How Gourmet Grocery Stores Are Gentrifying Neighborhoods Brooklyn Reader January 28, 2016 January 28, 2016, 9:33 am With hundreds of locations nationwide, gourmet grocery chains like Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods are a staple of wealthy communities. But these chains have begun to pop up in many underserved neighborhoods as well. While the takeover of specialty grocers has not always been well-received , […] Click here to view original web page at www.citylab.com Want to write for us? We're looking for interns and experienced writers! Go here for more information.