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Trader Joe’s

  1. Grocery Wars
    Downtown Feels Shunned by Whole Foods and Trader Joe’sMeanwhile, other big box grocers are wisely moving in on the turf.
  2. Crime
    Hang Onto Your Handbags at the Cobble Hill Trader Joe’sPetty crime is rampant in the grocery store’s aisles.
  3. Shortages
    There᾿s a Run on Trader Joe’s Kosher Chocolate ChipsSome people are buying 30 bags!
  4. Supermarkets
    And the Area’s Worst Supermarket Is…The findings are based on a nationwide survey conducted by Consumer Reports.
  5. Celebrity Settings
    Carson Daly Shoots Show at Churchill; Kim Kardashian ‘Flour-Bombed’ atDaly’s episode at the new West Hollywood hot spot will air this Wednesday evening.
  6. Oeno-File
    Two-Buck Chuck Turns Ten; The ‘Sideways Effect’ AbatesAlso, Americans aren’t nearly as drunk as most of the world.
  7. L.A. Diet
    Writer Joel Stein Eats Asian Sloppy Joes, Makes David Chang’s Brussels“I don’t particularly like fries, which makes me a freak. I’m not grossed out by them, I just don’t appreciate them the other way people do.”
  8. Closings
    Cala Foods to Close December 3; Trader Joe’s to Replace It Next YearUnless the community goes crazy for some reason, Trader Joe’s should be opening there in 2012.
  9. We Say Tomato
    Tomatoes: Both Being Thrown and Being Protested in L.A. This WeekWhile a massive tomato fight in planned in L.A. County Fairgrounds, tomato pickers are picketing Trader Joe’s.
  10. Grocery Wars
    Trader Joe’s Rejects Downtown, But Maybe New Farmers Market Rules Can HelpOn the heels of Whole Foods rejecting any Silver Lake plans, a potential boom of new markets could make both retailers sorry.
  11. Openings
    South Loop Trader Joe’s Now OpenTrader Joe’s opened this morning.
  12. Video Feed
    Aziz Ansari Talks About His Trader Joe’s Homage“Someone had a brown marker and they made it happen.”
  13. L.A. Diet
    Barbara Fairchild Dines With Her Mom Every Week, Confesses to Being a“I’m very focused right now on taking care of myself, since I’ve spent 32 years in an office where I was not particularly taking that good care of myself.”
  14. Oeno-File
    World’s Oldest Bottle of Champagne Sold; Gallo Buys Up Another WineryAlso, Two-Buck Chuck wins a prize, and much more, in this week’s wine-news roundup.
  15. Groceries
    Trader Joe’s Claims Cala Foods Spot on Nob HillThe kitschy, mid-century grocery store will get renovated starting in January.
  16. Video Feed
    We Just Love When a Rapper Comes To Whole FoodsQuinoa, kombucha, and Humboldt Fog al get their shout-outs in the debut video from Fog and Smog.
  17. Mediavore
    Kellogg’s Warned Over Possible Listeria Contamination; Plaxico Pigs Out at PrimeThe cereal giant gets a warning by the FDA, while the NFL player is back and ready to forget about prison food.
  18. Neighborhood Watch
    Lemonade Opens in Brentwood; Pret A Manger Scouts DowntownThe UK’s fancy pre-made sandwich shop is looking to expand aggressively out west.
  19. Expansions
    Sahadi’s Goes David to Trader Joe’s GoliathThe Brooklyn-based Middle Eastern market is expanding and taking on a big rival.
  20. Scolds
    Greenpeace Disappointed in Supermarket SeafoodEveryone needs to try harder. Especially you, Trader Joe’s.
  21. Eat at Joe’s
    Echo Park Movement Rallies Online for Its Own Trader Joe’sThe goal is to stack friends on Facebook before approaching the company.
  22. L.A. Diet
    Beth Littleford Eats Spicy Noodles in Her Car, Drinks Iced Tea Everywhere“Thank God I was alone in my car, because this was worse than wasted teenager or savage. This was full-on simian.”
  23. The Grub Street Diet
    NY1 Anchor Pat Kiernan Shops at Trader Joe’s, Imports Shreddies“Anything to declare, sir?” “Well, I have eighteen boxes of Shreddies.”
  24. Groceries
    Trader Joe’s Definitely NOT Coming to Castro; Mollie Stone’s OpensThey’re finally giving up on Noe and Market, the former Tower Records.
