Fromage of the Day, 05.21.11: Goat Folk’s Chabis

Fromage of the Day, 05.21.11: Goat Folk’s Chabis.  Smooth, lively and slightly herbal, these miniature cylinders of fresh chevre were made near the Finger Lakes in New York state. During the late ’80s and early ’90s, they were the gold standard for fresh chevre in the area.  It paired well big crusty bread and the Belgian Amber ale of your choosing.  If it was a song for the Rapture, it would be PJ Harvey’s “C’mon Billy” (here, live on Leno in 1995), for no particular reason.  The Joy of Cheese June Events, Fromage Americain, begin June 7 at d.b.a Brooklyn.  For details, click 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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