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]

MTA Doesn't Understand Meaning Of The Word "Unlimited"

MTA Doesn't Understand Meaning Of The Word "Unlimited"

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority has already redefined the term “customer service” as “screwing over customers by cutting service.” But now the MTA is tackling another item in the dictionary, attempting to put a limit on that which is supposedly “unlimited.” [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]

Consumerist Makes TIME's 25 Best Blogs of 2010

Consumerist Makes TIME's 25 Best Blogs of 2010

The results are in and Consumerist is gracing TIME’s 25 best blogs of 2010. I guess they’re using using a fiscal calendar year? In any event, we enjoy giving and receiving awards. In their writeup, TIME said of us: [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]

"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]

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 Won't Take My Credit Card, But I Want My Sandwich

Subway Won't Take My Credit Card, But I Want My Sandwich

What do you do when Subway has prepared your delicious sandwich, and then the only credit card you’re carrying with you doesn’t work in the machine? Do you leave the poor, innocent sandwich behind? Do you leave your poor, innocent credit card number behind? Or do you take this as a cautionary tale about always carrying emergency cash? [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]

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]

Wendy's: If You Want Tomatoes You Will Have To Ask

Wendy's: If You Want Tomatoes You Will Have To Ask

Crappy freezing weather in Florida has resulted in a lack of acceptable tomatoes to put on your burger, says Wendy’s. So, if you want tomato, you will no longer get it automatically. You’re going to have to ask,and even then you might not get the sort of luscious tomato experience you are accustomed to at Wendy’s. [More]

The Secret Origins Of Subway's $5 Footlong Revealed

The Secret Origins Of Subway's $5 Footlong Revealed

“Five dollar…five dollar footlooooonggg!” Who comes up with this stuff?

UPDATED: Florida Subway Does NOT Overcharge On Sales Tax

UPDATED: Florida Subway Does NOT Overcharge On Sales Tax

Mario ate at a South Beach, Fla. Subway that charged him 9 percent even though the Miami-Dade county sales tax is 7 percent. Neither Mario nor the Subway cashier was aware of a 2 percent surcharge that boosted the tax to 9 percent.