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Trader Joe's - like supermarkets in providence, Ri

geki Apr 15, 2012 03:26 PM

Hello, I hope Providence is considered "Northern New England" and I am thereby posting in the right section.

I am originally from Italy, but I have been spending the last two years in Boston. I will be moving to Providence (or Patwucket, not sure yet) in September and I was wondering whether any restaurant comparable to TJoe's is in the area.

While I like buying in Shaws (I am in no way a food snob) and the like, there are certain products that cannot be found in normal supermarkets (affordable european cheese/salami, good-tasting ready to cook food, good frozen cakes, etc.)... thanks, Giacomo

  1. g
    geki Apr 16, 2012 07:41 AM

    thanks all, you were very helpful!

    1. f
      Frobisher Apr 16, 2012 06:34 AM

      There is a Trader Joes in Warwick, 15-20 minute drive from most of Providence.
      We also have two Whole Foods and East Side Marketplace.

      There also specialty markets like the aforementioned Venda and Farmstead.

      1. i
        im hungry Apr 15, 2012 05:59 PM

        maybe Venda in Federal hill,or Trader Joes in west warwick.....

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