Last Christmas, I was in an Aldi's (don't remember exactly which western suburb of Milwaukee it was) with my step mum. Prices were good.
Unfortunately, there is only one in DC and it's sort of in a hood, albeit an area that is gentrifying. I may go over there sometime but only in the daytime.
I like Harris Teeter, but I think they are limited to the Mid-Atlantic and top part of the east-coast South area.
Political correctness is oppression disguised as good manners.