So you're pulling your ice shack off a very slick and sloppy Lake Herman, when suddenly you feel a stomach-knotting hunger. No walleye in the bucket, you find yourself craving a nice 12-inch sub. But dang! you have a meeting at the bank, and you'll hardly have time to whip off your coveralls, let alone stand around in the sandwich shop waiting for the kids to mayo down the cucumbers in your sub. What do you do?
Thank goodness for the Internet: you whip out your Blackberry, click on the Madison One-Stop, and order your sandwich (and a salad) online. You pull up, your sandwich is made, and you and your ice shack are off to that meeting.
I was just amused to find this online food shop here in Madison. More amusing is the inclusion on the checkout form of a dropdown box for country. Any bets on how many orders they get from Tuvalu and Uganda?
Lots of Madison buyers will still prefer to go inside and shoot the breeze with the sandwich artist (who will also ring up your bait) than punch in their name, address and serial number every time they want a sandwich. But a cool little online app like this makes me want to bring back Madison's old slogan: "In Touch with the World... and Double Cheese."
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