Monday, February 18, 2013
The menu is only available to those who know about it.
Panera Bread restaurant lovers now have an entirely new menu to enjoy. But there's a twist: You won’t see it advertised at any Panera location. That’s right, Panera has launched a new hidden menu, available only to those who know about it. The menu started in November of last year in New York City and has since expanded nationwide. According to Panera’s website the menu was developed by Scott Davis, Panera Bread’s Chief Concept Officer. “Panera’s off-the-menu dishes offer nourishing options that make sticking to New Year’s resolutions simple. All of these meal selections are an excellent source of protein and contain limited processed carbs,” an article on Panera's website reads. To order the dishes, just tell one of the Panera’s …
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
McDonald's began posting calorie counts on menu boards last week ahead of requirements for chain restaurants.
A Big Mac has 550 calories. Add a medium Coke and fries and you're well over 1,000 calories for one meal, more than half the calories recommended for women daily and almost half of what's recommended for men. But will knowing that a sausage biscuit with egg is 510 calories change what you order? McDonald's began posting calorie counts on its menu boards last week, well in advance of federal requirements for restaurant chains with more than 20 locations. Some chains, such as Panera Bread, have been posting calorie counts on menu boards for years. New York City and Philadelphia require them, according to the New York Times. But the Times also said studies have shown that posting calories counts on menus doesn't appear to have a significant…
Friday, March 9, 2012
My apologies for anyone who was planning to stop by, but breaking fire news has forced me to cancel my plans to be at Panera Bread today.
Update (12:42 p.m.) My apologies for anyone who was planning to stop by, but breaking fire news has forced me to cancel my plans to be at Panera Bread today. So sorry! Hope to see you next week. ___________________________________________________________________ Hope you had a great week. I'll be at Panera Bread in Ruby Isle again today, from 1 to 3 p.m. if you want to stop by and say "hi." Feel free to offer a story tip or feedback on how we're doing. Or ask me to give you a quick tour of the Brookfield Patch site, particularly our free tools to help market or build awareness of your organization, school or business. See you there. — Lisa