Posts Tagged ‘Whole Foods’

Shit Whole Foods Ran Out Of

Even the whiff of snow will turn Whole Foods into a war zone of tote-carrying yuppies fighting over the last jar of organic peanut butter. Yesterday, with actual inches of powder looming, lines at the Logan Circle Whole Foods stretched two lengths of the store. Many shelves were left barren. Here are 12 items that […]

Joe Englert on Whole Foods Coming to H Street NE: “It’s Sad in Some Ways”

Big news for H Street NE today: Whole Foods is coming. The grocery chain plans to build a 39,000 square-foot store below a new apartment complex on H between 6th and 7th streets NE, where Murry's grocery store now sits. It's expected to open in the fall of 2016.  Y&H happened to ask self-described tavern […]

Chicken Doodle

Whole Foods might have a reputation as the grocer to the bourgeoisie, but it has one claim to the bohemian: Each market employs at least one in-store artist, a full-time employee whose job extends beyond doodling on chalkboards. Throughout the region, trained artists draw, paint, decoupage, and paper mâché their grocery stores into a viewing […]

Buy José Andrés Products at Whole Foods, Get Free Tapas at Jaleo

While José Andrés' new line of Spanish food products was supposed to officially debut in Whole Foods last week, many of the stores have been slow to actually stock the stuff on their shelves. But as they do, here's an incentive to pick up some Andrés-stamped sherry vinegar and sardines: free tapas at Jaleo. All […]

Crunch Time: Potato Chip Blind Taste Test

José Andrés’ new line of Spanish food products debuted at Whole Foods across the region this week. The collection includes everything from sherry vinegar to olives to sea urchin. But the top-selling item since the line launched earlier this summer? Potato chips with extra virgin olive oil and Himalayan pink salt. Think Food Group CEO […]

The Shopping Channel: Why Restaurants Are Drawn to the Shiny Lights of Grocery Store Shelves

The hummus and harissa preparations began just before midnight, after the customers and staff cleared out. The Cava Mezze retail team worked through the night at what was then their sole restaurant location in Rockville. They’d use blow dryers to seal on the plastic over their containers of dip and package it all up on […]

José Andrés Food Products Coming to Whole Foods

José Andrés' fancy-pants potato chips with extra virgin olive oil and Himalayan pink salt are on their way to a yuppie grocery store near you. Beginning in October, Whole Foods locations throughout D.C., Virginia, and Maryland will begin carrying Andrés' recently launched line of Spanish products known as José Andrés Foods. In addition to the potato […]

Get Your Gluten-Free Goodies and Kaz Okochi Sushi, Too: Foggy Bottom Whole Foods Ballyhoo Roundup

The District's fourth Whole Foods Market, a sprawling, two-story 36,000-square-foot emporium of organic and gluten-free goodness, opened its doors at the corner of 22nd and Eye Streets in Foggy Bottom this morning. Real estate blog UrbanTurf has photos from inside. Washington Business Journal notes how the new store is emphasizing its food-on-the-go selection, including Neapolitan-style […]

Nice Tibs! Timid-Tongued Emma Green Is Blown Away By D.C.’s Ethiopian Food

Emma Green, the self-described “Martha Stewart meets MacGyver of all things food, wine and travel,” visits D.C.'s Ethiopian Heritage Festival for the debut episode of Whole Foods' "Fest-a-Nation" program. Taking her first bite of beef tibs, the Aussie actress is immediately taken aback by the spice. What would MacGyver do in this situation? Video courtesy […]

Growler District: DC Brau Paves Way for Draft Beer Take-Out

DC Brau is at it again. Brewery founders Jeff Hancock and Brandon Skall's crusade for D.C. beverage law reform started in February, when they wrote and introduced a law, that subsequently passed, allowing District breweries to serve beer at on-site tasting rooms. A month ago, despite a precedent that growlers were not kosher in D.C., […]

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