Thursday, February 14, 2013
The menu is only available to those who know about it.
Panera Bread has a "Hidden Menu" for customers. Although, at this point, the menu isn't really a big secret. It isn't advertised, and when ordering you have to tell the cashier that you're ordering from the "Hidden Menu." The concept offers healthier eating choices and was developed by Scott Davis, Panera Bread's Chief Concept Officer. According to Panera's website, the menu first launched in New York City in November. It is now at all Panera locations nationwide. Breakfast choices include: Lunch and dinner choices include: You can try out the hidden menu items at the Panera Bread in Skokie at 9611 Skokie Blvd. -- Skokie Patch on Facebook
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
This column writer reviews some of her favorite Skokie hot spots.
Standing in the 100-degree heat at the Skokie Fourth of July parade on Oakton Street and waving that little plastic American flag, my mind wandered and sauntered off its sometime vegetative state. Maybe it was that sun bearing down worse than one of my former bosses. Maybe it was that I had long run out of flavored water (tasty yet with zero calories, no less)? Maybe that it was that I coveted the ice cream in the parlor across the street? I do not know. All I know is that I marveled at all there is to do in this enclave. I mean there is a judo store for those who want to do judo, a Dollar Store for those who want to spend a dollar, or two, a park district with a swimming pool and the Swift for those who want to take a ride downtown, or …
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
The chain is also letting customers suggest locations where it can deliver free treats.
Panera Bread restaurants in Chicagoland are offering free coffee tomorrow, and all Wednesdays in February, from 7 to 9 a.m. No purchase is required. Locations of Panera Bread include 7023 W. Dempster, Niles; 9465 N. Milwaukee Ave., Niles; 30 S. Northwest Hwy., Park Ridge; 2512 Waukegan Road, Glenview; 1518 Market Street, Des Plaines; 9611 Skokie Blvd., Skokie; 1199 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette; 1700 Sherman Ave., Evanston and 940 Green Bay Road, Winnetka. And as part of its Warm Up Wednesdays campaign, the restaurant-bakery chain is also promising it will deliver free, warm treats to cold Chicagoans. According to a press release, Facebook users can make suggestions as to where Panera can deliver the treats on the Panera Facebook page at …