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Monday, August 07, 2006

whole foods bastards
I think Whole Foods skimps on the cheese samples when I go on Saturday morning. They don't care about the idle shopper who treats them like a playground--going in for bulk herbs and staying for an hour to sample the Asian pears and Kashi scattered through the Le Creuset displays and the $80 wine. They reserve the big guns for the Monday-after-work crowd: hungry, on a mission, weak. I went in for a piece of beef and came out with this:

It's called Cotswold and it's amazing. I speared cube after cube until a small crowd gathered, jostling to find out what could keep a person at one sample table for so long. I grabbed the biggest wedge and resumed my original errand. In the car, I wanted to open the plastic wrapping and start nibbling but I concentrated on the radio. Twenty minutes later I was home, where this happened:

They aren't really bastards, but I am their fantasy customer.

posted by Robin at 7:16 PM;

Blogger lauren said...

I keep almost buying that one. Now I will have to. Damn you.

3:54 PM  
Blogger shan said...

Last night I dreamed that I found this cheese at our postage-stamp-sized Wedgwood QFC. Sadly, I don't believe this dream to be at all based in reality, although our little QFC has the occasional fancy-cheese surprise up its sleeve...

12:11 PM  

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