Never been to a trader joe's. What are must buy items?

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  1. Harry Gibbs

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    going tomorrow (out of town) and am looking for must buy recommendations for non perishable items.

    I've heard the 100% kalamata extra virgin olive oil is a must. What else?
     
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    You a wine drinker?
     
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    I've been to that store a couple of times and always feel like I'm trying to find something worth buying. Don't get the appeal at all.
     
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    They have great sales on wine. They also talk about it a little bit in their newsletters. 2 buck chuck is pretty bad.
     
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    Dink, you still givin that 22 year old the throbbing gristle?
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    They have a lot of prepared food. Boxed and frozen. Probably some other weird stuff. Wine is the only thing I like, even then I don't really go out of the way to go to the place.
     
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    I like their Organic Bolivian coffee. Not saying it's a must have but its good.

    I live walking distance from one so I buy a lot of groceries there. They have some interesting items and their prices are a lot lower than Whole Foods. I like the goat cheese with blueberries and the Wild Sockeye Salmon but obviously they are perishable items.
     
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    2.49 now :pissed:
     
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    Tried these for the first time on my last trip there...pretty good.

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    By the time it makes it to this part of the country it's like $3.79.
     
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    coffee filters, rest of the stuff in store just makes you fat. Everything is better at other stores now.
     
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    Fuck you!
     
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    2.49 chuck just don't flow :no:
     
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    What's a pressed cunt? Is it that you become cunty when pressed? If so, that's a good term.
     
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