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ccharles000 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:06 PM
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What grocery store do you shop at.
We shop at Food Lion.
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PBS Poll-435 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:30 PM
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1. Tom Thumb (Safeway)
Extremely loyal to that store.
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Kutjara Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:54 PM
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22. When we're feeling virtuous...
...we go to Trader Joe's or Whole Foods.

When we want to gorge on artery-hardening, life-curtailing crap, it has to be Ralphs or Vons.
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southpaw Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:31 PM
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2. The one next to the 't' on preposition street!
Typically, Winn Dixie
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RebelOne Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:32 PM
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3. Kroger or Publix
Kroger when for weekly shopping and Publix when I only need a few items.
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Phillycat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:32 PM
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4. Whole Foods and Acme (pronounced "Ack-a-me" here in the Philly area)
Because hardly anyone can afford to buy shit like ziploc bags and cleaning products at Whole Foods.
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TommyO Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:47 PM
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16. My father was assistant mgr at an Ack-a-me many years ago in NJ
Back when he was single, and Acme was everywhere.
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TZ Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:32 PM
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5. Giant Food
Not the cheapest, but great service and selection.
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BarenakedLady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:33 PM
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6. Wade's (little) or Wegman's (big)
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mainegreen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:34 PM
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7. Hannafords, Whole Foods, Rosemont Market and the Farmers Market.
Two of those aren't 'grocery stores' per se, but I buy more food at them than at the grocery stores.
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Gormy Cuss Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 03:33 PM
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29. Elitist.
I didn't know the Rosemont Market was still there. :hi:

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mainegreen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 08:46 PM
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78. I think there's even one in Yarmouth now.
They've done well.
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MountainLaurel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 04:06 PM
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40. Rosemont was one of the best things about Maine
I miss their croissants.
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KamaAina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 04:16 PM
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42. Don't tell me you haven't been able to find croissants in NOLA?!
the "Crescent City"??

Offhand, I'd say La Madeleine in Carrollton (and elsewhere). If not, feel free to substitute beignets...
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MountainLaurel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-24-08 10:44 AM
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95. I've found croissants
It's just that there aren't any between me and work, although I could hit LaMad if I rerouted myself just a bit. But I'm going to start a serious revamping of my eating habits, so croissants will probably be out of my life for a while.
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hobbit709 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:35 PM
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8. H.E.B. or Fiesta usually
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TommyO Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:35 PM
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9. Wegmans in Pennsylvania
ShopRite in New Jersey
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Shell Beau Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:37 PM
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10. Kroger
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MissMillie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:37 PM
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11. Price Chopper
Edited on Wed Jul-23-08 02:37 PM by MissMillie
they have the best produce in my area.
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Maddy McCall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:38 PM
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12. The Piggly Wiggly
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PeaceNikki Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 03:49 PM
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32. I shop The Pig, too!!
:bounce:
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MorningGlow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:38 PM
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13. Wegmans
Despite reports to the contrary and even some eyewitness accounts of other food-peddling establishments in Western NY, Wegmans is the ONLY supermarket in the area.

...Okay, I tell a lie. I get Orange Glo floor polish at Tops Market because Wegmans doesn't carry it, and in a pinch I venture into the dingy little Shur-Fine in our village for bananas or hamburger buns.
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TommyO Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:44 PM
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15. I know what you mean about Wegmans being the ONLY supermarket
There are plenty of other places near me that claim to sell food-like products, but none of them does it as well as Wegmans here in the Lehigh Valley.

No other supermarket comes close to the variety and quality of their meat and fish, as well as vegetables and other fresh ingredients. We do have a Fresh Market that has some things that are better than Wegmans, but they are also pricier.


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MorningGlow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:47 PM
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17. PA was one of the first steps Wegmans took
on its way to world domination. I suspect the entire U.S. will be assimilated in the next 20 years...mwhahhhaahhaaa...
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TommyO Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 04:05 PM
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37. Wegmans is going to be one of the things I miss most in my upcoming move
Right now, the closest one is about 10 minutes from my house. When I move, the closest Wegmans will be about 35 minutes away, though if I go into the office (a very long drive from the new place) there's one in Bridgewater, NJ that I'll frequent.
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BarenakedLady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:50 PM
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20. LoL
If they were closer, I'd go to Wegmans all the time. The closest ones are all about a 20-min drive in either direction (Pittsford, Perinton, or Canandaigua). I usually make a trip once every other week or so. My little Wade's market (Shur-Fine) in Farmington has just about everything I need minus the produce and vegetarian products.

