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Apr 15, 2012 03:26 PM

Trader Joe's - like supermarkets in providence, Ri

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

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

      1. 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. thanks all, you were very helpful!