This is a hill I will die on. #traderjoes #workinginnyc #broke #9to5
She then says that her manager overheard what she’d said, and was confused by the idea that she found Trader Joe’s to be expensive.
“Where I’m from, me and my family, we don’t shop at Trader Joe’s because it’s expensive to us,” she explains. “Am I wrong? Trader Joe’s, it’s an expensive supermarket. I guess I’m fuckin’ broke, I don’t know.”
People in the comments shared their thoughts.
“Nope sis I’m on long island too and it’s definitely more expensive than the Shoprite across the street,” one wrote.
“It depends on items,” another person wrote. “Meats and pre-made stuff is more but produce is cheaper usually.”
“Trader Joe’s is EXPENSIVE for a full grocery shopping but great for a few unique treats and snacks.”
Others said that it’s one of the most affordable grocery options for them.
Someone said, "One time my ex bf made fun of me for shopping at trader joes in front of a group of people and was 'embarrassed to be dating a girl who is that cheap'."
“Lol TJ’s is literally the most affordable grocery store in NYC,” one commenter wrote.
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