April 20, 2010

A Starbucks I Can Relate To!

Today I didn't bring a lunch to work (We REALLY need to go grocery shopping.... we are living on string cheese, captain crunch, and chocolate milk right now. :) My Mom would be so proud!) so I decided to go to SUBWAY for lunch!!
I love Subway, and today I finally discovered why they are so successful. Brace yourself for this stroke of genius...
Subway is like a mormonized Starbucks! You have all these choices that you spout off really quickly which results in a product that is specifically tailored to you! Each person has their own way that they like their Subway sandwich to be: Toasted, Pepper Jack Cheese, Extra Lettuce, Cut in 4ths, etc. Every time I go I get the exact same thing. Sometimes I will mix things up and go for the Italian Herbs and Cheeses bread only if I'm feeling a bit adventurous but I generally get the exact same sandwich every time. I feel like Subway and I have a deal each time I walk in.
"Okay, I'll give you some money and you make that sandwich just how I like."
Fair bargain right? I'm not saying that Starbucks is bad by any means, especially if you're a mormon; they make a mean vanilla hot chocolate! All I'm saying, is that from my knowledge of Starbucks (credit given to the movie You've Got Mail: "Tall, decaf, cappuccino") and my love of Subway, their tactics are interestingly similar....
I leave you with this thought to judge how you see fit. Have a wonderful day! :)


  1. You are a born blogger! I look forward to a blog from you everyday for the rest of my life! Amen!

  2. you are funny. but this post is hilarious! i think you just found your life's calling. love it!

  3. Haha oh you both just put the biggest smile on my face! Thanks!! Good thing each day is full of crazy things to write about, ah the world we live in. :)