Panda Express is now open in Owensboro. The restaurant is located at 3000 Heartland Crossing, between Menards and Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers.
A store official said the restaurant will be open 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Friday through Saturday.
The restaurant will offer dine-in and drive-thru services but do not currently have curbside delivery.
Panda Express is a fast food restaurant chain which serves American-Chinese cuisine. Their full menu can be found here.
The first Panda Express was opened by Andrew Cherng in 1983 in Glendale, Calif.
In 1987, Chef Andy Kao developed The Original Orange Chicken entree for Panda Express. Inspired by the flavors of Hunan Province, the dish features crispy chicken bites in a sweet and spicy orange sauce.
In 2009, they introduced health-minded Wok Smart selections, which are menu items that are 300 calories or less and have at least 8 grams of protein.