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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 Jan 9, 22, 3:57 pm
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ORD to SFO this weekend - dinner

I have been critical of UA (deservedly so), but credit is given when credit is due.

I would have liked a burger (pre-order only - CPU'd around T-22); instead, I was able to pick the (grilled) chicken. The same tray came with a fruit bowl, warmed bread roll + warmed chocolate chip cookie (a la AS style). Service was a bit on the slower side, but FAs were attentive and proactive.
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Old Jan 10, 22, 1:19 am
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For those who are unhappy about the hot sandwich in United First, here is what I was served in coach on Hawaiian - basically the same sandwich, only better tasting, with more filling, plus a Honolulu Cookie Company cookie for dessert. Needless to say, this reflects more poorly on United than reflecting well on Hawaiian.

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Old Jan 10, 22, 10:39 am
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Originally Posted by DCA writer View Post
Worth noting that despite my cheapo L fare, both CPUs cleared in advance--four days before the short hop, the afternoon before the transcon.
Courtesy of Omicron, flight loads have dropped precipitously.

Have been seeing the usually hard to upgrade p.s. wide body routes going out with empty Polaris seats meaning everyone on the upgrade list cleared.
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Old Jan 10, 22, 12:36 pm
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Originally Posted by UAFAM View Post
SFO-EWR 10:30 AM 773
Pre-departure Champagne or water was offered in plastic cups (Dasani water bottle was placed at every seat prior to boarding).
Lunch options: Thai chicken or Ravioli
Pre-arrival snack: cheese plate with meat or Humus with something


The premium transcon snack plate with hummus & tabbouli is actually really tasty!
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Old Jan 10, 22, 1:50 pm
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1/7/2022, UA407, ORD-DEN, Vegetarian Italian Ragu/Polenta, this looked terrible but it was actually delicious. Service was kinda crappy on this leg though except for the lead FA. Service was very slow (was in 5L, my friend in 7L got his meal 28 minutes before I did, friend in 3L waited even longer), the crew was rather disorganized, and the FAs were all doing their own thing, nothing in sync.


1/7/2022, UA2240, DEN-SAN, tomato and mozzarella heart attack sandwich. Unhealthy, greasy, but very tasty!! Service was much better on this leg too.
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Old Jan 10, 22, 3:34 pm
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Originally Posted by Repooc17 View Post
ORD to SFO this weekend - dinner

I have been critical of UA (deservedly so), but credit is given when credit is due.

I would have liked a burger (pre-order only - CPU'd around T-22); instead, I was able to pick the (grilled) chicken. The same tray came with a fruit bowl, warmed bread roll + warmed chocolate chip cookie (a la AS style). Service was a bit on the slower side, but FAs were attentive and proactive.
My sister got confirmed with my PPs on ORD-LAS Jan 15 and got the pre-order burger option. Is this a replacement for either the chicken or polenta, or an additional option that can only be pre-ordered (and is it just the BOB burger)? Pre-order screen shots above only show the chicken and polenta options. Maybe I missed something.
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Old Jan 10, 22, 3:44 pm
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Originally Posted by st530 View Post
My sister got confirmed with my PPs on ORD-LAS Jan 15 and got the pre-order burger option. Is this a replacement for either the chicken or polenta, or an additional option that can only be pre-ordered (and is it just the BOB burger)? Pre-order screen shots above only show the chicken and polenta options. Maybe I missed something.
Burger is in addition but for pre-order only. I was only given the choice of the chicken or the polenta on board - my CPU came in after check-in.

I have never had any UA burger yet, so I am not sure if it is the same as the BOB burger. I have, however, brought many other tasty burgers on board from airport establishments
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Old Jan 10, 22, 7:34 pm
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Originally Posted by coke cans and winglets View Post

1/7/2022, UA2240, DEN-SAN, tomato and mozzarella heart attack sandwich
Glad to see heart attack sandwiches made it into 2022 with us
Originally Posted by Repooc17 View Post
Burger is in addition but for pre-order only. I was only given the choice of the chicken or the polenta on board - my CPU came in after check-in.

I have never had any UA burger yet, so I am not sure if it is the same as the BOB burger. I have, however, brought many other tasty burgers on board from airport establishments

This is from 4 years ago now on a IAH-LAX flight but maybe its something like the domestic first burger they used to offer?
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Old Jan 10, 22, 8:10 pm
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Originally Posted by flyingrohit View Post
Glad to see heart attack sandwiches made it into 2022 with us


This is from 4 years ago now on a IAH-LAX flight but maybe it’s something like the domestic first burger they used to offer?
Wait, IAH Catering hasn't always only served grapes?

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Old Jan 10, 22, 8:30 pm
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Originally Posted by DELee View Post
Wait, IAH Catering hasn't always only served grapes?

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From what I've seen IAH has only become a mass vineyard post-pandemic. I don't recall their being perpetually only grapes pre-covid. But Im not IAH based, maybe some of the other 1k/GS IAH regulars on here can provide more accurate input
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Old Jan 11, 22, 7:06 am
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Originally Posted by flyingrohit View Post
Glad to see heart attack sandwiches made it into 2022 with us


This is from 4 years ago now on a IAH-LAX flight but maybe its something like the domestic first burger they used to offer?
Theres a small photo on the selection page for my sisters flight:


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Old Jan 11, 22, 7:48 am
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Originally Posted by st530 View Post
Woah! 3 new (well really 2 new) options! I'd be very intrigued to give the Mediterranean bowl a shot on a future meal flight. What set of routes are they rolling this expanded menu onto? Or is it random?
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Old Jan 11, 22, 8:32 am
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What is a "butter burger"???
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Old Jan 11, 22, 9:00 am
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Burger with butter on the bun and/or fried in butter. Popularized here: https://www.culvers.com/menu-and-nut.../butterburgers
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Old Jan 11, 22, 9:38 am
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All they are doing is serving Economy BOB in domestic First - so premium! The additional pre-order options are almost exactly the same as the Bistro on Board offerings:

Beatrix Market Mediterranean Grain Bowl
Beatrix Market’s protein-packed grain bowl features bulgur, a black lentil and carrot salad, roasted zucchini and bell peppers and is served with a bright lemon vinaigrette

Classic Beef Butter Burger with Cheddar
Old fashioned cheeseburger with cheddar and pickles on a buttered brioche bun

https://www.united.com/ual/en/us/fly...ng/bistro.html
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