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Three Reasons the Sandwich is the Best

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That’s a bold claim, we know, but there are so many reasons it’s true. For the sake of brevity, and because we always shoot for that ideal blog post length, we’re limiting ourselves to three reasons the sandwich is the best. Versatility, Baby We speak from experience on this one – anyone who’s spent at least a season in northern …

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Yep, It’s True – We Do Eat More in the Winter

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Hands up if you’ve ever noticed that your appetite spikes when the thermostat drops. Why is that? Maybe it’s biology at work. Maybe it’s boredom. Maybe it’s because we’re all opportunists at heart, and cold weather means holidays means eating more. Let’s break it down. Shorter Days, Bigger Appetites? Ira Ockene, a cardiologist from the University of Massachusetts Medical School, …

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Fact – Food Tastes Better When Someone Else Makes It For You

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If you think we’re yanking your chain with this one, don’t stop reading now. We have alllll the anecdotal evidence – just ask the customers lining up out the door – to say with some authority that sandwiches are just better when someone else is doing the work, but let’s see what psychology says. Does food really taste better when …

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Not-So-Obvious Reasons Fresh Bread is Where It’s At

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Sure, freshly-baked bread tastes amazing. Who among us would choose packaged, sliced bread from the grocery store over warm, fresh-from-the-oven baked goodness? But taste isn’t the only reason that fresh bread is where it’s at. Here are some not-so-obvious reasons to opt for the fresh stuff every time. The Ingredient List Want to freak yourself out? Take a look at …

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Does Your Chili Win Awards?

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Just like great sandwiches, awesome chili is subjective. Maybe no chili of yours will ever see a bean, and don’t even get started with the tomatoes. Maybe you just read that and thought, of course chili has beans and tomatoes. Maybe you think it isn’t chili unless your tongue is on fire. There’s a lot to be passionate about when …