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5 Japanese Cheesemakers You Need to Know


You make have never given a thought to Japanese cheese, but you should. These 5 cheesemakers are creating something unique and entirely their own.

Japanese Whisky and Cheese Pairing 101


Known for its power, elegance, and charm, Japanese whisky is a beverage worth savoring. And it’s perfect with cheese.

A Turophile’s Guide to Tokyo


1. Voice of Cheese  チーズの声  With a window façade in the shape of the northern island of Hokkaido, the dairy hub of Japan, this is the only shop in Tokyo dedicated entirely to Japanese cheese. In summer, farm-fresh soft serve and a seasonal vegetable market accompany a changing selection of Hokkaido cheeses.   2. Fermier  フェルミエ  The first stand-alone cheese shop […]

The Best Chefs of the Year: Sushi Meets Cheese at Chizu


In downtown Portland, this trendy cheese bar looks to Japan for inspiration.