Berlin grocery store, Original Unverpackt, is an experiment in grocering. They sell upwards of 350 products dispensed from refillable containers, while some of the liquids come in bottles with deposits on them. The store creates zero.
Local 1205 in Venice, California is always armed with freshly baked pastries and organic, fair-trade coffee tea. A great place to park yourself with a laptop and just enjoy time with friends, this local place has become a hot spot.