Each week, my Meal of the Week feature examines an airline meal from my travels over the years. This may be a meal from earlier in the week or it may be a meal served over a decade ago.
Like many, I love junk food. While I am generally well-disciplined on the ground, I rarely turn down a tasty dish in the air, no matter the negative health ramifications. And I must say, I’ll never turn down the lobster mac & cheese on United Airlines.
I was flying from San Francisco to Honolulu last month and the choices for dinner were lentils or lobster mac & cheese. I like both dishes and have even featured lentils in a past Meal of the Week post. But the lobster mac certainly sounded good.
And I was not disappointed.
First, a tip on flights to Hawaii. If you like Mai Tais, bring a miniature bottle of Myer’s Rum and ask a FA to add it to your drink…it makes all the difference.
The main course included a generous helping of lobster mac & cheese with broccolini, a breadstick, and green salad.
I think the picture accurately represents how tasty the dish is, but I was surprised at how chock-full of lobster it was.
Throw in ice cream for dessert and a hot cookie before landing and this really was a frightfully unhealthy meal.
But it was worth it. I made up for it on the stair-stepper upon arrival.
Do you like the lobster mac & cheese on United?