MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 04: A general view of Costco signage in Docklands on August 04, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia.  Retail stores across Melbourne will close to customers as further stage 4 lockdown restrictions are implemented in response to Victoria's ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. The new rules, which come into effect at 11:59 on Wednesday 5 August, will see the majority of retail businesses like clothing, furniture, electrical and department stores will be closed to the public for the duration of the stage 4 restrictions. Businesses will be able to operate click and collect services with social distancing and contactless payments. Supermarkets, grocery stores, bottle shops, pharmacies, petrol stations, banks, news agencies and post offices will remain open during the lockdown. Melbourne residents are subject to a curfew from 8pm to 5am, must stay within a 5km radius of their homes along with limits on hours of exercise, while all students will return to home learning and childcare centres will close. (Photo by Daniel Pockett/Getty Images)
Reddit Is Jealous Of Costco's Food Court Menu
In Shanghai
By Garth Clingingsmith
The r/Costco subreddit will plop you into threads about new store openings, favorite new items, complaints about other customers, and pining for items that are no longer available. What's fascinating is when members compare their local Costco warehouses, and a thread about a Shanghai Costco’s food court was particularly notable.
Costco in Shanghai offers many unique food court items, including bulgogi bake, avocado fruit salad, mushroom soup, and a spicy fried chicken bucket. The Shanghai location's food court is also more flexible, as the mushroom soup is sometimes replaced with clam chowder, and mango soft cream sometimes replaces vanilla ice cream.
Costco pizza lovers have been frustrated that the popular Combo Pizza option has been removed from many stores, but that's not the case in Shanghai. You can still find the pie covered in pepperoni, sausage, and vegetables there, and there has been Beijing duck pizza and truffle mushroom pizza available at times as well.