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Lunch Break Quiz: Panera Vs. Cosi
Find out which sandwiches, salads, and soups are healthier at each chain.
This week’s Lunch Break pits two more popular lunch chains against one another: Panera Bread and Cosi.
The two fast-casual restaurants tout their fresh breads (and for Panera, their infamous bread bowls) and sandwich-salad-soup combos. But which one offers the healthier chicken salad or hearty soup? Test your knowledge and take our quiz.
Broccoli Cheddar Soup
An 8.7-ounce bread bowl filled with broccoli and cheddar soup.
Southwest Corn and Turkey Chili
White bean chili with turkey, green peppers, onions, green chilies, cilantro, and lime.
Thai Chicken Salad
All-natural, antibiotic-free chicken with romaine lettuce, Thai cashews, edamame, red peppers, carrots, cilantro, wonton strips, and Thai chili vinaigrette and peanut sauce.
Tandoori Chicken Salad
Mixed greens with red peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, tandoori chicken, and peppercorn-ranch dressing.
Fuji Apple Chicken Salad
All-natural, antibiotic-free chicken, mixed greens, romaine lettuce, tomatoes, red onions, pecans, Gorgonzola cheese, apple chips, and white balsamic apple vinaigrette.
Mixed greens with red grapes, pears, pistachios, dried cranberries, Gorgonzola cheese, and sherry-shallot vinaigrette.
Smoked Turkey on Three-Cheese Panini
Smoked turkey breast, smoked bacon, smoked cheddar, and sundried tomato ale mustard on three-cheese bread.
Chicken TBM Sandwich
All-natural grilled chicken with tomatoes, basil, mozzarella, and Cosi’s signature vinaigrette.
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