Au Bon Pain Corporation

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2014

    Here's Where to Head for a Burger in LGA's Terminal D

    Flying out of LaGuardia airport requires a level of steadfastness that few can muster without the help of medication, booze, or certifiable insanity. Besides the crumbling buildings and surly security staff, intrepid travelers often face a dearth of options for decent sustenance: woe betide the hung ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2014

    The 10 Best Coffee Shops in Jersey City and Hoboken

    The morning grind of crossing over and under the Hudson requires some extra motivation, and with a burgeoning coffee scene that's been quietly percolating far beyond the Starbucks-and-Dunkin-dominated PATH hubs, there's never been a better time to detour for your morning fix. These are the 10 best c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2013

    Bloomberg Says Plan to Reduce Salt in Our Food Is Making Progress

    Earlier today, Mayor Mike Bloomberg announced that he's been working with 21 different food companies, including Heinz, Starbucks, Au Bon Pain, and Butterball to reduce the amount of sodium in pre-packaged foods. Though it's the most recent publicized battle of the mayor's three-term war on food, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2012

    How to Handle Penn Station Without Popping a Xanax

    There's an advertisement on the subways that you might have seen. It describes a project in the works - the largest public works extravaganza in the country - known as East Side Access: a portal from Grand Central Terminal that will outsource time and trains from Penn Station. As the sign says, "Com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2011

    McDonald's Seen As Healthier Than Subway; Jane Goodall Sues Over Baby Food

    ​McDonald's beat Subway in a survey of how healthy the fast-food chains appear to customers. Chipotle scored highest, while Five Guys and Au Bon Pain weren't far behind. [Nation's Restaurant News] While the Food Network here has just crowned its latest Star, Asian Food Channel recently comple ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2011

    After 78 Years, the Film Center Café Closes Its Doors in Hells Kitchen

    Film Center Café​Looks like yet another old-timer has gone to the great beyond: after 78 years, the Film Center Café has closed.

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2011

    Bottle Service Is Back, Baby; Upscale Restos Do Fast Food

    ​Jason Wang of Xi'an Famous Foods and Jonel Picioane of the Ridgewood Pork Store and the Sunnyside Meat Market are examples of second generations in food families taking their businesses into the 21st century. [NY Times] Au Bon Pain has announced a redesign to stores and a menu expansion that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2011

    What's Happening This Week: Taste Brooklyn, FiDi; Meet a Pig Farmer

    As you may know, our weekly dining and drinking newsletter features all the coolest epicurean events in the city. Sign up for it here! Tasting Brooklyn Century Loft Tuesday, April 5 at 6:30 p.m. Sample dishes from the borough's best restaurants and food purveyors, including Barrio Foods, Clover Clu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2010

    Au Bon Pain Tries to Cash in on Cupcakes​What was it we were just saying about cupcakes and Dante's Third Circle of Hell? Taking a page from every other wannabe entrepreneur in town -- or maybe just McDonald's Germany -- Au Bon Pain is getting into the cupcake racket. Nation's Restaurant News reports that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    Kinda Fast Food Places Rule "Healthiest Fast Food Chains" List

    What we would call real fast food places.(photo by Flickr/AdamL212, some rights reserved)Health magazine has released its list of the ten healthiest fast food chains in the country, but it's hard to come by the supposed healthiest option in the city, much to Mayor Bloomberg's dismay, we're guessing. ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 23, 2008

    Braai: Both Fun and Game

    Come get your grilled-beastie fix

  • Theater

    April 17, 2007

    Hell Is for Bohos

    In her new show Church, Young-Jean Lee makes a none-too-joyful noise

  • Columns

    December 28, 2004
  • News

    January 15, 2002

    The Last Working-Class Diner

    An East Side Hash House Fights to Hold On

  • News

    August 7, 2001

    Standing Guard at the Revolving Door

    A Day in the Life of a Parole Officer