10 Airport Foods You Should Never Eat

by , SmarterTravel Staff
Burger King Restaurant in Airport (Photo: Calgary Reviews via flickr/CC Attribution)
Editor's Note: This story was originally published on September 2, 2013. To see the most recent SmarterTravel articles on related topics, please click on any of the following links: airfare, airport, Caroline Morse, culinary travel.

(Photo: Calgary Reviews via flickr/CC Attribution)

Whether you're dashing to make a flight or stranded at the gate for hours, start your trip off right by avoiding these super unhealthy choices for airport food and drink.


Crispy Green Beans, P.F. Chang's China Bistro

Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport consistently places last in rankings of airports with the healthiest food options, and its new P.F. Chang's certainly isn't going to help. Got time for a sit-down meal and think that the Crispy Green Beans sound like a healthy choice? (They're a vegetable and they're green—what could go wrong?) Think again. One order without sauce contains 895 calories; the sauce adds an extra 310 calories in just two ounces of liquid. What are they doing to those poor green beans?

Read the Entire Story: 10 Airport Foods You Should Never Eat.

Follow Caroline Morse on Google+ or email her at

Read comments or add your own insight!