Noah's Bagels Arrives in Bridgeport

Leading Quick Casual Restaurant Opens Its Eighth Oregon Location

Mar 27, 2007, 01:00 ET from New World Restaurant Group, Inc.

    BRIDGEPORT, Ore., March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New World
 Restaurant Group, Inc. (OTC: NWRG), headquartered in Golden, Colo.,
 announced today that it continues to expand its quick casual Noah's
 Bagels(R) brand with the opening of its restaurant in the Bridgeport
 neighborhood. Residents are now able to enjoy tastes from the old
 neighborhood by picking up Noah's famous fresh-baked bagels, gourmet bagel
 dogs or a cup of freshly brewed coffee at 7104 SW Hazelfern Road, across
 from Bridgeport Village.
     During the grand opening weekend on March 31 - April 1, guests are
 welcome to join in the celebration featuring a sampling of Noah's bagels,
 blended drinks and other menu items, as well as Aidell's Sausages and
 Thomas Kemper sodas, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
     "We're thrilled about the new store opening and the opportunity it
 gives us to bring great service and delectable food to the people of
 Bridgeport," said Rob Ertmann, District Manager. "Noah's Bagels looks
 forward to becoming an integral part of the local community, and
 establishing a sense of family among our everyday guests."
     As one of eight Noah's Bagels in the Portland area, the restaurant
 employs more than 20 people. The new restaurant features 2,360-square-feet
 to seat up to 40 people in an atmosphere that combines the energy of the
 local neighborhood with a tradition of great tastes, textures and aromas.
 High-quality food is the Noah's Bagels standard, with a diverse menu
 ranging from signature sandwiches, fresh baked breads, home-style soups,
 tempting sweets, artisan roasted coffee and its award-winning bagels.
     "We're committed to delivering fresh, fast and friendly service within
 each Noah's Bagels restaurant," said Brad West, Senior Vice President of
 Operations. "This new location will help us continue to provide convenient
 breakfast, lunch and afternoon pick-me-up options for all our guests in the
 greater Portland area."
     About New World Restaurant Group
     New World is a leading company in the quick casual restaurant industry
 that operates locations primarily under the Einstein Bros. and Noah's New
 York Bagels brands and primarily franchises locations under the Manhattan
 Bagel brand. As of January 2, 2007, the company's retail system consisted
 of 598 locations, including 416 company-owned locations, as well as 86
 franchised and 96 licensed locations. The company also operates a dough
 production facility. The company's stock is traded under the symbol
 NWRG.PK. Visit for additional information.
     Contact: Susan Wong, (925) 979-6016
               Meredith Stevens, (303) 292-6655

SOURCE New World Restaurant Group, Inc.