Trader Joe’s Preview and Oriental Table Interview

Today’s Press Herald includes an article about the upcoming opening of Trader Joe’s,

The Trader Joe’s rumor mill has been churning overtime, so let’s start by setting a couple of things straight.

First, despite the rampant Internet speculation and breathless phone calls to the new store at 87 Marginal Way, there will not be a “soft opening” today.

and a ShopTalk interview with Yan Lam the owner of Oriental Table,

Q: When did you learn to cook?

A: Well actually, to be honest with you, when I opened this place.

Q: You must have learned fast.

A: You have to, you know? I learned a lot by making myself dinner after the place closed. It was a good way to learn how to make things better. And I’m still learning.