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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Writers: Matthew Patrick, Luke Barats, and Justin Kuiper
Editors: Forrest Lee, Edward Earl Newton, and Koen Verhagen
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TheOdd1sOut Month ago
I knew it
Tai Nguyen
Tai Nguyen 15 days ago
chaze the gamer
chaze the gamer 20 days ago
It's that you James A.K.A theodd1sout
Lxnnzee 29 days ago
@annoyed bro X y-yeah that them
TheTheaterDork Month ago
Jack Jones
Jack Jones Month ago
Zappo 616
Zappo 616 Hour ago
Fun fact, mc Donald’s buns are also cakes
Franco Arias Celma
Franco Arias Celma 3 hours 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 3 hours ago
As an Irish person that very very very annoying because it love subway
DIY GMR 7 hours ago
America! known for having sandwich crisis! or at least i wish..
Jaimmv 8 hours ago
I didn't understand a single thing during this entire video, but I still enjoyed! 👍
Ethan Lin
Ethan Lin 11 hours ago
Is cereal a soup?
WeedFur 12 hours ago
the weirdo
the weirdo 17 hours 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 19 hours 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 21 hour ago
Last year i measured a footlong and i swear it was 11 inches
The Amazing I don’t know
I don’t care if it’s cake
Heika Day ago
This whole theory is just applying prescriptivism instead of descriptivism
stephanie kievaughan
Subway 11 inch Cake wait isn't 11 inches a French Foot
"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
Yes its bread i used to work there
LT Trickster
LT Trickster Day ago
I love the taste of hole grande bread
JFIVE Day ago
That why subway subs all taste the same no matter what meats you get it all taste like bread no favor 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
Guacaforggy :P
What about sweet bread? Is that bread
The Trainmobile
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 Day ago
Me eating subway like: 👁👄👁
Adlan Kacak
Adlan Kacak Day ago
by watching this video it`s kinda make me want to eat subway sandwich
James Berend
James Berend Day ago
Dessert misspelled as desert at 9:55
Evelina San Mateo
It's pronounced soobway
no u
no u Day ago
why aren't my cookies delicious, I'm being cheated by cookie
Charger ples
Charger ples Day ago
Whats next? Life theory?????
Chen Linda
Chen Linda Day ago
If it smells like bread,looks like bread and tastes like bread then what is it? Bred.
Sean Normoyle
Sean Normoyle 2 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 2 days ago
Wait it’s all cake? Always have been
MaddieCatUltra 2 days ago
-carries my foot long sub- me: uhhhhh this is nothing also me: -carries sandwhich and eats it-
l m
l m 2 days ago
I am eating subway right now ... I hope I'm eating a sandwich
VeteranRedBeard 2 days ago
I'm waiting for "subway meat is actually a laxative"
Fovvs' Girl 896
Fovvs' Girl 896 2 days ago
Is there no VAT in the USA?
becka bounds
becka bounds 2 days ago
i also love food theory.
becka bounds
becka bounds 2 days ago
oh you knew thats not bread.
becka bounds
becka bounds 2 days ago
OH MY FREAKING GOD IT"S THE ODD1S OUT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! IM YOUR GREATEST FREAKING FAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
instantbooty006 2 days ago
everything is cake
Megan Bastable
Megan Bastable 2 days ago
making bread as I watch this
PhoneGuy 2 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 2 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 2 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
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
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
Tecnically all subway sandwiches are actually side hotdogs
Annie Beanie
Annie Beanie 3 days ago
Most american bread is a cake for Europeans ....
maestrozero117 3 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
Hao Lu
Hao Lu 3 days ago
It's "Dessert", not "Desert." Great vid!
Dark Magician
Dark Magician 3 days ago
Did Sean give you permission to use his likeness?
jojo fan
jojo fan 3 days ago
Łunar_Ecłipse 3 days ago
Me: hears milk bread Also me: Oikawa’s favorite food is milk bread!!
Rebecca Miguel
Rebecca Miguel 3 days ago
Yaaay Haikyuu fan
Thatcrazyfan 22
Thatcrazyfan 22 3 days ago
Me literally eating subway right now LMAO
TetrisTerry 3 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 3 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 3 days ago
TFW you accidently spell dessert wrong.
sansboss 1496
sansboss 1496 3 days ago
I'm Irish
Dennis Blackbonnet
Wait wut. I worked at subway n made bread. Commenting before watching lol will be back with update
Moniker 3 days ago
Lol cake sandwiches
Jayvee Aurea
Jayvee Aurea 3 days ago
I should bake my bread with less sugar...☹️
Ten Minute Tokyo 2
No wonder everyone has diabeters.
