5 "Local" Dining Spots You Can't Miss!

Updated: Jun 22, 2018

  1. Piquillo (JFK International: Terminal 5)- A modern looking wine cellar that makes a great hiding spot for waiting out a delayed flight. This restaurant has delicious Tapas and Spanish Sandwiches made by chef Alex Rajj. These dishes include creamy croquetas, a flight-friendly bocadillo of Serrano ham on a tomato rubbed baguette. and crispy fried calamari sandwich with spicy mayonnaise. Ole!

  2. Pappadeux Seafood Kitchen (George Bush International: Terminal E)- Are you a seafood lover? Well get an ocean of delights from this wonderful place. This chain has your seafood favorites from crispy fried alligator to Costa Rican tilapia. You’re sure to get the taste of sea at Pappadeaux.

  3. Vino Volo (Washington Dulles International: Concourse B)- Relax at this wine tasting bar while waiting for your next flight. Order a small plate of cheese, olives, cured meats, and chilled paella or duck-confit-and-lentil salad. If you don’t have time to sit and enjoy your food, don’t fret because Vino Volo offers to-go plates. And if you fall in love with your wine, ou can order a bottle and get it safely delivered to your home!

  4. Paschal’s Restaurant (Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International: Concourse A, Concourse C and Main Terminal Atrium)- Make sure you have an empty stomach for this place because you'll certainly be eating some southern delicacies. They’ve got large portions of fried catfish, country fried steak (mmmm… my favorite southern dish of all times!), macaroni and cheese, and the traditional fried chicken. So loosen your belts for a yummy dining experience!

  5. Cafe La Carreta (Miami International: Terminal E)- A Cuban chain you won’t be able to pass up. The best part is that it’s open 24-hours so you can partake in this famous Miami classic any time, day or night! La Carreta’s serves a variety of Cuban foods but an all-time favorite is the Cubano. This delicious sandwich includes Swiss cheese, pickles and tender roasted pork. Get a taste of Little Havana at this wonderful locals’ spot.

For more awesome dining choices, check out this article by Food and Wine Magazine.

Original post by Lara Pasternak

Photo cred: platinumcomplex.com


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