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  • One-year Anniversary at Industry City One-year Anniversary at Industry City
    September 10, 2020
    Christine Sahadi Whelan
    Most years I feel like time passes very quickly. This year, I have mixed feelings about the speed of time. We just reached our 1-year milestone at IC and on one hand I cannot believe a whole year has gone by. From breaking ground and thinking we were never going to get open, to the reality of actually being open and working. This year has been a wild...
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  • Sahadi’s Cookbook!  Flavors of the Sun Sahadi’s Cookbook! Flavors of the Sun
    August 12, 2020
    Christine Sahadi Whelan
    Three years and what feels like a million taste tests later, I am finally on the last mile of having the Sahadi's cookbook published. It was amazing to see all of the recipes come to life under the expert team of photographers, stylists and cowriters. Each of the photos and the appendix pages came out beautiful, vibrant and enticing. Colorful bowls of spices intermingled with a bounty of vegetables. The dishes hold so many memories for me and to see them photographed so wonderfully made my heart...
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  • Welcome Back Welcome Back
    June 26, 2020
    Christine Sahadi Whelan
    Last week we reopened our flagship store on Atlantic Avenue. I cried when we pulled the gates up. I was so emotional and happy. In 70 years, we have had only a handful of unplanned closures and none lasted more than a few days. This closure lasted over 2 months and it felt wonderful to be interacting with the customers again. No longer faceless numbers on our delivery partners' tablet, but real people in the aisles. The look on our staff’s faces said it all. “Welcome back, customers and...
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