Virgin America and Dean & Deluca Will Offer Gummi Bears and Gluten-Free Granola In-Flight
Also: half the profits from its onboard wine sales will go toward women’s heart health outreach and education.
Virgin America, the California-based airline that won last year's T+L contest for "Best Domestic Airline for Food," today announced its new summer menu, a switchup aided by upscale grocery store Dean & Deluca.
First-class flyers will soon get snacks like caramel popcorn, "spicy Cajun snack mix," and—perhaps the most enticing item of all—gummi bears. Even better: Virgin America will also be serving OneHope Wine (the 2013 Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon vintages), sending 50 percent of the profits to benefit women’s heart health outreach and education.
OK, so what exactly is on the menu? First-classers will get an appetizer of "arugula, beet, and orange salad," plus a main offering like a beef bulgogi bibimbap bowl. Dessert? A bittersweet chocolate ganache tart.
The main cabin will have options like a mixed-berry yogurt parfait with gluten-free granola and a veggie wrap with black rice, faro, and edamame. The full menu, this way.
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