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Thursday, September 20, 2012

Panera Gift Card Giveaway!


To celebrate the opening of their new Mission Viejo, CA location (25523 Marguerite Parkway, Suite A2), Panera invited me down to sample some of their menu items and give away a couple of gift cards to my readers.

We were able to sample many of their items from sandwiches to soups and freshly made breads. Every morning Panera freshly makes all of their baked goods. The baked goods from the previous day are donated to a local charity.

Of all the items I tried, I believe that my favorite was the Sonoma Chicken Stew with a Dry Jack Cheese Biscuit (pictured above on the left). The stew was very creamy and reminded me of the filling of a great chicken pot pie. In fact, I was thinking of buying a large batch of this later to bring home and bake into some pie shells. The chicken stew is a seasonal item though, so get it while you can! Panera has graciously offered to give away two $10 gift cards to two lucky readers. Use the rafflecopter form below to enter!

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54 comments:

eclairre said...

My favorite is Sausage & Gouda Baked Egg Soufflé

Kristin said...

My favorite item is the tomato soup! Great giveaway :)

jzagarjr said...

I like the broccoli cheddar soup

Anonymous said...

Any of the baked egg soufflés! They're my breakfast treat to myself. :)

AmFatallyYours said...

Asian Sesame Chicken is my favorite!

Safiyyah Abdurrahman said...

I love their Scones.

Lkay107 said...

baked potatoes soup

padenar said...

Cinnamon Crunch Bagel!

Stacey said...

I love their Sierra Turkey sandwich. Yummy!

Thanks for the giveaway!

girlrobot said...

I love their veggie sandwich...i forget the official name

Becky Bryant said...

Any of their soups. Actually everything they have is awesome.

Jen Haile said...

I love their clam chowder!

Gina Alfani said...

Any of their soups . . . but broccoli cheddar is my favorite!

Anonymous said...

rarimgc 697I like the broccoli cheddar soup

Stephanie Behlen said...

I love the Asian chicken salad.

Melissa Saenz said...

Baked potato soup! YUM!

Sally McIntyre said...

I love all the soups they have..

esther said...

cinnamon crunch bagel with honey walnut cream cheese

jayne said...

mmm... love panera!

Ken Ohl said...

I love all the soups

Barb K. said...

I like the Sierra Turkey sandwich.
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Anonymous said...

I haven't tried any of the food items, but I like the muli grain bread, so yummy. Hsglory@gmail.com

MommyMandi said...

I love the soups!
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natasha hunter said...

Hard to choose.

Christina Kelbel said...

I love their soups!

meg said...

I adore the Clam Chowder from Paners Bread!!! (Meg Tucker / yelowgirl123@yahoo.com)

Sara Wood said...

I love the bread bowls.

tls271 said...

the cheese bagels are the best..thanks, simmsmba@gmail.com

Thomas Murphy said...

I like the Asian Sesame Chicken
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Terri said...

I love the soup bread bowls, broccoli cheese is my favorite. terri.moore30@yahoo.com thank you!

Christy Maurer said...

I love all of their salads! And of course the bagels! The cinnamon one is to die for.

Dee said...

I love the broccoli cheddar soup! :)

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charlene k said...

I like Panera's cinnamon crisp bagels with hazelnut spread.

pennelope merriweather said...

my favorite is the chicken salad..! Thanks for the giveaway!

steffie said...

i love their baked potatoe soup, in the bread bowl! yum

Sara said...

Bacon Turkey Bravo

Amy said...

I LOVE the broccoli cheddar soup, and the baked egg souffles, and of course the cookies too ;)

Rita M said...

Tried the Sonoma Chicken Stew with a Dry Jack Cheese Biscuit this past weekend - awesome!

Elena said...

I like greek salad

Linda Kish said...

I get the pick two...Italian Combo sandwich and broccoli cheddar soup

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Karen Nagy said...

Anything with you pick two, and iced tea!

Wendy Kroy said...

lemon chicken orzo soup and a greek salad

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Laura Jacobson said...

I love their FUJI APPLE CHICKEN Salad!

Sarah said...

I love their broccoli cheddar soup and the cookies/pasteries!

Rachel Travis said...

love the grilled cheese with tomato soup!

Sandyhere said...

I love everything on the menu but their baked potato soup is on my radar right now with a chunk of their multigrain bread.

lyndsey said...

french onion soup

Wendi Watson said...

french onion soup of course

Ashley said...

I like the potato soup.

Henry Fraser said...

Cinnamon Crunch Bagels!!

kari jasus said...

bread in a bowl - broccoli and cheese soup

♡♥♬ Carolsue ♡♥♬ said...

Roasted Turkey and Cranberry Pannini
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Naina John said...

I like soups there

randio said...

I love the broccoli cheese soup in a bread bowl!