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Overheard In L.A.: The New Downtown Whole Foods Is Literally Heaven

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This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features bits of overheard conversation from the brand spankin' new Whole Foods in Downtown, commentary on John Mayer's aura, and more!Overheard of the Week
"Am I in heaven?"
A stunned whisper overheard in the new DTLA Whole Foods, via @astronatical

They say an emoji's worth a thousand words.
"I just met him on Tinder, he's 38. His goals? Talk more and text less. But he only speaks in emojis."
via @TheeWolfe

There's one way to find out!
"Is that soap or cheese?"
via @AFoodBitch

~Your aura is a wonderland~
"John Mayer has such a square aura."
via @EmilieCHagen

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Or "la di da"
"You can't spell 'flake' without LA."
via @ivasef85

Let's just accept kale and move on.
"Kale? Yeah it's like the cool thing. I hate it but whatever, I'll eat it."
via @oliviajacopetti

"Crank Dat (Soulja Boy)" by Soulja Boy Tell'em comes to mind
"Rap music was so pretty in like 2007."
via @kristenakae

50 Shades of Magic Mike
"It's Magic Mike meets 50 Shades, I think it's got a lot of commercial potential."
via @elittman88

I hear Ludo Lefebvre just got a new pair of kitchen Uggs for Trois Familia.
"I need new Ugg boots. They're so comfortable to cook in."
via @cyrinafiallo

Fun to imagine the context for this one
"If we're paying him $300, he can bring his own holy water."
via @shleanna

Hate to agree, but I relate to this.
"Not feeling this song, put on Justin Bieber again."
via @tonydwagner

Hard to tell the difference, really.
"It's ominous out there. Either there's a storm coming, or it's night."
via @laurensybil

The Screenwriter Whisperer
"I don't need to read scripts. I can tell how good a writer someone is just by talking to them."
via @WriterLe

Juvenile/ Steve Jobs mashup forthcoming
"I wish I backed up my iPhone as much as I backed up this ass."
via @partyfavormusic

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Previously:
Overheard In L.A.: I Only Eat Cheese From Sweden
Overheard In L.A.: How Would You Yelp Review The Acid?
Overheard in L.A.: Breathe Into The Idea Of Your Leg
Overheard In L.A.: 2 Full 4 Kale
Overheard In L.A.: The World's Most Dangerous Boy Band
Overheard In L.A.: Obama Is Looking At Your Snapchats
And more!