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Shop Talk: Fourchette


Since opening in 2013, Fourchette has focused on international wedges and wheels. The couple behind Fourchette bring in foods discovered during their travels as unique treats for their customers.

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In Queso You Missed It August 19th


We’re already halfway through August fellow turophiles, and this late summer heat has us feeling like melted Raclette and left us daydreaming about Cornish blue cheese ice cream! We’re also venturing to take in the beauty of sculpted cheese, packing up picnics, and planning out new, ooey-gooey, fromage fare in anticipation for when the weather […]

Meadow Creek Dairy Grayson

The 20 Best Cheeses of 2018 According to Experts


Grayson from Meadow Creek Farms It’s hard to believe that we’re already well over halfway through 2018. I guess time flies when you’re having fun eating cheese—and boy, has the cheese been good this year! We asked cheese experts about their favorite wheels and wedges so far in 2018, and their answers have our stomachs grumbling […]

Humboldt Fog Ice Cream

You Need to Try This Humboldt Fog Ice Cream


With roots in Portland, Oregon, Salt & Straw is reimagining the ice cream shop. You’ll find the standbys—from old-fashioned vanilla to brownie-loaded chocolate—at the company’s 15 West Coast locations. But they’re nestled alongside new school takes: cold brew dashed with cacao nibs; strawberry with balsamic and a crack of black pepper; or chocolate chip cookie […]

Bastille Day - The Cheese Poet

9 Essential French Cheeses to Party with on Bastille Day


Photo Credit Erin Harris When you think about your favorite cheese and where they hail from, your answers likely fall all over the map. But now it’s time to break out your crustiest baguette, bite into a wedge of brie and crumble your favorite bleu in celebration of French National Day, or Bastille Day as […]

Burrata Brunch Recipe

Burrata French Toast with Balsamic Syrup


Photography by Jennifer Silverberg

Cheese on Tap: How to Pair Cheese with Stout


Within the next 24 hours, you’ll likely find yourself with a pint of dark Guinness in your hand, toasting in memory of Saint Patrick. Of course, the obvious question will inevitably come to mind: would cheddar, or perhaps something more complex, pair well with that rich beer you’re guzzling? And if Guinness is not your stout […]

Cauliflower

Cauliflower n’ Cheese


What do Pinterest feeds, restaurant menus, and Trader Joe’s have in common? They’re all chock-full of cauliflower. The cold-weather vegetable has taken the food world by storm, appearing in roasted form on small plates and as a carb-light replacement in everything from mashed potatoes and pizza crust to mac and cheese and cake. It may […]

13 Cheesy Super Bowl Snacks to Make this Sunday


Super Bowl parties are just days away, bringing with them the year’s best treats. Messy wings and heaps of carbs bring everyone together—no matter which team you support. And at culture, we know what really scores a touchdown with a crowd: a whole lot of cheese. With all this melty, gooey goodness, we’re not sure […]

It’s a (Cheese) Marathon


Planet Cheese is a weekly blog devoted to everything cheese: products, people, places, news, and views. James Beard Award-winning journalist Janet Fletcher writes Planet Cheese from her home in Napa Valley. Janet is the author of Cheese & Wine, Cheese & Beer, and The Cheese Course and an occasional contributor to culture. Visit janetfletcher.com to […]