Fromage of the Day, 09.19.12: DiStefano Burratini

Fromage of the Day, 09.19.12:  DiStefano Burratini.  Super creamy, just a little tangy and buttery sweet, this miniature burrata is made in California.  It pairs well with the biggest crustiest piece of bread available or a nifty bed of sliced heirloom tomatoes or roasted autumn veggies AND your favorite Gavi di Gavi, a Brooklyn Greenmarket Wheat or a Naked Flock Original Cider.  If it was an Uri Caine disc, it would be Live at the Village Vanguard, familiar yet blissful.  Evil Twin v. The Joy of Cheese, 10.22 in Brooklyn.  Details soon.


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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