Monday, November 19, 2012
Forget the butter for your mashed potatoes? We've got you covered in our handy guide to last-minute Turkey Day shopping.
It happens to the best of us: it's two hours until Thanksgiving dinner, you have a bird in the oven, veggies simmering on the stove, and suddenly you realize that important ingredient you desperately need is nowhere to be found. To save you some time driving around in search of an open grocery store, we've compiled a list of Thanksgiving hours at local stores. Stay up to date on the latest business news in Wilmette and Kenilworth! Sign up for our newsletterand "like" us on Facebook!
Monday, September 17, 2012
The new grocery store, located at 414 Linden Ave., opened Sept. 7.
The last time Patch visited Artisanal Wilmette, the new 3,200-square-foot grocery store at 414 Linden Ave., all we could photograph was empty shelves in a storefront void of food. But since the store's Sept. 7 soft opening, the space abounds with seasonal fruit, locally-grown vegetables, free-range meats, wine, beer, fresh-baked bread, artisanal cheeses, spices galore and more. “It has been phenomenal," said owner Marsha Pesavento of the community response to the store. "Overwhelming. I can't tell you how many times a day people say thank you for [opening this grocery store].” Check out some of Artisanal Wilmette's offerings as we guide you on a brief photo tour of the recently-opened storefront. To get the full scoop on the new spot, read…
Friday, March 23, 2012
The Winnetka grocery store eked out a narrow victory.
This week's Readers' Choice poll was a close one, with the neighborhood grocery store Lakeside Foods narrowly taking the title. Not just a place to get all your essentials, Lakeside is a favorite lunch spot because of their made-to-order deli sandwiches. "A gem of a grocery that celebrates service, delicious deli items and untold pleasures interspersed throughout the story (like Irish cheese and the best brownies known to mankind)," wrote Tim Schellhardt in his five-star review of Lakeside. The runner up, Grand Food Center in Winnetka, was only two votes behind. Joanne Parks gave the store a five star review, praising its reasonable prices and great service. We'll be running reader's choice polls every Monday through Friday so that you can…
Monday, March 19, 2012
Where is your favorite place to shop for groceries in New Trier Township?
We want to know where you go when you're picking up something to cook for dinner or need detergent for laundry day. This week, we're focusing only on full-service grocery stores. No offense meant to the little guys, maybe we'll have a specialty food store contest later. And we're open to suggestions — if there's a Readers' Choice you want to see, let us know. Here are this week's contenders. In addition to voting for them in the poll below, you can click on their names to leave a review in our extensive business directory. Dominick's Finer Foods: 1822 Willow Rd., Northfield Grand Food Center: 341 Hazel Ave., Glencoe Grand Food Center: 606 Green Bay Rd., Winnetka Jewel-Osco: 411 Green Bay Rd., Wilmette Jewel-Osco: 1517 Sheridan Rd., …
Thursday, November 24, 2011
Patch's guide to where to go for your last minute shopping.
It happens to the best of us: it's two hours until Thanksgiving dinner, you have a bird in the oven, veggies simmering on the stove, and suddenly you realize that important ingredient you desperately need is nowhere to be found. To save you some time driving around in search of an open grocery store, we've compiled a list of Thanksgiving hours at local stores. Jewel-Osco (Green Bay Road): 6 a.m.-4 p.m. Jewel-Osco (Sheridan Road): 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Treasure Island: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Wilmette Food Mart: 7 a.m.-8 p.m.