Food Theory: Is Subway Bread ACTUALLY Cake?

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Have you seen the headlines about Subway? A ruling in Ireland stated that due to the recipe of Subway bread it cannot actually be classified as... bread. What have we been EATING? Today Loyal Theorists, we are rising to the occasion of this bread controversy! What makes bread able to be classified as bread? Can you stretch those rules? Would you eat a sandwich made with cake? All this and more in today's episode of Food Theory!
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Comments
TheOdd1sOut
TheOdd1sOut Month ago
I knew it
Tai Nguyen
Tai Nguyen 16 days ago
Yep
chaze the gamer
chaze the gamer 21 day ago
It's that you James A.K.A theodd1sout
Lxnnzee
Lxnnzee Month ago
@annoyed bro X y-yeah that them
TheTheaterDork
TheTheaterDork Month ago
OML WHY ARE YOU HEREEEE
Jack Jones
Jack Jones Month ago
what
Mysterious Things
Mysterious Things Hour ago
Well.......I'm going to Subway for my hibernation this year with all of that sugar!!
Cittasanto's Humanities
Cittasanto's Humanities 2 hours ago
The Irish tax law is not undermined by health regulation definitions as they are talking about different things. The tax definition is to differentiate between luxury and staple commodities (the UK has a sugar tax) but you do not mention this when comparing laws. The tax law in Eire is defining staple bread, and non-staple bread, not defining bread.
FewRxi
FewRxi 5 hours ago
Actual video starts at min 8:00 prior to that is only gibberish
Un Funny
Un Funny 11 hours ago
I know what it is Cake, it’s cake.
Godot Pfp bottom text
Godot Pfp bottom text 16 hours ago
Phoenix would never eat the subway sandwich, in japanifornia they only eat b u r g e r s
David Osso
David Osso 18 hours ago
While the graphics are slightly obnoxious to me and the high pitch comedic punch lines are unnerving, the information was presented masterfully. Very well written, and I see and recognize your work. Well done.... and I'm just an old media guy. Keep it up,
Gusty
Gusty 20 hours ago
to be fair, most bread from america has more sugar than most sweet pastries in other countries and people from foreign countries have commented on it
Craig Conway
Craig Conway 21 hour ago
Why does he show his face over a million times ? Ego much ?
Noah Choi
Noah Choi 22 hours ago
7:05 bruh you just go home and put it in the microwave.
Kristen
Kristen 23 hours ago
I worked at a Subway - honestly, you REALLY don't want to eat there. The stuff that I could tell you would turn your stomach.
Zappo 616
Zappo 616 Day ago
Fun fact, mc Donald’s buns are also cakes
Franco Arias Celma
Franco Arias Celma Day ago
Just an idea, is a dilemma in Mexico, quesadillas con queso o sin queso/ queso = cheess, in mexico is a big deal this topic
Willie Quilligan
Willie Quilligan Day ago
As an Irish person that very very very annoying because it love subway
DIY GMR
DIY GMR Day ago
America! known for having sandwich crisis! or at least i wish..
Jaimmv
Jaimmv Day ago
I didn't understand a single thing during this entire video, but I still enjoyed! 👍
Ethan Lin
Ethan Lin Day ago
Is cereal a soup?
WeedFur
WeedFur Day ago
OwO
the weirdo
the weirdo Day ago
Once I got a foot long but instead I got the best day of my life and came home with a 14 inch sandwich
scorpioninpink
scorpioninpink Day ago
Why should Ireland care about Bread in other countries? That is their definition of a Bread, so it shall be.
Anthony Spontella
Anthony Spontella Day ago
Last year i measured a footlong and i swear it was 11 inches
The Amazing I don’t know
The Amazing I don’t know Day ago
I don’t care if it’s cake
Heika
Heika 2 days ago
This whole theory is just applying prescriptivism instead of descriptivism
stephanie kievaughan
stephanie kievaughan 2 days ago
Subway 11 inch Cake wait isn't 11 inches a French Foot
darkdudironaji
darkdudironaji 2 days ago
"Hey judge, what's your educational background?" "I have a law degree, obviously." "And do you bake? Or study nutrition regularly?" "I do not." "Then why are we letting you decide what's bread and what's cake?" "Because taxes."
Jeffrey Torres
Jeffrey Torres 2 days ago
Yes its bread i used to work there
LT Trickster
LT Trickster 2 days ago
I love the taste of hole grande bread
JFIVE
JFIVE 2 days ago
That why subway subs all taste the same no matter what meats you get it all taste like bread no favor 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
Guacaforggy :P
Guacaforggy :P 2 days ago
What about sweet bread? Is that bread
The Trainmobile
The Trainmobile 2 days ago
1970: Oh boy! I can't wait for all the scientific discoveries we will make in 50 years. 2020: Subway bread is not bread.
liloz sharo
liloz sharo 2 days ago
Me eating subway like: 👁👄👁
Adlan Kacak
Adlan Kacak 2 days ago
by watching this video it`s kinda make me want to eat subway sandwich
James Berend
James Berend 2 days ago
Dessert misspelled as desert at 9:55
Evelina San Mateo
Evelina San Mateo 2 days ago
It's pronounced soobway
no u
no u 2 days ago
why aren't my cookies delicious, I'm being cheated by cookie
Charger ples
Charger ples 2 days ago
Whats next? Life theory?????
