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Food Trucks, FBOs & Veterans Land in 2016

As we ring out the old, and ring in the new, we took stock of new restaurants and cafes that opened at local airports in 2016. From classic diners and Oprah’s favorite pie company to craft beer and fine dining, dozens of new restaurants landed at local airports in 2016. Here’s a round-up of 18 that…

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13 High Flying Breweries

A Twitter exchange with pilot, CTO and beer enthusiast Sam Wiltzius – along with a recent article by Ian Livingston in USA Today’s Road Warriors – propelled us to dive deeper into aviation beer pairings. (We covered aviation and wine in this May post.) A $20 billion industry, the passion fueling the craft beer market is equal only to the passion driving pilots for…

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Historic Airfield Inspired Two Baltimoreans to Earn their Wings

On a beautiful and warm Saturday, we departed Easton’s Newnam Field with our partner – aviation attorney Robert Schulte – for lunch at the Flying Machine Cafe. Crossing the Chesapeake Bay in his 1958 Beechcraft Bonanza, we made a quick stop at Martin State Airport (MTN) to pick up our guest, WBAL Radio Show host Jimmy Mathis. Although Mathis…

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Wings Cafe Showcases Aviation Art & Interior Design

The highly anticipated Wings Cafe at the Fullerton Airport officially opened October 10. Owned and operated by long-time local restaurateurs Brian and Sherri White, Wings offers deliciously prepared American diner food seven days a week. The new restaurant is also a feast for the eyes! Every aspect of its customized interior – from ceiling, light fixtures, fans, art, high…

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Thai Thai Turns Up the Heat at KBIH

Our California associates — Alex Burkhardt and Kyle Niner — forwarded the following photos and recommendation of Eastern Sierra Regional Airport’s acclaimed Thai Thai restaurant.  On our way to Yosemite National Park for the Labor Day weekend, we stopped for lunch in Bishop California to find out if the hype surrounding Eastern Sierra Regional Airport’s Thai Thai…

Legendary Diner Lands at LOZ

Kentucky’s best burger is now a $100 hamburger! When a February 2015 fire destroyed the iconic 75 year-old Weaver’s Hot Dogs in London Kentucky, it wasn’t the end of an era for this beloved institution, but the start of a new one. And the launch of a new Air Fare America destination! After six weeks…

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Ole! Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Casa Machado

If you’d like to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with authentic Mexican food in an aviation-rich setting, look no further than Casa Machado at San Diego’s Montgomery Field (MYF). For 45 years, the restaurant has served legions of hungry pilots, professionals and area families classic Mexican cuisine from their second story airport location. Featuring popular favorites such as…

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Run for the Roses at Bistro Le Relais

All eyes of the thoroughbred-racing world will be on Louisville May 2, 2015 with the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby – the first jewel in racing’s triple crown. Given our love for a different type of gem – unique aviation destinations – our eyes are focused 10 miles east of Churchill Downs on historic Bowman Field (LOU), where we’re betting…

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Familiar Faces Land at Cherry Ridge Airport

We’re excited to report that the popular and scenic Cherry Ridge Airport restaurant is back in business. Under new ownership, the cafe was renovated this winter and reopened April 11. The new operators — Marty and Vicki Lane — are well known by GA pilots in the Delaware (River) Valley where they ran the Sky…

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That’s Amore!

Enjoy Authentic Italian Fare at Four Pennsylvania Airports.  With 130 public airports and a large Italian-American community (more than 12% of the state’s 13 million residents claim Italian heritage), it’s no surprise to find great Italian restaurants at Pennsylvania airports. Here are four delicious destinations we’ve visited.

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