There was a technical glitch with this post, so I am reposting. Two days ago, I posted about Instacart, a new service that does your grocery shopping (at Trader Joe’s and Safeway) for you. The service is available in SF, Palo Alto, and Mountain View, and charges a surprisingly low flat fee of $3.99 if you schedule your delivery anytime
Trader Joe’s in Nob Hill on Hyde and California opened its doors 3 days ago, replacing the stalwart Cala Foods, a grocery chain that had been in operation since 1947. Talk about history. Well out with the old and in with the new. Cala was over-priced and unpopular. The latest TJ’s brings a much-needed, perfectly-priced
I gained some weight while I was at Burning Man. I swear I don’t do well in all-you-can-eat environments like the Commissary where we ate our meals. Yesterday I decided to do something about it. I limited myself to 1200 calories. Everything I ate (like those packaged meals from Trader Joe’s) had a calorie count
Happiness is flowers. After some pretty depressing posts, here’s something that brightens up my day. I got this bunch of flowers—so sad I forgot the name—from Trader Joe’s for $1.99 on Sunday. They’ve bloomed brighter and brighter each day. They light up our room and make me smile.
For the past gazillion years, I’ve been extolling the virtues of the packaged Lean Cuisine trays: convenient, tasty, cheap. My term Lean Cuisine was really a catch-all for the microwaveable meals I subsisted on since grad school. I loaded up my Trader Joe’s cart with paneer tikka masala, chicken chile verde, panang curry. For Safeway.com