We’re Ready to Sip and Shop, Bars Inside Grocery Stores Are a Thing Now
If it's one thing that I really don't like doing, it's grocery shopping.
Even as I'm typing this, I'm thinking about how I have to go buy food for the week today, and I just don't want to.
Full parking lots, crowded aisles and long lines at check out are the last thing I want to deal with today...or any day.
Perhaps those shopping trips would be much more tolerable while drinking alcohol.
Logistics aside (trust me, I've thought about the dangers of drinking and driving here), think about how much better your shopping experience would be if you could be sipping on some wine or beer while managing unruly kids who won't stop asking for snacks, the woman who runs over your ankles in the bread aisle or the long line at the deli counter.
And for you singles, people are always telling you that you should meet someone at the grocery store. Well, having a bar inside that grocery store would only make it so much easier.
Which is why it might be time for Illinois to consider adding bars to their grocery stores; because according to the Journal Sentinel, that's a thing now.
Stores like Whole Foods, Metro Market and Fresh Thyme in Milwaukee have added bars that serve beer and wine to help "fuel" your shopping experience.
More than 115 Whole Foods stores across the country have booze available while you're shopping, with beer and wine prices comparable to what you'd pay at an actual restaurant or bar.
Probably because they know the more you drink, the more you're going to spend on other things.