Trader Joe's

Trader Joe's Employee Faves for Summer Feasting

Summer is flying by and Trader Joe's employees are here to help you make the most out of this season. There’s no time or need for trial and error because I chatted with some employees at my local TJ...

Trader Joe's YAY/MEH/NAY - Fall 2021 - Winter 2022

by RussTheRaccoon 4 months ago

Summer ended a couple of days ago and the fall goodies are already hitting the shelves. Let's discuss them here, along with all of the fun holiday treats.

Trader Joe's YAY/MEH/NAY - Winter 2022

by RussTheRaccoon 14 days ago

Happy New Year! The previous thread was intended to last through the winter but got over 200 comments in three months, so let's get off to a fresh start for 2022. Citrus season is here (YAY!!!) a...

TJ: Give Us Fair Warning

by Querencia 14 days ago

Trader Joe's is well-known for discontinuing products. OK, that's how they do it. Their store, their methods. But, please, could they not let us know when they are going to disappear an item so we ...

Trader Joe's French Village plain cream line yogurt discontinued

by nemotode 11 years ago

I'm still in agony. They keep 50 kinds of non-fat, sweetened yogurt and get rid of their best. Does anyone know where I can get a similar yogurt (outside of France)?

Trader Joes Oatmeal, Ouch!

by BluPlateSpec 26 days ago

I went to TJ's to get my usual Old Fashion Oatmeal and saw the price was $2.69. The last time I bought it was I believe $1.99.

Flatbread Pizza Crust

by zackly 2 months ago

I saw Jacques Pepin making a smoked salmon "pizza" using store bough flatbread pizza crust last week so I looked for some. I found this product made by Brooklyn Bred at Trader Joe's and it was exc...

Query re Discontinued TJ Item

by Querencia 2 months ago

Trader Joe's has discontinued its Latin Style Black Bean Soup. I love it and would like to track it down. Does anyone know who was making it for them? Thanks.

Trader Joe's Item Query

by Querencia 2 months ago

Trader Joe's has discontinued its Latin Style Black Bean Soup (in cartons). I count this a major loss as with a can of refried black beans added to enhance texture, this well-favored soup is a del...

So did you accept the higher inflation prices as the new norm yet?

by eugenep 2 months ago

Yeah. I caved in and started paying the $25 lb for scallops and $13-$15 price for lobsters during the summer season (which used to be $6.99 on sale and $9.99 regularly). I haven't had any ribey...

The New Yorker: Trader Joe Wrote a Memoir

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

My years in Los Angeles as a grad student were filled with trips to TJ's in Culver City and occasionally to Pasadena for bargains in French cheeses, imported and domestic wines at 20-30% discounts,...

Trader Joe's YAY/MEH/NAY - Spring/Summer 2021

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 8 months ago

We're not getting enough traffic to make it worth a monthly split, so this can serve as a gutbucket for all TJs talk for the foreseeable future. Yay.

Where do you find Short plate ribs?

by beeflover1 4 months ago

Have you guys seen short plate ribs? (Plate Short Ribs NAMP 123). The short plate ribs are from ribs 6-8 and are 3-bone ribs. I am not referring to the other type of beef ribs, chuck short ribs whi...

Who Wants Trader Joes Stuff?

by JayDK 6 months ago

Coming to Vancouver mid August from Seattle. If you'd like some stuff from TJs let me know.

Trader Joe's YAY/MEH/NAY - April 2021

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 10 months ago

The first foolish day of the most foolish month is upon us. So this time we suspend our usual deep wisdom to opt for caprice and whimsy, and put forward the proposition that you are not an individu...

Which Spanakopita?

by Enfielder 6 months ago

My Trader Joes has two different products - one is labeled Greek Spanakopita, the other is just Spanakopita. Anyone tried either of these? Even better, anyone tried both and have a preference?

Popeye's chicken yorktown/Trader Joe's rumour

by vinouspleasure 1 year ago

I've been critical of others for posting openings of mediocre chain restaurants in this forum but I'm inordinately excited about the opening of popeye's fried chicken in the BJs Yorktown shopping ...

Yes, Trader Joe's coming to Yorktown Heights...

by gutreactions 9 months ago

After years of rumors, local officials have confirmed it. Trader Joe's will be opening a store in the Lowe's Shopping Center, Route 202, Yorktown Heights. The two stores closest to it are in Hartsd...

Retail Workers Are Pissed Off About the End of Masks in Stores

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

"After the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s announcement last week that fully vaccinated people do not have to wear masks in most situations, retailers like CVS and Costco said they wer...

Trader Joe's YAY/MEH/NAY - March 2021

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 11 months ago

The month of March was named by the great John Philip Sousa. It famously comes in starved like a cold, and goes out fed like a fever, so let’s sort out what gets et and whatn’t via our customary ha...