Plane food envy
Here was my dinner on United's flight from Dulles to Rome: three strips of chicken on mashed potatoes, nine green beans, an ice cold roll (with unsalted butter, for some reason), a romaine lettuce salad (nothing else in it) with balsamic vinaigrette and a square of carrot cake.
For breakfast the next morning: a packaged mini-banana-nut loaf in cellophane and a tired-looking fruit cup.
Here was my daughter's meal on her flight on Alitalia:
For breakfast, piping hot ciabata, melted cheese, and sliced tomato, plus an enormous pastry with apple filling.