Sunday, January 16, 2011

My Happy Place . . . Panera

Close your eyes, take a deep breath, and go to your "happy place." 
Wanna see mine?


Panera is my happy place.  


I've told Mr. E many times that I could eat breakfast, lunch and dinner at Panera EVERY day and be a happy camper.  {I guess he was listening because for my birthday, he gave me a Panera gift card.  In my Christmas stocking, there was another Panera gift card. :) Yay, Mr. E!}

Our family goes to Panera quite a bit, and it is always my suggestion for a girl's lunch place.  But, what I *really* love?  Going all my my lonesome, ordering a Cinnamon Crunch Bagel, a decaf cappuccino, and  breaking out my laptop to catch up on blog reading. And tweeting.

{I hate to break it to "the coffee shop on every corner", but Panera makes *the best* cappuccino.}

I was contacted to be part of a group of "Panera bloggers," sharing recipes (!), waxing poetic about bread, etc.  (First, I had to check with Mr. E to make sure he was not pulling my leg. I mean, when you get an email from your favorite restaurant, it seems a little suspicious.)  I'm hoping maybe Panera will let me LIVE in the kitchen for a while....we'll see.
In the meantime, what do YOU love about Panera?

*This is a sponsored post, but my opinions and my love of the cinnamon crunch bagel are ALL my own!*

119 comments:

  1. I've never heard of Panera, but that looks super yummy♥

    xoxo
    Ai

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  2. Congratulations Bridget! We don't have a Panera here but if we did I'm sure I'd go. If Bakeat350 recommends it then is must be awesome.

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  3. I actually went for the first time 1.5 weeks ago because my husband's boss gave him a gift card for Christmas. I was in love. I haven't tried enough stuff to say what my favorite is but I can't wait to try their soup (broccoli and cheese) next time along with a pastry.

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  4. Oh, I love Panera. Like you, I could eat there for breakfast, lunch and dinner and not get bored. Some of my favorites...Frontega Chicken Sandwich, French Onion Soup, Parisian Chicken Soup, Asiago Cheese Bagels, any of their yummy salads...yes, I am a Panera freak! If they need any more Panera bloggers, let me know!

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  5. you know it's called St. Louis Bread Co here.....or as well all call it, "Bread Co"!

    We seriously go there several times a week most weeks. I LOVE LOVE LOVE Panera!!

    The restaurants are always so clean, friendly, awesome fast food with lots of variety.

    If you get to hang out in their kitchen, can I come?

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  6. My own home kitchen in my happy place but I like Panera just fine.

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  7. What do I love? Just about everything! The Veggie sandwich is so good. Their greek dressing is divine and don't get me started on those pastries!!

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  8. We don't have Panera here too... But that bread photo is sure making me hungry! Cinnamon Crunch bagel sounds so temptingly delish! =)

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  9. No Panera in my itty bitty town, nor the bigger town 40 min away. But I did get to eat at one a couple of years and go and it was yummy!! Hope they come to us soon.

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  10. I LOVE Panera!!! Have you had their Mac and Cheese??? Soooooooo good! And the Asian Chicken Salad...yummmmmm. And the bagels! Can't pick just one thing. Now I want to go to Panera, which is just across the street from my apartment...too bad I've got a roast chicken in the oven and yummy beef in the crockpot already.

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  11. Ohhh I didn't even have to read down to know that was a Cinnamon Crunch bagel! It's my favorite one. I also love their mac and cheese. It's so amazingly delicious I always get it instead of soup now when I do the You Pick Two deal.

    The only thing I wish is that Panera would do breakfast all day. We never manage to remember they do breakfast until it's over.

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  12. oh girl! i am so with you on a love for the cinnamon crunch bagel but i usually enjoy each morsel with some raspberry cream cheese and their yummy hazelnut coffee...mmmmmm

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  13. I love the cinnamon crunch bagels at Panera - or as we call it here in St. Louis - St. Louis Bread Co.

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  14. I love everything about Panera and miss it desperately! We don't have one up where we live now and miss having it right nearby as I did for so many years. I so wish they would open one here!!!! I LOVE the Cinnamon Crunch Bagel and wish I had one right next door for the Sun-Dried Tomato Bread!!!!!

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  15. Four Cheese Egg Souffle is the best thing on earth! I LOVE Panera!!

