Don Hutcheson

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2014

    The Original Saint Louis Bread Company is Closing

    Saint Louis Bread Company, a national chain with over 100 bakery-cafes in the St. Louis area alone, opened its first location in Kirkwood in 1987. Panera, as the company is commonly known outside the city, isn't going anywhere, but that original restaurant is. After almost 30 years, the Kirkwood's B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2013

    Panera Bread Debuts Slow-Carb Hidden Menu in St. Louis Today

    In November Gut Check learned that Panera Bread, the nationwide brand of locally owned and operated St. Louis Bread Company, had introduced a new "hidden menu" in collaboration with Tim Ferriss of The 4-Hour Chef, to its bakery cafes in New York City. Our curiosity -- and OK, maybe jealousy -- pique ... More >>