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Quizno's Subs

In a word: Quite normal.

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JM ate the beef, bacon, and cheddar torpedo with BBQ chips and a fountain drink.
Nichole ate the prime rib and peppercorn sandwich.
The bill was $7 with coupon (thanks, WPR Membercard!)
JM and Nichole both gave Quizno's a B+ (see our grading rubric).

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The Q's ended with a pop at Quizno's, a well-known sub shop standby. We appreciated how satisfying a hot sandwich can be as a light, cheap meal, and these were toasty and tasty, with bread that didn't lacerate our cheeks as some toasted subs are wont to do. And we have no comment to make about sponge monkeys [i.e. Spongmonkeys - see comments].

The "torpedo" JM ordered was kind of a big deal, or at least a big package. It ended up quite sloppy. The fact that this all sounds dirty is either a PG-13 Fat Sandwich or an NC-17 McDonald's, depending on your vantage point. The taste was fine either way.

QNichole's favorite thing about Quizno's was the condiment bar with pepperoncini, jalapeños, pickles, a couple kinds of mustard, and horseradish sauce. It was a heat-seeker's delight. For a national chain, Quizno's is a'ight, but we preferred Potbelly.

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B+? I think I just lost faith in Madison A to Z! Quizno's is the only place that ever gave me food poisoning from a cheese sandwich.

Remember Timmy, they didn't get sick!!! If they had, I am sure it would have been a D / F grade. Also, keep in mind that if you eat out enough you are bound to get sick at almost any restaurant you eat "raw" food at, especially fast food restaurants [think lettuce, tomatoes, green onions, etc].

Oh no, Timmy! Food poisoning from a cheese sandwich, that IS quite a feat. But Ken's right, since it didn't happen to us, we remain in ignorant bliss.

What's almost as bad (to me) is that they switched from Coke to Pepsi a few years ago.

WPR Member Card - a great idea that I never, ever remember to use. I'm pretty sure I've got 2008's and 2009's sitting in the console of my car.

I've always found Quizno's to be just good enough to stay above the Mendoza line. There's one next door to a hotel I stay at often on business and travel fatigue and general laziness has led me to try about half the menu. I do like getting the cream of broccoli soup on cold winter nights, but I can't say I've really liked any of the sandwiches too well. The condiment bar is pretty sweet though...

My favorite sponge monkey saying: "They're what you see right before you die."

I'm glad you mentioned them, because they're all I can think of when I think of Quizno's, but little-known fact:

They're actually named "Spongmonkeys." No 'E'.

I could live off of their horseradish sauce! It is to yummy!

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