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It's time again for Shopping The Personals, a Racked feature wherein we comb through the retail-based Missed Connections listings on Craigslist.
If you're going to try to pick someone up at a grocery store, Whole Foods is probably your best bet. The place has a wiff of fancy about it that's missing from most Gristedes, C Towns, Mets and Key Foods. Shopping at those other supermarkets feels like a mundane chore, but a trip to Whole Foods, well, that's an experience.
1) Bowery: "I was in my own world doing homework and you were eating. You wore a pink top and a black skirt. You had a map of NYC in your pocket. I was at the table near the window. You said goodbye as I left and I was crazy for leaving. Email me." [Listing]
2) Chelsea: "You were in Whole Foods on 24th St. this morning around 11 AM. Caught your eye and then you checked out before I had a chance to introduce myself. You were in a grey and silver reflective fireman-looking jacket. I was wearing a black down vest. Hit me up if you discover this post." [Listing]
3) Bowery: "You were wearing a yellow t-shirt, sitting with two friends, was sitting across from you, made few eye contact, i would have came up to u if u were alone, with a group of ppl its harder to approach someone. this is a long shot but might as well give it a try." [Listing]