Well I got called out over at Ashvegas for not breaking the news about Pho Fusion’s opening. I’m not trying to be a news source here, but I guess it is finally opening on November 20. At this point I’m not holding my breath, however. Not until I have tasted it for myself will I believe it.
Also, I guess now it’s pretty clear that the secret’s out. I do not read the Asheville Citizen-Times. Nor do I plan to start.
I’d like to know what you think about the new Greenlife/Whole Foods hybrid situation. There was a time when Greenlife was my home away from home. The cashiers always liked my outfits, the key lime pie was the best in town, and the clientele were my peeps. But lately. The snazzy new salad bar looks snazzy enough, but they’ve also raised the price by $1 per pound. Last night, most of the wines “on special” were over $13, and I became confused about where everything is made. Let’s say you’re a chicken pot pie. If you are labeled “Whole Foods,” does that mean you were made at the Greenlife in Asheville? Or were you shipped from someplace? Confusion, mass confusion!
Also, Whole Foods is owned by a capitalist, libertarian, conservative climate-change refuter, so let’s just cut the ruse of down homey-liberal-progressive vibes and call a corporate takeover a spade.
At any rate, what are your thoughts, Asheville? Is Greenlife better than ever? Should we all get on board because now the employees have benefits and better pay which is better for our town? Or do you long for the days when you could pick up some ground beef that had been raised down the road at a nearby farm, rather than “USA”. Cause those days are over.