Subway: Cheaper To Order Footlong, Throw Away Half Of Bread Than Ordering 6-Inch With Double Meat

Subway: Cheaper To Order Footlong, Throw Away Half Of Bread Than Ordering 6-Inch With Double Meat

Aaron is trying to lose weight by cutting carbs out of his diet. When he eats at Subway, the first thing that he tried doing was ordering a 6-inch sub with double meat. Then he noticed something. It would actually be cheaper for him to order a footlong and just throw away half the bread. [More]

Subway Ad Serves Up Birdbaths Of Hamburger Grease And Hypocrisy

Subway Ad Serves Up Birdbaths Of Hamburger Grease And Hypocrisy

Subway’s “Eat Fresh” campaign is all very well and good, but fast food is fast food. Sure, you can order a six-inch turkey sub loaded with vegetables and no cheese or mayo with a side of apple slices. Or you can get a footlong tuna salad sub that has more fat than a Big Mac and fries. Which do most customers choose? Yet Subway’s latest ad slams burger chains for the unhealthiness of their food, showing kiddie pools full of burger grease. [More]

Five Guys Opened Four Times As Many New Restaurants As
McDonald's In 2010

Five Guys Opened Four Times As Many New Restaurants As McDonald's In 2010

With surveys like Zagat’s and Consumer Reports’ putting Five Guys among the best-tasting burgers available, it’s perhaps not surprising that the chain is the fastest-growing hamburger shack in the country. In fact, a new report says that new Five Guys eateries outnumbered new McDonald’s by greater than 4:1 in 2010. [More]

You Can Have Gelato With Your Footlong In A Subway Cafe

You Can Have Gelato With Your Footlong In A Subway Cafe

Subway is testing out a more upscale version of its traditional sandwich shop. Dubbed Subway Cafe, the new restaurants would go after customers in office buildings and similar locations. [More]

Is A Footlong Sub Still A Footlong Sub With Only 6" Of Bread?

Is A Footlong Sub Still A Footlong Sub With Only 6" Of Bread?

Ron has a problem that truly speaks to the dilemmas of our day. He wants to get a $5 footlong at Subway, but on a 6″ roll to save carbs and calories. The sandwich artists at his local Subway insist that this is not possible, and that he needs to pay more than the price of a $5 footlong because he is really ordering a six-inch sub with double meat. It’s an exquisite kind of fast-food logic where you pay more and get less. [More]

Subway Tops McDonald's To Become Largest Fast-Food Chain

Subway Tops McDonald's To Become Largest Fast-Food Chain

Subway’s Jared may boast about how fit he is, but in the battle of the corporate mascots, he’s now much bigger than arch-rival Ronald McDonald. Subway is now the world’s largest fast-food chain, with 33,749 restaurants. McDonald’s trails by over a thousand, with 32,737 restaurants worldwide. [More]

At Subway, 'Any Purchase' Only Means A Sandwich

At Subway, 'Any Purchase' Only Means A Sandwich

Maggie stopped by Subway on Valentine’s Day for a free cookie promotion. Mmm, cookie. While the promotion ostensibly was for a free cookie with any purchase, Maggie wanted to purchase a one cookie to get her free cookie. According to the Subway franchise she visited, this doesn’t work. [More]

Casey's General Stores Sues Subway Over "Footlong" Exclusivity Claim

Casey's General Stores Sues Subway Over "Footlong" Exclusivity Claim

Last spring, we wrote about Subway sending out cease-and-desist letters to sandwich shops that dared to use the term “footlong.” Now, Casey’s General Stores, a regional convenience store chain, has thrown down the gauntlet, challenging the fast food Goliath’s claim to exclusivity on the word. [More]

Top 10 Cities With Highest Fast Food Saturation

Top 10 Cities With Highest Fast Food Saturation

We’ve already talked about the place in the lower 48 states farthest away from a Big Mac, but what about those cities where you couldn’t swing a cat (not that we’d ever recommend swinging a cat or any other animal) without hitting a fast food joint? [More]

City Says You Can Park For An Hour, But Subway Wants You Gone In 15 Minutes

City Says You Can Park For An Hour, But Subway Wants You Gone In 15 Minutes

Justin snapped this photo outside a Tacoma, Wash. Subway. The dueling signs test your loyalty between Subway and the city government. Since it’s doubtful a Subway has the sole authority to tow or fine your car on a public street, I assume he can go ahead and park there for the full hour if he likes. [More]

Should A Kid's Meal Have 973 Calories?

Should A Kid's Meal Have 973 Calories?

McDonald’s may be the fast food chain most are associating with the recently approved kid’s meal regulations in San Francisco, but when it comes to calories in meals targeted to youngsters, the Golden Arches is nowhere near the worst. [More]

Subway Recycles Its Packaging Into High Fashion

Subway Recycles Its Packaging Into High Fashion

Sure, Lady Gaga can go out in her dress made from red meat, but that seems like a waste of good protein. And you never know what kind of diseases the meat might pick up. Meanwhile, the folks at Subway recently showed off a line of nearly ridiculous but more eco-friendly dresses on the runway in Chicago. [More]

Has Your Subway Been Tessellating Your Cheese?

Has Your Subway Been Tessellating Your Cheese?

Earlier this summer, Subway made headlines when it confirmed to Consumerist that it would begin tessellating the cheese in its sandwiches as of July 1. But, say some readers, the sandwich artists at their local Subways have yet to start arranging the triangular cheese slices accordingly. [More]

Subway Manager Fined $75 For Asking Pakistani Customer If He
Was A Terrorist

Subway Manager Fined $75 For Asking Pakistani Customer If He Was A Terrorist

Four days after the attempted Times Square bombing, a 64-year-old Indian-born Subway manager in North Chicago walked up to a 29-year-old Pakistani-born customer and said: “I heard you guys were recruiting more terrorists in New York. Are you one of them?” [More]

Subway Is Annoyed By Drink Poachers

Subway Is Annoyed By Drink Poachers

Josh’s Subway doesn’t take too kindly to those who bring their own cups to fill up at its freestanding soda fountain. It also isn’t to keen on those who keep cardboard Subway cups as refillable souvenirs to be used day after day. [More]

Subway Bastard Makes Sandwiches Bad On Purpose

Subway Bastard Makes Sandwiches Bad On Purpose

There are those who hate their jobs and those who love to hate their jobs. Chris says he is a Subway sandwich maker who falls into the latter category, putting in extra work to make your sandwich suboptimal. He eats your pain with relish. Here’s what he does to your sandwich: [More]

Former Sandwich Artist: Subway Fired Me For Feeding Fire Victims

Former Sandwich Artist: Subway Fired Me For Feeding Fire Victims

A former employee at a Subway in Nova Scotia claims that she was shown the door by her employer after she attempted to use her free daily sub to feed a pair of neighbors who had been put out of their homes by a fire. [More]

This Subway Meatball Isn't For Kids!

This Subway Meatball Isn't For Kids!

It’s great that everyone’s concerned about keeping kids healthy and all, but Jay says the woman working at his local Subway put her foot down on his request for a meatball sandwich for his kid. He says she told him, “You can get ham or turkey but no meatball.” Kids don’t need meatballs! [More]