Garlic Bread Is Coming, And Every Subway Will Smell Like Olive Garden

In a move that at least one commentator has compared to the novelty factor of Doritos Locos tacos, next week Subway will introduce a special limited-time bread offering: garlic bread. Depending on your opinion of the smell of garlic, this will make future visits to Subway either amazing or unbearable.

The introduction of garlic bread to Subway is more complex than it looks at first. It’s not a wacky one-off, but only the latest volley in the Carb Wars. It’s not just bread, either. Think about Taco Bell’s Waffle Taco and Doritos Locos Tacos. Wendy’s has burgers on pretzel rolls. Everywhere you look, foods are on some kind of artisan bread or novelty roll.

“This is the summer of quality carbohydrates,” a professor of hospitality told USA Today. We are a society of contrasts: low-carb diets and plentiful quality carbohydrates.

Subway restaurants will smell even more wonderful than usual starting on Sunday, September 1st. Subway tested the bread in seven cities before scheduling the nationwide rollout.

Subway to roll out garlic bread option [USA Today] (via Foodbeast)

http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2013/08/25/subway-fast-food-quick-service-artisan-bread-garlic-bread/2693265/