnight. People who want to eat, eat. People who want to sleep, sleep.
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Old Sep 16, 17, 10:02 pm
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Old Sep 16, 17, 10:03 pm
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Old Sep 16, 17, 10:26 pm
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What part was "dinner?"
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Old Sep 16, 17, 10:36 pm
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What part was "dinner?"
Chicken salad
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Old Sep 17, 17, 3:14 pm
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Flew from Florida to Newark today and couldn't believe what constituted "lunch" under the post-9/1 changes. The only option left by the time the FA arrived at my seat was a cheese/crackers plate, which literally consisted of two crackers and three slices of cheese. The FA said many people have been complaining. Just a few weeks ago, you received a roll, "substantial" salad or sandwich, nuts, fruit, dessert, etc. on the same route.
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Old Sep 17, 17, 3:47 pm
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Originally Posted by goldelite8 View Post
Flew from Florida to Newark today and couldn't believe what constituted "lunch" under the post-9/1 changes. The only option left by the time the FA arrived at my seat was a cheese/crackers plate, which literally consisted of two crackers and three slices of cheese. The FA said many people have been complaining. Just a few weeks ago, you received a roll, "substantial" salad or sandwich, nuts, fruit, dessert, etc. on the same route.
Pretty bad...
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Old Sep 17, 17, 4:00 pm
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Originally Posted by Hammer0425 View Post
What part was "dinner?"
I suspect UA_Flyer took the 'cold' option.

(In line with others, I can't say I appreciate this post-9/1 change.)
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Old Sep 17, 17, 7:57 pm
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09/16 IAH->SFO Lunch

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