Eating international fare locally eliminates the woes associated with transatlantic travel, such as jet lag and oar splinters. Stamp your palate’s passport with today’s Groupon: for $8, you get $16 worth of British imported groceries and gifts from Rosie Lee Imports.
Rosie Lee Imports owner Susan Malloy, a cheerful expat who grew up on a farm in England, pays edible homage to her British roots with a collection of groceries, teas, and novelty gifts plucked from her old stomping grounds. Dollop Wilkin and Sons Lemon Curd onto bare slices of toast for crisp, palate-pleasing bites, or open a can of Batchelors Mushy Peas ($1.95). Visitors can quench across-the-pond cravings with kettles of Yorkshire tea ($9.50), which pair nicely with Burtons Jammie Dogers biscuits ($3.99). An array of Beatles and Rolling Stones collectables embellishes unadorned mantles better than a framed citation for driving on the left side of the road.