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Owners of Bimi’s Cheese Shop Expand to Include Farm-to-Table Restaurant


Photography by Christian Harder Bimi’s Canteen and Bar is not a “cheese restaurant,” but it is a restaurant that serves great cheese. Owners Christopher Landy and Ellen Waggett, who opened Bimi’s Cheese Shop next door in 2014, knew artisan cheese would be featured heavily on the menu, but wanted to include it in a way […]

9 Farmstead Creameries Where You Can Spend the Night


This past week we had the opportunity to tour Tomales Farmstead Creamery as a part of the California Artisan Cheese Festival. We got to cuddle with baby goats, watch a milking, and taste plenty of cheese. We also had the opportunity to peek inside their gorgeous modern farmhouse, which is available to rent on Airbnb […]

New on the Market Winter 2022


1 Brooklyn Cured is expanding its lineup of pre-sliced meats. The company’s newest product is Spicy Bresaola with Calabrian Chili, which pairs beautifully with a cool and creamy burrata. Topit with arugula, shaved Parmigiano Reggiano, and a drizzle of balsamic to create a simple yet elevated salad. 2 Sisters Stephanie and Hayley Painter, of fourth-generation […]

Shop Talk: Winter 2022


For this edition of Shop Talk, we asked owners and mongers from shops in Florida, New York, and California to answer the following: 1. How did you get your start working in cheese?2. What is your favorite cheese memory/funny story? 3. What cheese-focused trip or experience is on your bucket list? “Annie” Thorton and Kyle […]

Cheese Plate: Dessert Before Dishonor


It’s 2020—have your cheese course first.

In Queso You Missed It: August 23rd


PSA: National Peach Month is still going on!

Shop Talk: E-Commerce Edition


These essential cheese shops have been keeping shops have been keeping turophiles satisfied throughout the COVID-19 crisis.

In Queso You Missed It: June 28th


National Dairy Month is coming to an end this week, and we’ve spent June celebrating the agricultural staple in its most unexpected ways—pairing it with seafood, blending it in Korean-American dishes, and even sourcing it from camels. (Psst…if you haven’t already, you can order our Summer issue here, where you’ll find other unique dairy-centric stories […]

Pride Month Spotlight: Lee Hennessy of Moxie Ridge Farm


This trans cheesemaker followed his dream of raising goats and making cheese—and he’s hoping to inspire others to follow his lead.

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