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Ralph's

  1. Gone Green
    Kroger Converts Unsold Groceries Into Alternative PowerThe grocery giant is salvaging 150 tons of food waste per day.
  2. Imports
    Murray’s Cheese Shop Heading to L.A.The Greenwich Village legend will train and maintain staff in Ralph’s supermarket.
  3. Grocery Wars
    L.A. Trades Over 2,000 Guns For GroceriesYour old assault rifles are apparently worth $200 in Ralph’s credit.
  4. Something's Fishy
    Major Grocery Chains Caught Red-Handed Mislabeling Red SnapperThose tricky dicks at even Ralph’s try to defend their practices.
  5. Grocery Wars
    Ralph’s Fined $1,000,000 for Overcharging CustomersIt still beats being Albertson’s.
  6. Grocery Wars
    Albertson’s Cleaning Up On Aisles 1 Through 19The grocery giant is closing 19 stores in Southern California due to increased heat from big box and gourmet markets.
  7. Grocery Wars
    Downtown Feels Shunned by Whole Foods and Trader Joe’sMeanwhile, other big box grocers are wisely moving in on the turf.
  8. Grocery Wars
    Rocket Launcher Exchanged For Coupons at Ralph’sThe anti-tank weapon is worth its weight in groceries.
  9. Mediavore
    What You’ll Find in a Camembert Rind; Nestle Axing 103 Hot Pockets StaffersFor some people, the cheese mold is “one of the world’s greatest living surfaces.”
  10. Celebrity Settings
    Warren Beatty Toasts Son at Il Covo; Jenni Rivera Spotted at Lola’sThe legendary actor raises a glass to Stephen, who was formerly his daughter, Kathlyn.
  11. Mediavore
    Grocery Workers Reject Proposed Health Benefits; Spices May Fight Fatty FoodsA strike is looming for Southern California’s major grocery chains.
  12. Mediavore
    Protest at Sherman Oaks Ralph’s; Food Crisis in KenyaNearly 100 protestors chant “Ralph’s wants welfare, we want healthcare!” at the grocery giant.
  13. Grocery Wars
    The Last Supermarket Strike Shifted Our Grocery Store Playing FieldThese days, L.A. shoppers have a lot of options besides The Big 3.
  14. Celebrity Settings
    Tim Robbins Hits Gjelina Take Away; Camryn Manheim Stops By The Dim Sum TruckWe spot the two celebs stuffing their faces in Venice this week.
  15. Grocery Wars
    Labor Protests Hit Vons, Albertson’s, and Ralph’sIt’s not quite a strike…just yet.
  16. Mediavore
    SoCal Supermarket Strike Looming; Where to Find E. ColiEmployees at Southern California’s top three grocery giants are readying to strike over health benefits.
  17. Mediavore
    VH1 Announces Famous Food; Free Dish at Cafe GratitudeHeidi Montag and Ashley Dupre will star in a new cable show that follows them opening a restaurant with some other reality dimwits.
  18. Team-Ups
    Laurent Tourondel Teams Up With Ralph Lauren“I’m the most influential French person who represents American food in the United States,” says Tourondel.
  19. Mediavore
    Paul & Andre Pops-Up in Hollywood; Subway Cutting SaltThe temporary club is being called the hottest night in Hollywood.
  20. Crime Scenes
    Ralph’s Admits You’ve Been Getting Ripped Off (Again)The supermarket giant pleads no contest to 62 misdemeanors for overcharging customers, with sentencing planned today.
  21. Truckin'
    Homeboy Industries Launches Food Truck TodayThe non-profit is giving away samples of its new line of chips and salsa.
  22. Foodies With Benefits
    Homeboy Pushes Its Way Into The SupermarketThe gang intervention program is now in the tortilla chip and salsa business.
  23. Empire Building
    Another New Supermarket Tries to Sweep DowntownRio Ranch Market plans a 24/7 store on Cesar Chavez to compete with Target and Ralph’s and possible words of warning for Trader Joe’s.
  24. Celebrity Settings
    Britney’s Back and Brawling with Her Boyfriend at Mondrian; Lohan Barred FromA pop star can’t handle the pressures of an upscale restaurant and a starlet continues to be persona non-grata around town.
  25. Neighborhood Watch
    Megan Fox Dresses Down to Chow Down at Poquito Mas; Tom and Katie Hit SoHo HouseIn a week of little drama, we sort of miss Lindsay Lohan.
  26. Supermarket Sweep
    Ralph’s Accused of Ripping Us OffA local grocery giant is charged with false and misleading pricing.
  27. Mediavore
    Guns Exchanged for Groceries; Justice Sought for Zubumba OwnerFamily is upset that Monica Beresford-Redmen’s killer has not been found, while over $200,000 in grocery credit is traded for old guns.
  28. Mediavore
    Seinfeld Sued for Slandering Cookbook Author; Jamie Oliver Mulls Baby NamesA sitcom star could land in court for upsetting a toque and a celebrity chef may be over-thinking his child’s name.
  29. Loco for Locavores
    Napa Valley Grille’s Got Farm Fresh Groceries, Whole Foods BewareChef Joseph Gilliard fires a shot in the local food movement’s revolution.
  30. Mediavore
    Rachel Ray Goes Royal for Mardi Gras; South Bay Thieves Target Top-Shelf LiquorA celeb chef nabs a hot seat in New Orleans and booze-boosting crooks show exquisite taste.
  31. Celebrity Settings
    Justin Timberlake Brings It on Down to BLDA mega-star shows unusually good taste in L.A. restaurants.
  32. Top Chef
    Top Chef: That’s Comcastic!If Comcast owns Bravo, what happens to Top Chef?
  33. Mediavore
    Sous Vide Is Made Simple; Sushi Robots RiseA Tokyo company releases new sushi-making robots and a sous vide machine is produced for the home kitchen.
  34. Mediavore
    Rubio’s Rejects Buyout Offer; Former Execs Sue Ralph’sFormer Ralph’s execs are suing over being scapegoated while Rubio’s doesn’t accept an offered $80 million buyout.
  35. Mediavore
    Buy Homegirl Cafe Salsa at Ralph’s; New Cooking Channel ComingHomegirl Cafe rolls out salsa for the supermarket and Scripps Network is creating a new food channel.
  36. Mediavore
    Ralph’s on Top of Super Market War; Restaurant Workers More Likely to SmokeRalph’s is enjoying success in the last quarter, while restaurant smokers are more likely to light up than others.
  37. Empire Building
    Ralph’s Is Named SoCal’s ‘Best Executed’ SupermarketRalph’s gets a thumbs-up for being a well-executed supermarket; Von’s does not.