Of course, soon, I'll have a new mega-super gigantasaur delux WalMart store by the mall...to drive by on my way to Wegmans. :puke:
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MorningGlow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 03:48 PM
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31. It was like that for me when we lived in Honeoye
Twenty minutes to the Canandaigua or Geneseo Weggies. I usually stopped at the Hylan Drive store on the way home from work instead, or hit the Honeoye Shur-Fine, but sometimes I'd make the trek on a weekend, especially when I had to stock up on EVERYthing. Of course, that was when gas was only $2.00 a gallon, so it wasn't too much of a hardship.
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TommyO Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 04:06 PM
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39. I think we have a small group of Wegmans devotees here!
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DarkTirade Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 04:50 PM
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46. Hey, I just stopped in there to grab a snack after work today.
:P
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BarenakedLady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-24-08 10:46 AM
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96. Where? Wades?
Hey, I had to go into Michael's the other day with my daughters. It was Sunday and you weren't working though. Maybe next time.

BEWARE!!!!
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DarkTirade Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-24-08 01:31 PM
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103. Well I won't be there this Sunday either
Edited on Thu Jul-24-08 01:32 PM by DarkTirade
'cause I'll have family in town and I requested the day off. :P

Yeah, the dialysis place my grandpa goes to is just down the street from Wade's, so if I'm feeling peckish when I go to pick him up I'll sometimes grab a pastry or something from there.
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galledgoblin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 06:52 PM
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66. ooh, Wegmans...
Wegmans won my heart long ago! in urban areas I try to spread my shopping out a bit, but in rural areas of central and western NY it's a blessing!
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MorningGlow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 08:29 PM
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74. I have come to take it for granted
I've shopped there all my life, so I've gotten complacent and tend to see a lot of the bad things and not appreciate the good. I just spent two weeks in California and came away with a new appreciation for Wegmans meat and produce as well as the independent Italian markets/butchers that are all over the place here.
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supernova Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:42 PM
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14. I hit them all
Food Lion - nearest my house (less than 2 miles) and I will go there when I'm cooking and remember I'm out of something I need. Or if I don't feel like getting dressed and travelling very far. Why yes, they have seen me in my bathing suit, thankyouverymuch. :rofl:

Whole Foods - It's on my way home from work. I stop there on Thursdays and get myself a treat from the take out bar, or some good wine, or tea. Or if I'm shopping for a special meal I have planned.

Costco - I buy staples here, paper products, frozen foods, workday lunches and snacks,

Harris Teeter - I'm shopping there less and less because the other three pretty much have it covered. But I still go there because their artisanal breads are out of this world. And they are the only ones who have a favorite sun-dried tomato pesto.
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SeattleGirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:49 PM
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18. Safeway and Fred Meyer. n/t
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ceile Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:50 PM
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19. HEB or Fiesta
If I'm in a pinch, I'll go to Randall's since it's so close. But they're really expensive.
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madinmaryland Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 02:51 PM
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21. Food Lion. It's the least expensive of the grocery stores here.
Giant, Safeway, and Harris Teeter.

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SacredCow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 03:05 PM
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23. Whichever one is convenient...
... or on the way home from wherever I am. Albertsons, Target, Wal-Mart, Winn-Dixie, Whole Foods, Fresh Market, or Calandro's (locally-owned)...
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Rambis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 03:20 PM
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24. Employee owned Hy-Vee food stores
we are in a CSA (community supported agriculture) group and have a garden for a lot of the veg-
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saras Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 03:24 PM
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25. Shop at or settle for?
First preference: grow, glean, trade, volunteer, share - anything to keep my food out of the economy
Second preference: local farmers
Third preference: local food coop
Fourth preference: other locally owned and managed stores
Fifth preference: locally owned franchise chains (usually what's on sale vs. which store is closer)
Last preference: national chains (usually what's on sale vs. which store is closer)

My basic rule is: if I can't talk directly to the person in charge of product quality, I can't trust them. If I HAVE to deal with a business I can't trust, I hold my nose and go do it.

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Iggo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 03:25 PM
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26. Vons, Stater Bros....
...every now and then Albertsons.
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Doug.Goodall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 06:17 PM
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56. Von's is okay, found one of their discount cards in the parking lot
I have been using it for a year now.
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qb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 03:27 PM
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27. Cub for big trips, Kowalskis for little ones. nt
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hotforteacher Donating Member (296 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 07:32 PM
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68. I love Kowalski's.
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RebelOne Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-24-08 11:59 AM
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98. I loved Cub Foods. There was one just around the corner
from my house and it closed. They said that the business was slow. I don't know about that as it was always packed when I was shopping.
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harmonicon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 03:27 PM
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28. Sainsbury's
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flvegan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 03:38 PM
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30. Publix, local organic grocer, farmers market
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GOPisEvil Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 03:49 PM
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33. Itchy Butt - That's HEB (H.E. Butt) for the most part. Whole Paycheck for some items.
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billyoc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 03:50 PM
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34. Food Emporium.
Union workers. ;)
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1gobluedem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 03:52 PM
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35. Two local stores primarily
Busch's and Hillers, I trust their quality and standards 100%. Sometimes Whole Foods, once in awhile Kroger but never for produce or meat.

