Couple gets engaged at Trader Joe’s during ‘millennial grocery tour’

Couple gets engaged at Trader Joe’s during ‘millennial grocery tour’

The lovebirds received engaged at their favourite Dealer Joe’s in New York Metropolis.

One New York couple with a penchant for Dealer Joe’s not too long ago received engaged within the beloved grocery retailer throughout a “millennial grocery tour” creatively deliberate by the groom to be.

On Could 26, Sidd Sinha popped the query to girlfriend Melanie Diaz on the on the grocery retailer’s Higher West Facet location. On the identical hallowed floor the place TJ’s customers say “sure” to thrilling new culinary selections, the 29-year-old mentioned “sure” to her future groom, which he says is precisely what she envisioned.

The groom-to-be creatively arrange a scavenger hunt on the retailer with a view to pop the query.

“In the future Melanie had a dream the place I proposed to her at a grocery retailer,” 31-year-old Sinha advised ABC Information. “She’s made it completely clear that Dealer Joe’s is her favourite grocery retailer so I knew if I went that route I needed to do it there.”

After a candy day of completely Massive Apple dates, which Diaz advised Insider included a visit to the botanical gardens within the Bronx, lunch at Café Boulud, gondola experience in Central Park, grabbing drinks and getting caricatures drawn, the pair was en path to a sports activities bar to look at the NBA playoffs when Sinha urged they drop of their favourite Dealer Joe’s for some groceries.


The second Diaz stepped within the retailer, she was suspicious one thing was up. From indicators uniquely symbolic to their relationship to workers passing out flowers, Sinha disregarded the weird sights underneath the guise of a “millennial grocery tour,” ABC experiences.

“We had been going into one other aisle – it had an indication that talked about the San Gennaro competition, which is competition I really like and an occasion Sidd and I’ve each been to,” Diaz advised ABC. “Then I began listening to ‘Girl Marmelade’ enjoying from the shop audio system, which my brother advised Sidd was as soon as my favourite track. At this level, I began to freak out as a result of there have been too many coincidences for this to be an accident.”

Subsequent hitting “grocery tour” stations that includes espresso and bagels within the nod to the relationship app, Espresso Meets Bagel, Sinha confirmed his girl loves oranges, paying dwelling to their alma maters, Syracuse College and College of Texas, which proudly tout the shade in class colours, earlier than winding up on the pattern stand, The Knot experiences.

As Diaz accepted a chocolate-covered almond, one of many couple’s favourite snacks, in a cup from a Dealer Joe’s staffer, she was shocked to search out an engagement ring.

“She’s made it completely clear that Dealer Joe’s is her favourite grocery retailer so I knew if I went that route I needed to do it there.”

“I gasped. I regarded up at him. He took the ring, pointed to the signal behind me which learn, ‘Melanie, Will You Marry Me?’ He requested, received down on one knee, I turned towards him and I mentioned sure!” Diaz advised the outlet.

Instantly applauded by actual life customers, the couple then moved to a venue subsequent door to have fun with household and mates.

“I am undecided but what our marriage ceremony will appear to be. However I believe it could be cute to include somewhat one thing memorable from Dealer Joe’s.”


Shifting ahead, Diaz and Sinha couldn’t be any extra thrilled about their subsequent chapter collectively – or how their engagement unfolded.

“I graduated earlier than the entire promposal motion, however I’ll admit the inventive ones get my consideration,” Sinha advised Insider. “And I knew this was my final and solely likelihood to essentially do one thing particular for an enormous courtship-esque second.”

“I had a sense he was “the one” early on within the relationship. He made me so completely happy and he was so attention-grabbing and simple to speak to. I discovered myself eager to spend daily with him,” Diaz divulged to The Knot.

“I don’t know but what we’ll serve at our marriage ceremony, however after this, we will certainly be contemplating one thing from Dealer Joe’s!”

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