We are coming up on one of the busiest travel weeks of the year, which means many of us are taking to the skies en route to see friends and family across the country. And unless you’re lucky enough to live a very short flight away from your nearest and dearest, at some point you’re likely to get hungry.
With many airlines offering little to nothing for sustenance these days, it can be tempting to plan ahead and bring on your meal. But not all foods are fair game for the open skies. To help you plan ahead, and roll your eyes knowingly next time you see someone we interviewed the professionals — flight attendants and an etiquette expert — on the foods you should probably avoid putting bringing onto a plane during the holiday season. Sorry, Cheetos, we’ll see you when we land.