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  16. I dont get there too often because the closest one to me is about an hour away... but I DO love that bagel! And cinnamon bread. And soup. Heck, there isnt too much I dont love! :)

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  17. YUM! love panera!! we go there quite a bit since there's one about 5 min from our house! bacon turkey bravo with a soup bowl!!

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  18. I {love} Panara, too! Their Cinnamon Crunch bagels are my absolute favorite, but I also enjoy their scones when I go there alone to read. In fact, I just escaped there to do some reading and have a small reprieve and enjoyed a cafe mocha along with my strawberry scone.

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  19. I go cross border shopping about three times a year and my friends and I ALWAYS have lunch at Panera! If you've got an in, tell them to get their behinds into Canada!

    https://jennoreilly.wordpress.com/

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  20. What a great opportunity! I love Panera! My favorite bagel is the Cinnamon Crunch too. For lunch, I usually do half Greek salad, half soup (either black bean or broccoli cheese).

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  21. When my daughter got married, I told her brother that I would have cinnamon crunch bagels in the guys dressing room. He said *Get doughnuts. Bagels are for girls.* Then he ate one. Now he is hooked! Me too!

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  22. Ooo, Cinnamon crunch bagels are my favorite too! Add some hazelnut cream cheese and I'm in heaven.

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  23. agh! I love Panera! It's definetely one of my go to places for lunch dates with friends, dinner dates with the hubs, or a place for me to study and people watch. So jealous you're part of their blogger squad!!

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  24. I'm easy to please...their toasted bagels with cream cheese:) Have fun with your new connection to your "happy place" !

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  25. Sigh, you've got me craving a Cinnamon Crunch bagel now. It's my favorite thing about Panera, for sure. Your post got me thinking about when I was doing my Masters - I'd often stop in, nab a booth to myself, get lunch, coffee, possibly a Cinnamon Crunch bagel and frozen mocha (mmm!) after, and sit on my laptop for hours doing research and typing up papers. It was surprisingly relaxing and enjoyable, considering the work. Says a lot about Panera, I guess. Now I'm living in the UK, I miss it a lot. My husband (who owes me for introducing him to it because he's in love) and I are always sure to have a meal or two there on our visits.

    Thanks for the post! :)

    Sarah

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  26. Ciabatta egg and cheese sandwich, I finally had to make my own at home so I wouldn't go crazy!

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  27. They have a super Mediterranean sandwich. So glad you found your happy place. Mine is Target.

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  28. I'm not sure what I love at Panera. I've never eaten at one. Today as I was leaving the Super Target near my house I saw that pretty "Panera Bread" sign over what was a vacant store. I can't wait to try a cinnamon crunch bagel very soon!

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  29. Delicious hazelnut coffee. And the soups and sammies make the best lunch. I recently read that Panera is one of the healthier 'fast food' choices. Bonus!

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  30. I love LOVE Panera too, especially when my wi-fi goes out :) But I don't just use them for free Internet. I also love their soup in a bread bowl. YUM.

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  31. mmm... as a girl from Kansas City, I too LOVE Panera. Sadly, they have their "other" version of sandwich/salad place, Paradise Bakery, in Arizona where I now live and it's totally not as good. (it's tasty, but not DELICIOUS).

    I miss the greek salad and the italian sandwich... mmm.... and I agree, their skinny decaff sugar-free vanilla lattes for breakfast are the best. YUM!

    PS- my mom always brings us several loaves of Paners's sliced 9-grain bread when she visits. It makes the best toast!

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  32. Haven't heard of Panera before, but it sounds like my kind of place for sure!

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  33. I love Panera too! The cinnamon crunch bagels and the broccoli cheddar soup are my faves!

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  34. Breakfast - Cinnamon Crunch bagel with Hazelnut cream cheese

    Lunch - Fuji Apple Chicken salas

    Dinner - Always the "you pick 2" Bacon Turkey Bravo sandwich and Broccoli Cheddar soup.

    I LOVE PANERA!!!

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  35. Panera is my happy place as well! So many delicious options it takes me forever to decide what to eat! Their Black Bean soup is amazing!

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  36. Love Panera - the soups are amazing - broccoli cheese soup in a breadbowl!!!!! Great. Now I'm hungry! ;)

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  37. Panera is one of my favorite places too! I love their fuji apple chicken salad, yum!

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  38. I LOVE Panera! My mom and I used to go every Saturday for lunch. Now I go when I get a chance, and I always get the Asiago Cheese bagel and a chocolate chip bagel (for "dessert", of course!) I love snacking on a bagel and drinking hot chocolate beside their fireplace!

