Without grocery stores, the world's cabbage patches and cereal farms would become grossly overpopulated, with feral corn flakes and vicious cabbage-patch kids vying for limited resources. Enjoy an edible security blanket with today's Groupon: for $20, you get $40 worth of groceries at Grand Food Center in Glencoe and Winnetka.
Featured on the Today show for its friendly and courteous staff, Grand Food Center stocks pots and pantries with essential staples teeming with taste and freshness. An expansive organic section, including fresh produce and packaged products such as Newman's Own organic lemonade and items from Amy's and Morning Star Farms, makes for palate-pleasing meals free of pesticides and genetically modified organisms. Dozens of delicious items are made in-house, including freshly smoked salmon and roast beef, homemade deli creations—from crispy kettle potato chips to ready-made sushi ($3.99–$9.99)—and baked goods such as cookies and specialty cakes emerging warm from in-store ovens like a mother's sentient gingerbread monster.
In addition to offering fresh and delicious groceries under a wide range of special weekly deals, Grand Food Center strives to remain active in its communities. By participating in school-funding programs and supporting community organizations, the professional hunger quenchers provide a hearty helping of good intentions along with the goods they bag. Besides the available foodstuffs, Good Food Center also has blossom buffs, who arrange flowers into eye-catching bouquets, handsome centerpieces, and fragrant models of the moonscape of Titan. Blooms are brought in five days a week to make for colorful, non-wilted gifts and decorations.
Grand Food Center
When Grand Food Center calls itself "your local grocer," it's not lip service. That's because the grocery store's staff offers up personable services, whether they're whipping up healthy meals to go or planning a catering event with clients. They also helm all of the classic grocery store departments, including produce, deli, bakery, and seafood, without the impersonal feel or robotic arms found at large grocery chains. More proof of their dedication to the neighborhood: they regularly participate in charity events, including food pantry drives and children's sports fundraisers.
341 Hazel Ave.
Glencoe, Illinois 60022Get Directions