When we travel, we do our best to avoid eating at the airport, where the cuisine is always overpriced and often overcooked. But the globetrotters at Frommer’s say that there are at least 10 quality eateries located inside our nation’s airports.
“We’ve picked places that serve food you’d eat even if you weren’t trapped,” says Jason Clampet, senior online editor for Frommers.com.
These restaurants “reflect a greater appreciation for food among the population at large, not just travelers,” says David Lytle, editorial director of Frommers.com.
Without further ado, here is the Frommer’s list:
Atlanta: One Flew South (Terminal E)
Baltimore: Obrycki’s (Gate B-11)
Boston: Legal Sea Foods (Terminal A, after security, has Legal Test Kitchen; Terminal B, before security, has Legal C Bar; and Terminal C, before security, has the traditional restaurant)
Chicago-O’Hare: Tortas Frontera (Terminal 1)
New York-JFK: Deep Blue Sushi (Terminal 5)
New York-LaGuardia: Custom Burgers by Pat LaFrieda (Delta Terminal)
Los Angeles: Encounter at LAX (center of airport before security)
Minneapolis: Ike’s Food and Cocktails (Concourse E)
Raleigh, N.C.: 42nd Street Oyster Bar (Terminal 2)
Seattle: Ivar’s (central terminal)
Have you ever had an airport meal that made you want to go back to that restaurant?
Frommer’s picks top 10 airport restaurants [USA Today]