What a treat! The super sleek two-level Trader Joe’s is finally open! It’s on 72nd and Broadway, only yards from the subway stop.

TJers ready to pounce

This is actually a big deal for Upper West Side food politics. UWS shoppers now face the following options within 10 blocks of each other: Fairway, Zabar’s, Citarella, and TJ. For the record, Zabar’s has the best lox. And honestly, that’s what determines Bwog’s vote.

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