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Eyes on Windsor (Note that the review link and opening date are from 2013)
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You probably spend more time in grocery stores than in any other type of store. That means that you have to be on the alert for all of the subtle ways that grocery stores trick you into spending money.
Why are everyday staples, like milk, eggs, cheese, and butter, always at the back of the store? Because that way you can never run into the store just for a gallon of milk; instead, you have to walk through the entire supermarket to get what you need — and chances are, you’ll grab a few more items on your way.
Did you know sugar is naturally fat-free?
“There’s 23 million people in this city, at least 1,000 pizzerias, every variation of burger that you could think of, a hot dog shop in front of bars – and you’re telling me there’s not one American Chinese food restaurant?” he says. “And then a lightbulb went off: Dude, why don’t we just do that?”
Getting here wasn’t particularly easy. It took months to find a maker of fortune cookies; they are so uncommon in China most locals have no idea how to consume them without getting a mouthful of paper. Suppliers of other necessities, such as the takeout boxes, were so certain the restaurant would flop they demanded cash up front for a big order. The two restaurateurs ended up with 50,000 takeout boxes in their living room.