Monthly Archives: March 2012

Fromage of the Day, 03.27.12: Le Secrets des Lys

Fromage of the Day, 03.27.12:  Le Secrets des Lys.  Buttery, supple, and very very creamy, this triple creme is from France.  It pairs well with your favorite Sancerre, a Brooklyn Lager, a sweet cider, or a sherry.  If it was … Continue reading

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At Huffington Post on Cheese and Beer Rules

I wrote this a while ago, but it’s still relevant.  http://huff.to/GUDSzp The next Cheese and Beer class at 92Y is April 19th.  Details here, http://www.92y.org/Uptown/Event/BetterThanWine-Beer-CheesePair-1.aspx    

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And now Grub St./NY Magazine

http://newyork.grubstreet.com/2012/03/gastronomie-491-shop-photos-menus.html

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Time Out NY Chimes In!

http://newyork.timeout.com/restaurants-bars/restaurants/1840177/gastronomie- Oh yeah, Fromage of the Day will resume later this week.

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Finally, Word is Out

This article was nice to wake up to. http://dinersjournal.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/03/16/high-end-takeout-at-gastronomie-491/?scp=1&sq=Gastronomie%20491&st=cse And yes, that’s what I’ve been up to for the first quarter 2012. I think it’s a very Joy of Cheese style case. So far, the following affineurs are represented in the case: … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 03.12.12: Blu di Moncenisio

Fromage of the Day, 03.12.12: Blu di Moncenisio.  Buttery, sweet, and peppery, this cow’s milk blue is from Italy; it’s more concise than most gorgonzolas I’ve had.  It pairs well with your favorite Dolcetto d’Alba, a Brooklyn Local One (St. … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 03.11.12: Grayson

Fromage of the Day, 03.11.12: Grayson.  Soft, messy, aromatic, and sweet, this cow’s milk cheese is from Virginia.  I think it’s a good intro to washed rind cheeses, but it’ll please those already indoctrinated into the cult.  It pairs nicely … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 03.10:12: Bleu Mont Cheddar

Fromage of the Day, 03.10:12:  Bleu Mont Cheddar.  Grainy, almost caramel-ey sweet, and and robust, this cheddar is from Wisconsin; read more on it here.  It pairs well with your favorite Sicilian red, a Fullers ESB, a young Laphroaig, or … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 03.08.12: Cinerino

Fromage of the Day, 03.08.12:  Cinerino.  Smoky, nutty, and sweet, this firm Italian sheep cheese is rubbed with the ashes of burnt nut leaves.  It pairs well with your favorite Dolcetto D’Alba, a Hof Ten Dormaal or nearly any variety, … Continue reading

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Fromage of the Day, 03.07.12: Montgomery’s Cheddar

Fromage of the Day, 03.07.12: Montgomery’s Cheddar.  Biting, creamy, and sharp, this is one of the classic cheddars from Somerset County England.  If you don’t like this cheese, then you don’t like real cheddar.  It pairs nicely with your favorite … Continue reading

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