A pedestrian walks by a Panera Bread restaurant on June 3 in San Francisco. Panera Bread is set to remove artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners and preservatives from items on its menu by the end of 2016.
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May 6, 2015 Panera Bread says it's dropping artificial colors, preservatives and additives from many menu items. But while it says that includes artificial sweeteners, it's leaving sodas with them on the menu.
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In-N-Out Burger has long been known for its secret menu, featuring options such as "animal style" fries, "3x3" burgers and Neapolitan milkshakes.
February 21, 2013 Secret menus aren't new, but more restaurants are trying them out in order to set themselves apart and increase sales. Panera Bread, for instance, has rolled out a new secret menu with low-carb, health-conscious options to appeal to a new group of customers.
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The collection box at Panera's Clayton, MO, nonprofit store.
November 24, 2010 The nonprofit cafe in Dearborn, Mich., lets those who can't afford to pay the "suggested" price give what they can. Others can give more.
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