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Get to Know Your Cheesemonger. Like, Now.

Serious Cheese Stephanie Stiavetti 14 comments

Your homework is this: go to your local cheese shop and introduce yourself to the man or woman behind the counter. Explain that they'll be seeing more of you because you are such a passionate cheese lover. Tell them the kinds of cheese you enjoy, ask them for a few recommendations, then sit back and enjoy the ride. More

Meet & Eat: Amy Thompson, Lucy's Whey

New York Laren Spirer Post a comment

"Cheese is a mysterious force." Lucy's Whey has been providing American artisanal cheeses to the residents of East Hampton since 2007. They've now brought their wares and love for cheese to the Chelsea Market, where Cheesemonger Amy Thompson is at... More

Artisanal Cheese in Texas

Lia Bulaong 1 comment

Lindsay Schechter and Kendra Scott are the Houston Dairymaids, and they sell artisanal cheeses from all over Texas. Wait, what? Alison Cook of the Houston Chronicle follows the Dairymaids around town and discovers Texas cheese is finally coming of age: [Paula] Lambert has brought her smooth, pungent Blanca Bianco, a proudly stinky aged cheese made with raw cow's milk, its rind hand-rubbed daily in white wine.Chrissy Omo, an 18-year old Blanco cheesemaker who's a freshman in college, causes a buzz with her CKC Farms Baby Caprino, a soft-ripened goat cheese with a white rind like velvet, its creaminess underlain by a fascinating tang of watercress.The pinnacle of the evening is the cylinder of Ste. Maure goat's cheese from Pure... More

Stinky Wine Shops Now Serving Cheese

Ed Levine 3 comments

I had an old issue of Food & Wine on my desk, and, leafing through it, I came upon a story about wine shops serving cheese and tapas. As a confirmed nondrinker and serious cheese lover, I applaud this trend. Here are the shops they wrote about: Smith & Vine Address: 268 Smith Street, Brooklyn NY 11231 Phone: 718-243-2864 Stinky Brooklyn Address: 261 Smith Street, Brooklyn NY 11231 Phone: 718-522-7425 Silverlake Wine Address: 2395 Glendale Boulevard, Los Angeles CA 90039 Phone: 323-662-9024 Cesar Address: 4039 Piedmont Avenue, Oakland CA 94611 Phone: 510-985-1200 Portalis Address: 5205 Ballard Avenue, Seattle WA 98107 Phone: 206-783-2007 We've got both coasts covered. Any Serious Eaters know of any others? Photograph from iStockphoto.com... More

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