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Sustainable Meat at Every Meal


Photographed by Adam DeTour; Styled by Kendra Smith Americans eat a lot of meat. In fact, the US is consistently one of the top five meat-consuming countries in the world, yet we spend less than any other developed nation on meat and poultry. So how much of that meat is actually sustainable? And what does […]

Best Regions: New York


If you want to make a name for yourself, you head to New York, and the cheese industry is no exception to this rule. With the nation’s fourth largest cheese output, New York is home to 4,650 dairy farms, some of the nation’s (dare we say, the world’s?) most reputable cheese shops, and the man […]

Best Sweet Accompaniments 2019


Photographed by Nick Surette Whether you’ve got a sweet tooth or a salty craving, we’ve got you covered with our picks for this year’s hottest cheese pairing. MAST CHOCOLATE Mount Kisco, NY Chocolate and cheese are old friends. But to keep things from getting stale, mix it up with an unlikely flavor, like Mast’s Olive […]

Crowning Glory


I’m staring at a nondescript dark blue garage door somewhere in Brooklyn’s Crown Heights neighborhood. It’s the first Saturday of New York City’s week-long Pride celebration and the streets are buzzing with rainbow-clad revelers. I approach the door slowly, then stop when I see another woman rushing over with keys and phone in one hand, […]

Shop Talk: France 44 Cheese Shop


Set within a wine and spirits shop, the France 44 Cheese Shop is the perfect place to buy your next wheel in Minneapolis.

Eric Schack is the Newest Cheesemonger Invitational Champion


Photo Credit Kristine Jannuzzi With 1,400 attendees, the 14th Cheesemonger Invitational (CMI)—held for the first time at the spacious Brooklyn Expo Center on Saturday, June 30—was the biggest and arguably the best event in its nine-year history. “The cheesemonger talent was incredible, and what I’m hearing from guests is that the CMI is all grown […]