Originally Posted by nelie
I didn't know Panera sold pastries? Or is that a regional thing? I don't remember ever seeing pastries at Panera.
I used to love Panera and go there regularly but for some reason they don't understand the meaning of 'no cheese'. I liked their black bean soup a lot though.
Wow. On their web page they show a bakery end which has pastries. I do occasionally buy a cinnamon crunch bagel, but otherwise stay away from it.
Some of the things I really like there (I usually do a Pick 2 when I can):
Chicken noodle soup
Black bean soup
Lemon Orzo soup (this seems to come and go)
Chicken BBQ salad
Chicken Thai Salad
Asian Chicken Salad
Shrimp and Soba Noodle Salad
Chicken Power Hummus Bowl
I occasionally get a sandwich - one of the turkey sandwiches that is lower cal or the napa chicken salad sandwich (I usually just eat the chicken salad without the bread). But the bread adds so many calories I usually don't get a sandwich.