Is A Burrito A Sandwich?

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Is a burrito a sandwich? A Panera Bread had the exclusive right to sell sandwiches at a mall in Massachusetts, but the mall wanted to add a Qdoba to its restaurant offerings. Panera sued, claiming that Qdoba served burritos; burritos were a type of sandwich; and therefore, Qdoba’s menu violated Panera’s rights. The judge said nope — a burrito isn’t a type of sandwich.

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