Panera Bread now has drive thru! We're busy peeps and my husband gets off work late every night - so sometimes dinner just doesn't get made. It's nice to know that we have a drive thru option other than burgers and fries!
We got quite a sampling - let's dive in!
The Frontega Chicken is always a good choice - it's got pulled chicken, mozzarella cheese, tomatoes, red onions, basil and chipotle mayo on focaccia. With the Pick 2 - I try something tried & true with something new...
The new was the Butternut Squash Ravioli. The sage & egg pasta is filled with squash, butter, brown sugar and amaretti cookies then tossed in a leek & garlic cream sauce and topped with arugula and fried onions. I didn't like this at all. At. All. It's just odd - it's sweet but not dessert sweet - blech. I actually haven't liked any of their pastas I've tried - too mushy or too rich - just not my style. I'm going back to their soup.
Why Should You Go? Panera is always a solid choice - while I didn't care for my pasta - the sandwiches are always great as are the soups and salads. I really like having a new drive-thru option nearby. You can also order from your phone as well.
Disclosure: Panera Bread provided me a gift card in exchange for this post. All opinions are my own.