Airport food has always had the reputation for being notoriously bad. As if long security check-in lines and delayed flights weren’t frustrating enough, our grumbling stomachs were often met at the terminal with a dismaying spread of stale croissants, rubbery eggs and floppy pizzas. And if there’s anything worse than sitting in the airport, it’s sitting in the airport hungry, with a floppy pizza.
Understandably, most people have come to expect very little when it comes to airport food, even from the two international NY airports, one of which is considered among the best and busiest in the world. (The other has been called the worst busy airport in the world, but they’re working on it.)
When presented with the options, some would’ve much rather starve at the airport, while others chose to satiate their hunger with as many bags of Doritos and peanut M&Ms as they could stomach instead (me).
At least that’s the way it used to be. But if you’ve traveled through these hubs over the past few years, you’ll know that the food game in NY airports is changing for the better. [Read more…]