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Food

Whole Foods Is Finally Coming For Your Paycheck, Silver Lake

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Well, it's official: after months of delays and rumors, details have finally been released about the new Whole Foods heading to Silver Lake.

Construction is now set to begin this summer for the high-end grocery chain's new location, which will transform the former Ralph's on Glendale Boulevard near Fletcher. It is expected to open in late summer 2016. In addition to getting the chance to spend a lot of money on organic groceries, customers will be able to dine at a 51-seat indoor/outdoor restaurant, according to The Eastsider. There is also a wine bar planned for the space—assuming permits go through—where you can sip biodynamic wines and craft beers. Who knows, maybe there will even be comedy shows?

In addition to renovating the former Ralph's, the Silver Lake Whole Foods will also occupy the storefronts between the market and the shopping center's CVS. Farewell, long-vacant DVD store. Finally, Silver Lakes hipster parents and yoga/spin/crossfit-class attendees will no longer have to be jealous of their counterparts spending their paychecks at the soon-to-open downtown location.