Why Costco is Crushing Sam's Club.
My coworkers who are Costco members are inclined to agree, as is my all-knowing (and uber-researcher) Uncle Gene.
Anyway, last night after I blogged, we paid our inaugural visit. They had everything you'd expect from a bulk retailer - GIANT bags of chips, ultra-multi packs of vitamins and razor blade refills and, perhaps of interest to the food bloggers among us, a truly enormous can of tomatoes:
|6 pounds, 10 oz. Holy crap.|
Also of note is the liquor store section of Costco. They had a $700 bottle of wine (a Chateau Lafite Rothschild, if you must know, and not the most expensive thing there...) but also good deals on bulk purchases of beer and wine. I purchased this for my beloved moother:
|A steal at $29.99!|