Panera joins fusion fun with new sandwich

Panera - Mac N Cheese Sandwich

One popular fast food trend that’s gone seemingly unnoticed by many – fusion dishes. Cases in point? Recently we’ve seen several brands merge popular dishes together to try and entice diners through their doors, such as:

Panera is now the latest brand to join in on the fun with their all new Grilled Mac & Cheese Sandwich; this new menu addition blends together two classics – mac & cheese and the grilled cheese sandwich.

Panera’s cheese creation Panera’s signature Mac & Cheese, which comprises fontina, mozzarella cheeses and Parmesan crisps then sandwiches it all between slices of White Miche, which is then toasted.

The new Grilled Mac & Cheese is priced $10.89 at the locations closest to us in Denver.

Image credit, Panera.

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