EatinEatOut : Fall 2012
96 WWW.EATINEATOUT.CA Panera Bread Company is based in St. Louis, MO, and started operations as a bakery in 1981. Today the company operates close to 1,600 bakery-cafes, and Ontario is their first venture into Canada. Their mandate is to deliver fresh healthy breads baked daily. The Wall Street Journal reported Panera Bread scored the highest level of customer loyalty in the quick casual restaurants category, and in 2011, Zagat, the trusted restaurant review service, gave Panera a Top Rating and the rank of Best Salad in the casual dining category. Panera's newest café opened this July in west-end Toronto. Upon entering you are greeted by a wall of fresh baked breads, rolls, bagels and sweets. There is a creative selection of Signature sandwiches, hot paninis, soups and salads to choose from. Standouts include: Asiago Roast Beef with smoked cheddar, onions and horseradish sauce on an asiago demi loaf, and Bacon Turkey Bravo on tomato basil bread with smoked gouda, smoked turkey, smoked bacon and signature sauce. Fresh fun meal choices are waiting for the kids - grilled cheese, mac & cheese and even PB&J! You can take your food to go, or dine in. The room is bright and spacious. There is also a large outdoor patio in the summer. For more information visit www.panerabread.com Sandwiches, Soups, Salads: $6.95 - $12.95 197 North Queen Street TORONTO, ONTARIO 416.622.6049 P nera B ea To ont Lori again, see new reviews each month at eatineatout.ca.