Staff Report, 1.21.15, Kentucky.com
The new Kroger at 704 Euclid Avenue — which Kroger officials say is “unlike any other Kroger store in the nation” — will open Thursday at 8 a.m. with University of Kentucky head basketball coach John Calipari cutting the ribbon.
The 86,000-square-foot store on three levels will include expanded varieties of produce, meat, seafood and deli. Specialty departments will include a walk-in beer cave, a sushi bar, a Starbucks Coffee Shop, soup and salad bar, a Murray’s Cheese Shop and a drive-through pharmacy.
The new store carries 130,000 items compared to 80,000 items in the previous store, which was demolished last March.
In a first for Kroger, the deli department will include food carts offering selections from local restaurants Athenian Grill and La Petite Creperie. Additionally, this store will accept the University of Kentucky Plus Account…Read more at Kentucky.com
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