Planning on traveling this holiday season? Lucky for you, we’ve got you covered with this list of vegan options available at the top busiest airports.
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Here are the plant-based options available at the ten busiest airports in the United States!
1. Los Angeles International Airport (Los Angeles, CA)
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The plant-based fare at LAX is top-notch and is even home to an all-vegan restaurant, Real Food Daily. If you’re lucky enough to be there on a Saturday or Sunday morning, you’ll be able to choose from delicious brunch items. Try out the Butterscotch Pancakes or The Weekender, which comes with your choice of pancakes or French toast, tofu scramble, melted cashew cheese, tempeh bacon, and a choice of hash browns or fruit. For lunch, choose from nachos, baked mac and cheese, the almond tuna melt, or the penne Alfredo, consisting of penne noodles, spinach, roasted mushrooms, creamy cashew Alfredo, shaved vegan parmesan, which plant-based sausage or bacon. In Terminal B, you’ll find Asian Street Eats, where you can order vegetable potstickers and mixed rice bowls with tofu, a Vegan Rainbow Salad from Pret-A-Manager, The Urban Herbivore sandwich (hold the mayo) from Ford’s Filling Station, and more. Check out the full list of restaurants at LAX here, and if you’re not traveling, check out these Recipes for the Ultimate Vegan Christmas Menu!
2. Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (Grapevine, TX)
When you think of Texas, vegan foods might not be the first thing that comes to mind, but DFW is breaking stereotypes with their plentiful plant-based options. Try the Grilled Tofu Banh Mi (ask for no aioli) from Banh Shop in Terminal D and C, or the infamous Beyond Burger from TGI Fridays, located in terminals A, B, C and E. At UFood Grill in Terminal B, you can try the veggie burger and vegan chili, and if you are in the mood for something sweet, check out Pinkberry in Terminals A, C, and D, and try one of their coconut milk based options, like Cold-Brew, Salted Caramel, and Coconut. You can find a list of all the restaurants at DFW here, and if you aren’t planning on traveling through Dallas anytime soon, try out this recipe for Smokey Pinto Bean Beet Burgers.
3. John F. Kennedy International Airport (New York, New York)
You definitely won’t go hungry if traveling to the big apple—JFK has vegan options galore! With multiple Dunkin’s throughout the airport, you can try the new Beyond Sausage Sandwich, just be sure to omit the egg and cheese to make it vegan. Pair it with an iced coffee with almond milk and you are good to go! At Kobeyaki in Terminal 7, you can order vegan sushi, like the Grilled Vegetable Roll, which consists of tempura sweet potato, carrot, zucchini, avocado, miso onions, kobeyaki sauce, and scallions, or the Grilled Vegetable Bowl, which has teriyaki grilled vegetables and crispy organic tofu topped over rice. If you’re in the mood for a hearty, black bean burger, you can stop by the Palm Bar and Grille and try out the Black Bean Veggie Burger which comes with grilled portobello mushroom, roasted red pepper and micro greens. Check out all the restaurants at JFK by clicking here. If you won’t be flying through the city that never sleeps anytime soon, try out this recipe for Green Bean Casserole!