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  39. I love Panera. They have my favorite bagels and cream cheese.

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  40. This post seriously made me laugh - you see, I'm a manager with Panera Bread. I totally *get* the devotion of the people who visit us every day, as I see evidence of it every time I work.

    And you want a trip into the back of the house? Ask the managers of your local Panera and see if they will give you a tour. It's probably less exciting than you might imagine, as all the real magic happens at night when the baker comes to work.

    My current favorite is our Valentine's cookies - shortbread with icing? I'm totally in for that!

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  41. That's my favorite bagel too. Keep up posted on the Panera/blog details.

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  42. My cousin is the manager of the best Panera in OK. He would let you in the kitchen for a day!! I sure miss it now that we've moved so far away!

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  43. I have only been there once. We had lunch after church with friends. I had black bean soup and it was delish. It looked like a place that I could live too.

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  44. BTW- the Panera I was able to visit was 6 hours away from my home. There isn't one where I live - probably a good thing in many ways.

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  45. Asiago cheese bagel!! So yummy.

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  46. The cranberry vanilla bagel that they have only in Oct.

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  47. I worked at a Panera for 3 years and STILL love their food. It never gets old!

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  48. The closest Panera to me is about 26 miles and can take an hour to get there. I have never been. I have always heard good things about them. They should build one closer to me. ;o) When you get to live in the kitchen, tell them that for me would ya. ;o) tee hee. ;o)

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  49. I think my favorite would be the Parisian Chicken Soup, which I've only been fortunate to find maybe twice. I could eat it twice a day and be thrilled.

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  50. I go to Panera every Sunday for a Bacon Turkey Bravo. With Baked Lays, it's my favorite meal. I even choose it for my birthday supper!

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  51. A few years ago, when I had just finished college and I didn't have a penny, I'd splurge on Sunday afternoons by walking to Panera to enjoy a cinnamon crunch bagel and coffee. :)

    My mom and I go to Panera for lunch all the time! They have the best chicken noodle soup I've ever tasted.

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  52. Oh my --- my family loves Panera! I was so hoping you were posting the recipe to the cinnamon crunch bagel! We just ate breakfast there this morning. Lately we have been hooked on the jalapeno cheddar bagel breakfast sandwich. Definitely give it a try!

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  53. Shout out to the Panera in North Austin! I'm there every week for my knitting club.

    How come I never have had the cinnamon crunch bagel? I must rectify this immediately! I always have the black bean soup which is very filling and hardly any calories.

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  54. Phew!
    I thought I was the only wife whose favorite gift from her husband was a Panera Gift Card- guilt free meal(s, snacks, etc lol)
    My only disappointment is they did away with their Very Chocolate Brownie and are now serving a very NOT fresh pre-sliced/packaged poor excuse for a brownie... but the upside is now I can concentrate more fully on that same bagel you love! And the scones and the sandwiches *sigh*

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  55. So much...french toast bagel, sierra turkey sandwich and tomato soup...just to name a few!

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  56. When I first saw the picture, before I even read your post, I knew it was the Cinnamon Crunch Bagel. I really thought you were going to post the recipe on how to make it at home! :-) It is soo good!

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  57. I love their asian chicken salad! I'll have to try their cappuccino sometimes.

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  58. I knew as soon as I saw your picture it was a cinnamon bagel, my kids fav! I enjoy their black bean soup. Great place any time of day!
    btw, I made your sugar cookies for Christmas, HUGE HIT at my home! thx

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  59. I LOVE Panera too! One of my happy places!

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  60. What don't I love about Panera....favorite is Pick 2 with BBQ chicken salad and chicken noodle soup. But the Mac N Cheese is pretty amazing too!!

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  61. I love everything! The freshness of the food, huge proportions for reasonable price (so I can eat again later :D)great atmosphere...mmm. My favorite thing is the Cuban. SO GOOD. And now I am totally craving it...

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  62. How wonderful! I could eat Panera's Cream of Chicken & Wild Rice soup every day, and it could easily become my happy place!

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  63. It's one of my favorite restaurants too! I LOVE their broccoli cheddar soup and the baguette! This weekend we went their for lunch and I had one of their new wild berry smoothies, it was Amazing! I got Panera gift cards for Christmas too!

