Whole Foods: Go hungry; leave full
This week my daughter Grace and I dropped by Manhattans newest Whole Foods outpost in Tribeca to pick up a few groceries for dinner. We were in the store for three minutes when a cheerful young woman offered us a taste of kiwi. It wasnt just a taste; it was kiwi halves gold or the usual green in a cup with a matching green spoon/knife. Very chic.
A few steps into the frozen food section a man cooking empanadas handed us a whole broccoli and cheddar sample. Very tasty.
An aisle away, another fellow wearing an apron was dishing out nice portions of a pasta and vegetables. Nearby there was a sampling of nuts and dried fruits, and as we left the store we sipped on a fairly large cup of an unsweetened energy drink. Very satisfying.
We spent just about a half an hour in the store, but we left well fed. No need to cook dinner.