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 days 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.


Where do you find Short plate ribs?

by beeflover1 4 days 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...

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

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 5 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.

Who Wants Trader Joes Stuff?

by JayDK 2 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 6 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 3 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 10 months 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 5 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 4 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 7 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...

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

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 8 months ago

Everyone says February has 28 or 29 days. But if you actually crack open a calendar and COUNT ALL THE DAYS - by hand, don't just trust the numbers - you'll see that it adds up to 30. They just arra...

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

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 9 months ago

.....annnnnd welcome to January. The very last month (like, ever) of the Kevorkian calendar. So this time we were thinking maybe we might switch it up and do "Gray, Flay, or Stray"! "Stray" f...

Trader Joe's YAY/MEH/NAY - December 2020

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 10 months ago

It's December, and we here at the thread-starting facility are already putting up decorations for Christmas, 2021! With only 390 shopping days left, it's never too soon, Siri, to dive into the holi...

Trader Joe's YAY/MEH/NAY - November 2020

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 11 months ago

November approaches; the only month of the year with no major holiday :( We bleakly endure, navigating, with scant hope, the labyrinth of floor arrows. "Nay, nay, nay," I croak through parche...

Trader Joe's California Estate Olive Oil, Redux

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 10 months ago

TJ's much-loved California Estate Olive Oil disappeared during the olive shortage. Then it reappeared, with diminished quality, from a new supplier. And....I haven't heard a word about it since. ...

Trader Joe's YAY/MEH/NAY - October 2020

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 12 months ago

Autumn's here, and you know what that means! The children are getting shorter and we're battening down the hatches for monsoon season. It's that special time for bourbon eggs, chowder rubs, and Oxf...

"Nutrition Facts" on Trader Joe's Items

by nandrew 9 years ago

Has anyone else wondered how accurate the nutritional information on the packages at TJ's is? I'm specifically referring to calories but maybe other things like fiber. I've wondered this in the p...

Trader Joe's YAY/MEH/NAY - September 2020

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 1 year ago

September's here! The month for ennui, for howler monkey races, and for painting our neighbors' mailboxes in whimsical colors! Oh, and, of course, food shopping! Here at Leff Gardens, we do all our...