  25. Groceries
    Trader Joe’s Is Not Giving Up on the CastroThe Market & Noe center is back in play, and Trader’s is making an end run to the Planning Commission in April.
  26. Mediavore
    Getting Married at McDonald’s; Homeboy Chips and Salsa a Hit at Ralph’sMeanwhile, California seeks to ban the possession and distribution of shark fins.
  27. Freebies
    Paying L.A. Weekly Back With More Free Samples, Hobo-StyleWhich other places to haunt to get free samples of food.
  28. The Grub Street Diet
    ‘Stiletto Chef’ Candice Kumai Chugs Water, Indulges With Hot Sauce“Bar Method is my favorite healthy habit. I call it ‘the center for hot asses.’ It’s how I can grub and graze all day and still look like a TV host.”
  29. Mediavore
    Trader Joe’s Owners Don’t Like to Talk; Organic Vending Machines Are
  30. What Not to Eat
    At All Costs, Avoid the Chocolate Egg Nog at Trader Joe’sApparently, this is a must-miss.
  31. Coming Soon
    South Loop Gets a Trader Joe’sThis will be the fourth Trader Joe’s in the city.
  32. Closings
    Two Six Delano’s Supermarkets to Disappear BeforeBoth the Richmond and Castro stores will be closed within weeks.
  33. 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.
  34. Hopelessly Delayed
    Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s Running Scared Out of the Castro Over ParkingThe City wants the stores to put in paid parking to discourage drivers, but won’t nightmarish parking lots be enough of a discouragement?
  35. Mediavore
    Bobby Flay Wins Big At the Races; Two Found Dead at Downey El Pollo LocoThe celeb chef’s horse takes a prize at The Breeder’s Cup, while an apparent murder-suicide occurs in the chicken chain’s parking lot.
  36. Neighborhood Watch
    Brooklyn Brine Launches a Whiskey Pickle; Pig Roast in Bed-StuyPlus: The Gentleman Farmer opens, and Pizzanini closes, in our daily roundup of neighborhood news.
  37. Mediavore
    FDA Cracks Down on Egg Factories; Mark Peel Prepares Campfire PotatoesInspections are planned for hundreds of egg facilities, while the Campanile chef pairs with Weiser Farms for next weekend’s food festival.
  38. Superlatives
    Where Trader Joe’s Turns Into ‘The Pits of Hell’The “loop method” is to blame for the grocer’s hard-to-handle parking situations.
  39. Neighborhood Watch
    Concern Foundation Block Party Held Tomorrow in Hollywood; Marina Del Rey NotThe 36th annual event will feature restaurants like Lawry’s, Little Dom’s, and Grill on the Alley, while a certain smoothie shop definitely won’t make it.
  40. Neighborhood Watch
    Castro Trader Joe’s Hits Snag, Papito Wrapped in Red Tape, and MoreAlso, some more details about B3.
  41. Mediavore
    Husband Wanted in Zabumba Murder; Trader Joe’s Clerk Shot in Eagle RockBruce Beresford-Redman is being sought by authorities in his wife’s slaying, while a grocery cashier survives a gunshot during a robbery.
  42. Openings
    Farmers Choice Grand-Opening in Santa Monica TomorrowCould be an extension of the Agoura Hills produce wholesaler.
  43. Crime Scenes
    The Trader Joe’s EffectDo people feel an unwarranted sense of security at Trader Joe’s?
  44. Video Feed
    Greenpeace Blesses Target’s SeafoodA new list gives the green light to seafood buying at Target, Whole Foods, and Safeway.
  45. Gone Green
    Trader Joe’s Commits to Sustainable Seafood by 2013A national grocery chain bows to pressure from Greenpeace.
  46. Health Concerns
    Beware of Chinese Pine NutsImported pine nuts, particularly from China, contain a mild toxin that causes a strange bitter taste that lasts for several days.
  47. Celebrity Settings
    Fox Stars Rock Villa Sorriso; Mark Walhberg Blocks Orlando Bloom at MadeoA celebrity confrontation is avoided amiably despite tricky parking at a Beverly Hills restaurant.
  48. Empire Building
    Trader Joe’s Coming to Castro in About a YearAfter three years of vacancy, the former Tower Records space is getting a new tenant.
  49. Empire Building
    South End Could Get a Trader Joe’sGTI Properties hopes to open a Trader Joe’s in the old trolley stable on Harrison.
  50. Empire Building
    Trader Joe’s Comes to ChelseaIts fifth New York City location.
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