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In-Flight Menu Pairing Guide

Posted by Sean H. on 10.21.15

After taking a hiatus for a couple years, I’m back and ready help you navigate Virgin America’s award-winning in-flight menu in the Third Semi-Annual Completely Unofficial In-Flight Menu Pairing Guide. 2015 marks the second consecutive year that Virgin America was named Best Domestic Airline for Food in the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards and...

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Wine Pairing 101: #WineNot

Posted by Sean H. on 08.25.15

What makes a good wine pairing? According to Wine Enthusiast magazine, there are six elements “that make both red wine and white wine pairings work, and they’re derived from characteristics of the food and how they mingle with those of the wine. These are: fat, acid, salt, sweetness, bitterness and texture” and “the most successful food...

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Fresh Fall Flavors

Posted by Sean H. on 09.08.14

Earlier this spring, we sweetened the skies with an upgraded First Class menu and Humphry Slocombe ice cream. Now our catering team is back at it with a refreshed seasonal menu, new custom ice cream flavor and premium meals in our Main Cabin (on select routes). Before launching the new fall menu onboard our flights,...

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#ButterByMoodlight Takes the Cake

Posted by Jill F. on 03.04.14

Last month, we put a very important decision in the hands of our guests: which custom flavor of Humphry Slocombe ice cream will be added to our First Class menu. We hosted a day of rigorous taste testing at SFO and asked you to tweet us the hashtag of your favorite flavor: #ButterByMoodlight, #CoconutBlondAmbition, or #RedHotBanana. Foodies...

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Mile-High Munchies

Posted by Sean H. on 12.18.12

It’s wintertime, and you know what that means? New Virgin America seasonal menus onboard all of our flights! All of our menus are crafted using an assortment of sustainable and fresh ingredients, local fruits and vegetables, premium meats, and artisan breads.  Our latest update includes a refreshed “Travel Light” menu (to combat those holiday cookies),...

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Fall Back Plan

Posted by Chefs Feed on 10.10.12

It’s October in San Francisco, which means you’re quickly learning two things. 1. It’s “summer.” 2. You want to wear a dress or a pair of shorts, but maybe you ordered a few too many sides of Tipsy Pig’s sinfully delicious mac ‘n’ cheese to keep you warm during that long “winter.” Inspired by our friends...

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