The opening brings new competitiveness to the neighborhood, which until now was served mainly by a nearby Target store, local reports said.
The produce department features organics.
A large selection of in-store cut fruit.
A menu board displays a variety of options for prepared fried chicken.
The beer selection plays to variety, including a six-pack deal and an in-store bar with 18 taps.
The wood grain background for specialty departments like wine resembles that used in Florida Albertsons stores converted last year to the Safeway banner.
The store emphasizes in-store prep, such as these items merchandised near the bakery.
A large display of packaged cheeses emphasizes variety.
The new store anchors the “Left Bank” development built in near several new real estate projects expected to bring an “urban village” feel to the area.
That escalated quickly.