Tired of eating overpriced take-out or another bowl of pasta on those evenings you find yourself dining alone? Fast and deliciously original, the single-serving dishes featured here cut down on quantities, but not on taste. And since the only palate you have to please is your own, we've also come up with ways to personalize each dish for ultimate dinner satisfaction.
Chain Reaction: 2,000 Locations and good food in every one
How does the head chef of the Panera chain—which has nearly 2,000 locations in 45 states—feel about food? Just this: He wants all customers to get the chance to eat fresh, local food easily. We caught up with Dan Kish to find out how he makes this a reality in every Panera eatery in the country.