Category Archives: gourmet

Beer and Cheese Pairings August 23 and 24

I used to think that the hardest transition in offering downtown New Yorkers top flight beer and cheese was from Sunday, when the vibe was typically chill, to Monday when the hustle bustle often came just short of violent. I’ve … Continue reading

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Beer and Cheese Pairings August 16-21

There hasn’t been much time for either pairing or blogging this week. At the store, Westside Market East Village, we’re without our stock guy, who quit after calling out for two weeks. This means my boss and I have to … Continue reading

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At Beer Geeks TV on the Grimm’s

How a husband/wife duo in Carroll Gardens are conqueiring the NYC beer scene, one interesting brew at a time. http://www.ora.tv/beergeeks/article/2015/8/7/great-beer-youve-probably-never-heard-of

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Beer and Cheese Pairings August 7

Eight years ago or so, when I did my first cheese and beer class I paired all of the goat’s milk cheeses with wheat beers. What I did Friday night illustrated how much more I know about cheese and especially … 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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