Gastronomie 491 Cheese Plate of the Moment 09.10.13

Plate 0905 BWhat we’re feeling these days: Pantaleo (a tangy, floral Sardinian goat’s milk cheese) Roquefort Le Meunier (sweet, earthy and peppery in perfection dimension), Oma (earthy, buttery Vermonter), augmented by candied pecans, fig jam, and grapes.

Ideal when accompanied by your favorite dry Italian white wine or a Brooklyn Brewery Local 1.

Photograph and styling by Jennifer Phillips.




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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2 Responses to Gastronomie 491 Cheese Plate of the Moment 09.10.13

  1. bolanrox says:

    Reblogged this on Bier Battered [.] com and commented:
    nothing like some cheese and fine beer!

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