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Costco to serve us $1.50 hot dogs even faster with self-serve food court kiosks

As has already been reported, we love Costco—especially the food court, where even the snack food (pizza slices! hot dogs!) appear to be giant size. Trouble is, other savvy Costco shoppers agree with us on the splendor of the box store’s fast food, making for frequent long lines and heavy wait times. What’s a lover of…

Overwhelmed at Trader Joe’s? Use this year’s fan favorites as a cheat sheet

I’m pretty sure my Trader Joe’s tally is about the same every time I go there, within a 20-dollar window: That full-fat yogurt the kids like, some ready-made soup, produce, two packs of the frozen mac-and-cheese, a box of Puffins and some body butter and the grapefruit hand soap, and some cheap(ish) bottles of wine:…

Millennials are cooking at home less because they’re too busy ruining everything

They threaten our Costco and Applebee’s, they’ve never had to watch advertising, and they spend all their excess cash on avocado toast! Is nothing sacred to this scruffy young generation that’s scattered all over our lawn? It’s no wonder that the millennials keep getting called out by marketing firms for gumming up…

Let us buzzkill the Trader Joe “Eleanor Rigby” conspiracy theory

This is dumb but fun: As reported in Munchies, designer Daniel Spenser was humming “Eleanor Rigby” around offbeat grocery chain Trader Joe’s one day, and realized that several of the store’s signature products have a rhythmic meter that seemed familiar. In fact, the five-syllable beat of the “Eleanor Rigby” song title…

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