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  1. Food on a plane? Unsalted pretzels, water, chewing gum, almonds, again unsalted, tea, coffee, and smoothies. Who would have thought. I guess experimenting with food choices is best left on the ground, after you arrive. And on Delta, Bischoff Cookies, right? Probably my favorite.

  2. That’s cool they have a Ben’s in the airport. I’ve eaten at the famous Ben’s in DC, and I don’t think that would be a bad choice for flying. Since it is real chili and has no beans, and they are real mild, it shouldn’t be too bad. Try getting an airline meal with curry, I’ve had some fairly spicy stuff while flying.

  3. Things you shouldn’t eat on a plane? The story was mostly about what you shouldn’t eat BEFORE getting on the plane.

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