"This Is Not A Test" – Subway Says It Definitely Will Start Tessellating Cheese July 1

Subway has officially confirmed what we reported last week based on leaked internal documents: they’re gonna start tesselating their cheese on all their sandwiches starting July 1st. Hot damn, summer in the city. [More]

Subway To Start Tessellating Cheese July 1?

Subway To Start Tessellating Cheese July 1?

Three years after the protests began, it seems Subway has finally listened to its customers and will start tessellating cheese on its sandwiches, according to what appears to be an internal weekly newsletter. [More]

Subway's Lawyers Tell Rest Of World To Stop Selling "Footlong" Sandwiches

Subway's Lawyers Tell Rest Of World To Stop Selling "Footlong" Sandwiches

Subway has been sending legal letters to sandwich places informing them that Subway “has applied for the trademark FOOTLONG (TM) in association with sandwiches,” and instructing them to stop calling their sandwiches “footlongs” or else. [More]

These Are The Top 10 Brands In The Whole Wide World

These Are The Top 10 Brands In The Whole Wide World

For five years, the people at BrandZ (you know they’re in branding because of the “Z”) have been evaluating customer opinion and awareness of various global brands, and then putting a dollar value on that evaluation for their annual Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands report. Here are the top 10 brands on the BrandZ list. [More]

Go To Subway, Get Two $5 Footlongs For Only $9.99

Go To Subway, Get Two $5 Footlongs For Only $9.99

Tomorrow is Sunday, which means that you can take advantage of the exciting Sunday sale at Mike’s local Subway. Yes, this restaurant does participate in the $5 footlong promotion. We asked. [More]

Subway Adding Breakfast Menu Nationwide

Subway Adding Breakfast Menu Nationwide

As reported a few weeks ago, Subway has been testing a breakfast menu at various North American markets in recent months. And it must have gone well, because in the next few weeks the sandwich chain will be rolling out breakfast menus in 25,000 locations. [More]

Chicago-Area Subway Now Being Blamed For 78 Illnesses

Chicago-Area Subway Now Being Blamed For 78 Illnesses

Yesterday, we wrote about a Chicago-area Subway that was the target of lawsuits after being tied to 21 separate cases of Shigellosis, an infectious disease caused by the food-borne Shigella bacteria. Well, that number has increased, just a little bit, to 78 confirmed cases. [More]

Lawsuits Accuse Illinois Subway Of Selling Contaminated Sandwiches

Lawsuits Accuse Illinois Subway Of Selling Contaminated Sandwiches

Patrons of a Chicago area subway got an extra topping with their $5 dollar footlongs — potentially lethal bacteria, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. Hospitalized patrons, who dined at the Subway from Feb. 27 to March 2, are filing lawsuits against the sub sandwich chain, which is accused of contaminating sandwiches with the fecal-borne bacteria to customers at the location in question. [More]

Subway Charged Me $2273 For $5 Footlong

Subway Charged Me $2273 For $5 Footlong

For quite some time, Subway has been advertising their array of $5 footlong sandwiches. But Consumerist reader Josh stumbled across that rarest of fast food treats — Subway’s $2273.40 sub. Unfortunately for Josh, now he can’t seem to get his money back. [More]

My Friend Gets Subway $5 Foot Longs And I Am Cruelly Denied

My Friend Gets Subway $5 Foot Longs And I Am Cruelly Denied

Reader Brad keeps trying to get a “specialty” sub from Subway for $5 because the ads say that all subs are included in the deal except “premium” subs. He says his friend has no trouble doing this, but for some reason Brad is cursed to leave the store with no sub. [More]

Some Believe Subway Can Be Diet Food, Almost No One Trusts Taco Bell

Some Believe Subway Can Be Diet Food, Almost No One Trusts Taco Bell

It’s en vogue for fast food companies to section off portions of their menus as “the healthy section,” but the label doesn’t convince many diners of the fact that the grub can be part of an effective weight-loss diet. [More]

New Subway Gamepieces Exist Outside Of Normal Time

New Subway Gamepieces Exist Outside Of Normal Time

Justin sent us this gamepiece he scraped like a wet scab off the side of his moist Subway beverage cup. (I do not like gamepieces affixed to fast food drinks.) We’re in awe at its nearly k?an-like phrasing. How is an instant win not an instant winner? How do you peel the gamepiece that has already been peeled? Feel free to use these in your meditations.

Subway Worker Wonders Why You Would Eat Their "Disgusting" Food

Subway Worker Wonders Why You Would Eat Their "Disgusting" Food

John visited his local Rhode Island Subway every weekday for the past two months to enjoy what he thought was a healthy lunch. That all came to end after he overheard a Subway worker say to her colleague: “I don’t know how anybody could eat this stuff everyday. It’s disgusting and it will make you fat.”

This Subway Shop In Virginia Promotes Timeshares

This Subway Shop In Virginia Promotes Timeshares

Tim thought he was entering an innocent giveaway at his local Subway in Warrenton, Virginia earlier this month. Nope. It was just timeshare bait. We wish the Subway would have known better than to allow the dropbox in their store to begin with, but after reading Tim’s story you’ll know what to watch out for should you run into a similar contest.

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Did you know that in California, if you ask the Subway sandwich mechanic (or whatever they’re called) to toast your sandwich, you’ll be charged a sales tax, whereas if you go untoasted you won’t? Crazy! Thomas Hawk says you should always order your coffee to go at California restaurants, even if you plan on drinking it there, to avoid a similar crazy tax. [Thomas Hawk] (Thanks to Glenn!)

McDonald's Remains America's Favorite Fast Food Restaurant

McDonald's Remains America's Favorite Fast Food Restaurant

Consumer research company Experian Simmons (yes, owned by Experian), has released a new study of fast food industry covering the past 5 years, and it looks like we still love going to McDonald’s more than any other fast food restaurant.

Probably At 4 Cookies The Real Savings Kicks In

Probably At 4 Cookies The Real Savings Kicks In

Edward found this sign at a Subway shop in NYC. We appreciate that they’re doing the addition for us.

This Subway Sub To Salad Conversion Is Pretty Expensive

This Subway Sub To Salad Conversion Is Pretty Expensive

Reader Will sent us the above picture and asked why we thought it would cost so much more to substitute a plastic bowl for a piece of bread.