We really love Green Grocer, Provenance, City Provisions and even still have a soft spot for the waning Fox & Obel, but none of those spots is a true one stop shop for produce, meat and local products like this theme-park/grocery. Oh, yeah, and there’s a bar if you find grocery shopping stressful.
Whole Foods, 1550 North Kingsbury, (312)587-0648, wholefoodsmarket.com
Audience choice: Trader Joe’s, 44 East Ontario and multiple locations, (312)951-6369, traderjoes.com
Best of Chicago 2012