Chen Linda
Chen Linda 2 days ago
If it smells like bread,looks like bread and tastes like bread then what is it? Bred.
Sean Normoyle
Sean Normoyle 3 days ago
For profit food chains like Subway aren't staple foods that shpuld be tax exempt. Subways bread being legally bread elsewhere than Ireland aside, they are objectively not a staple food, they are a fast-food outlet. A luxury. Why does law ignore basic sense so often? So what if their sandwhiches are bread, and could, maybe considered a staple meal? They are a for-profit, fast food outlet. Not a luxury, should not be exempt. Digusting that subways attempt to skip out on laws cos "its bread" wasn't laughed out of the courts immediately.
Victoria Berman
Victoria Berman 3 days ago
Wait it’s all cake? Always have been
MaddieCatUltra
MaddieCatUltra 3 days ago
-carries my foot long sub- me: uhhhhh this is nothing also me: -carries sandwhich and eats it-
l m
l m 3 days ago
I am eating subway right now ... I hope I'm eating a sandwich
VeteranRedBeard
VeteranRedBeard 3 days ago
I'm waiting for "subway meat is actually a laxative"
Fovvs' Girl 896
Fovvs' Girl 896 3 days ago
Is there no VAT in the USA?
becka bounds
becka bounds 3 days ago
i also love food theory.
becka bounds
becka bounds 3 days ago
oh you knew thats not bread.
becka bounds
becka bounds 3 days ago
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instantbooty006
instantbooty006 3 days ago
everything is cake
Megan Bastable
Megan Bastable 3 days ago
making bread as I watch this
PhoneGuy
PhoneGuy 3 days ago
here in germany, we indeed use a strict definition: "brot" (bread) - "stuten" (sweet yeast bread) - "kuchen" (cake). and sweet yeast bread would never be used in our fast food restaurants for sandwiches, including subway.
Ian Gough
Ian Gough 3 days ago
Big argument with my sons years ago when i suggested that Subway bread was rehydrated dust. I don't like to hold a grudge, but I will make an exception for Subway - I 've given them two extra chances: one store refused to give me more than 2 salad additions - BOYCOTTED; and another store wasn't clear that their bacon was hal'al, minging turkey bacon - BOYCOTTED. I did use to like their jalapeno, surprisingly spicily strong - but you don't get to get jalapeno if you've already got tomato and lettuce in your roll (in some stingy shops). I can only think that Subway is so popular because a lot of people don't like food.
Alien Stoner420
Alien Stoner420 3 days ago
You should try a torta if you haven’t,that would make it to at least top 10 sandwiches
Isaac Ezekiel The color blind guy
Isaac Ezekiel The color blind guy 3 days ago
Subway is not cake 100% its not sweet at all maybe in other places what where i live its normal bread
In the Cosmic Balance
In the Cosmic Balance 4 days ago
This might be a surprise I boycotted Subway earlier this year. Hope you don't actually think that's all that much of a surprise though. Somehow I knew Subway wasn't a hundred percent healthy anyway.
Nemesis Voidfallen
Nemesis Voidfallen 4 days ago
Tecnically all subway sandwiches are actually side hotdogs
Annie Beanie
Annie Beanie 4 days ago
Most american bread is a cake for Europeans ....
maestrozero117
maestrozero117 4 days ago
I ate plenty of whole grain in the barn Lolol Also fvck gov't and taxes especially when they give billions to many countries
C͜͡h͜͡r͜͡i͜͡s͜͡t͜͡a͜͡l͜͡ B͜͡l͜͡u͜͡
C͜͡h͜͡r͜͡i͜͡s͜͡t͜͡a͜͡l͜͡ B͜͡l͜͡u͜͡ 4 days ago
Word of the day : *Bread*
Hao Lu
Hao Lu 4 days ago
It's "Dessert", not "Desert." Great vid!
Dark Magician
Dark Magician 4 days ago
Did Sean give you permission to use his likeness?
jojo fan
jojo fan 4 days ago
STOP
Łunar_Ecłipse
Łunar_Ecłipse 4 days ago
Me: hears milk bread Also me: Oikawa’s favorite food is milk bread!!
Rebecca Miguel
Rebecca Miguel 4 days ago
Yaaay Haikyuu fan
Thatcrazyfan 22
Thatcrazyfan 22 4 days ago
Me literally eating subway right now LMAO
TetrisTerry
TetrisTerry 4 days ago
I’m Irish and didn’t know this, I didn’t even know vat wasn’t common. While mat is is American and knows this
Robert Carnevali
Robert Carnevali 4 days ago
Watching how Subway and other companies put fillers in their "bread", I frustratingly realized that the video is likewise made up of mainly fillers. It took almost 8 minutes to even touch on the subject of why Subway bread may not be bread.
