Oh, Trader Joe’s. How do we love thee? Let us count the ways. Between some of our favorite guilty pleasures (hello, !), the best frozen apps for when we’re in a hosting pinch, and, oh yeah, our most beloved Two Buck Chuck, the budget-friendly, environmentally conscious grocer is number one in our books. Even with its widespread (and growing!) popularity, Trader Joe’s is kind of a mystery—what’s with the Hawaiian shirts? Who is Trader Joe? Erm, have you noticed those plastic lobsters lying about? Read on for 14 little-known facts.
by Cherie Mercer Twohy ($10 and up)
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