Panera Bread Company

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2014

    Get Your Breakfast and Treats at Forest Cafe & Bakery in The Woodlands

    When you travel to The Woodlands/Conroe area, you are probably heading up north for a few reasons: 1) To see a concert at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion 2) To shop at The Woodlands Mall and Market Street or 3) To eat at one of the Waterway restaurants or newly established eateries in the surrou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2014

    Local Couple Seeks to Improve School Lunches with Wholesome Tummies Franchise

    One of the most pressing issues concerning childhood obesity deals specifically with the lunches and snacks that are served to students in schools. For years, many people have fought to force schools to serve healthier lunches. In 2010, British chef Jamie Oliver began his "Food Revolution" in Americ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2013

    Where To Eat While Shopping for Christmas: The Woodlands Mall Survival Guide

    Christmas is less than two weeks away. I repeat: TWO WEEKS AWAY. It's crunch time, people. If you're headed to The Woodlands Mall to get the final few things on your list (or to start your Christmas shopping ... no judging here), you'll need plenty of energy to battle the lines and crowds and keep ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2013

    A First Look at Fielding's Wood Grill in The Woodlands

    The area where The Woodlands and Shenandoah meet on Research Forest Dr. has transformed from small strip centers and rows and rows of trees to a completely new area for residents and those passing through on I-45 to stop and grab a bite to eat. While many of the restaurants in this area are chains, ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 27, 2013

    Finally Discovering Down House

    Where have you been all my life?

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2013

    Sampling the Summer Menu at Panera Bread

    Hot weather does not stimulate my appetite. The other day I was hungry, and driving around aimlessly, but nothing appealed to me. I passed restaurant after restaurant, in strip mall after strip mall, and nothing piqued my interest. Burgers? Too heavy. Chinese? Not in the mood. Grocery store? Too muc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2013

    Panera Bread's Healthy Hidden Menu: Why So Secretive?

    Secret menus at some of our favorite fast food, quick-service restaurants like Burger King, Sonic, Chipotle and McDonald's are not so secret anymore, and now you can add Panera Bread to that list. Like most secret menus go, the items off the menu are usually unhealthy, loaded with calories/carbs/fat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2012

    Make at Home: Panera Bread's Signature Macaroni & Cheese

    Macaroni and cheese will forever be one of the greatest comfort foods. It doesn't matter if you're five years old or 50 years old, you can always enjoy this creamy, cheesy and comforting dish. After browsing through Pinterest for a recipe to make for dinner, I continually came across the recipe for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Openings & Closings

    Photo courtesy of AvaInside Ava Kitchen & Whiskey Bar​First things first, for anyone who might be heading out to Skewers (3991 Richmond, 713-599-1444) for its grand reopening: Don't. At least, not yet. The restaurant's PR team emailed us an explanation for the delay this week: Skewers is not ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    The Shameless Chef: Pizza Soup

    This will feed a family of four, or one horse.​A long time ago, my friend Braeden and I were eating at TGIFriday's and Braeden was having a bit of a dilemma. He really wanted the thick slab of melted mozzarella cheese that went atop the French Onion soup, but he preferred the taste of the Toma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2009

    One Day Only: Buy a Potbelly Sandwich and Get Free Zapp's Chips This Wednesday

    Photo by trustellaPotbelly Sandwich Works, with 10 stores in the Houston area, is handing out free Zapp's potato chips with the purchase of a sandwich this Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Carl Segal, senior vice president and "Potbelly Food Dude," as he's known at the company, says that while Zapp ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 2, 2004

    Grande Plans

    Houston's most famous chef talks about prostate cancer, turning 50 and what's next for Cafe Annie

  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004