Tabitha Franzwa
Tabitha Franzwa 4 days ago
TFW you accidently spell dessert wrong.
sansboss 1496
sansboss 1496 4 days ago
I'm Irish
Dennis Blackbonnet
Dennis Blackbonnet 4 days ago
Wait wut. I worked at subway n made bread. Commenting before watching lol will be back with update
Moniker
Moniker 4 days ago
Lol cake sandwiches
Jayvee Aurea
Jayvee Aurea 4 days ago
I should bake my bread with less sugar...☹️
Ten Minute Tokyo 2
Ten Minute Tokyo 2 4 days ago
No wonder everyone has diabeters.
Noneyo Beeswax
Noneyo Beeswax 4 days ago
9:53 Dessert*
Yianno Pantermakis
Yianno Pantermakis 4 days ago
Food theory: makes theory Me:what’s sweet bread that’s not bread .....cake
The Devil In The Circuit
The Devil In The Circuit 4 days ago
More than three minutes in and no real info. If I want this sort of stuff, I'd stick to TV. Bye!
Jessica Marie Lebahn
Jessica Marie Lebahn 4 days ago
How do ice cream sandwiches measure up, or those made with cookies vs crackers on the sides? Lol
_VIA_
_VIA_ 5 days ago
The bread is gonna be taxed as a desert...as in the hot and arid environment??? 9:54
•Ginger• •Snap•
•Ginger• •Snap• 5 days ago
Sweetbread is a culinary bread in the Caribbean
Fgbgob
Fgbgob 5 days ago
My favorite speedrun category WholeGrain%!
Maggie Masullo
Maggie Masullo 5 days ago
Me,hearing milk bread: tOoRu OiKaWa'S fAvOrItE fOoD iS mIlK bReAD
アブドゥラアリ
アブドゥラアリ 5 days ago
bread is bread cake is cake
アブドゥラアリ
アブドゥラアリ 5 days ago
i just imagined subway getting sued and they use this video in court
generalsnaz
generalsnaz 5 days ago
8:54. Oh no, I detect another patented far too long MatPat joke tangent.
JrFlash2008
JrFlash2008 5 days ago
Got a sub sandwich found this video, now I'm sus of this sandwich.
Bartol Kovač
Bartol Kovač 5 days ago
Idk why am i watching this i am from Croatia and here we dont have subway
Hitler
Hitler 5 days ago
It’s actually a bun
kiko friends ship club
kiko friends ship club 5 days ago
Cut that bread look inside it if it a cake!
an ordinary guy
an ordinary guy 5 days ago
"Bread is too sugary" Sugar bread: *[sighs]* You know what it is.
Emanuel Rivera
Emanuel Rivera 5 days ago
9:53 You spelled "dessert" wrong.
NFG Sam
NFG Sam 5 days ago
Ironic how I just ate subway and am now watching this
Digital Toaster
Digital Toaster 5 days ago
Never heard of Quiznos
Rebekah Posey
Rebekah Posey 5 days ago
I did a school presentation about this.
Stella Roberts
Stella Roberts 5 days ago
uhhhh.... at 11:34 that’s not tax law.... that’s a bible 😬
Tammy T
Tammy T 5 days ago
Was not expecting to see Jacksepticeye in this video. Glad to see he made it to the supreme court.
MrLaZer18
MrLaZer18 5 days ago
is it just me or does this sound like the odd1sout
Warren Nevins
Warren Nevins 5 days ago
i hope he reads this ✌🏻🔥
Doomsday DeathByte
Doomsday DeathByte 5 days ago
This is both stupid and dumb
Emanuel Rivera
Emanuel Rivera 5 days ago
Care to elaborate?
Totally_Andre
Totally_Andre 5 days ago
Notice how at the timestamp 3:00, the cartoon hammer smacked the other companys logo once but it whacked McDonalds like 3 times. I’m starting to think that matpat has a love/hate relationship with McDonald’s. Just something to think about.
CeceIsLost
CeceIsLost 5 days ago
It's DESSERT, not DESERT because you in terms of ice cream, you'd rather have 2 scoops over 1. Thank you elementary teachers for teaching me that
joshua miranda
joshua miranda 6 days ago
Subways sales increases After this video
Kristha Stella Lamastus Moreno
Kristha Stella Lamastus Moreno 6 days ago
probably because of the ingredients inside that do not allow you to taste the bread but ... I mean it is probably sweet, but not enough to be considered material to be cake or sweet bread That is what I think
Kristha Stella Lamastus Moreno
Kristha Stella Lamastus Moreno 6 days ago
but this would affect all the sub way's of the world or affect only the sub way of ireland, because to be honest I have eaten quite a bit in sub way and i have never felt a sweet taste in their bread before???
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