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Trader Joe's: A Sneak Peek and Ten Tips From Captain Jodi

It's happening. Trader Joe's is opening its first Miami-Dade store this Friday, October 18, at 8 a.m., complete with a ceremonial lei-cutting, music, and giveaways.

But what does the store look like and what's the fuss all about? When Short Order was asked if we wanted to get a little tour by captain Jodi McCullough, we jumped on the opportunity. Captain, by the way, is Trader Joe-speak for store manager.

See also: Trader Joe's Opens Tomorrow: Five Wines and Beers Under Ten Bucks to Try

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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times. She has been featured on Cooking Channel's Eat Street and Food Network's Great Food Truck Race. She won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature about what it's like to wait tables.
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