Openings and Closings

Trader Joe's Wellington and Boca Raton Opening Soon

Palm Beach county residents are closer than ever to getting their hands on Two Buck Chuck and World Peas when Trader Joe's opens their newest locations.

See also: Trader Joe's Opens in Miami: Here's What to Expect

Though no concrete date is set, the Palm Beach Post is reporting that the first of four stores in Palm Beach County will open at the Village Green Center, on the corner of U.S. 41 and Stribling Way in Wellington, sometime in mid-May.

Trader Joe's website is also listing hours for their Boca Raton store, to be located at 855 S. Federal Highway, a clear indication that an opening date is imminent. The Boca Raton location, by the way, will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Trader Joe's first shop in Southeastern Florida opened in Pinecrest on October 18 to much fanfare and acclaim, with shoppers from the Florida Keys to Palm Beach traveling to get their hands on Trader Joe's private-labeled foods that range from cookie butter to doggie treats.

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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times, covering the restaurant and bar scene in South Florida. She has been featured on Cooking Channel’s Eat Street and Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race. Doss won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature on what it’s like to wait tables. In a previous life, she appeared off-Broadway and shook many a cocktail as a bartender at venues in South Florida and New York City. When she’s not writing, you can find Doss running some marathon then celebrating at the nearest watering hole.
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