Posts Tagged ‘grocery stores’

Last Night’s Leftovers: Diner Rumors Edition

Some wild theories about the future of Capital City Diner. [#dinerrumors] Good Stuff Eatery's Spike Mendelsohn is back on TV again. [Eater] Get the empanadas at Fujimar. [Post] Barcelona Wine Bar is coming to 14th Street NW. [Twitter] Sushi Taro's regular Thursday ramen special is canceled this week. [Twitter] Toki Underground will be closed on […]

Whole Foods Wants to Be Your Prep Cook

While grocery shopping for this year's Thanksgiving meal, I spotted these shrink-wrapped wonders at my local Whole Foods. My first thought was what kind of over-privileged priss-ball can't chop his own friggin' vegetables? My second thought was to conduct a quick price comparison. The package of chopped celery and brunoise carrots sells for $3.07. I […]

Last Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

Few things drive traffic like controversy and free food, and we had plenty of both last week on Y&H. Sometimes they intersected in the same post, if you looked at all the comments from last week's Target "grocery" giveaway at Union Station. (Seeds, I guess, could one day turn into weekly groceries, but only if […]

P&C Market Takes Upscale Bodegas to a New Level

I'd like to take a few moments to talk about a trend that my food-writing colleague, Metrocurean, touched upon earlier this year: upscale corner markets. You know the places. Neighborhood bodegas, those little shops of marginal quality, which have nonetheless helped us stock our pantries for years, long before the major grocery chains decided D.C. […]

Young & Hungry Dining Guide by the Day: WFM Smokehouse

One by one, we’re running through the 50 restaurants that made the cut on this year’s Young & Hungry Dining Guide. If you have visited the day’s featured restaurant, let us know what you think. If you’re planning to visit for the first time, tell us about your meal when you return. Laugh if you […]

Man Risks Manager’s Scorn to Give Trader Joe’s The Commercial It Never Wanted

The fine folks at Carl's Fine Films have done commercials for a number of major brands, including Nabisco, Maxwell House, and Pillsbury. But this lo-tech one for Trader Joe's, shot completely on a Treo and accompanied by a cheeky child-like song, was unauthorized. It looks like it even got the videographer kicked out of the […]

Wards 4, 5, 7, and 8 Really Don’t Have Access to Quality Food

Lynda Laughlin, a family demographer at the U.S. Census Bureau and a Petworth resident, just put together this disheartening Google map for Greater Greater Washington, pinpointing the exact locations of supermarkets within the District. As you might suspect, the southeast and northeast don't fair so well. Writes Laughlin: As the map demonstrates, grocery stores are […]