2020 Let's Eat - Polaris Business

Old Dec 31, 19, 5:11 pm
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2020 Let's Eat - Polaris Business

This thread is for the following all flights marketed as Polaris Business. In general, this includes
  • Most Trans-Atlantic flights
  • Trans-Pacific flights (except to/from Guam)
  • South American flights to Brazil, Argentina, and Chile only.
Don't forget to post the date and route information along with the meal information!

Here's United's official page on this category of Polaris dining:
https://www.united.com/web/en-us/con...ng.aspx?POS=US

For the curious folks, the 2019 thread is here:
2019 Let's Eat - Polaris Business

With that, Let's Eat 2020!
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Old Dec 31, 19, 7:01 pm
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Have opened a thread for Discussion of the Quality of UA's In-Flight Meals , so this thread can return to its resource role as a cataloging and reference thread. Many have used the Let's Eat threads to get an idea of what might be served on future flights. We can use the new thread for a more in-depth discussion of the state of UA's in-flight meals generally.

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Old Jan 2, 20, 11:53 am
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EWR-LHR
UA934 / 27 DEC 2019
Boeing 7767-300 (High J)
Meal: Breakfast, ??

Skipped the main breakfast service and opted for a snack later in the flight (Lobster Mac). Didn't snap a picture, but was very impressed. Right up there with something I'd probably enjoy on the ground, too.
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Old Jan 2, 20, 1:30 pm
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Originally Posted by aero219 View Post
EWR-LHR
UA934 / 27 DEC 2019
Boeing 7767-300 (High J)
Meal: Breakfast, ??

Skipped the main breakfast service and opted for a snack later in the flight (Lobster Mac). Didn't snap a picture, but was very impressed. Right up there with something I'd probably enjoy on the ground, too.
They have hot snacks EWR-LHR? I don't think they have them IAH-LHR ....
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Old Jan 2, 20, 1:49 pm
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Originally Posted by st530 View Post
They have hot snacks EWR-LHR? I don't think they have them IAH-LHR ....
I was surprised, too. The return also had a hot snack available "on demand" (Vegan Chili).

Worth noting that on the outbound to LHR, the Lobster Mac was called out specifically, but the return menu (01/20) said to "ask your flight attendant for today's selection"
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Old Jan 2, 20, 1:55 pm
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Originally Posted by st530 View Post
They have hot snacks EWR-LHR? I don't think they have them IAH-LHR ....
Early morning "brunch" TATL flights (westbound and EWR/IAD-LHR departing before 10am, IIRC) have hot bites loaded, since most of the menu consists of breakfast items. Sometimes, I'll ask for the hot bites to be served as my main, and FAs usually oblige.

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Just curious, what is the beverage in pic 1 (accompanying the salad and app)?
Elysian Space Dust IPA?
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Old Jan 3, 20, 7:11 am
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Originally Posted by aero219 View Post
EWR-LHR
UA934 / 27 DEC 2019
Boeing 7767-300 (High J)
Meal: Breakfast, ??

Skipped the main breakfast service and opted for a snack later in the flight (Lobster Mac). Didn't snap a picture, but was very impressed. Right up there with something I'd probably enjoy on the ground, too.
I get this whenever I see it. It has always been good.
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Old Jan 3, 20, 1:18 pm
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I appreciated the chocolates as well. Speaking of sweets, I haven't seen the macarons in a while either. Did those get cut too? I really liked those as an alternative to the sundae.
I had them on four flights in the last couple of months, all TATL Westbound. Maybe miscatered?

Originally Posted by Markus Meier View Post
Thought so too but definitely noticed a difference on the o ZRH (better) vs the IAD food. The last to pics are from the IAD flight, didnt bother snapping a pic of the main dish there...
ZRH catering is still my favorite ex-EU.
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Old Jan 3, 20, 3:11 pm
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03JAN UA20 IAH-AMS
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Old Jan 5, 20, 1:57 am
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05JAN UA21 AMS-IAH (menu is for all UA ex-AMS for Jan 2020
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Old Jan 5, 20, 2:25 am
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Originally Posted by kirkwoodj View Post
05JAN UA21 AMS-IAH (menu is for all UA ex-AMS for Jan 2020
Except for UA71, which is a breakfast flight and has a different menu.
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Old Jan 5, 20, 9:00 am
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Originally Posted by fivesixseven View Post
Except for UA71, which is a breakfast flight and has a different menu.


Since UA71 is the only AMS-EWR flight, looks like this is what you get, despite 9:15am departure. My flight departed 10:20am. Enjoy.
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Old Jan 5, 20, 9:59 am
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Originally Posted by EWR764 View Post
Elysian Space Dust IPA?
Correct, was left over from the first round of drinks. Was a slow drinker that day...
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Old Jan 5, 20, 10:22 am
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Originally Posted by cesco.g View Post
ZRH catering is still my favorite ex-EU.
100% ... always better. The ZRH LSG Sky Chefs operation is actually a joint venture with a local Swiss catering company, and I think that (with Swiss quality control) impacts this a lot.
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Old Jan 5, 20, 11:00 am
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Originally Posted by kirkwoodj View Post

Since UA71 is the only AMS-EWR flight, looks like this is what you get, despite 9:15am departure. My flight departed 10:20am. Enjoy.
I'll find out tomorrow ;-)
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