First Class Meals Get Increasingly Delicious As You Suck On A Pretzel For Sustenance

First Class Meals Get Increasingly Delicious As You Suck On A Pretzel For Sustenance

We’ll have to take the New York Times’ word on it, but they say that First Class meals on airlines are getting increasingly decadent as coach passengers cling with desperation to a maxipad-sized package of trail mix. From the NYT:

Charlie Trotter, the Chicago chef, will soon introduce dishes created for premier United Airlines passengers. (Mr. Trotter’s personal tip? Try the short ribs spiced with Thai-style barbecue sauce.)

United: Charlie Trotter Is Back

United: Charlie Trotter Is Back

They fired him in 2001, but Charlie Trotter is coming back to design the menu for first and business class passengers, says United. “Trotter previously contributed to United’s menu from 1999 through 2001, creating such esoteric fare as Maine lobster with tropical fruit and black pepper, and Thai barbecue poussin with braised collard greens and preserved red onions.”