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  1. shopping
    These Burgeoning Supermarkets Are a Mirror of Immigrant New YorkOne-stop shopping for the city’s eclectic appetites.
  2. grocery wars
    How Amazon Plans to Become America’s Go-to Grocery StoreThe online retailer has been busy plotting its assault on brick-and-mortar retail.
  3. food politics
    Here’s the Proposed Plan to Save Manhattan’s Affordable Grocery StoresSome good news for your local market.
  4. excess
    Here’s What a $22 Strawberry Looks LikeHint: a lot like other strawberries.
  5. the future
    Amazon Reportedly Wants Robots to Run SupermarketsThe stores supposedly only need three human workers.
  6. Booze News
    Here We Go Again: Plans Introduced to Privatize the State’s Liquor StoresThe latest plan to get Pennsylvania out of the booze business met resistance before it hit the Governor’s desk.
  7. Supermarkets
    Why Is the New Super-Colossal Whole Foods Shrouded in So Much Secrecy?It’s a mystery wrapped in a fair-trade, shade-grown artisan enigma.
  8. Sustenance
    Supermarket Shelves Being Restocked, Albeit SlowlyGetting food to and from stores proves challenging, but not impossible.
  9. Booze News
    LCB’s ‘Convenience 2020’ Not So Convenient Here In 2012The program aims to make buying booze, beer and groceries a one-stop trip.
  10. Supermarkets
    After More Than a Decade the ‘Death Valley’ of Food Deserts IsIt’s going to be the country’s first non-profit supermarket.
  11. No Parking
    East Passyunk Ave.’s Acme Cracking Down on ParkingThe spacious lot is awfully appealing when looking for a place to park your car.
  12. Crime Scenes
    Free-Boobing Bandit Bounces From Supermarket BustPerhaps a booby trap can bring her to justice.
  13. Super Markets
    Colicchio’s New Project Is Part of a Larger Meatpacking MarketColicchio will help you get through the dog days of summer, maybe with hot dogs.
  14. Supermarkets
    And the Area’s Worst Supermarket Is…The findings are based on a nationwide survey conducted by Consumer Reports.
  15. Mediavore
    Philabundance Moves Forward on Non-Profit Supermarket; High End Popcorn IsPlus: Did Fox News really kill a story with video of Mayor Nutter spanking a woman at North Bowl; and Latina chefs are trending now, all in our morning news roundup.
  16. Mediavore
    Acme Markets to Cut 800 More Jobs; Say Hello to South African Fried ChickenPlus: savoring every bite keeps French woman from getting fat; and people are still leery of genetically modified salmon, all in our morning news roundup.
  17. Mediavore
    Research Shows Soda Taxes Can Save Lives; Sushi Makes Men for FertilePlus: Quizno’s expands to the Philippines; and Food Lion will close more than 100 stores nationwide, all in our morning news roundup.
  18. Mediavore
    North Enders Still Yearn for a Supermarket; Herring Is HotPlus Hakkasan is coming to the U.S. and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  19. Mediavore
    LCB’s Flood Tax May Actually Get Used For Helping Flood Victims; GrocersPlus: “Pan-Am” brings back the era of haute in-flight dining; and there could be a biological connection to kids sugary cravings, all in our morning news roundup.
  20. Booze News
    One Million Dollars and a Whole Lot of Stupid Later, LCB Finally Pulls the PlugAt long last the state has decided to call it “Game Over.”
  21. Mediavore
    Police Seek Tips to Identify Felton Supper Club Gunmen; ‘New Nordic’Plus: Eating sardine sandwiches at your desk is so uncool; and a breakdown of bacteria in food, all in our morning news roundup.
  22. Mediavore
    Pepsi Still Can’t Beat Coke; Bigger Forks Mean Less EatingTry as it might, the perennial runner-up can’t exceed its competition in gaining shares.
  23. Supermarkets
    What Good Is a Grocery Gift Card in the Middle of a Food Desert?The exchange program rewards those who turn in weapons with grocery store gift cards.
  24. 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.
  25. Booze News
    It’s Game Over For Wine Kiosks at WegmansWegmans announced its ending its participation in the PLCB’s wine kiosk program.
  26. Court Orders
    Bankruptcy Judge Denies Blatstein’s Bid to Boot A&P From NoLibs PathmarkBlatstein wanted to free the property up for another supermarket operator.
