Pret A Manger gives away free food at Boston stores
British sandwich chain Pret A Manger is giving away free food at its first two Boston stores that are opening in the next few days. Staff is handing out free food Wednesday and Thursday at the financial district location at 185 Franklin Street. The Back Bay shop, at 507 Boylston Street, will be giving out free food on Thursday and Friday starting at noon. Pret A Manger, founded in London in 1986, focuses on fresh, natural food. The chain, which already has restaurants in New York, Chicago, and Washington D.C. is looking at dozens of locations around the Boston area, according to city officials.