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What food do you grab before heading to the airport?

Believe it or not, when I was young and we were leaving NOLA we'd grab Popeye's red beans and rice and buttermilk biscuits because there weren't any where we live.

Sometimes I see that people mention a quick bite before heading to the airpot and I'm wondering if there's anything specific that you always make a stop for before getting on a plane.

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  1. Not that it's particularly good or bad, but my husband and I always seem to grab a breakfast sandwich at Einstein Brothers Bagels at DFW. It's quick and easy.

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      1. No need to stop on the way to the airport for Popeyes...you can hit the one inside the airport. I fly with Kashi TLC bars, an apple, and little foil packets of chocolate almond butter Sorry, I don't want to smell highly odorous food on a plane, so please don't sit next to me if you're gonna eat a muffaletta fulla stinky olive salad. Gak!

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        1. re: Hungry Celeste

          Hmm. I usually bring an orange or two specifically for the aroma therapy. It helps counteract the fools who think painting their fingernails on an airplane is a good plan. (I kid you not.) If I end up sitting next to you, let me know if it's bothersome.

          1. re: montuori

            Oranges are no problem....nail polish, garlic sausages, sardines, and Epoisses are.

        2. I only take a zip lock bag full of Tony C's. I bought a box of 1000 1/2 oz. envelopes and hand them out to friends and strangers. With business travels you just do end up having meals that need a little CPR.

          1. The she-devil in me HAS to have gummy bears, or worms! :P