What is "Western"?

Subway's napkins are currently emphasizing the "healthiness" of their breakfasts as compared to McDonald's Egg McMuffin and BK's Egg & Cheese Croissan'wich.

The breakfasts listed on the napkin are the:
Egg & Cheese
Steak & Cheese
Western & Cheese
Black Forest Ham & Cheese

3 of the 4 are a "meat/protein and cheese"… the term "Western" is incredibly vague. Is it a vegetarian offering? Is it spicy? Without looking it up, I have no idea.

Is there a standard "western"? Am I supposed to know and remember it?

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  1. sparx (882 comments) said,

    The description on Subway's website:

    "A delicious omelet sandwich made with Black Forest Ham, American and Monterey cheddar cheeses, fresh toasted with green pepper and red onion on your choice of bread. Also available with Egg White Omelet."

    July 1, 2010 @ 12:57 pm

  2. spudart (890 comments) said,

    Is it a reference to the longest street in Chicago?

    July 1, 2010 @ 3:40 pm

  3. unlikelymoose (375 comments) said,

    that's a lot of cheese

    July 6, 2010 @ 8:16 am

  4. sparx (882 comments) said,

    I like cheese.

    I've yet to try the subway breakfast offerings.

    July 6, 2010 @ 8:32 am

  5. spudart (890 comments) said,

    Isn't western stuff that is in the west?

    September 26, 2010 @ 9:26 am

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