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Southern Comfort


Photographed by Bailey Garrot The small town of Athens, Georgia, is many things. It’s home to the Georgia Bulldogs (the University of Georgia’s pride and joy), it’s the birthplace of bands you’ve probably heard of (think: R.E.M., The B-52s), and it’s become a food haven for chefs like Peter Dale, who’s opened not one, but […]

Maepole Mac and Cheese


Best Savory 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. TROIS PETITS COCHONS CHARCUTERIE New York, NY Trois Petits Cochons makes quality pâtés and charcuterie that loves cheese—try pairing their smooth and subtly sweet Mousse Royale au Sauternes […]

Get Cultured


It’s tangy, creamy, and keeps you coming back for more. It’s sweet cream butter’s older, sophisticated cousin who drinks their coffee black and just got back from studying abroad in France. That’s right: we’re talking about cultured butter. “‘Culturing’ and ‘fermentation’ both basically mean growing microbes [to] change [our] food chemically,” says microbiologist Jessica Lee. […]

In Queso You Missed It March 31st


Here’s what you might have missed this week in cheese news! Our March 31st edition of In Queso You Missed It.

In Queso You Missed It March 17th


Here’s what you might have missed this week in cheese news! Our March 17th edition of In Queso You Missed It.

Wine with Cheese: Cozy Khachapuri


This Internet-famous Georgian cheese bread is a natural match for the country’s white wines.

Matsvnis Soup

Matsvnis, The Georgian Soup That Boosts Longevity


Want to live to be over 100? In Georgia and the surrounding Caucasus region, where there is no shortage of centenarians, one rumored key to longevity is a thin, mildly tart fermented dairy product called matsoni. Known for its probiotic strains that boost gut health, aid in calcium absorption, and increase immunity, the yogurt-like substance […]

Adjaruli Khachapuri

Everything You Need to Know About Khachapuri


Repeat after me. Hatch-ah-POO-ree. Khachapuri. If you haven’t heard of Georgia’s national dish—a cheese-carb wonder that has taken the internet by storm—consider this your lucky introduction. Khachapuri to the Georgians is what pizza is to the Italians. In the larger cities, parlors devoted to the culinary feat welcome locals and tourists alike to indulge in […]