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  1. deals
    The Owner of Krispy Kreme Purchased Panera for Over $7 BillionThe same company also owns Peet’s Coffee & Tea and Stumptown.
  2. Video Feed
    There’s Video of a Panera Manager Hitting a Female EmployeeOne witness says that she slapped him and he retaliated.
  3. The Chain Gang
    Panera Says Its Food Will Have No Artificial Ingredients by 2016Good-bye, roast beef caramel coloring and cilantro-jalapeño hummus tocopherol.
  4. Happy Endings
    Panera Apologizes After Kicking Out Toddler With Squeaky ShoesLet this be a lesson to all those restaurants out there with insensitive employees.
  5. Hooray
    Panera Expands Pay-What-You-Want ConceptBut “well-to-do frat boys” don’t even leave change.
  6. Crime
    Wahlburgers New CEO Arrested for Possible Drunk DrivingRick Vanzura passed out atop his steering wheel, according to police.
  7. The Chain Gang
    Friendly’s Won’t Become PaneraThe chain’s new CEO wants to restore the ice cream parlors to greatness.
  8. Openings
    Harvard Square’s Big Ol’ Panera Will Open on Friday; Park Opens TodayGet sandwiches and meat pies in Harvard Square.
  9. The Week in Sports
    Former NFL Great Keyshawn Johnson Opening Santa Barbara’s First PaneraEven Reggie Bush put five on it.
  10. Mediavore
    Roy Choi Penning Bio for Bourdain; What Are L.A.’s Douchiest Bars?The book will detail the Kogi mastermind’s wild youth in L.A. through the founding of his Korean taco truck.
  11. Mediavore
    Nudie Bar Patron Shot In the Neck; Conscientious Panda Express Tests Recipes ItPlus: Recreating long-lost family recipes requires detective work and discerning palate; and Panera is planning more pay-optional locations, all in our morning news roundup.
  12. Mediavore
    Bouncer Pleads Not Guilty to Rape; Panda Express Tries Hard, Really CaresPlus pay-what-you-want Panera’s expansion plans and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  13. Mediavore
    San Diego Owner Fined for Hiring Undocumented Workers; Brian Malarkey OpeningMichel Malecot, of The French Gourmet, must pay $396,575 and serve five years probation after his conviction.
  14. Crime Scenes
    Busby’s Beating Suspects Caught in Arizona; Panera Beater Caught Red-HandedA man caught masturbating this month at a Santa Monica Panera has his bail denied.
  15. Empire Building
    Will You Dine at Harvard Square’s Enormous Panera?Harvard kids get a new hangout.
  16. Neighborhood Watch
    Joshua Tree to Close for Renovations; The Skinny on Naked Pizza’s JP OpeningPlus beer dinners, Bastille Day and more, all in our weekly neighborhood round-up.
  17. Mediavore
    Panera Launches Flagship Back Bay Eatery; Subway Experiments With CafesPlus a Waffle House brawl and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  18. Mediavore
    Restaurant Prices Increasing; How Not To Propose in a Mall Food CourtPrices have gone up and will continue to rise through the year.
  19. L.A. Diet
    Beth Littleford Eats Spicy Noodles in Her Car, Drinks Iced Tea Everywhere“Thank God I was alone in my car, because this was worse than wasted teenager or savage. This was full-on simian.”
  20. Mediavore
    Lomita Restaurant Owner Tries to Commit Suicide; Hate Crime at Korean RestaurantThe owner of Lomita’s Thyme Contemporary Cafe, a suspect in the death of his wife, tries leaping to his death while pursued by cops.
  21. Mediavore
    Local Groups Receive Grants For Maintaining the Region’s Food Systems;Plus: British airline EasyJet offers bacon and ham to passengers headed to Israel; and livestock farmers make a case for reviving the American bison, all in our morning news roundup.
  22. Mediavore
    EasyJet Gets Flack for Pork on Israel Flight; Panera Settles Crispani PizzaPlus: profile of a bison farmer, wheat’s big price drop, and more, in our morning news roundup.
  23. Mediavore
    Live Nation Sells House of Blues Shares; EasyJet Lands in Un-Kosher SituationPlus, Panera settles pizza lawsuit and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  24. Lists
    What Restaurants Have the Best Kids’ Menus?Do all kids’ menus suck? Or are some worth it?
  25. The Chain Gang
    Panera Invades Brooklyn; Chipotle Doubles Down in MidtownPlus: Are chains killing off small businesses?
  26. Celebrity Settings
    David Arquette Rages at The Colony in Hollywood; Halle Berry Munches atThe actor gets a little loose on the dance floor and winds up in a compromising position.
  27. Celebrity Settings
    Snoop Dogg and Mike Epps Prank a Local Thai Restaurant; Zach Galifianakis WashedThe trio of stoned funnymen pulls some dirty tricks on L.A. restaurants.
  28. Celebrity Settings
    Kara Kilmer Cooks at LudoBites; Andy Dick Gets Loaded (Yet Again) at Bar MarmontWhile the comedian stumbles around Hollywood, a starlet puts in some time on the line at Ludo Lefebvre’s pop-up.