The wait is over, Trader Joe’s fans.
It’s been more than two years since the popular California-based grocer announced plans to expand to Texas, which was enough to spark chatter among Austinites (many of them former Californians) about when a store would open here.
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Grocery Store Chat
With Trader Joe’s opening Friday and Wheatsville Co-op opening its long-awaited second store just a few days later, we’re hosting a Google+ Hangout at noon Friday at Austin360.com and on our Austin360 Google+ page to talk about the state of the Austin grocery scene. Join Statesman food writer Addie Broyles and other local grocery experts in a conversation about the evolving grocery options and what it means for you and your shopping list.