It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for! Well, some of us anyway. I know some people don’t see what the fuss is all about, and frankly, I’m not going to try and talk anyone into it — parking is bad enough at Trader Joe’s, so every person who’s all “shrug, who cares” is one less car in that lot. Drum roll, please: Orlando’s first Trader Joe’s will open at 131 N. Orlando Ave. at 8 a.m. Friday, June 27. Trader Joe’s, if you’re not familiar, is a magical unicorn farm of low-priced, high-quality cheeses and breads and fancy frozen foods and cheap wine and beer. Sort of like Fresh Market at Winn-Dixie prices, if that makes any sense. Or, if you’re a hater, it’s a hellscape of scarf-wrapped hipsters debating the difference between “free range” and “sustainably raised.” Regardless, it’s a big deal for us to get one, because if nothing else, Publix could use a little competition. Press release below: ________________________________________________________________________ (April 21, 2014) Monrovia, CA – Trader Joe’s, a unique, neighborhood grocery store with foods and beverages from the exotic to the basic, has scheduled a Friday, June 27th opening day for its Winter Park, Florida store. The 12,500 square feet […]
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