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Let's Eat! 2010 Domestic First and Business Class

Let's Eat! 2010 Domestic First and Business Class

 
Old Mar 11, 10, 3:19 pm
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Originally Posted by Pat89339 View Post
It didn't smell all that great either. Oh, I forgot to add that it was heated. This one I am going to send to 1K voice to ask just what the heck it was supposed to be.
Am I the only one who thinks it looks pretty good?
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Old Mar 11, 10, 4:49 pm
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It appears that so far you are! If you're flying out of ORD remember to order the LCML.
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Old Mar 11, 10, 4:53 pm
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Originally Posted by MatthewLAX View Post
Am I the only one who thinks it looks pretty good?
yes.
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Old Mar 11, 10, 11:11 pm
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Originally Posted by Pat89339 View Post
ORD-SEA 3/8 Low Calorie Meal (breakfast). Seriously.


Looked like a couple of canned peaches, apple chunks, cranberries maybe? Neither I, nor the FA could figure out what the blob of greasy dough was on the right. I opted for the BOB yogurt parfait from the back.
I was served the same blob for breakfast in PS C from JFK-LAX. I had to survive on all the other stuff on the plate and was hungry 2 hours into a flight - asked if there were any snacks and was rudely brushed off. Had to go buy a snackbox from Y. Seriously, that was the MOST unappetizing meal I have seen in ages. Yuck.

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Old Mar 12, 10, 9:52 am
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The "Blob" is Served for 4 Types of Special Meals

Originally Posted by Pat89339 View Post
ORD-SEA 3/8 Low Calorie Meal (breakfast). Seriously.


Looked like a couple of canned peaches, apple chunks, cranberries maybe? Neither I, nor the FA could figure out what the blob of greasy dough was on the right. I opted for the BOB yogurt parfait from the back.
I'm aboard a JFK-LAX breakfast flight and the guy sitting next to me was just served the "Blob".

added: one of the FAs later told me that he's eaten it and likes it. To each his/her own I guess
The FA asked if he wouldn't rather have pancakes?

The pax declined, took the Blob meal and when I asked him about it said that he had it before and it was fine (he then added he doesn't really fly for the meals).

Btw, even though he's had it before, he wasn't quite sure exactly what the actual blob was made of.

I asked what type of meal he ordered and he said Vegan.

Later I happened to be in the galley and asked the FAs what the actual blob was and none of the FAs knew for certain. One believed it was some sort of grain and not a dumpling or dough product.

I mentioned my surprise that it had been served for Vegan when I thought it was a Low Cal meal?

At that point, another FA chimed in saying he's served that same meal for Diabetic as well as Hindu special meal orders.

So much for me trying a Hindu meal now

I was also mentioned my surprise that it's used as a Diabetic meal as it smelled pretty sweet but I guess it could have artificial sweetner?

Fwiw, it also smelled like they had a heavy hand with the cinnamon.

So that's the latest report and mystery continues....

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Old Mar 12, 10, 1:42 pm
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Originally Posted by MatthewLAX
Am I the only one who thinks it looks pretty good?
Originally Posted by bk3day
another FA chimed in saying he's served that same
meal for Diabetic as well as Hindu special meal orders.
Looking pretty good is optimistic, but it's certainly not up there on the disgusting
scale. It looks like a corn fritter with a bite taken out of it. Not diabetic food, I'm
sure, though.
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Old Mar 12, 10, 8:14 pm
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Originally Posted by BlissWorld View Post
No offense, but I don't think UA's food is worthy of a close up zoom . We might discover a leftover cockroach leg left from the DEN kitchen
Forgot about this and ate my meal from DEN-SEA yesterday... Now I know why I woke up feeling sick!
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Old Mar 12, 10, 10:32 pm
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Update on The Blob...

I heard back from 1K Voice this afternoon. Well actually it was one of those boilerplate sorry you didn't like your meal responses with a $150 ecert. She never answered the 2 questions I asked about the guidelines they follow for LC ML and whether this will be served on my flight on Sunday. I fired back another email asking them to kindly respond to the questions asked.
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Old Mar 12, 10, 10:40 pm
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Body by United

I was chatting with a FA on a recent PS flight and we were talking about the food quality, and how poor it has become. The FA was actually happy about it, because it helped him avoid "Body by United" syndrome....
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Old Mar 12, 10, 11:31 pm
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UA116 LAX-ORD 3/12 1:11PM departure A320

New nuts in a white plastic individual bag. Kings Delicious Nuts Mixed Nuts. net weight 1 ounce. Made Especially for United.

Caution:Contents may be hot ( but they were not on this flight)
Ingredients Almonds, Cashews, Pecans, Canola Oil, Salt . Kosher Pareve

I asked FA who said it was the first flight that she had seen them on .

Shrimp or Hot Turkey and cheese sandwich both served with tomato lentil soup.
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Old Mar 12, 10, 11:54 pm
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Originally Posted by u600213 View Post
UA116 LAX-ORD 3/12 1:11PM departure A320

New nuts in a white plastic individual bag. Kings Delicious Nuts Mixed Nuts. net weight 1 ounce. Made Especially for United.

Caution:Contents may be hot ( but they were not on this flight)
Ingredients Almonds, Cashews, Pecans, Canola Oil, Salt . Kosher Pareve

I asked FA who said it was the first flight that she had seen them on .
Good Day.

On flight UA#69 from LAX to LIH on March 11, 2010 my family and I got the "gourmet mixed nuts" from "Kings" in their plastic bag.

Did United Airlines missed the chapter about being "green" & "healthy"?

You should try them after they spend a couple of minutes in the oven...

Great service however on this flight to Lihue and a first as far as those "plastic" bagged nuts are concerned.

Gone is the porcelain nut holder and the classy service.

Come on United Airlines, an improvement would be less salt and dry roasted.

Get a grip. You can save money and deliver quality as well as healthy nuts solely based on your buying power.

If you can't, may I apply for the job (although I am gainfully and successfully employed) ?

I have worked in the food industry for over 26 years and you need help.
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Old Mar 13, 10, 5:01 am
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Woah! This is MAJOR news. No more hot nuts in the ramekins?! Expect a 5-page+ thread to follow. And I'll add my huge

Gotta love it, as United adds free alcohol, which I give a ^ to, in Economy over the atlantic, it "enhances" domestic First service with this. As usual, United continues to be consistently inconsitent. I do, however, expect these "enhancements" to continue with UDU coming up. Again,
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Old Mar 13, 10, 1:51 pm
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I had hot nuts last night SFO - DFW...in addition there was a shrimp salad or a hot turkey sandwich.
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Old Mar 15, 10, 7:15 pm
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Flight: UA230(LAS-DEN)
Aircraft: 757-200
Departure Time: 1444 (2h 2m duration)
Meal: No Meal Service (First Class)


Pre-Departure: The usual water or OJ offered in a plastic cup.

After-Departure:
  • Beverage of choice in a glass

No "cocktail snacks" were loaded. F/A told me that LAS has no pre-packaged nuts available at the moment. So, no (pre-packaged) nuts on the short-haul "No Meal Service" flights.

Channel 9: On ^
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Old Mar 15, 10, 7:33 pm
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Originally Posted by SonomaTanning View Post
I had hot nuts last night SFO - DFW...in addition there was a shrimp salad or a hot turkey sandwich.
Whew.......

Sounds like it was just a catering snafu ex-LAX.
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