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National Soup Month Tour 2020 Creates The Unintentional Soup Critic

Posted on January 24, 2020

  By Jacqueline Bennett   On a lark last week I began posting my favorite soups on social media upon learning that January is National Soup Month. Launched on January 18, my “soup tour” is slated to wrap up on January 27 and has created “The Unintentional Soup Critic ” ~  me ! I’ve been having so much fun with my “soup tour” that I decided to write about it on newsandviewsjb. If you are reading this article, not only will you see the soups I selected thus far, but you will also get a sneak peek at what is coming in the next three days.   On day one of my “soup tour” I featured minestrone soup from Shady Glen Restaurant &…

Destination: Au Bon Pain – Holiday Shopping Oasis at Westfarms Mall

Posted on November 17, 2014

Write-up & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett   Looking for an oasis amid the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping? Try Au Bon Pain in Farmington, Connecticut at Westfarms Mall. The European feel of this small bakery/cafe is inviting. It features a variety of breads displayed immediately above half a dozen pots of simmering soups – plus offerings of croissants & more. Founded in 1978 in Boston, where it is still headquarted, Au Bon Pain which in French means -place with good bread or, with the good bread – is now a nationwide chain. As well, it has a presence in countries outside the United States. Au Bon Pain at “Westfarms” has the sense of being spacious, with a selection of long, round, or…