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Whole Foods Market Inc.

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2013

    What the Empty Shelves at Whole Foods Says About Dallasites and Icemageddon

    If you wandered into a grocery store last night, chances are you encountered a larger than normal number of cracked-out shoppers stuffing their carts as if they'd never see another grocery store again. Common convention says that milk and toilet paper are core staples for faux-apocalyptic preparedne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2013

    Which Organic-Seeming Chain Grocery Store in Dallas is the Most Organic?

    Now that Dallas finally has a Trader Joe's, we can more easily eat all-natural, non-GMO, pesticide-free veggies and meat that roamed freely across organic pastures before it was gently killed, right? Actually, no. Trader Joe's is one of those grocery stores that seems all organic-y, because it has t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2013

    12 Things You Need to Know About the New Whole Foods in Addison Photos

    The newest incarnation of groceries stores has been born at 5100 Belt Line Road (southwest corner of Belt Line and the Tollway). As all other Whole Foods locations, it offers local, organic and sustainable groceries and plenty of ready-to-go meals, drinks, coffee, etc. And, of course, there's that b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2013

    What the Produce Section Looks Like in a World without Bees

    A Whole Foods Market in Providence, Rhode Island, recently took before and after pictures of what their produce section would look like in a world without bees. The view sans bees is quite depressing, as it should be. Of the 453 products, 237 were removed, including apples, avocados, carrots, mang ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2013

    Whole Foods Announces GMO Labeling and Transparency Goal

    Austin-based Whole Foods Market has announced that by 2018 all products in U.S. stores must be labeled to indicate if they contain any genetically modified organisms (GMOs). This move by the natural and organic foods retailer marks the biggest step in a growing movement led by consumers and various ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    Whole Foods Coming To Uptown

    The Dallas Morning News reported yesterday that Uptown will be getting a Whole Foods. A new structure will be built on a vacant lot on McKinney Avenue between Fairmount and Routh streets. See Also: Getting Your Drink On At Whole Foods While Kroger is opening a grocery store a few blocks away next ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    Getting Your Drink On At Whole Foods

    When Whole Foods announced it was installing bars in many of the chain's grocery stores, I thought the idea would never catch on. Grocery stores are for grocery shopping, bars are for boozing and the two could never happily exist under one roof. The parking alone at most grocery stores is enough to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    Fog And Smog Turn Their Sights On Overwrought Bartenders

    I don't know why Jasper Russo sends me the occasional video, interspersed between promotional emails about his liquor empire Siegel's, but he does. Most of the time I watch the short movie once and then go on with my day, but this one I think is worth sharing. DJ Dave and Barney Kook, the dudes behi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2012

    The City of Ate Interview: Whole Foods "Forager" Natasha Calvert on Buying Local for a Living

    Natasha Calvert is originally from Denver, and began working at Whole Foods in 2006. She recently moved to Texas, where she's a "forager" for local products, traveling around meeting purveyors, producers, growers, ranchers and the occasional chicken. Then she helps bring those products to the store' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    In Today's Least Surprising News Ever, Yes, a Walmart Grocery Is Coming to Lower Greenville

    ​Speaking of Walmart (told you) ...In the end, turns out, I didn't need Mitchell Rasansky to tell me what everyone already knew -- or guessed, anyhow. Because, as I discovered this morning, the permits were filed with the city two months ago and approved December 29. So, yes, brace yourself, Lower ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2012

    Whole Foods Market to Close Local Bakehouse and Ship from Houston Instead

    Whole Foods Market​Whole Foods Market announced recently that it will close its Dallas bakehouse, located on University near Central, which for the past 12 years has produced breads and pastries for its eight area stores, as well as Little Rock, Tulsa and Oklahoma City. After the spring closur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2011

    Five Breads to Bring Your Holiday Hosts, Starring Empire, Eatzi's and Others

    We've gobbled about birds and various local sides. But bread is a category all unto itself. Clothes make the man, you say? Well, bread can make or break the feast. We've covered the issue extensively here and there. Whether to cradle meat for a sandwich or wipe a plate clean of every last speck of g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    This Earth Month, Dallas City Hall Is Gonna Recycle Like It's 1969. Or Something.

