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Business Wed Sep 09 2009

Fall Sampler Day

You may not get a free lunch, but on Thursday you can get free samples of lunch and breakfast food (and brownies) from Panera bread. In celebration of their new fall menu, all Chicago area Panera cafes are offering samples of the Power Breakfast sandwich; BBQ Chopped Chicken salad (with fire-roasted corn, tri-colored tortilla strips, all-natural chicken and a BBQ ranch dressing); Napa Almond Chicken sandwich (made with celery, almonds and grapes); and two new brownies, one blonde and one fudge. Tastings are available from 6 am to 9 pm at all Panera locations.

 
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ANon / September 9, 2009 12:10 PM

i don't think it's available at all locations - the panera website says to call your local panera bread and check

LB / September 9, 2009 4:49 PM

The info sent to GB said all of the 80+ Chicago area locations.

Hillary / September 11, 2009 12:18 PM

Shoot - I missed this! Sad! Thanks for the information though.

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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