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What's up with Whole Foods?

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What's up with Whole Foods?

JeremyEG | Jul 16, 2007 11:31 PM

I know I have complained about them before but this is too much. I was going to go to Murray's to get cheese for a dinner tomorrow but I was at Union Square so I went to WF instead. I waited for a few minutes and then asked the cheese person to recommend a soft goat cheese from either France or the US. She pointed to a case around the corner and said "The logs of goat cheese are there." I asked about the ones in front of her and was told that they were expensive and that she hadn't tried them but I could have some if I wanted.

I don't expect every supermarket employee to be an expert but come on. I am so tired of Whole Foods pretending that it's a top tier market. It just isn't. I can't think of one department (meat, cheese, fish, coffee) whose quality is not quite easily trumped by another store in NYC. Even less expensive ones.

Sorry to vent but I'm always surprised by the crowds. I find the place mediocre at best.

JeremyEG

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