It seems like the Big Salad fad hit the skids about the same time as Rollerblades and Magic Eye pictures — with only the Caesar and Chinese chicken surviving into the new millennium
The good news: Bianchini’s is bringing ’em back. The gourmet sandwich and salad market lets you craft a salad on the fly with a variety of toppings and dressings done your way. They’ve also got more than a dozen specialty sandwiches and other lunchtime goodies as well as a grab-and-go section.
They’re headed to Santa Rosa (in the former Baja Fresh on Mendocino) in the coming weeks. Their first Sonoma County location has been a popular noontime escape in Petaluma.
2240 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa.