Subway does franchisee damage control after John Oliver segment: memos

Subway does franchisee damage control after John Oliver segment: memos

Subway, America’s biggest restaurant chain, is doing damage control with its own franchisees after a 26-minute segment on HBO’s “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” sharply criticized its treatment of them. Oliver criticized Subway for exploiting its franchisees and being perhaps the country’s worst franchisor during the episode on May 22. “For decades, franchisees have … Read more

CHOP planted the seeds. 2 years later, the food equity movement in Seattle is reaping the benefits

CHOP planted the seeds.  2 years later, the food equity movement in Seattle is reaping the benefits

In early June 2020, the seeds of Capitol Hill Organized Protest’s community garden were planted on the eve of Seattle’s soon-to-be-famous autonomous zone — the police-free zone in the Capitol Hill neighborhood that stemmed from the protests over the police killing of George Floyd. CHOP started out as a community-run space free from authorities where … Read more

7 Day Healthy Meal Plan (May 30-June 5)

7 Day Healthy Meal Plan (May 30-June 5)

posted May 27, 2022 by Ginny This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy. A free 7-day, flexible weight loss meal plan including breakfast, lunch and dinner and a shopping list. All recipes include macros and links to WW recipe builder to get your personal points. 7 Day Healthy Meal Plan Sum-sum-summertime!!!!! It’s … Read more

How to make Tom Cruise’s coconut cake

How to make Tom Cruise’s coconut cake

This white chocolate coconut cake was made from a copycat recipe of one of Tom Cruise’s favorite cakes. (Photo: Megan duBois) Having a slice of cake isn’t just for birthdays, especially when you’re friends with Top Gun: Maverick star Tom Cruise. Just ask Doan’s Bakery, Woodland Hills, Calif. bakery that’s been whipping up cakes, cookies, … Read more

I tried the biggest burgers at 5 fast-food chains and my favorite tasted fresh off the grill

I tried the biggest burgers at 5 fast-food chains and my favorite tasted fresh off the grill

I tried the biggest burgers at McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King, In-N-Out, and Shake Shack.Erin McDowell/Insider; NYC Russ/Shutterstock; Savvapanf Photo/Shutterstock; rafapress/Shutterstock I tried the biggest signature burgers at McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King, In-N-Out, and Shake Shack. I found that some of the extra-large burgers were more appetizing than others. Burger King’s Triple Whopper impressed me with … Read more

Smoking Is for Everyone: A Guide to Smoked Meats, Veggies, and Pretty Much Everything Else

Smoking Is for Everyone: A Guide to Smoked Meats, Veggies, and Pretty Much Everything Else

When I was growing up in Chicago, my father and I had a semi-annual ritual: pick up a slab and a half of sticky baby-back ribs from our favorite South Side barbecue spot, sneak their drippy Styrofoam containers into our ostensibly kosher- keeping home, then devour them while watching James Bond movies on basic cable. … Read more