2022 Let's Eat - Polaris Business

Old Jan 13, 22, 2:08 pm
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That chicken breast (if you can call it that) meal from Jan. 9th was tragic. The ones posted afterwards seemed an improvement to me. It is always catering and choice roulette. I think stick with fish if one likes fish is what I take away.
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Old Jan 13, 22, 6:11 pm
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That chicken breast (if you can call it that) meal from Jan. 9th was tragic. The ones posted afterwards seemed an improvement to me. It is always catering and choice roulette. I think stick with fish if one likes fish is what I take away.
Donít expect anything edible ex-EWR is my take away. 😀
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Old Jan 13, 22, 6:11 pm
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At least you didn't get a miniature chicken breast.
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That chicken breast (if you can call it that) meal from Jan. 9th was tragic. The ones posted afterwards seemed an improvement to me. It is always catering and choice roulette. I think stick with fish if one likes fish is what I take away.
UA throwing India routes under the bus as usual. Is it sad that Iím dying to have some of these other meals that other markets get that Iím seeing on this thread?
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Old Jan 18, 22, 4:19 am
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Yesterday's LHR->EWR flight had a separate, first course with beverage of choice along with warm mixed nuts. FA's took carts down the aisle, which I hadn't seen in years...literally. Anyone else seeing this now? Possibly it was just some initiative from a stellar crew, as they were very service oriented throughout.

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Old Jan 18, 22, 5:15 am
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Originally Posted by goodeats21 View Post
Yesterday's LHR->EWR flight had a separate, first course with beverage of choice along with warm mixed nuts. FA's took carts down the aisle, which I hadn't seen in years...literally. Anyone else seeing this now? Possibly it was just some initiative from a stellar crew, as they were very service oriented throughout.

Will try to post some pics later.
Hope its a new trend. But if it's just initiative from a stellar crew, they're probably already fired
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Old Jan 18, 22, 5:28 am
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BOM-EWR UA49
Long Range Modified Boeing 787-9 Seat 7L
1/18/22
Meals: Dinner, Snack, Breakfast



Dinner was choice of Chicken, Vegetarian, or lamb, the dinner options were detailed by MatthewLAX late in the Lets eat 2021 thread (somewhere after December 24th).

I asked for chicken but they gave me the vegetarian option. Paneer (thing in the bigger aluminum cup) wasnít too bad it was decent. Dal aka lentils (thing in the smaller aluminum cup) was tasty and heat which I really loved.



now the FA who was working my aisle, I asked him if I could have the chicken before I ate any of the vegetarian dish because it definitely wasnít chicken. The FA said that this was the chicken and that *I was wrong*. I just said ďok no worriesĒ in the moment but buddy Iím Indian I think I know the difference between Paneer and chicken by eyesight alone better than any staff working the flight.

mid flight snack was a choice between a veggie roll and a mozzarella and tomato sandwich: below is the veggie roll: tasty and with some heat from masalas which was great.





Now I approached an FA who I thought I could actually have a conversation with And showed him the internal menu (shoutout MatthewLAX) and pointed out each item in the description and showed the vegetarian picture and he agreed. I asked if I could eat the chicken as well and he happily gave me one.

this entire dish was awesome. The chicken(not exactly a methi chicken Like the menu says) was delicious and flavorful with some heat. The Bhendi (Okra) was also delicious and so was the dal again. Anyone flying out of India, after having had all 3 dishes; this is by far the best way to go.


breakfast was the same Mysore masala dosa or eggs and I went with the latter. It occurred to me while eating this dish that this is the exact same main I got served in Premium plus on this route maybe late 2019/early 2020. But potatoes were quite nice, eggs bland, mushrooms bland, spinach nice and healthy. Fruits were crisp and fresh, overall a nice breakfast.

And thatís it
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Old Jan 18, 22, 5:51 am
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Originally Posted by flyingrohit View Post
BOM-EWR UA49
Long Range Modified Boeing 787-9 Seat 7L
1/18/22
Meals: Dinner, Snack, Breakfast



Dinner was choice of Chicken, Vegetarian, or lamb, the dinner options were detailed by MatthewLAX late in the Lets eat 2021 thread (somewhere after December 24th).

I asked for chicken but they gave me the vegetarian option. Paneer (thing in the bigger aluminum cup) wasn’t too bad it was decent. Dal aka lentils (thing in the smaller aluminum cup) was tasty and heat which I really loved.


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United really needs to bring back how Continental used to serve Indian Meals in Business First. Not my personal picture but its probably about as close to a Thali there has ever been on a US carrier. PS the chicken dish does look delish!

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Old Jan 18, 22, 8:54 am
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I'm glad my menus came in helpful. The chicken does look really delicious! Welcome back to the USA @flyingrohit.
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Old Jan 18, 22, 11:45 am
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I'm glad my menus came in helpful. The chicken does look really delicious! Welcome back to the USA @flyingrohit.
Where can ne find said menus?
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Old Jan 18, 22, 11:47 am
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Where can ne find said menus?
Ask and it shall be given.
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Old Jan 18, 22, 6:16 pm
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Welcome back to the USA @flyingrohit.
This hits different after everyone around me was dropping left and right with omicron and I was concerned about my own test result for entry, but thatís all I have to say about donít wanna run too off the thread
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Old Jan 18, 22, 7:47 pm
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asking...
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Old Jan 18, 22, 7:52 pm
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asking...
What route?
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What route?
Hopping on the bandwagon here, if you have ZRH-IAD for February, that would be great!
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Old Jan 18, 22, 9:25 pm
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ETA: You asked for February, not January. February menu has not been finalized. Will update when finalized. Could well be a carryover from January.

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Hopping on the bandwagon here, if you have ZRH-IAD for February, that would be great!
January 2022 Menu
  • Beef tenderloin
    • Bernaise sauce, oven roasted fingerling potatoes, roasted carrots, celery and parsnip.
  • Smoked paprika chicken
    • Couscous with almonds, raisins and apricots, butternut squash tajine
  • Buffalo Mozzarella Panciotti
    • with tomato sauce and roasted tomatoes
All served with mixed nuts in porcelain ramekin, salad (mixed greens, mango), individually wrapped bread, dessert

Pre-Arrival:
  • Wellington burger: beef patty wrapped in pastry dough
  • Herb & Citrus Cous Cous w/ Mediterranean Grilled Vegetables with pesto sauce
(same menu for all UK/Europe lunch/dinner departures in 1/22)
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