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Disco. Hipster. Kosher. Murder. Atlantans have a penchant for nicknaming their Kroger stores. That last moniker was bestowed on the Ponce de Leon Avenue location after a deadly 1991 shooting in its parking lot. The name has stuck; there’s even a Twitter handle.
One doesn’t think of Kroger for its inventory of top-shelf Bordeaux and magnums of rose Champagne, but just off the intersection of Piedmont and Peachtree, one Kroger has got the cru.
ATL Food Chatter: September 27, 2010 (To receive the Chatter and other culinary tidbits directly in your inbox, sign up for our weekly dining newsletter) A partnership between Murray’s, arguably the best-known cheese shop in the country, and Kroger grocery stores has come to Atlanta. Several Murray’s outlets have already opened in Kroger stores in metro Atlanta, with at least three more locations (including one in Ansley Mall in October) opening throughout the area by year’s end.