Grocery Shopping

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YESSSSSS: MOM’s Organic Market Opens 2nd Philly-Area Location This Week

Raise your hand if the thought of shopping the aisles of a brand spankin’ new grocery store gives you ALL the excitement-induced butterflies. Same. Which […]

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The Checkup: The New Trader Joe’s Items to Throw In Your Shopping Cart

• Trader Joe’s lovers, rejoice! The store’s got some sweet new items on its shelves, including Hass avocado oil for a pretty cheap $8.99 (Spectrum’s will […]

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The Checkup: How to Navigate the Grocery Store Like a Boss (And Save Big Bucks)

• You walk into the grocery store with one thing on your mind: “I just need avocados, I just need avocados.” Then, suddenly, a bright […]

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New No-Frills, Budget-Conscious Produce Shop Coming to Fishtown 

A few weeks back, I was reading a piece on Grub Street about what customers can expect from Whole Foods’ cheaper new spinoff store, 365, geared […]

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How Drive-Through Market Swiss Farms Is Becoming a Surprising Destination for Healthy Eaters

I’m told that if you grew up around Philly, you probably have some fond memories of stopping at Swiss Farms, a drive-through market that’s been […]

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Why Would Anyone Want to Live in a World Where Online Grocery Shopping Rules? 

I have a neighbor who gets his groceries delivered by AmazonFresh every week, and what confuses me more than the fact that, week after week, […]

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How Did We Become So Obsessed With Food — and So Lazy at the Grocery Store?

I was shopping the other night with my kid at Fresh Grocer in West Philly, which is the closest grocery store to where she lives. I […]

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The Checkup: Beauty Products Worth Buying at Trader Joe’s 

• Trader Joe’s might be known for its frozen-foods aisles, but don’t knock the store’s beauty selection: Here, nine budget-friendly beauty items worth buying at Trader […]

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“Wegmans Is God”: Why People Are So Obsessed with Wegmans

Earlier this week, after learning that Wegmans was named the best supermarket chain in the country for customer satisfaction, I dared to ask the question: Why […]

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Why Are People So Obsessed with Wegmans? 

One Sunday this past summer, I took my first-ever trip to a Wegmans. The Wegmans in Cherry Hill, to be exact. After years of hearing […]

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How I, a Die-Hard Whole Foods Shopper, Became a Trader Joe’s Convert

My love affair with Trader Joe’s began innocently enough: I was walking back to our offices in Center City from West Philly after checking out […]

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The Checkup: The 12 Most Popular Foods at Trader Joe’s in 2015

• Trader Joe’s just released their annual Customer Choice Awards winners, i.e. everything you’ll be putting on your grocery list come Sunday. A few of […]

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The Checkup: How to Shop At Whole Foods Without Blowing Your Budget

• Proof not everything at Whole Foods will cost you your first-born child: 10 healthy bargains at the grocery store often referred to as “Whole […]

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The Checkup: The Ultimate Bucket List of Must-Try Trader Joe’s Foods

• While I am totally a Whole Foods devotee, I will admit that Trader Joe’s has some pretty awesome store-brand products. (I’m looking at you, […]

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The Checkup: This Is the Best, Least-Busy Day to Go Grocery Shopping

• If you consider your weekly grocery-shopping trips to be a special form of torture, here’s a little something to lessen the pain: Research shows […]