Often the best inflight meals are soups. That’s something tough to mess up in a galley. They can be heavily seasoned to counteract the taste bud-dulling affects of cabin pressurization, and they just need to be heated.
While the very best soups I’ve had inflight have been on Asian airlines, even United Airlines has done a really good job with their Polaris soups.
Thai Airways Duck Rice Soup
Singapore Airlines Laksa
Soups work well in club lounges as well. You don’t have to rely on actual skills from Sodexho or other outsourced employees to prepare a good dish, and they sit well too.
FlyBitcoin discovers that what Sky Clubs are serving is actually Campbell’s Reserve Wicked Thai Style Chicken and Rice Soup, the Campbell’s Food Service variant not the kind you buy in cans.
Naturally, since the soup is pretty good a serving has 260 calories (versus 150 for the canned version) along with 18 grams of fat (not 5). You think it’s delicious and good for you, too, but…