Grocery store fills salad bar with alcohol, candy during pandemic restrictions


A grocery store has brought “happy hour” to their signature salad bars during the coronavirus pandemic.

Based in Chesterfield, Missouri, stores in the Dierbergs Markets chain found a creative way to help its patrons cope with the virus, lockdowns and historic job loss: instead of serving healthy greens and quinoa bowls, the salad bar is now stocked with liquor, cereal and candy, among other options.

The word “salad” has even been scratched out on signs.

The Manchester location was the first to make the change, serving mainly alcohol. The switch has been so well received that other stores have copied it, putting their own twist on the idea, such as cereal bars or “tiki ... (Read more)

Submitted 13 days ago

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