You did not put a category for butcher shops, fishmongers, bakeries, specialty shops, markets, etc...
I alternate between these types of shops and grocery stores -
Organic stuff, to me, is way overrated - I don't like getting dirty, ugly, fruit and veg - just because it is organic does not make it better, just more expensive - I especially do not like the attitude of the providers and peddlers of organics - they would like to make you feel like you are being virtuous and smug by buying their stuff - nonsense.
Pre-packed stuff definitely has it's place here, sometimes there is no time to make everything form scratch -
Fast food is an occasional treat -
As a chef, and I know that there are times when you just need to take a shortcut, open a box or get take away - or make dinner reservations!!
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Last edited by gomez; April 3rd, 2007 at 09:05 PM.