    Patrick MichelsCity employees sing their earth-loving granola tune in the Lakewood Whole Foods parking lot, near the hybrids-only parking. With all the planet's dwindling forests, contaminated waters and changing climate, it might take a 2012-themed recycling rally to scare new people into recycling ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    Begging and Choosing: Which Market's
    Free Samples Give You the Best Meal?

    Brooke NottinghamWe managed to snap a couple of pictures of freebies before the Central Market Stasi busted us.​During a dinner shift a few weeks ago, I returned with a guest's drink and asked if he'd like to start with a cup of soup or an appetizer. He stared at me. Then he said, "Do those c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2011

    Whole Foods Wants Me to Be Healthy.
    Good Luck With That.

    ShutterstockAny have a good recipes for blueberries with, say, bacon?​At least when Whole Foods Market asks you to trade in cheese-covered gristle for a sporkful of hummus, they know they're asking a lot. So that's why they plan to hold your hand through most of it. This month the store launc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    Hey, Whole Foods! We're Growling for Growlers Over Here.

    This is a growler. Notice that it's empty. That's a hint.​Dear Park Lane Whole Foods Market: It's the Christmas season, a time when all good boys are brimful of dreams for presents. Seeing as I have been good this year -- as far as you know, anyway -- I'm hoping you will grant me one heartfe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2010

    Growler Program Confusion: Whole Foods Wants It, Gordon Biersch Has It and the TABC Is Playing the Waiting Game

    ​A local specialty market is one bag of feed away from a cash cow. Unfortunately, it doesn't know which end to feed. The wine bar at the Park Lane Whole Foods Market, the Dallas flagship store, has been a boon to the location's bottom line. Beginning at about 3 p.m. on weekdays, the bar, with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    Turkey Mole With Balls: Torchy's Tacos and Whole Foods Have You Covered

    ​Mole, complicated in both production and flavor, is one of Mexico's traditional sauces, so traditional, in fact, its name translates to sauce in English. Mole is also one of my favorite delicacies. It's a delicacy because its making is reserved for large family gatherings and celebrations in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Celebrating Belgian Independence At The Ginger Man, Ranking Urthel Hop-It And Le Merle Saison

    Jesse HugheyUrthel Hop-It Belgian IPA​Just as the hot summer months inevitably result in a spike in crime stats, something about the July heat must make people get the urge to collectively rise up against their oppressors. Not only is our own country's independence celebrated in July, but the Fren ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2009

    Veggie Guy: Thanksgiving

    ​I would've really liked to spend this Thanksgiving with my brother and sister-in-law in Northwest Spain. They throw an amazing bash each year for all of their American friends, then take it to the clubs for late-night dancing and drinks. Fun times, for sure! My recently retired mother, however ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2009

    Now, Go Left: The Whole Foods "Buycott"

    ​Don't know how we missed word of the Whole Foods "buycott," which kicked off Tuesday night in St. Louis and at the Preston Forest location. Read about it in this morning's Los Angeles Times, where author Meghan Daum brings word of the National Tea Party's response to the response to Whole Foods c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2009

    As the Whole Foods Flagship Goes Up At Park Lane, the Web Gets Busy Taking Down Its CEO

    Seriously -- I'm asking, how do you like the apples?​John Mackey's no stranger to a little controversy, especially the online-first Mark Cubanesque variety. But the Whole Foods co-founder took it up a notch with his Tuesday guest editorial in The Wall Street Journal, in which he takes issue with u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2009

    Wine Rocks

    Rock stars plus alcohol can add up to a lot of things. But when you add organic grocery stores to the rock and booze equation, the sum must certainly change, right? Guess we'll find out when Maynard James Keenan makes an appearance at the Whole Foods Market in Plano from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., March 23 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2009

    Move On Down The Road

    There's a new grocer in town. Well, not really new. Just bigger, fancier and in a different location. Dallas' newest Whole Foods Market location opened Monday to much fanfare. Yeah, the store is more than a little bit similar to existing siblings in look and product selection. But there's a lot wor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2008

    Marc Andres Shines Some Sun on Sunflower Farmers Market Deal

    Just got off the phone with Marc Andres, who walked us through the deal that's bringing a Sunflower Farmers Market to 1800 N. Henderson Avenue by the beginning of '09. Turns out, the deal went down awfully fast: "60 days from start to finish," Andres tells Unfair Park, "which is pretty efficient." N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2008

