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Laurel is a contributing editor at culture and a food and travel writer based in Austin, Texas. She also serves as editor at Edible Aspen.

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Voicings: Christina Tosi, Founder and CEO, Milk Bar

Award-winning pastry chef Christina Tosi talks about switching tracks from electrical engineering to pastry and founding Milk Bar


The Great 28 Pairings: Cheese + Goat

Get your goat—it’s pairing time

Sara says hello to Karrot the goat. Photo credit: Josh Huskin

As Luck Would Have It: The Story of Pure Luck Farm and Dairy

Family comes first at Pure Luck Farm and Dairy in Dripping Springs, Texas

Chef Dan Barber, photo credit: Susie Cushner

Voicings: Chef Dan Barber of Blue Hill

Chef Dan Barber of Blue Hill dishes about his favorite cheese, hobbies, and the most critical issue facing the restaurant industry

Chef Alice Waters of Chez Panisse

Voicings: Alice Waters

The inimitable Bay Area chef on urban farmers’ markets, small food businesses, and the evolution of American cheesemakers

Voicings: Will Studd

Speaker and Cheese Slices host Will Studd talks butter and rock bands.

Voicings: Stephanie Izard

Chicago chef Stephanie Izard talks curds, China, and late-night snacking.

Nepal Rises Again

A deadly earthquake couldn’t stop cheesemakers from Kathmandu to the Himalayan foothills.