Happy new year 2016! It’s still January 🙂
UA 79 – New York/Newark International Airport (EWR) to Tokyo Narita International Airport (NRT)
Flight Time: 14 hours 15 minutes
Distance: 6,902 miles
Aircraft: Boeing 777-200
As usual, menu is given right after we board. Warm nuts are served with drinks to start a multi course meal.
I chose the Japanese Selection, a menu created and inspired by Chef Yosuke Tanaka of Hiroshima, Japan. Appetizer set pictured here: simmered dish of carrot, daikon radish, spicy konnyaku, lotus root, burdock, shrimp, snow peas, shiitake mushroom, and dashi jelly sauce with a barbecue meatball skewer, pickled vegetables and a side of ankimo, ponzu jelly, leek shirage, leek chive, momiji oroshi, and chrysanthemum petal.
Green salad with creamy wasabi dressing.
A main course of grilled bluefish with mizore, grilled small radish, and roasted daikon and roasted daikon radish, vinegared rice with shredded egg, boiled snow peas, and chopped conger and a miso soup with daikon radish and carrot.
Close up of main course. All seafood.
Cheese and crackers selections. I was just gunning for the grapes.
And to close the meal, vanilla ice cream with chocolate syrup, M&Ms, and Bailey’s.
Before landing, another meal served: cut fruits of melon, grapes, and pineapples; green sea salad; and curry chicken katsu rice.