    Getting Your Goat on Greenville

    Um, seems a goat was wandering Lower Greenville Avenue this morning, around 2 in the a.m., near the Whole Foods. WFAA-Channel 8 has the video, along with the note that "after a low-speed chase, Dallas police and Dallas County Sheriff's Department deputies caught up with the little guy and took him i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2008

    Hunt on Walking in Dallas, Barking Diners and That Whole Foods Fight

    Angela Hunt must have had a day off -- really, three blog items today? Ladies and gents, meet your new Fingers of Fury, which'll make Schutze and Merten deeelighted. Among her subjects: a Friday luncheon during which The Brookings Institution's Christopher Leinberger pronounced Dallas "walkable" (sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2007

    Whole Bull?

    What will the new Whole Foods -- which is to say the Park Lane edition, reportedly to sprawl more than 80,000 square feet when it opens spring 2008 -- be like? Will it be the chain's largest? Will it have a spa? Will it have an organic hybrid-car wash? The Austin-based company is releasing few detai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2007

    Original Whole Foods Moving Less Than a Mile. Might as Well Be a Million.

    In the minutely Balkanized geosphere of Old East Dallas, the announced migration of Whole Foods from Lower Greenville to the Lakewood Shopping Center is an earthquake -- a death and the impossible dream come true. And that's for a move of .97 miles. I wrote recently about the boom in fashionable tow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2006

    Baby, You Can Drive My Cart

    Yeah, so the new Whole Foods, with its panty-waist spa, has a place to watch cheese mold, a chocolate drainage system, a taffy-yanker and a place to buy hair shirts, all christened by a proclamation from a mayor who specializes in bridge merchandising. That can't out hot-wax Central Market in Southl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2006
  • Blogs

    December 5, 2006

    No, Seriously. A Chocolate Fountain.

    I just got back from a tour of the new Whole Foods in Preston Forest -- yeah, I know, I am so friggin' special -- and we'll have plenty to say about the joint tomorrow morning, before its 10 a.m. debut to the general public. But a few things, in advance: The shelves are almost stocked, the cases are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2006

    Whole Foods By Half, More or Less

    Driven past the intersection of Forest Lane and Preston Road recently? If so you've seen the mammoth new Whole Foods scheduled to open in about four weeks; really, you can't miss the thing. Looks like a spaceship landed next to a CVS. It's supposed to be quite the site when it's open; no doubt the m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2006

    Sprouts Spouts in Dallas, At Last

    Seems an odd business decision, opening a store just like Whole Foods down the street from Whole Foods, but there it is: On Friday, Sprouts Farmers Market opened its sliding glass doors at Forest and Marsh lanes, and northwest Dallas couldn't be happier (or healthier). Two days after its opening, in ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 30, 2006

    Sample Shop

    Whole Foods celebrates spring flavors

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2006

    Whole Lotta Nuthin'

    Got very excited about this headline on Slate.com this morning: "The Dark Side of Whole Foods." Nothing against Whole Foods--used to shop there all the time, till Central Market stormed in. Still, sounded good. Well, turns out there ain't much to the story about the Austin-based chain, which has thr ... More >>

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best Free Lunch

    Whole Foods Market

  • Calendar

    August 5, 2004

    Car & Driver

    It's the feel-bad movie of the week

  • Calendar

    January 1, 2004

    Blast Back

    Grown-up kids share their childhood lessons

  • Best of Dallas

    September 25, 2003
  • Best of Dallas

    September 26, 2002

    Best Grocery Store Snack

    Salsa at Whole Foods Market

  • Best of Dallas

    September 26, 2002
  • Best of Dallas

    September 26, 2002
  • Best of Dallas

    September 20, 2001

    Best Health-food Store

    Ann's Health Food Center

  • Best of Dallas

    September 20, 2001

    Best Ice Cream

    Out of a Flower

  • Best of Dallas

    September 21, 2000

    Best health food store (tie)

    Whole Foods Market & Roy's Natural Market

  • Best of Dallas

    September 21, 2000

    Best place to buy juice

    Whole Foods Market

  • Dining

    March 28, 1996
  • Dining

    March 14, 1996

    Free-ranging deli

    Can eating at Whole Foods make you a better person?

  • Dining

    November 23, 1995
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