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Regions to Watch: Austria


If you love cheese, you know the Alps—the 750-mile-long stretch of peaks crosses dairy lodestars like France, Italy, and Switzerland, and it pretty much goes without saying that your local cheese shop carries Alpine greats Comté, fontina, and Gruyère. But until recently, turophiles have been sleeping on the range’s vast eastern half—namely, Austria. Known more […]

A Journey Through Italy’s Northern Cheese Country


As the birthplace of pizza and pesto, Italy lays claim to some of the most well-known food in the world. Just like Italian cuisine, which varies widely from region to region—think spaghetti alle vongole in Naples and spaghetti carbonara in Rome—the same can be said for Italian cheese. There are more than 2,500 traditional kinds […]

Travel Advisory


Di Dove Sei Originaria? As a Black woman navigating a very…homogenized industry, I must be aware that there are many places where my Blackness isn’t appreciated. I’m intentional in my travels, research potential accommodations, and take care of which neighborhoods I visit. I don’t like surprises, and since I often travel alone or am the […]

A Cheese Journey in Spain


Culture editor recounts a whirlwind week in Spain, judging at the World Cheese Awards, visiting six cheesemakers, and making countless memories.

The Cheese Man of Aran


A visit with the man making incredible goat cheese on the edge of the world…

In Queso You Missed It June 24th


Photo Credit @tillamook on Instagram. Well hello there, cheese friends! If you’re like us, you have been shamelessly celebrating the official start to summer with glass upon glass of chilled rosé, a melting wheel of triple-cream brie, and some fresh strawberries too. Keep on riding that sunshine high as you sip your cold brew and […]

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Shop Talk: East End Food Co-op, Pittsburgh


A Pittsburgh cooperative that has been serving the community for nearly four decades.

Croatian Cheese

Faraway Cheeses: Croatia


Wedged between Central Europe, Southeast Europe, and the Mediterranean, Croatia is in a unique position of influence among its neighbors. With a history as long and hard to follow as many of its surrounding European countries, Croatia has seen influence everywhere from Yugoslavia to the Habsburg Monarchy to the Ottoman Empire. No wonder then, that […]

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