Fromage of the Day, 02.23.11: Across The Pond

Fromage of the Day, 02.23.11: Across The Pond.  Buttery, a touch gamey and complex, this washed rind cow’s milk cheese is from the Finger Lakes region of New York.  It pairs well with your favorite amber ale, an unoaked Boomer Creek Chardonnay (see, I’m not always opposed to region-region pairings), a Doc’s Granny Smith Cider or well, I’m not sure what whiskey I’d put with this cheese.  If it was a John Hollenbeck tune, it would “23rd St. Runs into Heaven,” knotty yet delicate.  The Joy of Cheese March Events include a Whiskey and Cheese pairing at the 92nd St. Y on March 15.  Maybe I’ll use this cheese and see what Dave Herman, the whiskey expert thinks.  Tickets are available 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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