The brand is No. 5 on the magazine's top 10 list.
In lieu of payment, Panera hopes its customers will donate money -- which the store will match -- to benefit community programs.
Two more stores are planned to open by early 2009.
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NuRide, an incentive-based online ridesharing community, and Panera have partnered to provide a valuable offer from its "pick two" menu for commuters in the New York metro area who share rides.
Results from Sandelman & Associates 2007 Fast-Food Awards of Excellence
The resignation of Neal Yanofsky will be effective January 4, 2008.
Community and charitable organizations to join celebration at Kirkwood, Missouri, bakery-cafe.
The company speaks out against an article claiming that it's considering moving its headquarters to Boston.
The company will host a Web cast where it will release its 3Q results October 24.