Dining On The Fly: The Airport Guide

Being a true gastronome means maximizing all restaurant potential, at all times. There is no place where this is more important then when you are waiting at an airport. Whether you are coming, going or just severely delayed, it's a rare that the food in the airport is ever going to cut it.

Thus, here are the best options near some of the country's major international airports. For your convenience we have not only detailed where to go but also the distance from each airport.

Los Angeles
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
Izaka-Ya by Katsu-Ya – 5.2 miles
1133 Highland Ave
Manhattan Beach, Calif. 90266

Las Vegas
McCarran International Airport (LAS)

In-N-Out Burger - 3.7 miles
4888 Dean Martin Dr.
Las Vegas, Nev. 89103

New York 
John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
Don Peppe – 4.5 miles
13558 Lefferts Blvd
Jamaica, N.Y. 11420-3602

O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
Gibsons Bar and Steakhouse – 3 miles
5464 N River Rd
Rosemont, Ill. 60018

Miami International Airport (MIA)
Versailles Bakery – 3.9 miles
3501 SW 8th St
Miami, Fla. 33135-4109

New Orleans
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY)
Drago's Seafood Restaurant – 8.9 miles
3232 N. Arnoult Road
Metairie, La. 70002-7579

Washington DC
Dulles International Airport (IAD)
Thai Basil – 6.6 miles
14511 Lee Jackson Hwy # P
Chantilly, Va. 20151-1511

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)
L'Angolo – 6.8 miles
1415 W Porter St
Philadelphia, Pa. 19145-4432

Logan Airport (BOS)
Santarpio's Pizza – 1.7 miles
111 Chelsea St
Boston, Mass. 02128

San Francisco
San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
In-N-Out Burger – 2.1 miles
11 Rollins Rd
Millbrae, Calif. 94030

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA)
Bai Tong - 4.2 miles
16876 southcenter parkway
Tukwila, Wash. 98188

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)
Stay at the Austin airport and eat at The Salt Lick.