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Trader Joe's Quickies

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Top 3 Trader Joe's, Highest Customer Count
1. Manhattan, New York City
2. San Francisco at Masonic/Geary
3. Los Angeles (Sherman Oaks) at Riverside/Hazeltine

Salsa Coiffure
Who doesn't love the Corn and Chile Tomato-less Salsa? It's "slightly sweet with a touch of heat." We even love it more than their Salsa Especial, the closest and best version of restaurant style salsa we can find yet.

So when we found 3 pieces of rather large hair in our salsa the other week, it was disappointing, but not that big of a deal. Trader Joe's doesn't require a receipt or reason for returning a product. Before doing that, we let customer service know by e-mailing them. And since Trader Joe's is wacky, they replied saying the would look into it, but had "no plans to change this product." Do you care for the hair?

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Chinese Delivery
Why order in when you can feel like you ordered in with Trader Ming's Noodle Boxes? The boxes were "inspired by the noodle carts on the streets of Bangkok, Thailand." The noodles-and-sauce vegan meals can be microwaved in two minutes and come in three flavors: peanut satay, pad thai and kung pao.

The world's most hated and loved flavor
This is for people who are not members of, a community supporting the fight against cilantro. If you look hard enough in the freezer section, you can find highly concentrated cubes of frozen cilantro. Throw this the frying pan as you cook up a burrito or put it some soup. Delicious! You can also buy garlic and basil cubes.

If you are truly a Trader Joe's freak, then you simply must read or feed the blog, Tracking Trader Joe's.