What was the last memorable meal you had on an airplane?
Struggling for an answer? Me too.
That is why American Airlines' recent announcement that it is working on in-flight meals with two notable chefs, Richard Sandoval and Marcus Samuelsson, seemed so surprising and quaint all at once. Airlines still care about food?
I can't recall the last time I had any meal on a domestic flight, or the last time overseas food was more interesting than high school cafeteria fare.
But American's announcement — Sandoval's items will be served in American's business and first class cabins on flights between the U.S. and Europe, Asia and Latin America; and Samuelsson's will be...