Noneyo Beeswax
Noneyo Beeswax 3 days ago
9:53 Dessert*
Yianno Pantermakis
Food theory: makes theory Me:what’s sweet bread that’s not bread .....cake
The Devil In The Circuit
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
How do ice cream sandwiches measure up, or those made with cookies vs crackers on the sides? Lol
_VIA_ 4 days ago
The bread is gonna be taxed as a desert...as in the hot and arid environment??? 9:54
•Ginger• •Snap•
Sweetbread is a culinary bread in the Caribbean
Fgbgob 4 days ago
My favorite speedrun category WholeGrain%!
Maggie Masullo
Maggie Masullo 4 days ago
Me,hearing milk bread: tOoRu OiKaWa'S fAvOrItE fOoD iS mIlK bReAD
bread is bread cake is cake
i just imagined subway getting sued and they use this video in court
generalsnaz 4 days ago
8:54. Oh no, I detect another patented far too long MatPat joke tangent.
JrFlash2008 4 days ago
Got a sub sandwich found this video, now I'm sus of this sandwich.
Bartol Kovač
Bartol Kovač 4 days ago
Idk why am i watching this i am from Croatia and here we dont have subway
Hitler 4 days ago
It’s actually a bun
kiko friends ship club
Cut that bread look inside it if it a cake!
an ordinary guy
an ordinary guy 4 days ago
"Bread is too sugary" Sugar bread: *[sighs]* You know what it is.
Emanuel Rivera
Emanuel Rivera 4 days ago
9:53 You spelled "dessert" wrong.
NFG Sam 4 days ago
Ironic how I just ate subway and am now watching this
Digital Toaster
Digital Toaster 4 days ago
Never heard of Quiznos
Rebekah Posey
Rebekah Posey 4 days ago
I did a school presentation about this.
Stella Roberts
Stella Roberts 4 days ago
uhhhh.... at 11:34 that’s not tax law.... that’s a bible 😬
Tammy T
Tammy T 4 days ago
Was not expecting to see Jacksepticeye in this video. Glad to see he made it to the supreme court.
MrLaZer18 4 days ago
is it just me or does this sound like the odd1sout
Warren Nevins
Warren Nevins 4 days ago
i hope he reads this ✌🏻🔥
Doomsday DeathByte
This is both stupid and dumb
Emanuel Rivera
Emanuel Rivera 4 days ago
Care to elaborate?
Totally_Andre 4 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 4 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 5 days ago
Subways sales increases After this video
Kristha Stella Lamastus Moreno
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
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???
I HATE lettuce
I HATE lettuce 5 days ago
Cake is bread...
Emanuel Rivera
Emanuel Rivera 4 days ago
Billy Liang
Billy Liang 5 days ago
“Wait it was all cake?” “Always has been”
Cathal Coughlan
Cathal Coughlan 5 days ago
Wow mat pat gearing up Ireland for civil war 2 electric boogaloo can't wait :)
Blake Bennett
Blake Bennett 5 days ago
*Laughs in Jersey Mike's*
Ally Silver
Ally Silver 5 days ago
Quick question as an Irish person when you think of Irish people do you just think of jack septiceye I’m just wondering
Emanuel Rivera
Emanuel Rivera 4 days ago
Matt has his start on Game Theory, which means his demographic does as will. During that time, he has become close to other US-first gamers of his time. Markiplier, VSauce3, Jacksepticeye, PewDiePie, and the like. Bringing up a picture of Jacksepticeye is just a way to wink and nudge with the gamers in his audience. They know he's Irish, so they get the joke. It doesn't go any further than that.
Alex Stilgenbauer
This is one of the worst Theory (Game,Film,or Food) episodes ever. 15 minutes of "here are obscure tax laws stating maybe subway bread isn't bread... But also, many other breads aren't bread because of those obscure tax laws." Waste of time honestly
LiXio 5 days ago
Jason Randolph
Jason Randolph 5 days ago
4:35 Subway: "Our 9-grain bread now contains 50% whole grains *100%* of the time." Me: "That doesn't make sense."
Greypuppy 333
Greypuppy 333 5 days ago
Why is bap funny
yue yuan
yue yuan 5 days ago
I came for food theory but got law theories.
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