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The TRUTH Series #5 (Mellow Mushroom Restaurants)

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The TRUTH Series

IMellow Mushroomn this 5th addition to the TRUTH Series we’re talking about the Mellow Mushroom Restaurants. 

Today we are talking about their (Half Hoagie Turkey and Cheese) and here are the facts. This is what you get: French Bread, Turkey, Alfalfa Sprouts, Iceberg Lettuce, Onions, Roma Tomatoes, Provolone, and Mayonnaise.

  • Calories – 500
  • Calories from Fat – 220
  •  Total Fat – 25 g
  • Saturated Fat – 6 g
  • Cholesterol – 60 mg
  • Sodium – 1200 mg
  • Carbs – 47 g
  • Dietary Fiber – 4 g
  • Sugar – 6 g
  • Protein – 25 g

There are several dozen locations operating in Atlanta, and elsewhere in Georgia, plus Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, D.C., Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon,South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. Most stores are within the Southeastern United States, with a high concentration of them in college towns. However, in 2011 Mellow Mushroom reached the west coast and opened up in Portland, Oregon; that store closed 2 and a half years later and is now a 10 Barrel Brewing pub.

Beginning in 2000, the franchise expanded outside college markets to urban areas such as Jacksonville, Florida and Denver. In 2009 Warner Robins, GA opened, In 2010, the following locations opened: Johnson City, TN, Germantown, TN, Suwanee, GA, Pigeon Forge, TN, Denver, CO, Hickory, NC, Charlotte, NC, and Wilder, KY. In 2011, the following locations opened: Denton, TX, Washington, DC, Portland, OR, Rogers, AR, Arlington, TX, Greensboro, NC, Cary, NC, Lexington, SC, Fayetteville, NC, Rome, GA, Southern Pines, NC, a second location in Charleston, SC, Tempe, AZ, Dublin, OH, Florence, SC, Gatlinburg, TN, Bristol, VA, a second location in Chattanooga, TN (the first had opened in 2001), and a second location in Charlotte, NC.

The following Mellow locations opened in 2012: Greenville, NC, Bowling Green, KY, Mount Dora, FL, Southlake, TX, Louisville, KY, Pooler, GA, a third location in Phoenix, AZ, Spring, TX, and New Orleans, LA.

In 2013, Mellow Mushroom locations opened in Memphis, TN, Herndon, VA, St. Augustine, FL, Park Meadows, CO, Pigeon Forge Island, West Little Rock, AR, the Carytown neighborhood of Richmond, VA, and Oak Street in New Orleans.

In 2014, Mellow Mushroom locations opened in Clearwater, FL., Cartersville, GA, Flower Mound, TX and Rockwall, TX, North Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Blacksburg, VA. (Source)

 As always, I’ve tried to come up with the healthiest thing on the menu. This does NOT include side dishes or a drink. Just the half sandwich. I leave the opinions and judgments up to you dear reader. If you have any questions or have a certain place that you would like to know the facts on, please leave me a comment and I’ll get back with you as soon as I’m able. Till the next time, Stay healthy!! Couldn’t find a picture of the Turkey and cheese sandwich!!

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