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Atlanta Bread Co.

Update: Atlanta Bread Co. is closed.

In a word: Good sammiches. Beware the big big bread bowls.

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Address, hours & details via Isthmus; official web site (beware the auto-resize). 

JM ate the honey maple ham sandwich, no cheese, and a fountain soda.
Nichole ate the "loaf of soup" with tomato, fennel and dill soup.
The bill was $11, or $5.50/person, plus tip.
JM gave Atlanta Bread Co. an A-; Nichole gave Atlanta Bread Co. a B+ (see our grading rubric).

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Nichole generally dislikes order-at-the-counter restaurants because the staff is usually (understandably) grumpy, and this was the case today. The atmosphere was OK until the new age music's cumulative effect became infuriating. They do have wifi, not that we're equipped to use it yet. They serve Coke fountain-style - maybe it's the Atlanta connection.

There was an issue of the Wisconsinite laying on our table with yet another alarming story about e-voting. <editorial>For crying out loud, calm down, it's not the technology, it's the money.</editorial> Atlanta Bread Co. doesn't seem to have a problem with it, as they're currently inviting diners to vote for their favorite salads.

As for the food, JM's sandwich was tasty and the chips were pretty good. Nichole's "loaf of soup" was too big (surprise!), so she ended up having to toss the best part - the crust - and by the end, the tomato soup began to taste exactly like marinara sauce. She won't do that again.

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I noticed last weekend that the University Ave. location is closed. Are their other Madison locations gone now, too? It may have been a Panera wannabe, but their chicken dumpling soup was the bomb.

Both are closed, but they were dead to me as soon as they stopped baking the zucchini muffins.

sad to hear they are gone, always wanted to try them, but never made it.

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