I also had a bottle of beer brewed a few blocks from this restaurant, which is derived from Boston on Boylston. Thus, the lobster sandwich.
Checking in was a breeze, and on my way in the United Club, I noticed that it costs $395/year to be a member. I got a lifetime subscription for flying 2 million miles.
DirectTV system. If you're in economy, there is a charge, I think. I hope this is merely an experiment, for there are huge flaws:
1. In row 1, the TV screen is way too small. They need to have a screen at least four times larger in area.
2. The right side of the earphone did not work.
3. The 100+ live TV channels, just like cable, featured only New York City stations for the news. They need to expand the selection to the arrival city.
4. Worst of all, I wanted just to rest and listen to some music. No can do on DirectTV. You would think that a simple button could allow access to the normal audio channels.
To their credit, they were showing some fairly recent movies. Hopefully, these bugs will eventually get worked out.
I might finally add that the deluxe cheeseburger with some kind of chicken soup, a small glass of red wine and a Heineken meal was quite good. Tomorrow my day in San Francisco.