#Bretzels

Pretzels are the Mitt Romney of snacks. It’s not that they are the worst option, but they’re just boring and unable to win a presidential election. They don’t excite me like pita chips (with hummus) or kettle chips. Double-stuf Oreos excite me a little bit, but I don’t enjoy that my teeth always end up covered in black, gooey Oreo-tar. In my house, pretzels are almost always available, and I’ve been exposed to the full spectrum of pretzel varieties. In case you are in a store that only sells pretzels and you…

Does Quiznos Even Lift?

Subway is a strange place. It advertises itself as a healthy substitute for fast food, yet its most popular item is a foot-long sandwich. That said, there is still a special place in my heart for Subway. From the moment I enter one of Subway’s 44,672 sandwich distribution centers, I am overtaken by the delicious smell of freshly made bread. Yes, that bread is really just made from some industrial paste that Subway ships to all its franchises, but it still smells good. Plus, unlike those at Chipotle, Subway employees…

I Hate Ice Cubes

I don’t like ice cubes. No, not you, Ice Cube, I mean water that has been placed in a tray, put into freezer, and pulled out after the molecules have locked in place. Of course, there are certain times when ice cubes are the best option you’ve got for keeping things cold. Coolers, for example, are definitely a great place for some good, old-fashioned ice blocks. However, it is apparent that when it comes macro structures of frozen water, crushed ice is the way to go.   Why crushed ice? Ice…