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Grocery Stores

  1. Empire Building
    Sahadi’s Makes Big Expansion PlansBrooklyn’s beloved Middle Eastern grocer will add 1,500 square feet.
  2. Gone Green
    Albertson’s Embraces Zero-Waste Program, Thwarts Freegan ActivismSupervalu, which owns the ubiquitous supermarket chain, plans to divert 90% of its waste away from landfills at 40 stores.
  3. Grocery Wars
    Labor Protests Hit Vons, Albertson’s, and Ralph’sIt’s not quite a strike…just yet.
  4. Mediavore
    Food Poisoning Strikes Selena Gomez, Jennfer Hudson, and The Playboy JazzCertain locations of the pie-making chain close in the middle of lunch service while customers are still eating.
  5. Mediavore
    Red Bull Killer Found Not Guilty; What’s In a $1,200 Kebab?Gold leaf and champagne help boost the price of Andy Bates’ ultra-luxe Middle Eastern offering.
  6. Mediavore
    Gas Prices Affecting Food Choices; Bin Laden Death Speech Interrupts ANGRSome Angelenos spend more time at the food bank than the supermarket now that gas has risen way past four dollars a gallon.
  7. 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.
  8. Mediavore
    Colonel Sanders Threatened; What Padma’s Baby EatsAn old letter is unearthed showing a death threat to the king of KFC.
  9. Mediavore
    Coffee Drinkers Unfazed by Wawa’s Price Hike; Moderate Drinking MayPlus: Attorneys argue that pizza is not a missile; and fear of an impending nuclear disaster in Japan has grocery stores shelves stripped bare, all in our morning news roundup.
  10. Grocery Stores
    Some Park Slope Coop-ers Are Just Sending the Help to Cover Their ShiftsAnd, as you might imagine, the members who aren’t doing that are pissed.
  11. 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.
  12. Openings
    And Here’s Another Convenience Store With a Stumptown BarIs Stumptown the new Slurpee?
  13. Mediavore
    Evan Kleiman Calls For More Farm Food in The City; PETA Kills Dancing ShrimpThe Good Food host seeks to increase access to actual good food, while animal rights activists protest a seafood dish in Sacramento.
  14. Foodienomics
    The Park Slope Co-op Makes More Money Than Whole FoodsOn a per-store basis, at least.
  15. Mediavore
    The Jersey Shore Spawns a New Wave of Creative Young Chefs; Heavy Drinkers LivePlus Whole Foods will inform customers how all meat animals are raised, and federal law will require movie theaters menus to post calories, all in our morning news roundup.
  16. Mediavore
    Drive Through Grocery Store to Open in South Jersey; 380 Million Eggs RecalledPlus Moscow liquor stores ban vodka and cognac sales between 10 p.m. and 10 a.m.; and CSAs are big in the Berkshires.
  17. Empire Building
    Fairway Comes to the Upper East SideA three-story market will open in a former Barnes & Noble on 86th Street.
  18. Openings
    Sprouts Opening in Culver City This WednesdayWith a similar feel to Trader Joe’s, this healthy grocer sources most of its produce from Southwestern farmers and bakes its own bread.
  19. Empire Building
    Whole Foods Tarzana Opens Wednesday to Snare You a DateA wine and tapas bar will no doubt become a social hub.
  20. Mediavore
    Fancy Donuts Have Arrived; Illinois’ Healthiest CountiesPlus: Jewel-Osco makes staff cuts, and Slim Jim reopens a shuttered plant, all in our morning news roundup.
  21. Mediavore
    Michelle Obama To Appear on Iron Chef; Coke Comes Back to CostcoIron Chef goes Presidential and Costco settles a pricing dispute with Coke.
  22. Mediavore
    Brunch is the New Church; China’s Melamine ConcernsPlus: UK labeling designed to provoke Israel, and why fish is exempt from locavore trends, all in our morning news roundup.
  23. Mediavore
    Orlando Bloom Sheds Soaked Clothes in Vegas; Sun-Maid Raisin Girl Gets APeople are angry over the Sun Maid Raisin girl’s new look and California recycling programs are threatened by money worries.
  24. Empire Building
    Trader Joe’s Comes to ChelseaIts fifth New York City location.
  25. Mediavore
    Wine With Your Flu Shots; The Rise Of Bento BoxesPlus: a grocery store comes to Garfield; the inventor of Clamato dies
  26. 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.
  27. Openings
    Massive Dedham Whole Foods Opens TomorrowThe Legacy Place location is 70 percent larger than the others in the region.
  28. Mediavore
    Piven Cleared of Contract Violation after Sushi Overdose; KFC Franchise WillJeremy Piven is off the hook after eating too much sushi gave him mercury poisoning and a KFC franchise will distribute fried chicken to boaters on Lake Michigan.
  29. LeVar Burton Owes Gelson’s Over Two Grand for GroceriesLeVar Burton and Gelsons tangle over the actor’s grocery bill.
  30. Openings
    West L.A. Awaits Trader Joe’sThe Olympic Boulevard stop will open August 21.
  31. Openings
    Muffuletta Madness: Acquedolci Will Serve Hallowed SandwichPlus, more on the soon-to-open Sicilian food shop.
  32. Green Grocer
    Do You Shop at the Windsor Terrace Key Food?A shopper turns to the blogs with her complaints.
  33. Closings
    Jefferson Market Still IffyThe future of the West Village institution is still uncertain.
  34. Openings
    Trader Joe’s Invades the Land of Zabar’sThe California grocery store is planning to take on Citarella and Fairway on the Upper West Side.
  35. Produce Aisle
    Can’t Beat ’Em, Join ’EmThe reopened Gristedes in Brooklyn Heights is hoping to take on Peas & Pickles with healthier products.