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    For the staples that I usually get at a supermarket, the Ralphs by my work is usually the best option, because Vons either doesn't carry some of the stuff I get, or never has it on sale while Ralphs does most of the time.
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    Weekly fruits & veggies: the Farmer's Market in North LB. I like supporting the local growers and the food tastes great. They routinely have stuff the grocery stores don't have. Plus it's cheaper.

    Other weekly groceries: Trader Joe's--it's the closest and you can't beat the price to quality ratio.

    Booze: BevMo.

    Bulk items and sundries: CostCo.

    There are also two Ralphs nearby, so if I need something that Trader Joe's doesn't have (like Cardamom for a dessert the wife was making on Sunday), I'll go there.

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    majority - stater bros.
    produce - fresh & easy
    specialty beer - bevmo (menifee) & la bodega (riverside)

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    Quote Originally Posted by UberJarhead View Post
    By the way, who here remembers Alpha Beta?
    Every time I see/hear Stephanie Edwards I remember Alpha Beta. There was one right by my house in Cerritos when I was younger, right next to a Pioneer chicken.

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    I've only got 2 in my small town: Safeway (Vons) & Smiths. I shop exclusively at Safeway because Smiths meat dept is smelly and their produce never seems very fresh.

    When I lived in Orange County, I mostly shopped at Vons (online and had it delivered usually).
    The online grocery shopping thing...is odd, to me. Maybe for other items, fine, but produce? I could never trust something like that for my produce. I'm picky.

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    What about Lucky?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ketel&tonic View Post
    Every time I see/hear Stephanie Edwards I remember Alpha Beta. There was one right by my house in Cerritos when I was younger, right next to a Pioneer chicken.
    At the intersection of Artesia & Carmenita, correct?

    I used to shop there when visiting my ex-girlfriends parents almost every sunday. Probably saw you there when you were a kid...of course you were the same height, I'm sure. Used to get ice cream at the Thrifty on the opposite corner too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ketel&tonic View Post
    Every time I see/hear Stephanie Edwards I remember Alpha Beta. There was one right by my house in Cerritos when I was younger, right next to a Pioneer chicken.

    The online grocery shopping thing...is odd, to me. Maybe for other items, fine, but produce? I could never trust something like that for my produce. I'm picky.
    haha. my alpha beta memory is of my mom buying me a cabbage patch doll from their parking lot sale.

    agree with the online grocery shopping thing. i couldn't have someone else pick my produce OR meat for me.


    oh ya & once in a blue moon i'll go to bristol farms for foie gras or french ham. i used to shop at gelson's, but they stopped carrying my favorite water brand (vittel) and the closest one is all the way in irvine.

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    I remember Alpha Beta from back in the day.

    Now just go to Smart and Final for most stuff, Costco every once in a while.

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    Quote Originally Posted by UberJarhead View Post
    By the way, who here remembers Alpha Beta?
    Cake remembers Alpha Beta.

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    Oh, and for whomever said Lucky, I think they're bringing the name back in some locations.

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    Albertsons, because its within walking distance. But I try to go to Whole Foods or Sprouts as much as I can.
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