Posts tagged "whole foods"

I’m Really Sorry, But That Gawker Whole Foods/Katie Holmes Exposé Is Not As Exciting As It Seems

J.K. Trotter at Gawker’s Black Bag vertical did a very, very, very in-depth investigation of a claim from 2012 that Katie Holmes, living at the Chelsea Mercantile at the time, shortly after she left ex-spouse Tom Cruise, had a secret entrance to the Whole Foods that occupies the ground floor of the building. Paparazzi had…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 27, 2015

Frisky Rant: On Whole Foods & Conspicuous Consumption Masquerading As Politics

When a Whole Foods opened at the end of my block, I couldn’t have been more excited. For months, I watched in anticipation as they converted what was once an old hospital into the superfoods superstore. I was excited—and then I was irritated, when I posted a status on Facebook celebrating opening day and the…

By: Melissa Petro / March 23, 2015

10 Types Of Customers You Meet While Working In The Whole Foods Bakery

There were a great many things that I enjoyed about working at Whole Foods, particularly in the bakery -- not least of all the enthusiastic parents and excited kids, the repeat customers who considered me and my coworkers a sort of tangential social circle, and anyone who was psyched as fuck to get a free…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 10, 2014

5 Life Lessons I Learned From Working At Whole Foods

I worked at Whole Foods for almost four years, the majority of which I spent in the bakery as a cake decorator in a fun, busy suburban store. It had some serious ups and downs and a variety of challenges that were unique to the company and their customer demographic. I’m glad I had the…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 3, 2014

‪An Open Letter To The Man With His Penis Exposed At The Whole Foods Salad Bar‬

Dear Whole Foods Shopper, I first noticed you walking slowly behind me as I rounded the hot bar buffet at the Union Square Whole Foods. I always notice when there is someone hovering dangerously close behind me. I like my space while I decide what I'm going to fill my recycled carton with for dinner.

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 3, 2014

All-Natural Vinyl Is Now Available At Whole Foods

Southern California Whole Foods shoppers will now be able to stock up on fresh vinyl during their next grocery shopping trip. No, vinyl is not a new, leafy green hybrid that people are eating. I'm talking about records. Last week, the grocery store opened record stores in five of its 340 locations. While perusing the…

By: Ami Angelowicz / August 26, 2013

Everything Katie Holmes Is Eating Now That She’s Getting Divorced

Because I know you guys are looking for yet another angle from which to explore this whole Katie Holmes/Tom Cruise divorce mess, we give you Katie Holmes' No Doubt Prescient Supermarket Purchases. Now that she's out of the grips of TC, girl's been going to the supermarket like it's going out of business. She's bee…

By: Julie Gerstein / July 9, 2012