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  64. My family LOVES Panera, we visit way too often! I love the Cobb Salad and ham and cheese on the grill!

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  65. Funny that you should say Panera is your happy place because I was just thinking last week when I was there that I'd go there more often if I loved the atmosphere more. I think it is just the Panera by my work that is like that, but just something about it isn't welcoming. However, I sacrifice it for their creamy chicken and rice soup & mediterannean veggie sandwich. MMMM.

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  66. Mmmmmm! I haven't been to Panera in awhile. I now can think of nothing else but going there and having a Bacon Turkey Bravo (without tomato). So good! Congratulations on the new opportunity. It sounds awesome! Carrie

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  67. I LOVE LOVE LOVE their "you pick 2" Chicken Caesar sandiwich and creamy tomato soup... OR the cinnamon crunch bagel!

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  68. Aww yeah!!! I love Panera and we only get to go when we travel to the big city~

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  69. I went there quite a bit back before my kids were born. I loved their desserts and their sandwiches. Now I don't get to go as much, but I love getting their broccoli cheddar soup at Costco. You are really making me crave that bagel though.

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  70. I love Panera, too. Even their everyday-ordinary coffee is great. It was so fun to read this post, because it is one of my daughter's favorite places to go on a Mom/daughter outing, so we went this past weekend! Her favorite item?? - Cinnamon Crunch Bagel:)

    There isn't much there I DON'T love! I will say my current favorite breakfast item for "sticking" is the Power Breakfast Sandwich. For lunch or dinner I adore their Orchard Chicken Salad - it's a treat even though it's salad!

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  71. I wait every year for their gingerbread bagels!!!!

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  72. I am in LOVE with Panera! In fact, I am there now :) Usually my happy place entails just me, but my hubby tagged along today. Have to do pick two option... too many good choices :)

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  73. Hmm... I have never tried a cappuccino at Panera. I need to fix that! I do love their cinnamon crunch bagels, though.

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  74. Oh, I love it all! Bagels are delicious. Also love their chicken caeser salad.

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  75. 3 words: Turkey. Artichoke. Panini. Yum!!

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  76. I love Panera too! I love their sesame bagel (toasted) with plain cream cheese . . . mmmmm. Whenever my sisters and I get together, Panera is our go-to place for girl talk. Love it!

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  77. I love their soup, especially the clam chowder. And the bagels. Oh the yumminess of it! My son and I love to take are laptops and sit up there munching and drinking and browsing. It's so relaxing!

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  78. I'm a simple girl - I like being able to pour my own coffee with any combination I see fit. And if I'm in the mood to splurge - they make an absolutely wonderful cup of steaming hot chocolate (real milk) served in a bowl-sized cup (not paper) with a huge swirl of whipped cream and a drizzle of chocolate. Y-U-M!

    S.W.A.K.

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  79. My husband and I just ate at Panera this weekend. So good! I love the regular French baguette with anything. My favorite thing, though, is the Strawberry Poppyseed Salad. Unfortunately it's only there in the summer and I'm craving one now!

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  80. Your post sent us to Panera for lunch today. Their new thai chopped chicken salad is awesome! And I had to get a cappuccino on my way out after the way you praised them. You were right about those.

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  81. Mmmm... Panera is awesome... I love a good toasty sesame seed bagel with R/F cream cheese and some hazelnut coffee, or any of their soups (French Onion, Broc & Cheese, Black Bean, etc.) and a whole grain baguette, or my new obsession: their Cinnamon Chip Scones. YUM!

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  82. I love, love, LOVE Panera. I, too, received a gift card for Christmas, but I've yet to use it. (Doesn't mean I haven't been there, just that my meal was paid for by someone else!)

    The cinnamon crunch bagel with hazelnut cream cheese is the only bagel I order, but I also adore their blueberry scones.

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  83. I really like their Apple chicken salad. I have that sometime for lunch.

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  84. How awesome!! I'm a huge fan of their bagels and coffee too - and their salads, and their soups, and, well, ALL their food! One of my favorite places to eat as well.

    And I love that they often get involved in community activities - they contributed food for the after meal at a 5K I ran last year...a Cinnamon Crunch bagel sure hit the spot after that!

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  85. what can i say other than i LOOOOOOVVVVVVEEEEEEE the same bagel you chose Bridget - Cinnamon Crunch - oh dear heavens SWOON!!! And Panera's? Good quality food and fun people! I wrote a post about a day at Panera's - you can search on my site if you're ever interested!!

