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Shop Talk: La Maison Du Fromager in Paris, France

Shop Talk: La Maison Du Fromager in Paris, France


Marie Quatrehomme is the owner of four successful Parisian cheese shops: La Fromagerie Du Rendez-Vous, La Fromagerie D’Issy-Les-Moulineaux, La Fromagerie De L’Espérance, and La Maison Du Fromage. She is one of France’s most well-known—and perhaps most unlikely—cheese savants, a celebrated author, and one of the first cheese professionals to achieve both the Meilleur Ouvrier de […]

steve duty and kim duty at their denver, colorado cheese shop, cheese+provisions

Shop Talk: Cheese+Provisions


Every cheese has a story, and since opening Cheese+Provisions in 2015, Steve and Kim Duty have made it their mission to tell those stories to the world.

cheese louise

Shop Talk: Cheese Louise


Tamara Krieger got her start in specialty food catering events at local wineries. In 2004, she launched Cheese Louise in Walla Walla, Wash., and in 2009 moved the business to Richland to open an accompanying bistro. Krieger is committed to promoting products from small makers in the Pacific Northwest. For example, a “Have You Met?” […]

gentle harvest

Shop Talk: Gentle Harvest in Marshall, Va


Gentle Harvest offers up a variety of carefully-curated cheese, farm-fresh produce, and local meat in a former bank building in Marshall, Virginia.

stanzeski's

Shop Talk: Stanzeski’s in Georgetown, TX


In Georgetown, Texas, Stanzeski’s Cheese, Wine & Charcuterie is a retirement plan and passion project in action.

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Shop Talk: Cowgirl Creamery in Point Reyes, CA


For cheese lovers and curd nerds alike, Cowgirl Creamery is a destination on the California cheese trail. Founders Sue Conley and Peggy Smith have come a long way since they opened in the mid-90’s with a mission to help get West Marin cheeses into the Bay Area’s best restaurants. It all began with a delivery […]

Larry's Market

Shop Talk: Larry’s Market in Brown Deer, Wisconsin


Today, Wisconsin is famous for award-winning wheels, but—believe it or not—there was a time when artisan cheese was lacking in America’s Dairyland. In 1971, most cheese was the mass-produced brick variety, of which Larry Ehlers, a grocery store owner in Milwaukee, was not a fan. Seeking an edge in the supermarket industry, he traveled to […]

Righteous Cheese

Shop Talk: Righteous Cheese in Washington, D.C.


Set foot inside DC’s Union Market and you’ll find oysters on the half shell, gelato in freshly pressed waffle cones, and Indian dosas perfuming the air. You’ll also find some of the country’s best artisan cheeses at Carolyn Stromberg’s cut-to-order counter, Righteous Cheese. “We’re in a big food hall, so people often come up to us […]

Little Sister Delicatessen

11 Cheese Shops You Have to Follow on Instagram


If you’re reading this, we think it’s safe to say you love cheese. We’d even go so far as to presume you swoon over oozing brie and go weak in the knees for tangy pecorino. You love long walks on the cheese trail and you’re definitely a Comté-person. Cream is your favorite color and you’d […]

Mission Cheese

Shop Talk: Mission Cheese in San Francisco, CA


Tucked into the heart of one of San Francisco’s trendiest neighborhoods, Mission Cheese is equal parts cheese bar, retail shop, and swanky restaurant. A champion for the American artisan cheese movement, the shop not only almost exclusively carries domestic cheeses, but owner Sara Dvorak also serves on the Board of Directors for California Artisan Cheese […]

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