A blog by Jorge Garcia.

Saturday, January 26, 2008


Piggly Wiggly is a real place. Not just something made up on TV.


IslandLaurel said...

Haha! That's great. Wonder why we don't have any of those in CA?

Now is there such thing as a Winn-Dixie as well?

Princess said...

Ha Ha, never would have guessed it! Glad to see your blog.

Kaileigh Blue said...

Oh great that totally makes me fell like I live in, as someone put it today "Bumblefuck, Nowhere" Because we totally have those. I didn't even know they were on tv.

elainemarieg said...

yeah, my son works at Winn-Dixie ;)

and-alone said...

Piggly Wiggly was founded here in Memphis in 1916. It was the first self-serve grocery.

Please Type Legibly said...

My husband always teases me about the Piggly Wiggly, which is a fine, upstanding institution (haven't told him about Winn-Dixie yet). I never knew I grew up in a Southern family until I came to California and they didn't know about that, or chicken and dumplings, ham and beans and fried potatoes - sigh. LOL

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Allama said...

wow its so crazy to think that something I've seen everyday my whole life other peole thought of as a made up place lol

m3lLOw said...

Dude, I live in the SOUTH, AND THEY ARE EVERYWHERE!!!!

redelf said...

they use to have them in Texas when I was a kid and still do in Indiana.

LoL I love the picture.

Unknown said...

Jaja, y eso que es??? sos un maestro jorge, actorazo! saludos desde Argentina!

Rhonda said...

Jorge you must be in the middle of nowhereville cuz we have one here and we are as country as country gets! I've only seen them in small rural towns but I haven't traveled that far so I could be wrong.

Topanga said...

You should try the Lick-A-Chick Restaurant in Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia. They boast the "Worlds Best Hamburger" and I believe them!!

Jenn said...

You've obviously never been to the south. You can't turn a corner around here without seeing one. They always remind me of driving miss daisy when morgan freeman says, I'm comin to drive you to the sto'. He was talking about the Piggly Wiggly. Oh yeah...it's famous!

Box said...

jajaja esta bueno el montaje

Anonymous said...

Hahaha, very good picture. But... I'm lost, is a restaurant? What kind of food eat there? A pig with and apple in the mouth? Haha, I'm bad :o)

Saludos Jorge!


Nicole said...

Oh, wow. I'm from Georgia and we literally have those everywhere. lol. I'm actually amazed that some people have never heard of it. hehe.

Unknown said...

I'm in San Antonio, Tx. We used to have those everywhere, now they are all gone I think. Ever seen a Handy Andy? I think we still have a couple of those left. My Dad used to manage one and fell in love with one of his checkers when they were kids..... my Mommy is HAWT! :)

McD said...

I'm from Georgia, too, and they are very prevalent in the more rural areas of the state. I've even seen a smaller grocery store by the same company that was called "Piglet."

Topanga said...

I remember Handy Andy from when I was growing up in Quebec. :-)

Joey Polanski said...

Let us know if you evr run across a Wiggly Piggly.

Colleen Oakes said...

I use to shop there in Nebraska, and never could get use to the clerk saying "Thank you for coming to Piggly Wiggly".

I would always giggle and walk out. I'm sure they were thinking, "Stupid Colorado people."

Anonymous said...

LOL! I never knew they really existed! I guess Piggly Wiggly stores are not a California thing

Big Red said...

Piggly Wiggly is all over Mississippi. One of the Cohen's brothers wore the PW shirt during the filming of O Brother Where Art Thou (filmed in Canton, MS).

mabochda said...

I had someone ask me recently what a Piggly Wiggly was. She relocated to the South and had never heard of it. I thought they only existed in NC and Winn Dixie too! Was surprised to see it elsewhere. You can get some good deals on meats :)

Ms. Cherryspoon said...

That is one awesome pic!

keri marion said...

this is the funniest thing i've ever seen. well, at least the funniest thing i've seen this week. you're the best.

ZealousCease said...

Hell yeah it's a real place, haha. I thought we only had them in the South. Heh.

ben horwitz......... said...

lol I love your expression

Anonymous said...

I used to have one right down the street from me...it is gone now. Too bad it always made me smile as I drove past it!

florguilleminot said...

you are the best
im from Argentina
i dont speak english very well
but i love you
write me please!

your fan

Rouse said...

Hi!!! I don´t understand , nada de nada, but decirte que eres one genius , y que me rio contigo y con el tal soller ese que no veas, sois geniales y decirte que me e tragado las tres temporadas en 3 semanas, me van a salir callos en el culo jajajaja, bueno un besito de otra pigly .
Saludos desde Barcelona.

Nurse Brittney said...

Most of our piggly wigglys are in ghettos... did you have to go to a ghetto to find this one?

Liza Kate said...

I used t live around the corner from one...it was a little shady.

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