We were lured in by the good deals on produce that they advertise in their circulars, but this is our favorite place to buy bulk grains. The produce is pretty good too and the prices on packaged food are reasonable. There is a European cheese market and how can you not love a store that gives samples of cheese? There is also a great bakery. There is an ample wine section. And you can find organic foods along their aisles. You can get some of the same things as Whole Foods, but with a more homey feel.
It is located in the shopping center off of the Hillsdale exit on 92 in San Mateo across the street from Gymboree.