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2022 Let's Eat - United First, United Business, & Premium Transcon Service

2022 Let's Eat - United First, United Business, & Premium Transcon Service

Old Nov 14, 22, 12:58 pm
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PDB offered - Water/OJ/Prosecco
Meal choices - Waffles/Eggs (no other options on the pre order)
FAs refilled drinks constantly, which otherwise made for a very good flight, however as many of us can agree, the breakfast left a lot to be desired, especially compared to recent Delta breakfast I've had. Will we ever get the bread basket back for morning flights back?
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Old Nov 15, 22, 7:09 pm
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Had the new "chicken curry" for the first time today and as usual for UA dishes, this one is kinda weird. It's not a normal chicken curry with rice and curry sauce but has noodles and chopped carrots in it with a little sauce but not enough. kinda dry actually. Same old cheese and marinated tomatoe appetizer which is a very odd combination with this dish as it doesnt pair at all. What are these UA chefs thinking?

Other choice was "Ragu polenta" so I guess that's back again after a year.

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Old Nov 15, 22, 7:29 pm
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Originally Posted by elbombo View Post
Had the new "chicken curry" for the first time today and as usual for UA dishes, this one is kinda weird. It's not a normal chicken curry with rice and curry sauce but has noodles and chopped carrots in it with a little sauce but not enough. kinda dry actually. Same old cheese and marinated tomatoe appetizer which is a very odd combination with this dish as it doesnt pair at all. What are these UA chefs thinking?

Other choice was "Ragu polenta" so I guess that's back again after a year.

Flew from MIA to EWR today and had the same sides -- but the "chicken" and rice that was served was - let's just say -- not as appealing as yours seems to be... Dishes like yours are why I carry little Tabasco bottles....
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Old Nov 15, 22, 8:22 pm
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Honestly, this looks even worse. I can't believe it.
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Old Nov 15, 22, 9:30 pm
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Originally Posted by elbombo View Post
Had the new "chicken curry" for the first time today and as usual for UA dishes, this one is kinda weird. It's not a normal chicken curry with rice and curry sauce but has noodles and chopped carrots in it with a little sauce but not enough. kinda dry actually. Same old cheese and marinated tomatoe appetizer which is a very odd combination with this dish as it doesnt pair at all. What are these UA chefs thinking?

Other choice was "Ragu polenta" so I guess that's back again after a year.

Did you accidentally pre-order the 'bland-n-white' meal? Oh wait, pre-order?
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Old Nov 16, 22, 6:49 am
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Originally Posted by elbombo View Post
Had the new "chicken curry" for the first time today and as usual for UA dishes, this one is kinda weird. It's not a normal chicken curry with rice and curry sauce but has noodles and chopped carrots in it with a little sauce but not enough. kinda dry actually. Same old cheese and marinated tomatoe appetizer which is a very odd combination with this dish as it doesnt pair at all. What are these UA chefs thinking?

Other choice was "Ragu polenta" so I guess that's back again after a year.

looks good!
Ill take something new !
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Old Nov 16, 22, 7:26 am
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Originally Posted by elbombo View Post
Had the new "chicken curry" for the first time today and as usual for UA dishes, this one is kinda weird. It's not a normal chicken curry with rice and curry sauce but has noodles and chopped carrots in it with a little sauce but not enough. kinda dry actually. Same old cheese and marinated tomatoe appetizer which is a very odd combination with this dish as it doesnt pair at all. What are these UA chefs thinking?

Other choice was "Ragu polenta" so I guess that's back again after a year.

That is completely unappetizing. On the "glass is half full" side, imagine how dreadful the second place finisher was!
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Old Nov 16, 22, 1:54 pm
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Originally Posted by MatthewLAX View Post
Honestly, this looks even worse. I can't believe it.
Matthew, I know that you have referenced that you have contacts at UA Catering, do you ask them what the heck they are thinking when they roll out this chicken curry thing which is bad enough, but then offer a mozzarella appetizer to go along with it?

I had this chicken curry thing and it was dry and unappetizing.
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Old Nov 16, 22, 2:15 pm
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Originally Posted by diburning View Post
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What I preordered:


What I got:

Sad!

I should've gotten the eggs instead. I had those last time and they were good and substantial.
somehow, I think Id rather the waffle than this so-called French toast.

This is what a p.s. Business meal has come to. The accompanying yogurt and small fruit platter were acceptable, I guess.

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Old Nov 16, 22, 2:42 pm
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Originally Posted by dmurphynj View Post
somehow, I think Id rather the waffle than this so-called French toast.

This is what a p.s. Business meal has come to. The accompanying yogurt and small fruit platter were acceptable, I guess.

If it's any consolidation, the Big Mac on the menu photo at McDonalds never looks like the one you actually get

Where is your "Banana Fosters (sic) Sauce"?

I guess Kirby saw the menu photo and put a hard cap of "3 blueberries per person!! No more!"
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Old Nov 16, 22, 3:48 pm
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Originally Posted by kmersh View Post
Matthew, I know that you have referenced that you have contacts at UA Catering, do you ask them what the heck they are thinking when they roll out this chicken curry thing which is bad enough, but then offer a mozzarella appetizer to go along with it?

I had this chicken curry thing and it was dry and unappetizing.
I'll ask - I just can't believe the latest slop.
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Old Nov 16, 22, 4:10 pm
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Originally Posted by bocastephen View Post
Where is your "Banana Fosters (sic) Sauce"?

I guess Kirby saw the menu photo and put a hard cap of "3 blueberries per person!! No more!"
My last two experiences with the waffle have not had the bananas foster sauce.

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Old Nov 16, 22, 6:08 pm
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I got lucky on my BWI-IAH flight than the curry chicken wasn't catered. I got the zataar chicken. Outstanding. Best one I ever had. Even the mozzarella was top notch
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Old Nov 16, 22, 7:11 pm
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Originally Posted by kmersh View Post
My last two experiences with the waffle have not had the bananas foster sauce.

Now, since there is no such thing as "Banana Fosters Sauce", but there is "Bananas Foster Sauce", maybe that is throwing off the flight kitchen chef .
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Old Nov 16, 22, 7:25 pm
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Originally Posted by bocastephen View Post
Where is your "Banana Fosters (sic) Sauce"?

I guess Kirby saw the menu photo and put a hard cap of "3 blueberries per person!! No more!"
I don't think the French toast was suppose to have the sauce -- I have no clue what it's supposed to have, but it shouldn't be this dried out flavorless slice of overcooked bread.

Viva le Brioche Souffl!

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Originally Posted by bocastephen View Post
Now, since there is no such thing as "Banana Fosters Sauce", but there is "Bananas Foster Sauce", maybe that is throwing off the flight kitchen chef . Perhaps if United hired professional copywriters to proof read their menus instead of outsourcing it to various Chicago primary schools, the result might be a little more accurate.
If I see "Belgium Waffle" one more freakin' time ... Stuff like this makes my eyes twitch. It's a "Belgian Waffle!"

Belgian | adjective
Of, or relating to Belgium.
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