German Grocery Stores FOREVER

This weekend, the powers that be at Slate have been kind enough to promote my all-positive all-the-time article on the fantastic alternative admissions program at Bard College, which means I have had an article go viral that DOESN’T excoriate anything or anyone, which proves it can be done.

More perplexingly, however, the article on the German grocery store Aldi that I wrote LAST DECEMBER has gone re-viral and is currently occupying Slate #1. This proves definitively my working hypothesis that there ain’t no party like a German grocery-store party–the more rules and the grumpier the employees, the better. I haven’t eaten dairy since 2007, but this makes me hungry for some Quark.

 

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4 thoughts on “German Grocery Stores FOREVER

  1. There’s nothing wrong with repeating what an awesome store Aldi is. I love not having to ponder the differences between indistinguishable brands of the same product. I love stores that don’t suck away two hours of your life before you leave. The time can’t come soon enough that Aldi fills every corner of the U.S.

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  2. Quark is one of the fundamental building blocks of good nutrition. Or maybe a building block of matter. I know it’s something like that. If I had paid attention in my high school health class or physics, I’d be able to figure this out.

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