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SCDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 03:53 PM
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36. Earth Fare and Aldi's
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Lyric Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 04:05 PM
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38. Kroger, mostly.
Sometimes Super Wal-Mart, but only a few times a year.
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IndianaJones Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 04:07 PM
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41. Strack and Van Til. nt.
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KamaAina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 04:17 PM
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43. A Japan-owned mini-chain called... Don Quijote.
Seriously! They bought out the four Hawai'i stores from Daiei a couple of years ago, including the one I can see from my bedroom window.
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my2sense Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 04:45 PM
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44. HEB n/t
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DarkTirade Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 04:49 PM
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45. Locally owned one here in town.
Lucky to have a decent one.
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zanne Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 04:56 PM
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47. I shop at Shaw's but I heard about the crazy lady up north...
I'm scared.
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SoxFan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 04:56 PM
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48. Hannaford's
They bought out Shop n' Save about 8 years ago, which means they have a boatload of stores in NH. They're also a lot cheaper than Stop & Shop, and the in-store bank is open on Sundays, which can be very handy.

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mentalsolstice Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 05:46 PM
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49. Target or Publix, or for a real treat Whole Foods. nt
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FloridaJudy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 05:49 PM
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50. Publix
It's the closest. Plus, they treat their employees slightly better than the other grocers in town. I also have a Mother Earth and farmer's market near by for the veggies.
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philosophie_en_rose Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 05:50 PM
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51. Uwajimaya, Costco, Safeway, Fred Meyer
It depends what I need.
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azmouse Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 05:51 PM
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52. Albertson's
sometimes Basha's or AJ's.
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Kajsa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 05:54 PM
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53. Stater Bros., Vons or Ralphs-
whoever has the best deals this week.

And I hit Mother's Market and Trader Joes
for my kefir, yogurt, Agave syrup.bread and Julie's
natural ice cream products.

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tekisui Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 05:55 PM
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54. Greenlife.
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Critters2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 05:55 PM
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55. IGA. It's not has huge as Kroger. I don't want to wander all over creation for bread and soymilk.
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WinkyDink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 06:27 PM
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57. Giant and Wegman's.
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TommyO Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-24-08 04:49 PM
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105. I have a problem with Giant
They bought up many old Laneco locations, lots of decently paid people were out of work when Giant refused to hire any of the old Laneco employees because they were unionized. BASTARDS!
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Mutley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 06:27 PM
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58. Giant or Food Lion.
Occasionally a local grocery store up the street, but they are pretty expensive.
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TheCentepedeShoes Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 06:42 PM
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59. United Market Street
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Mojambo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 06:44 PM
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60. QFC, Albertsons, Top Foods, Fred Meyer and Trader Joes
I get bored shopping at the same place. I have to mix it up or I just might shoot myself in the face.
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VenusRising Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 06:44 PM
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61. Giant Eagle.
They have a deal for every $50 you spend you get 20 cents off per gallon of gas and it's cumulative. We usually save up our discount to at least a dollar and then fill up.
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miss_american_pie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 06:46 PM
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62. Giant Eagle or Aldi's
Depending on if it's a day where it's worth paying more for the play room. :hi:
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dropkickpa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-24-08 12:04 PM
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99. The Eagle's Nest
Makes shopping with Dropkid SOOOOO much easier!
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datasuspect Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 06:47 PM
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63. Dahmer's
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femmocrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 06:47 PM
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64. Giant Eagle (PA) nt
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DeposeTheBoyKing Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 06:53 PM
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67. Have you tried the Giant Eagle water (artificially sweetened with aspartame)?
Their Tangerine Lime is the bomb! I wish we had Giant Eagle in Texas so we could get that water.
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spinbaby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-24-08 12:53 PM
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100. I'm having some now
Edited on Thu Jul-24-08 12:54 PM by spinbaby
Citrus favor.


On edit: Mine is sweetened with Splenda.


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galledgoblin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 06:48 PM
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65. my local coop and Price Chopper
http://www.hwfc.com /
then there's also a bunch of smaller specialty shops that I stop into frequently
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sniffa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 07:37 PM
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69. Lambert's, Roxies and Stop & Shop
Lambert's for produce (and deli some times), Roxies for meats (and a few misc. items sometimes like dairy products), and Stop & Shop for what we can't buy at those two places. We hold off for all off our toiletries/health & beauty/detergent/cat litter/etc for Target though.
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Fed_Up_Grammy Donating Member (923 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 07:56 PM
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70. Hannaford's. (MA)
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yellowdogintexas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 08:01 PM
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71. Central Market, Albertsons, Target and I get some things @ Costco
I buy most of my edibles @ CM, household supplies at the other three. However Albertson's has great buy one get one free on chicken breast, pork chops and steaks, so I stock up there. At CM I get loverly coupons which get a different free thing each week. This week I can get a free pound of chicken breast, next week seafood $10 off, etc.

