Nothing causes buzz around here like new grocery stores.
The word "gourmet" brings a few options to mind: Whole Foods Market? Earth Fare? Fresh Market?
Or, yet again, Trader Joe's?
After all, we know Trader Joe's is interested in that area.
It's a heavily trafficked, higher income area.
It's also just across the street from a Whole Foods. So Whole Foods can't be the mystery grocer here.
And Trader Joe's has a history of locating very near Whole Foods. Just look at the stores in Winston-Salem, Chapel Hill or Richmond, Va.
So I gave Trader Joe's a call this afternoon and asked if they were going to open a store in Greensboro.
"We don't have anything to confirm," Spokeswoman Alison Mochizuki said.
"So you don't have anything to deny, either?" I asked.
"We don't have anything to confirm," Mochizuki replied.
I'm making a judgment, but: sounds like there are plans in the works to me.