10 amazing airport restaurants by JP Mangalindan @FortuneMagazine December 19, 2014, 9:36 AM EST E-mail Tweet Facebook Google Plus Linkedin Share icons Airport dining gets a bad rap for being pricey, bland or both. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Some eateries now offer first-rate chow — you just need to know where to go. Fortune went on a quest to find the best airport restaurants in America (just in time for the busy holiday travel season). We reached out to award-winning food writers, phoned restaurants and crawled reviews. The result: a nationwide list, so travelers never have to eat greasy pizza or shrink-wrapped pretzels again.