Which stores offer the best grocery deals? How much money can you save by shopping at the lowest cost stores? Which supermarkets offer the highest quality produce and meats? Our comparison of area supermarkets walks you down a lot of aisles to tell you how your favorite stores—and maybe stores you haven’t met—stack up for price and quality. To compare prices, Checkbook’s researchers used a 150+ item list—and lots of energy—to shop area stores. To evaluate stores on quality of products and service, we surveyed area consumers. Check out our ratings and the articles below to find out how area stores stack up, how much you can save by shopping at warehouse club stores, and ways to save at the supermarket no matter where you shop.