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Funny letter of complaint re. meal service on Virgin Atlantic

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From the Telegraph:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/tra...

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  1. Heck, on an Iberian Air flight, our compartment had a vote as to what the meat was. Burro got the most votes, then goat, then sheep, then bull.

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    1. re: shallots

      You showed more energy and creativity dealing with the food than my husband and I were able to summon on our flight last month on Iberia Air in Business Class. The food on the Washington, DC--Madrid route in Business Class did not reach the culinary level of the mystery meat mounds we used to be served a decade ago in economy class on any airline. We poked at most dishes trying to fathom their identity. Took a few tentative bites of others. Consoled ourselves that we'd eat well in Madrid and sent back our food essentially untouched.

    2. Brilliant! Thank you!

      1. I squealed while reading this. I want to send this to everyone I know, foodie or otherwise.

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        1. re: vvvindaloo

          Oh I did...I did :)

        2. lol......."back-street underground cookie, purchased off a gun-toting maniac high on his own supply of yeast"

          best.letter.ever.

          1. complainant is offered virgin airlines "taster" job: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/tra...

            1. Thanks for the laugh - that letter and the photos are hilarious.

              1. Thank you for sharing!! I absolutely needed that laugh!

                1. I just read about this on Toby Young's blog on Bravo's show, Top Chef - VERY funny! And even better, he's been offered that "taster" job by Branson, as alkapal noted!

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                  1. re: LindaWhit

                    My favorite line was: "a crime....A CRIME AGAINST BLOODY COOKING!"

                    LOL!!!
                    So funny!

                  2. Funniest thing I have ever read. I never laughed so hard that I couldn't even read it aloud to my husband because I was laughing so hard. Yellow shafts with green paste! Hilarious!!!!!!