Category Archives: cheese

Beer and Cheese Pairings July 31

Usually by the time customers arrive at the Westside Market, East Village on Friday late afternoon/early evening, they are already in weekend mode. I’ve learned to take advantage of this chill by offering pairing with good talking points. Unlike Mondays … Continue reading

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At the Beer Geeks TV Blog on My Beer and Cheese Pairing Strategies

Always a topic close to my heart. http://www.ora.tv/beergeeks/article/2015/7/31/who-paired-my-cheese

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Beer and Cheese Pairings July 29

Ever since I got the keys to the proverbial car for the beer program at Westside Market East Village, I’ve been longing to bring in a real German—as in from Germany, not an American lager made with close fealty to … Continue reading

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Rosters: Cheese and Riesling, 92Y July 30

Cheeses & Rieslings July 30, 2015; 92nd St. Y Instructors: Martin Johnson (The Joy of Cheese and Westside Market, East Village) and Michael Whidden (Banville Wine Merchants) Cheese: Cabot Clothbound Cheddar (pasteurized cow’s milk, Vermont): the new gold standard for … Continue reading

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Beer and Cheese Pairing July 27

It’s probably the snob in me, but I tend to look down at either beer or cheese with stuff in it. Even though the list of exceptions is growing in the beer world (Sculpin Grapefruit, the various Stillwater saisons, and … Continue reading

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Beer and Cheese Pairing July 27

It’s probably the snob in me, but I tend to look down at either beer or cheese with stuff in it. Even though the list of exceptions is growing in the beer world (Sculpin Grapefruit, the various Stillwater saisons, and … Continue reading

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Beer and Cheese Pairings July 26

Sunday was a strange day to interact with the general public at Westside Market, East Village. Twice, yes twice! While I was sampling a pairing of Cabot Clothbound Cheddar and the Aspall Dry English Cider, people who had stopped at … Continue reading

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