Marijuana Amnesty at COS

Uh-oh, did you forget to take your one hitter out of your pocket at home? Not a problem when you’re flying out of Colorado Springs [(COS) (home of BoardingArea HQ!)]. With the state’s new marijuana legalization taking effect as of January 1, a whole new host of unforeseen problems are popping up in regards to…

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Delta’s Getting Closer to Blue Smoke BBQ

Coming down taste-testing homestretch for @BlueSmoke in-flight meals on @delta. Passing muster! pic.twitter.com/cmZiQ3W9FR — Danny Meyer (@dhmeyer) January 10, 2014 Hey BBQ fans, looks like 2014 is going to be the Year of You on Delta flights. Big time restaurant honcho Danny Meyer (@dhmeyer) tweeted out this mouth-watering pic at the end of last week…

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LAX Loses Iconic Encounter Restaurant

Have you ever tried that weird alien-themed restaurant at LAX? If not, you never will. Encounter closed to little fanfare in December and the many kids who had their bar and bat mitzvahs there are weeping openly. I don’t know what kind of food they served and I don’t know if it was good or…

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Jerry Seinfeld Talks Airline Food on Reddit

Reddit keeps me up-to-date on the latest and greatest on the Internet and a regular feature on the site is the AMA, which stands for Ask Me Anything. Essentially, somebody interesting offers to do a Q&A. Today, it was Jerry Seinfeld and while he doesn’t answer every question posed to him, he did answer the…

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Tales from the Runway: EWR 1/2/14

Tales from the Runway features stories of air travel terror and delight from the Fly&Dine community. Here’s Jess Kapadia, associate editor at Food Republic, on her experience flying into Newark during the biggest snowstorm of the year: Speaking of jump-starting your New Year health thing you’re totally going to stick with for the next 361…

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Can You Beer Me Now? Bell’s Brewhouse Now Open at Ford International in Grand Rapids, MI

Grand Rapids may not be a major hub of frequent flyer travel, but that doesn’t mean they can’t have great beer for those that find themselves flying in and out of Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR). Bell’s, the legendary Western Michigan craft brewers, just opened Bell’s Brewhouse back in September and their incredible beers…

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