Fromage of the Day, 02.02.11:Lazy Lady Barack Obama

Fromage of the Day, 02.02.11:Lazy Lady Barack Obama.  Dense, very herbal and aromatic, this cow’s milk cheese is made in Vermont (and got its name after the 2004 convention).  It pairs well with unabashedly sweet wines, ciders or a Brooklyn Local Two.  If it was a Stevie Wonder song….well, you know where we’re going with this one (though the link is to a rendition on the Dick Cavett show).

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The Joy of Cheese monthlong celebration of hard cheeses continues February 8 at Clerkenwell with a tasting called Red Red Wine.  Details are here.


About jmartin437

I've worked in and around the world of high end cheese for 27 years. I've been everything from a department manager who hired and fired and trained staffs to a weekend warrior who shows up ties on an apron the middle of a rush and talks to customers and cleans up the place. I enjoy it all, and I especially like my current situation conducting informal seminars about cheese at area bars and in class at the 92nd St. Y. The current schedule is always up at In addition I conduct private events that are perfect to lead off birthday parties for foodies and sommeliers and also they make great entertainment for corporate team building events and associates meetings at law firms. In addition, I've been a freelance journalist for 27 years. Currently my profiles of leading musicians and filmmakers appear in the Wall Street Journal and I also wrote about sports for the Root, and for five loooong years, which included the entirety of the Isiah Thomas Knicks era, I wrote about the NBA for the New York Sun. I enjoyed writing about basketball so much that I now do it here at rotations for free.
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