[OT] Pacific Mall

Lennart Sorensen lsorense-1wCw9BSqJbv44Nm34jS7GywD8/FfD2ys at public.gmane.org
Tue Jul 28 17:32:13 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 01:15:18PM -0400, Evan Leibovitch wrote:
> Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> > I suppose T&T is a nice asian supermarket near it (just west of it
> > on steeles)
> There's a massive T&T store at Steeles & Warden. I frequent the one at
> the Promenade; much better prices on vegetables, good fresh meat and fish.
> http://www.tnt-supermarket.com/en/index.php?
> As of this week, now owned by Loblaws.
> http://www.cbc.ca/canada/calgary/story/2009/07/24/loblaw-tandt-takeover.html

Yes.  I like loblaws and I like T&T.  As long as they leave it alone
(as they say they will) I think it should work out just fine.

> >  but you can find those downtown now as well, so not as interesting.
> Hey, it's a supermarket.
> I must say that it I find shopping there ... entertaining. Maybe it's
> the 1990s-era Casio keyboard music. Or the automated rice-cake maker
> that was more fun than a Tiny Tom donut machine at the CNE. Or the
> frequent samplings of Dim Sum filled with mystery meat. Or the chicken
> feet under glass in the butcher section....

The rice cake maker is quite something.  Who knew rice had that kind of
explosive power in it.

Len Sorensen
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