  27. Mediavore
    A&P to Sell Off 25 Superfresh Markets; Padma’s Baby Won’t Eat Baby Food!Plus: McDonald’s Canada accepts Monopoly money; and Kate Middleton gets her own jelly bean, all in our morning news roundup.
  28. Mediavore
    Blatstein Shops For a New Supermarket Operator; Glow-in-the-Dark Pork in ChinaPlus: A doctor believes sugar consumption causes chronic ailments; and Burger King introduces a 1,160-calorie burger in Japan, all in our morning news roundup.
  29. The Other Sites
    The Opinionator Praises Philly’s ProgressivenessIn terms of providing healthy food choices to underserved neighborhoods, Philly leads the pack.
  30. Mediavore
    Southeastern Pennsylvania Lacks Sources For Fresh Produce; Chickens May HavePlus: Sherry gains some recognition; and McDonald’s sales soar, all in our morning news roundup.
  31. Mediavore
    L&I Deputy Commissioner Director of the Nuisance TaskforcePlus: By eliminating trays, college dining halls reduce food waste; and flavored shots of horse semen take center stage at a New Zealnd food festival, all in our morning news roundup.
  32. Mediavore
    Cinnaminson’s Acme Is Another Casualty of the Grocery War; As ProtestsPlus: Believe it or not, Rachel Zoe does eat; and rising food costs in India force citizens to cut discretionary spending, all in our morning news roundup.
  33. Mediavore
    PA House Leader Wants the State’s Liquor Stores Sold By May; UK Expert:Plus: World cocoa prices are going up; and as food prices continue to climb, discount grocers rapidly expand, all in our morning news roundup.
  34. PLCB Shenanigans
    LCB Pulls the Plug on Wine KiosksSo much for the “high tech” wine dispensing machines bringing the state-run liquor control board into the 21st Century.
  35. Mediavore
    Suburbanites Like Philly’s Restaurants; Helicopters Save Florida’sPlus you can thank blood sausage for Christmas, and U.S. restaurant chains stand to gain from crossing into Canada, all in our morning news roundup.
  36. 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.
  37. Mediavore
    PLCB Ratchets Up Its War on Four Loko; Giant Food Will Absorb TwoPlus Bobby Flay’s horse won a high-stakes race at the Breeder’s Cup, and USDA simultaneously pushes high fat cheese to consumers while issuing warnings on obesity, all in our morning news roundup.
  38. Mediavore
    Weis Markets Report Increase in Third-Quarter Income; Protests OverPlus a McDonald’s in California goes green, and all foods are going to become more expensive soon, all in our morning news roundup.
  39. Mediavore
    Another Genuardi’s Supermarket Closes; Penn State Scientists DecodePlus Anthony Bourdain’s graphic novel was officially announced at New York ComicCon, and “fake food” makes people feel full faster, all in out morning news roundup.
  40. Mediavore
    A&P Fights For its Life; Feastival Brings Much Needed Cash Flow to Live Arts &
  41. Mediavore
    Wolfgang Puck Is Coming to the Kimmel Center; White Castle Tests New Concepts
  42. PLCB Shenanigans
    Even the Brits Are Skeptical of PLCB’s Wine Vending KiosksThe BBC mocks PLCB’s wine kiosks, describing them as a series of hoops customers must jump through in order to purchase wine.
  43. PLCB Shenanigans
    Wine Kiosk Pilot Program Exceeds ExpectationsWine sales during the pilot program surpassed projections by 20 to 30 percent.
  44. Supermarkets
    Acme on Sale?The supermarket chain is rumored to be on the block
  45. PLCB Shenanigans
    Beer Distributors Not on Sixpack Sales BandwagonNot everyone’s thrilled about the proposed sale of beer in supermarkets
  46. Food Politics
    First Lady Sips a Smoothie in North PhillyMrs. Obama shops at Fresh Grocer
  47. PLCB Shenanigans
    Could Supermarket Sixpack Sales Become a Reality?A Republican state senator is attempting to reform PA beer laws
  48. PLCB Shenanigans
    Wine Kiosks Coming to Supermarkets Everywhere But Center CityPLCB to Center City: Suck It!
  49. Supermarkets
    Wegman’s Adds Onsite Pub in Its Quest for Supermarket PerfectionThe regional supermarket has added a restaurant to its offerings
  50. 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.
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