I’m tired of waiting in a queue before I make it to the checkout line in my neighborhood grocery store on the
I’m tired of feeling like I’m on an obstacle course, or in a maze when food shopping. The giant rats scurrying around the nearby cathedral or in either of the two parks have more room to roam. Why should I have less courtesy when spending my money? I shouldn’t, yet cramped spaces among the working class in
My predicament could be remedied by shopping elsewhere, but distance is a factor.
I miss those super-sized
There’s a different feeling rolling a cart out to a parked car, opening the trunk or back seat and loading up neatly packed bags. There’s a different feeling buying in bulk outside a wholesaler. Shopping in some
What makes a market super? Is it the cleanliness of the store? Two of the three stores I shop have foul odors every now and then coming from where they prepare their meats. It’s enough to consider vegetarianism. Does a varied selection increase its value and standing in a neighborhood? Reasonable prices get my vote every time. Being mindful that I’m not in
I expect higher prices at a convenience store or bodega, not at stores that are supposed to be conventional. I’ll do without exclusive and imported items, if I can save money on the four basic food groups. I don’t need hand-rolled blue or green organic corn chips to dip salsa at the few parties I host at my apartment.
Gone are the days when I stood in an aisle of countless of boxes of cereal and breakfast bars. I’m neither confounded nor impressed by the selection at the neighborhood stores. Grocery stores outside
The shopping experience begins at the front door and culminates upon exit. The longer I live in