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  86. I just love Panera! A cup of broccoli cheddar soup with a French baguette side and I am heaven. :-)

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  87. Ahhh Panera!! I love that place. I'm so sad there are none in Salt Lake. I used to go to it all the time when we lived in California. Yummy!!!

    xoxo
    Jen

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  88. I love love love the bread at Panera!!! It is so delicious and tastes like artisan bread, not like the bread you buy at the grocery store. I love the chicken and rice soup in a bread bowl, the lobster roll, the caesar salad, scones and the salmon salad that appears to have been discontinued. And, I love the lemonade!!!! One of the best features about Panera is the relaxed atmosphere - it's a great place to eat and hang out with friends. If we can get seats by the fireplace we are in heaven!!

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  89. Wow, I've never heard of Panera, I wonder if there is one near me? I'm going to watch for it now, it sounds FABULOUS!

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  90. Their chai... *sigh* I e-mailed them to beg them to open in Canada, specifically in BC, but so far, no dice. I also love their french toast bagels toasted with hazelnut cream cheese. (The cinnamon crunch bagels are a little too sweet for me, unless I'm having it as a mid-afternoon snack.)

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  91. Seriously, you can't ask me to pick just one thing. Lunch there makes my day always. A bowl of soup and crusty bread...Mmm,mmm good.

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  92. Oh, I love Panera! I used to live 3 minutes from one, and ate there all the time! Now I have to drive over 3 hours...yikes! I love their salads and of course their breakfast treats! I'm tempted brave the snowy roads and drive there for lunch!

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  93. Oh I am sooooo jealous. Like you I think I could eat there for every meal. Starting with a yummy warmed cinnamon roll or a yummy chewy bagel and coffee, lunch of Potato or Brocoli Cheese soup and a chicken cesar salad and dinner of a Turkey sammie with honey mustard, spicy cheese and toasted up warm and cruncy with yet another salad or soup. BTW did I mention I am SOOOOO jealous. LOL

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  94. I love Panera too! My favorite is You pick 2! Because I get to have two favorites at once. And there are so many. My favorite dessert is the dark chocolate cookie with the white chips. Mmmmm, I've tried to duplicate it at home. No luck so far. : )

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  95. i don't normally leave comments, but once i saw this one, i got SO excited. I LOVE PANERA! it is also my happy place!! when my husband is having a guys night which happens to be at our house, i retreat to Panera. Here's what i love: the "You Pick Two" deal with the Sierra Turkey half sandwich and a caesar salad (the croutons are the best)!!! PLUS i also LOVE their new(er) Mac & Cheese!! and their muffin tops and cinnamon chip scone!! Best part too is the music they play - perfect for web-surfing, doing homework, study groups, journaling, anything!!

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  96. Congratulations on being asked!! We love Panera just as much! We are a couple of "pick-two'er's! For me it's always a salad with a cup of soup - Mr. B needs his turkey, bacon Bravo sandwich and soup. We love it! The atmosphere, the free WiFi... Oh, and the bagels and sweets are good too!

    Don't forget to register for your "My Panera" card on-line!

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  97. Congratulations on being a chosen one by such an awesome company! They seem to be popping up all over around SoCal lately. I keep hoping one will get closer to me. DH will stop by on his way home from work when we want the 'really good bread'. I'm a fan, that's for sure. Love the idea of your alone time among the aroma of baking bread with a cuppa jo. *sigh*

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  98. I love Panera! I love it even more since my 17 year old son started working there almost a year and a half ago! I am a huge bread junkie so having my son bring me some home is just wonderful. He now brings me sweet treats, bread or bagels when he works and wants something or to go somewhere as a bribe. It totally works!

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  99. I think you may have created a problem for me. Until you did this post, I was always happy to just have iced tea at Panera, with whatever I ordered for lunch. After trying the cappuccino, that's all I can think of. I'll have to find a reason to pass a Panera again very soon..........like today.

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  100. LOVE Panera! My fave? Asiago Cheese bagel, sliced in the BREAD slicer (it creates disc/chip-shaped pieces) and dunking the pieces into sun-dried tomato cream cheese. YUM! :)

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  101. I do love Panera Bridget! Congrats to you! What fun!
    As far as I'm concerned, it's the perfect place to meet my girlfriends any time of day or treat my daughters to a quick & nutritious out-to-lunch during school! I simply adore their soup & 1/2 sandwich combo...and their bagels and their salads and...

