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Lounges with KSML (specific lounges and travel class allowed varies)= TLV, LHR, FRA, HKG, CDG, MUC, &  Virgin ClubHouse JFK.

EWR, LGA, FLL (and most??) United Lounges= In the morning the bagels and muffins NO MORE Sara Lee  The yogurts are OU D kosher. But in the afternoon you are very limited. They usually have Milano cookies but the bar. If you bring your own bagel you can ask for cream cheese from the cooler.
Excellent chinese you can have delivered free to EWR from New Kosher Special, 163 Elmora Ave, Elizabeth, NJ, 07202, (908) 353-1818,  with $40 min. purchase.

Kosher food available in EWR Arts and Lounge (PP) May not be available around LY flights http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=10590.msg1679461#msg1679461 (thanks ZOW)
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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #60 on: June 26, 2013, 09:54:30 AM »
I was in the United lounge last week and the bagels and muffins are NOT KOSHER! They don't have any HACHSHER.

You can ask for OU D milk.
CMIIW, buy in don't think there is any difference between OU D milk and any other milk
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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #61 on: June 26, 2013, 11:47:04 AM »
Which united lounge were you in? In Chicago the baked goods are Sarah Lee and kosher dairy.

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #62 on: June 26, 2013, 04:32:01 PM »
Which united lounge were you in? In Chicago the baked goods are Sarah Lee and kosher dairy.

Newark all three.

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #63 on: June 27, 2013, 12:07:53 PM »
Newark all three.

I travel most frequently out of EWR and frequent the UA clubs in Terminal A and C.  IIRC I don't recall a time when the bagels/muffins were not kosher.....could be they switch up vendors/companies.

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #64 on: June 27, 2013, 12:11:48 PM »
You have to be careful of dressings that may already be on some of the vegetables in the salad bar. There can be an issue of Yayin nesech

Sorry for the delayed response...

In the HSBC lounge at IST, there is a whole salad bar of cut up veggies, with no dressings at all.  There are dressings available, none of which are kosher, but there is olive oil available.  Their prepared dressings could have many issues, aside from just Yayin Nesech

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #65 on: June 27, 2013, 01:16:56 PM »
I was in the TK lounge about a month ago but thanks. Hopefully someone else could use your advice.

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #66 on: June 27, 2013, 01:18:03 PM »
Did they get rid of the kosher vending machines in FRA?
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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #67 on: June 27, 2013, 01:19:16 PM »
You have to be careful of dressings that may already be on some of the vegetables in the salad bar. There can be an issue of Yayin nesech Stam yeniamem.
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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #68 on: June 27, 2013, 07:14:22 PM »
I travel most frequently out of EWR and frequent the UA clubs in Terminal A and C.  IIRC I don't recall a time when the bagels/muffins were not kosher.....could be they switch up vendors/companies.

I didn't see any labels on them. How do you know they are kosher?

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #69 on: June 27, 2013, 07:36:39 PM »
In Chicago they've been using Sara Lee for years.

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #70 on: July 03, 2013, 11:59:56 AM »
I've got 2 united passes......I know they will work in EWR, is there anything kosher and worthwhile there? Or do the work in Denver airport?

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #71 on: July 03, 2013, 04:39:10 PM »
I didn't see any labels on them. How do you know they are kosher?

I ask the servers to show me the packages as she put food out or ask them to get the bagel/baked goods packages from the commissary.  They are more than happy to help.

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #72 on: July 03, 2013, 06:34:10 PM »
I ask the servers to show me the packages as she put food out or ask them to get the bagel/baked goods packages from the commissary.  They are more than happy to help.

Don't forget that any kosher food that's not sealed (or in the case of meat double sealed) CHOSEM losses its kosher status.

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #73 on: July 03, 2013, 06:35:04 PM »
Thank you posek hador  ;D

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Re: kosher food in airport lounges
« Reply #74 on: July 03, 2013, 07:23:37 PM »
What's your source for that? Provided there's no reason to believ the food was tampered with...