View Poll Results: Where do you buy groceries?

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  • Safeway

    4 66.67%
  • Wegmans

    1 16.67%
  • Food Lion

    1 16.67%
  • Costco

    5 83.33%
  • Giant

    0 0%
  • Shoppers

    1 16.67%
  • Acme

    0 0%
  • Aldi

    1 16.67%
  • Publix

    1 16.67%
  • Trader Joe's

    3 50.00%
  • Grauls

    1 16.67%
  • David's Natural Market

    1 16.67%
  • Pathmark

    0 0%
  • The Kroger

    0 0%
  • Albertsons

    0 0%
  • Harvey's

    0 0%
  • Bi-Lo

    0 0%
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Thread: Americans and Canadians, where do you do your grocery shopping?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Isleño View Post
    It's like people in the US had more manners and cared more about people in the old days. Now everyone is just more selfish. Here in Louisiana, we have a tradition of giving something extra with a purchase, something free like a piece of candy, or like a snack or a little piece of cake only 1 1/2 inch by 1 1/2 inch square. It's called Lagniappe (lahn-yahp) Lagniappe is French spelling. It derives from the spanish (castellano) word la ñapa (Louisiana Isleños still say la ñapa when speaking spanish/castellano though). It means to give a little something extra or a little something free with your purchase. But even this is not as common as it was in my parents youth, when it came with everything you bought, every time you bought something.

    The same here. Sometimes it is done in here, usually in small business, which we call "tiendas".

    When I go to my fruit shop, the guy there gives me a sort of gift at the end of the purchase --hierbabuena, perejil...--, the same at the butchery, the butcher gives me usually something as a gift in the end of the purchase --half dozen eggs, zurrapa &c &c.

    But this costum is disappearing in the big marts, just in the "tiendas", usually a familiar business.

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    I think that none of those from the poll exist in Poland, except for Aldi.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Litvin View Post
    I think that none of those from the poll exist in Poland, except for Aldi.
    Lol we have Amber here if that is a thing in Poland, mostly Polish and Baltic products they got.
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    Fred Meyer. It got bought out by Kroger but the name remains. Basically it's a one-stop shopping kind of place that originated in Oregon but is also found in Washington and Alaska.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Myanthropologies View Post
    The polls may not include all grocery store options and may be a little east coast centric, but I will try to keep it big chain related.

    For me, I mostly get my groceries from Wegmans, Costco, Aldi, and Safeway. Occasionally I will go to Food Lion, Shoppers, David's Natural Market, and Grauls though.
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    in california it was mostly safeway, TJs, or wholefoods.

    back on the east coast costco, wholefoods, kings, fairway, sometimes acme and some local markets/farms

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    Publix. They are clean, organized, have great deli and bakeries and frequently have things I buy on BOGO sales.
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    Quote Originally Posted by EL_BARBARO View Post
    The same here. Sometimes it is done in here, usually in small business, which we call "tiendas".

    When I go to my fruit shop, the guy there gives me a sort of gift at the end of the purchase --hierbabuena, perejil...--, the same at the butchery, the butcher gives me usually something as a gift in the end of the purchase --half dozen eggs, zurrapa &c &c.

    But this costum is disappearing in the big marts, just in the "tiendas", usually a familiar business.
    Yes, it's disappearing here too in big businesses. It still survives as part of the culture, but is not as common in businesses around here as it once was. It is still done in restaurants and small family businesses like stores and bakeries, where you may get an extra baked good with your purchase, or something extra you did not order for dinner, but it was once everywhere around here, in everything. This is certainly an old custom.

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    None. I farm and hunt for food.
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    I just ate a deep fried twinky because I hadnt eaten one before. I feel sick, my body isnt used to thr abuse.

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