Good Eats: Taking a bite out of sandwich selections in East Lansing
“The things they put in their subs are better quality than their competitors.” —Finance sophomore Alexander Tachian
The walls adorned with firefighting gear, Firehouse Subs was founded by firefighters and is set up in diner-like fashion.
Located between Ann St., and M.A.C. Ave., every sub is made hot unless requested otherwise.
Tachian said he appreciates the choices of the ingredients.
Employees at the East Lansing Firehouse Subs said their most desired subs are the Club on a Sub and the Beef and Cheddar Brisket.
Stateside Deli & Pub
“They have really good veggie burgers. The owners are super cool and it’s a nice place to go and just hang out.” —Economics junior Adelaine Lazzell
Lazzell said students looking for a place to eat, great beer sales and pre-game with friends in a close-knit environment should check out Stateside Deli & Pub.
Some popular sandwich choices include the Famous and D-Town, both of which sport hot corned beef. The pub also has options for people who can only consume certain foods.
This holds true for Lazzell, who doesn’t eat meat or dairy.
Stateside is located on Grand River a couple of stores down from Collegeville Textbook Company.
Potbelly Sandwich Shop
“Their sandwiches have the better flavors. I like that it’s right on Grand River. It’s easier to get to.” —Apparel and textile design junior Seneca Peters
Located on the corner of Grand River and M.A.C. Ave, Potbelly gives off a cozy, feel-good vibe and students said is a hotspot for groups of friends looking to grab a bite or a place to sit and eat while studying.
Their sandwiches include a multitude of different flavors, something Peters said she likes.
A few of their most desirable subs are the A Wreck, Turkey Breast and the Grilled Chicken & Cheddar.
“Jimmy John's has the best vegetarian subs and their bread is heavenly.” —Environmental science freshman Jacqueline Rogge
With over three locations near campus, Jimmy John's offers a variety of sandwich styles from slims to subs and giant clubs.
The sub shop’s speedy delivery satisfies cravings without having to leave the comfort of home, Rogge said. She also said she takes advantage of the day-old bread Jimmy John’s sells.
Some of their most popular subs are the Vito, an italian-style sub, and the Turkey Tom.