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donw9876 May 3, 2014 07:02 PM

My review:

Oh, yuck. 0 out of 5.

Tough bread - tastes like the yoga mats the bread was made from. Mediocre sauce and cheese.

Probably this was the least enjoyable food item I've had in a month. Frozen pizzas are usually better than this.

Avoid. That's all.

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  1. Tripeler RE: donw9876 May 3, 2014 08:44 PM

    Subway recently introduced flatbread for their sandwiches here in Japan. It must be different because I thought it tasted pretty good.

    1. Kajikit RE: donw9876 May 4, 2014 11:40 AM

      I HATED it too... the flatbread was hard as a rock, and worse, the sauce was SWEET. Ick. The flatbread is okay as a sandwich but when they 'grill' it to make the flatizza it transforms into a slab of inedible concrete.

      1. mucho gordo RE: donw9876 May 4, 2014 01:12 PM

        Just another inane gimmick. How 'bout for their Jewish customers they make a "matza pizza"?

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          bagelman01 RE: mucho gordo May 5, 2014 01:01 PM

          Not worth the effort for 8 days a year..............

          FYI>>>40 years ago when Subway was just getting started, they didn't bake their own vile bread. Instead they got their sub rolls from Leon's Bakery in your hometown of Hamden (where I was the purchasing manager at the time).

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            BiscuitBoy RE: bagelman01 May 9, 2014 08:30 AM

            That small place? Really? That's where all the hotties worked when I was in High School

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              bagelman01 RE: BiscuitBoy May 9, 2014 11:03 AM

              In the early 70s they bought the former Finast at 1655 Dixwell, and although the retail storefront was small there was almost 40,00 sq feet of production area in the back. They made all the subs for Subway and Pumpernickel Pub, etc.

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                mucho gordo RE: bagelman01 May 9, 2014 11:34 AM

                AHA! So THAT'S what happened to the 1st Nat'l Market next to the Strand.

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            NonnieMuss RE: mucho gordo May 7, 2014 06:42 AM

            They could call it the m'tziytzah!

            (Lies in wait....)

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              rockycat RE: NonnieMuss May 7, 2014 07:29 AM

              Um...do you know what metzitzah (b'peh) actually is? And if you do, too funny.

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                NonnieMuss RE: rockycat May 7, 2014 08:54 AM

                Yes I do! It took me forever to find the correct spelling.

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                mucho gordo RE: NonnieMuss May 7, 2014 09:40 AM

                Yes, they could but, somehow I'm not sure it would catch on and be a big hit. Also, wouldn't it be an oxymoron since matzoh contains no "shortening"?

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              UTgal RE: donw9876 May 5, 2014 11:46 AM

              Thanks for taking that bullet for me. I've considered getting one several times but haven't taken the plunge.

              1. Bob W RE: donw9876 May 6, 2014 06:24 AM

                Can't be any more disgusting than their breakfasts craps I mean wraps.

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                  jpc8015 RE: donw9876 May 7, 2014 09:42 AM

                  Subway is for sandwiches.

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                    chazzer RE: jpc8015 May 7, 2014 05:57 PM

                    Even that is debatable.

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                    51rich RE: donw9876 May 7, 2014 07:16 PM

                    Since they can't make decent bread... why should they make decent crust?

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                      Boston_Otter RE: 51rich May 8, 2014 03:38 AM

                      To be clear: they aren't 'making crust'.

                      They just use a piece of the flatbread they use for their sandwiches, put pizza toppings on it, and flash-cook it in the warming oven. To me it looks like a way to use up the unpopular flatbreads and the toppings from when they sold even-more-unpopular mini-pizzas.

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                        51rich RE: Boston_Otter May 8, 2014 02:30 PM

                        maybe they should just make round flatbreads and use them as a give-away for kids - edible ( or inedible) frisbee- probably the best use for them!

                    2. alliegator RE: donw9876 May 8, 2014 02:35 PM

                      Thanks for being brave enough to test that one out.
                      If they were going to go in a pizza direction, maybe splitting a roll and making like a Stouffer's French bread type thing might work better.

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                        Beermonger RE: donw9876 May 10, 2014 03:44 PM

                        Had them in Florida a couple of times for a quick snack, two for $5? To be honest they weren't all that bad but I suppose we didn't expect much.

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