Tuesday, August 13, 2013

A Whole (Foods) New World ...



In honor of today's grand opening of the first Whole Foods in Savannah, a new phrase ...

destination grocer
[des-tuh-ney-shuhgroh-ser]

n., a supermarket, usually upscale, where the visit itself is as much of the experience as the actual goods purchased; non-traditional supermarket amenities may include stocking rare or hard-to-find ingredients, a bevy of prepared foods and bulk items, world-class wine and beer selections, a preponderance of local merchants and several self-contained in-store dining options

In the type of coverage usually reserved for visiting heads of state, here's just a sampling of today's local coverage of the WFM grand opening.


2 comments:

David Gignilliat said...

More links ...

https://twitter.com/search?q=Whole%20Foods%20savannah&mode=relevance&src=typd

Funky said...

Ha! That's a perfect term for Wholefoods. This is the only store I've felt compelled to dress up to go to. People are walking around mingling! ...with a few things tossed in their cart to look like they're shopping. Of course, that was the proprietor's intention, with the Happy Hour bar, the huge deli buffet, cafe, and wide outdoor seating.