Nonstop Flights to Foodie Destinations from BDL

TRAVEL FOR YOUR TASTE BUDS

Trying new flavors creates new memories — and unforgettable moments to share. So, let the love of food inspire your next trip! Find incredible menus and sample iconic dishes right where they originated when you visit BDL’s 35+ nonstops, including these amazing destinations.


New Orleans, LA

SERVICE FROM BDL: BREEZE AIRWAYS

New Orleans, rich with cultural influence, presents French, Spanish, African, Caribbean, and Native American cuisine. Must-tries include gumbo, jambalaya, and crawfish boils. While strutting the vibrant streets, stop for a traditional po’boy sandwich on French bread and stuffed with your favorite protein, lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, and mayonnaise. Finish off with powdered sugar–coated beignets for dessert.


Miami, FL

SERVICE FROM BDL: AMERICAN, JETBLUE

There’s so much to try when exploring Miami. Rich cultural influences have popularized Haitian, Cuban, and other Latin American cuisines, which add bold flavors to any menu. The tropical climate allows fresh fruit like mangoes, papayas, guavas, and coconuts to flourish; visitors can expect exceptional smoothies and juices. Be sure to sample Miami’s renowned stone crabs, tender crab claws served chilled with mustard sauce. And any dessert lover should add a sweet and tangy slice of key lime pie to their list.


New York, NY

SERVICE FROM BDL: DELTA

New York City’s culinary scene is truly a melting pot of flavors. From bagels and towering pastrami sandwiches to dense New York–style cheesecake and New York–style pizza with its thin crust for folding on the go, visitors will find great fare on every corner. Plus, sample cuisine from a wide range of cultures; every bite tells a story of diversity and the vibrant energy of the city that never sleeps.


San Juan, PR

SERVICE FROM BDL: FRONTIER, JETBLUE

San Juan will take your taste buds on a journey. From street vendors to fine dining, visitors can take a bite of Puerto Rican heritage in this colorful city. Sample well-known dishes like mofongo and lechón, influenced by a fusion of Spanish, African, and indigenous cultures that define this dynamic food scene with many great restaurants. Don’t miss empanadillas, similar to empanadas, and be sure to try tostones, crispy twice-fried green plantains served with dipping sauces.


Nashville

SERVICE FROM BDL: SOUTHWEST

A trip to Nashville is sure to spice up your flavor palate. Starting with the most iconic dish from Music City, Nashville hot chicken is fried chicken coated in a spicy cayenne pepper paste — and it’s a must-try. If you’re feeling extra adventurous, try the Nashville hot catfish, a twist on the well-known chicken dish. Enjoy plenty of Southern comfort foods, especially the flaky, buttery biscuits adored by the locals. While you’re there, stop by Goo Goo Cluster, the famous candy bar that’s been running since 1912.


Chicago, IL

SERVICE FROM BDL: AMERICAN, SOUTHWEST, UNITED,

Chicago is not short of iconic culinary finds. From its famous foods like deepdish pizza and Chicago-style hot dogs to Italian beef sandwiches and more, foodies will be delighted by the plethora of flavors to try. Be sure to grab a Maxwell Street Polish sausage, served on a bun with mustard, grilled onions, and sport peppers. For a blend of sweet and savory, try some Garrett popcorn, which mixes cheese- and caramel-covered popcorn together for a unique and bold taste.


Savannah, GA

SERVICE FROM BDL: BREEZE

With Southern, Lowcountry, and coastal influences, the foodie scene in Savannah provides a home-cooked vibe for visitors. Relish in classics like shrimp and grits, fried green tomatoes, Lowcountry boil, and pimento cheese. Start your meal with she-crab soup, a heavy cream-based soup with blue crab meat, crab roe, and sherry. Then sample something sweet like pralines, made with pecans, sugar, butter, and cream.


Washington, DC

SERVICE FROM BDL: AMERICAN, UNITED,

As the nation’s capital, Washington, DC, merges many cultures into one city, creating a delicious tapestry of culinary finds — from Ethiopian and Salvadoran to Indian, Vietnamese, and more. Try Chesapeake Bay crab cakes, Maryland blue crabs, and other seafood. Enjoy a fresh meal as part of the city’s flourishing farm-to-table dining scene. And don’t miss the selection of food trucks when you’re looking for a quick but tasty bite.


Richmond, VA

SERVICE FROM BDL: BREEZE

For comfort food fans, Richmond is a great choice. Indulge in Southern-style dishes like fried chicken, mac & cheese, cornbread, and collard greens. Then try barbecue favorites from ribs to brisket and more. Of course, you must try classic smoked and cured Virginia ham while you’re there. And don’t miss the city’s thriving breweries and brewpubs among all the local flavor.


Philadelphia, PA

SERVICE FROM BDL: AMERICAN

Cheesesteaks maintain their claim to fame in Philly, but the foodie scene doesn’t stop there. Enjoy the city’s classic foods like soft pretzels, or take it a step further and try a Philly soft pretzel dog — a hot dog wrapped in golden brown pretzel dough. Then cool down and sweeten things up with Italian water ice, a frozen dessert like shaved ice.


Detroit, MI

SERVICE FROM BDL: DELTA

Detroit’s vibrant culinary landscape includes iconic Coney dogs, mouthwatering Detroit-style pizza, and Detroit-style barbecue, all reflecting the city’s history. Indulge in unique tastes that define Motor City’s diverse gastronomic identity such as Paczki Polish pastries, Faygo soda, and Greek specialties like souvlaki and gyros.


Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

SERVICE FROM BDL: AMERICAN

Explore the delicious fusion of Southern comfort, Tex-Mex spice, and Texassized barbecue that defines Dallas-Fort Worth’s foodie culture. From sizzling fajitas and Texas-style chili to tender brisket and chicken fried steak, even flavor feels bigger in Texas. While you’re there, be sure to sample the popular fried catfish dish and check out the city’s many craft breweries.


Los Angeles, CA

SERVICE FROM BDL: JETBLUE

Plant-based foodies will revel in LA’s endless options, popularized by the city’s love of health-conscious eating. But beyond salads and avocado toast, visitors will find tasty favorites from Korean BBQ to superb sushi and tacos. Food trucks offer everything from gourmet burgers to grilled cheese sandwiches. LA’s diverse and eclectic food scene is certainly deserving of the spotlight.


Charleston, SC

SERVICE FROM BDL: BREEZE

Charleston’s culinary landscape celebrates classic Southern cooking at its best. Try shrimp and grits, flaky biscuits, Charleston red rice, and Hoppin’ John, a savory combination of black-eyed peas, rice, and smoked pork. For dessert, be sure to treat yourself to benne wafers; these thin, crispy cookies with a nutty flavor are a Charleston staple.


Dublin, Ireland

SERVICE FROM BDL: AER LINGUS

Take your taste buds global with a tasty trip to Dublin. Grab a Guinness, hit the pub, and devour everything from hearty stews and traditional Irish breakfasts to fresh seafood like Dublin Bay prawns. Be sure to try boxty, the Irish potatopancakes served with butter, sour cream, or smoked salmon, and don’t miss traditional fish ’n chips with thick-cut fries that’ll make your mouth water.


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