Winnie Hsia

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September 11, 2008 @ Whole Story
We're in the midst of preparing for what may potentially be one of the worst storms in Southeast Texas since 1900.  We operate four stores in Houston and one store in Sugar Land which will be closing tonight at 10:00 p.m. and shall remain so until further notice due to Hurricane Ike. Those stores are at: 4004 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, Texas 77025 2955 Kirby Drive, Houston, Texas 77098 15900 Southwest Freeway, Sugar Land, Texas 77478
September 5, 2008 @ Whole Story
I've been traveling this week - nothing too spectacular- just a flight to upstate NY for a family reunion, followed by a road trip back down to NJ to spend a week with the family and on Sunday - the NYC Century.  During a particularly long layover on my way to NY, as I circled the terminal for the tenth time, I realized just how few options exist in airport dining for anyone seeking healthy, natural or organic - let alone anyone with a dietary restriction.  Same goes for a road trip and its commonly frequented fast food joints and gas stations.  So how do
August 29, 2008 @ Whole Story
I wish my childhood lunches had been filled with more delightful and evocative images, so I could recount to you complete sensory detail, my memories of elementary school at noon. But alas, I had a lot of bologna on white bread, American cheese on white bread and peanut butter and jelly... on white bread. Not that my mom wasn't awesome, but she lacked the time and the... culinary creativity to spin brown bagged meals into flavorful memories. But, what I lack in personal experience in my youth, I've more than made up for in living vicariously through other people's lunches.
August 28, 2008 @ Whole Story
I had a conversation with a girl about my age (mid-twenties) recently who, seemingly oblivious to the current economic conditions, was fawning over the window displays of haute couture shops in San Francisco. She commented that she spent most of her income on clothing.
August 22, 2008 @ Whole Story
Is it just me or are you feeling a bit like this lately? It's mid-August and all of the maps of daytime temperatures across the US show firey shades of red, orange and yellow. It's undeniably hot outside and it seems like everyone's talking about it. The blogosphere and the news are abuzz with chatter about the heat and ways to combat it and we thought we'd share with you some of the best ways to beat (or enjoy) the heat that we've found this week...
July 21, 2008 @ Whole Story
You may have noticed that we’ve been getting a bit friendly out here on the interwebs. With the launch of Whole Story, our new Facebook page and our new Twitter account, we’ve been busy looking for ways to connect with you! In celebration of recently hitting the 1,000th-follower mark on Twitter, we thought it would be cool to give back to our Twitter followers.


Winnie Hsia is a founder, instructor, and performer with Sky Candy, Austin’s first and most diverse aerial and circus arts school. You may remember her as Whole Foods Market®’s first Social Media Coordinator and Community Manager. She still loves making meals at home from scratch and entertaining friends and family.