Food: Airplane-themed restaurant opens in China

(From Food and Wine)

Airplane food has developed a bad reputation over the years, but one new restaurant is trying to change that—without ever leaving the ground. The city of Wuhan, China is now home to restaurant called Lily Airways, and it’s nestled inside the body of a retired Boeing 737 airplane.

According to China Daily, the aircraft was purchased from a bankrupt Indonesian airline, Batavia Air, for 35 million yuan (or $5.36 million) by a local businessman, and was then transported to a popular shopping street in the capital city of the Hubei province last March. Now, the eye catching spot will serve “Western-themed” menu items described as “international airplane food.” Read more



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