Food Wednesday: The rise of grocerants

Food Wednesday: The rise of grocerants
Food Wednesday: The rise of grocerants

Food Wednesday: The rise of grocerants

Millennials are apparently increasing the popularity of grocerants, but what exactly is a grocerant? It’s a grocery store that offers groceries, prepared foods and a sit-down dining atmosphere. If Whole Foods, Eataly and Mariano’s are considered Chicago's local grocerants, we want to know what makes them so popular among millennials here and elsewhere? (Flickr/ShaneRobinson)