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:…

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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…