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National Hot Dog Day 2019

National Hot Dog Day is quickly approaching on Wednesday, July 17. Get two hot dogs for $1, or a FREE hot dog with your UltraONE kiosk coupon. Obviously, the question on everyone’s minds is “Is this sandwich day or not?” The word sandwich is defined as “an item of food consisting of two pieces of bread with meat, cheese, or other fillings between them, eaten as a light meal.” By definition a hot dog bun, while it can be ripped into two pieces, is only one piece of bread. But then this raises the question: What about a hoagie or sub bun? Those pieces of bread are usually connected on one side like a hot dog bun but we refer to them as a hoagie sandwich or a sub sandwich. So why is the debate always about hot dogs?

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Candy Craziness 2019 Champion

After six fantastic weeks of Candy Craziness, we have a champion! The Cinderella story, Tootsie Roll Pops, climbed to the top of the Candy Craziness pile. As a reminder, each week we calculated total units sold of the standard-sized candies, Monday through Sunday. Tootsie Roll Pops outlasted Snickers in a nail biter, winning the championship by only 126 units. As a result, April 22 through April 26, a coupon for a free Tootsie Roll Pop will be on the UltraOne Kiosk. Be sure to stop into one of our locations before they are 1, ah-2, ah-3, gone!

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Candy Craziness Finals

 

After five weeks of grueling Candy Craziness, the finals are set. The satisfied Snickers vs. takin’ licks Tootsie Roll Pops. The winner will become the 2019 TravelCenters of America Candy Craziness Champion! Both Snickers and Tootsie Roll Pops were within 100 units sold last week. The Finals could go either way. As a reminder, each week we will calculate total units sold of the standard-sized candies Monday through Sunday. Be sure to stop into one of our locations and help your favorite win!

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