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On the menu: A new type of Au Bon Pain

Bistro targets suburbs with casual sit-down restaurants with the ease of fast food

Pastries and more at Au Bon Pain's Bistro

Photo Gallery Photo gallery: A closer look at Bistro

See the changes taking place at Au Bon Pain.
By Jenn Abelson
Globe Staff / August 8, 2006

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WOBURN -- Au Bon Pain is taking another shot at the suburban market with its latest prototype, the Bistro, which opens here this week with an expanded menu, late hours, and table service. It's a new direction for the 255-unit chain, which began as a Boston bakery selling baguettes and croissants three decades ago. Au Bon Pain has struggled to ... (Full article: 879 words)

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