I love going to Whole foods and to confess very much for the opportunity to do some food tasting. The closes tone to me is in Kentlands Gaithersburg. The opening of grocery stores are getting more social. You may have read about the Social Safeway. I love the fact that grocery stores have begun to offer free wi-fi
Read about the activities at the new Whole foods from their Social Media release. Don’t miss reading about the event with Lucie Snodgrass author of Dishing up Maryland on May 21st. I will be out of town but invite anyone attending this event to write a guest post for me in exchange for a Blogging Tips book by Lorelle Van Fossen.
On Tuesday, May 18th, Whole Foods Market will welcome summer with the opening of its 8th Maryland location- a store that will offer a host of exciting features, including a vast produce section with seasonal and local offerings; indulgent bakery section serving fresh-made cakes and pretzels, breads and gluten-free options; guaranteed fresh seafood bought straight from local boats and a meat department with over 80% of the meat sourced locally; and more.
Several offerings will be unique to the location, including our coffee bar which will serve homemade gelato and popsicles, inviting customers to cool off and connect to the public Wi-Fi.
In celebration of the opening, Whole Foods Market will be holding an array of exciting events throughout the month of May, includind
At the peak of morning commuter rush-hour, Rocket Man will be dispensing free samples of the exclusive brand Allegro Coffee to Maryland Metro commuters from his Coffee Back Pack. Store team members will be on hand to talk about the products and the new store.
Location: Friendship Heights Metro Station
(May 3rd and 10th – Station at Willard and Wisconsin)
(May 7th and 14th – Corner of Wisconsin and Western Ave.)
Time: 6AM – 7AM
MAY 18th 2010 :: OPEN FOR BUSINESS
10:00 AM Bread Breaking Ceremony
May 21, 2010 :: Lobster Dinner
Taste delicious seafood samples and learn about the weekly special Whole Foods Market Friday Lobster Dinner. The launch of $18.99 Friday Night Lobster Dinner - 1 ¼ pound steamed to order whole lobster from our ONLY approved lobster supplier, Craig’sters – Meet the vendor at this sustainable seafood event; Timothy Jackson of Craig’sters will be on hand for a meet & greet! Dinner also includes: steamed corn on the cob and butter for both!
Location: Seafood Department
Time: 5 PM – 7 PM
ALSO: Meet local author Lucie Snodgrass – (Dishing Up Maryland )Lucie L. Snodgrass is an award-winning author whose food writing has appeared in the Washington Post, the Baltimore Sun, and Vegetarian Times, where she was a regular columnist and contributing editor. She lives, writes, and cooks on her farm in northeastern Maryland.
The store is located at: 4420 Willard Ave. Chevy Chase, MD 20815