I’m planning on running the Meyer Lemon-Thyme Gimlet recipe in next Wednesday’s paper, so I called around to a few stores to ask if they stock Meyer lemons. Not only did three stores in Rockland not carry them — they’d never even heard of them.
Which brings me to a complaint: Why is it so hard to shop for specialty food in Rockland? Do chains like Whole Foods or even independent grocers not think they’ll do well?
If you’re like me —frustrated by this — comment below. If there really is a critical mass of people who say they’d buy specialty meats and produce, maybe we could get someone to actually think of opening.
Help potential grocers out by saying:
What would you buy and how far would you travel to get it?