One of the biggest complaints that expats often have is that they can’t find foodstuff that they’re used to having at home. Luckily for those of us in the Washington Metro Area, there are many international grocery stores peppered around the region. Some have large, fresh produce sections, whilst others are stocked mainly with packaged items. Rodman’s (Discount Gourmet) in Rockville, Md. is one such market.
From the outside, it’s not fancy in any way, and square footage of the premises is not big enough for a grocery store. But they make good use of the space – it’s so crammed with all kinds of foreign goodies, the aisles are just barely enough for a small trolley (or cart, as the Americans call it) to roll through. Continue reading