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  102. Ooooh, I have a fondness for crusty sourdough bread...When I was pregnant, I ate so much my friend said my baby would probably come out looking like a loaf of bread!

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  103. I love, LOVE, Panera as well. We are addicted to those cinnamon crunch bagels too. I mistakenly found out how many calories are in one and regret ever learning that information. I love all of their food and the iced tea R*O*C*K*S! After 2 refills I feel like I am running on full caffeine (not to mention I have to pee really bad!). You are so lucky to be contacted by Panera. Enjoy!

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  104. Their Creamy Tomato Soup is the best! :)

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  105. Oh my gosh. LUCKY YOU! I LOVE LOVE LOVE Panera! We go to the local one often and then on our trip from IL to MI which is done a number of times a year to visit family and now my son who is attending law school there too we ALWAYS stop at a Panera which is just off the interstate on the way there. We tend to leave very early in the morning so we arrive at this Panera while they are still serving breakfast. They have an AWESOME breakfast sandwhich I have become addicted to. It's a sandwich made on a sandwich press on a Ciabatta roll with egg, bacon, and white chedar cheese. OMG SOOOOOOOOO GOOD! I actually had to buy my own sandwich press to make my own when we can't get down to our local Panera since it's about 30 minutes away. I WISH they'd open one closer. I LOVE their bagels too. The Cinnamon Crunch I can eat just like a donut with nothing on it at all.

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  106. OMGoodness!
    You are a PANERA GIRL!
    I bet you about passed out when they emailed your cute self!!!!!!
    I LOVE it that you snuggle in and blog in Panera!
    And sip and eat that yummmmmy cinnamon bagel!
    You ROCK sweet girl!
    I haven't seen a Panera since I left The South!
    Or a SONIC!
    Or a Chic~fil~A!
    Please bring me a chic~fil~a sandwich...a route 44 diet coke with cherry from Sonic...and that panera cinnamon bagel whey you come to Bainbridge!
    Wanna know what else I love!
    That you have a HAPPY place!
    I just LOVE that about YOU!
    Can't wait to see what Panera has in store for YOU!
    And how bout that Sweet Mr. E pleasing his WOMAN!

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  107. Oh, how I love Panera. Oh, how I miss Panera. When I moved with my husband from southern California to Amarillo, Tx last summer, I not only left my family behind, but I left Panera. I miss their everything, but especially their Broccoli Cheese soup with a baguette.

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  108. The cinnamon crunch bagel is my favorite too!

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  109. Ohh, I love their pecan braids- yummy!! If you get to live in their kitchen, learn to make it and post it for me, OK? ;-)

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  110. The cinnamon crunch bagel at Panera is to die for. :)

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  111. I love Panera! I too could eat there morning, noon & night! Everything is fresh and soooo yummy.

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  112. Oh yes - I adore Panera. Love their bread, their French Toast bagels, their potato soup. Mmmmm!

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  113. Panera panera. Lift Kits I love it. That looks delicious.

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  114. Oh My Gosh you are so not going to read comment #116, but seriously?? How have I not found you sooner?! My entire blog is about cupcakes and loving the Bread Co (it's St. Louis Bread Co. in St. Louis!!!). I have posts - recently - about what I love about Bread Co...How on earth do you get chosen to write about Panera?! I came here through RE, and you're now a fave. I have to check out the rest of your blog, but I'm pretty certain we were quite possibly separated at birth.

    St. Louis Bread Co is my happy place baby. Amen.

    (shameless self-promotion, or just great minds thinking alike, here's the post i wrote recently:
    http://6byhisdesign.blogspot.com/2011/01/on-why-i-love-st-louis-bread-company.html )

    Blessings,
    Karin

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  115. cinnamon crunch bagel with their hazelnut cream cheese! mmmmmm :B

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  116. I realize I'm almost a year behind, but I just discovered this amazing blog! However, I worked at Panera during college. It was the best job ever. I still keep in touch with what I call my Panera Family. It's not just the food that makes Panera a favorite restaurant, but the atmosphere and the employees. I miss it so much!

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  117. When we lived in Katy, we were less than a mile from Panera. It was very dangerous. The Cinnamon Crunch bagel with hazelnut cream cheese is my carb Kryptonite. I also love their cranberry orange muffins and orange scones.

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