Central Market is a subsidiary of HEB so technically I shop there. We don't have the HEB supermarkets in DFW area, but they are everywhere in Austin, San Antonio and Houston.
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Burma Jones Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 08:11 PM
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72. Right now we buy our produce at an farm/orchard up the road and go to Giant for non edibles
and Whole Foods for Dairy, Meat and Seafood and Trader Joe's for assorted goodies. We're lucky, all of these stores are within about five miles of our house. I get dried herbs and spices mail order.
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tammywammy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 08:19 PM
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73. Kroger
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Writer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 08:30 PM
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75. Whole Paycheck. n/t
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LeftyMom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 08:32 PM
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76. Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op, Trader Joes, Raley's, Grocery Outlet
In probably that order of frequency. The bulk of my shopping is at the food co-op.
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LostinVA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:03 PM
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81. What kind of hippie are you?
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LeftyMom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 10:02 PM
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87. The kind who can't f'n stand Whole Foods.
:shrug:
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greendog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 08:34 PM
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77. Rosauers, Super 1, and Costco. n/t
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Zavulon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:00 PM
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79. When staying at my girlfriend's place, it's Harris Teeter.
When I'm actually occupying my own apartment, it's Giant Food.
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LostinVA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:02 PM
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80. Trader Joe's, ShopRite and a Korean produce market
Trader Joe's for most things, Shoprite for stuff we can't get there, and the Korean produce market for produce (it's really cheap and really fresh).
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Breeze54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:08 PM
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82. Market Basket ... good food cheap!
;)
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stuntcat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:14 PM
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83. 90% Giant, 10% Trader Joe's
We had dinner a couple weeks ago at my inlaws and they had a friend over who called Trader Joe's "Traitor Joe's" The asshole made me want to go spend more money there for spite.
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kwassa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:22 PM
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84. Trader Joes, Giant, and finally a few things at Whole Foods
Love me some TJ
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crim son Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:38 PM
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85. Hannaford's and our local health food store.
This past month I learned that red, yellow and orange peppers are $1.69/lb at Super Wal Mart instead of the $2.99 they sell for elsewhere, so occasionally I'll drive over there specifically for peppers and generic Zyrtec.
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JTG of the PRB Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 10:00 PM
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86. King Soopers (aka, Kroger or City Market)
I sometimes shop at Safeway, but only for small items. I've found that Safeway tends to be a good deal more expensive here.
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BuddhaGirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 10:47 PM
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88. Whole Foods for food, usually
aka Whole Paycheck!

Safeway for paper goods. They usually have Starbucks or Peets coffee on sale, which I will pick up.
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Left Brain Donating Member (895 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 10:50 PM
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89. Albertsons or Safeway
Edited on Wed Jul-23-08 10:50 PM by Left Brain
They're Union in the Portland metro area.

(edit to correct spelling)
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reyd reid reed Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 11:06 PM
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90. King Soopers mostly
because it's closest to home (about 5 minutes). I also shop at Albertsons, but the one that was close (literally > a 2-minute drive. I could put a sheet of cookies in the oven, run the Albertsons for milk and be back in time to take the cookies out) to me closed, so now I have to drive a bit to get there. I don't especially like the meat at the Kings near me, so I'll go a little out of the way. Safeway is a rare thing...tend to be pretty expensive around here.
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OnionPatch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 11:07 PM
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91. Mostly Trader Joe's. Stater Brothers for the stuff we can't get there.
nt
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Just-plain-Kathy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 11:08 PM
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92. Stop & Shop, and Shoprite.
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NewEnglandGirl Donating Member (602 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 11:10 PM
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93. Stop & Shop, Whole Foods,
Trader Joe's, Costco
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qnr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 11:13 PM
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94. The Commissary - sometimes Sun Harvest, or H.E.B. n/t
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AwakeAtLast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-24-08 11:33 AM
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97. Marsh - Indiana based
Was recently bought by someone out of state. Love their stores!
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Tektonik Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-24-08 01:00 PM
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101. Ralphs (Kroger), Vons (Safeway), TJ's, Whole Foods, Bristol Farms (snooty Albertsons) & Henry's
I live within 3 miles of all these places, and if I want really cheap stuff, I can go to Big Lots or the 99 cent store which are both maybe 5 miles away.
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cabbage08 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-24-08 01:06 PM
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102. Stop and Shop
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mnhtnbb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-24-08 03:53 PM
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104. Harris Teeter
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