Notes from Techmunch

I love any scene with food and laptops. (This may be why I secretly like airports, especially Milwaukee where you can score a rocking chair and a bangin’ grilled cheese in the lobby). Needless to say, Saturday’s Techmunch conference in Philadelphia was my kind of place. I was stoked when my friend Marisa of […]

Cranberry Creek Cheese Tasting

Word of new cheese travels fast in Philadelphia, especially when it appears at Headhouse Square Farmers’ Market. That’s where I picked up this pretty chevre from newly anointed cheesemakers Mary Jean Bendorf and Jeff Henry from Cranberry Creek Farm in the Poconos. Tomorrow, June 23, they’ll be at Quince Fine Foods, 209 W. Girard Avenue, […]

Cheesemonger Invitational Countdown

Just because I am holed up in the writing cave this month doesn’t mean that the cheese world is quiet. Last night while I was recipe-testing strata, I sat down and finally read the news for the first time in about six weeks. Well, the cheese news anyway. Here’s what’s happening in Dairyland: The Cheesemonger […]

British Cheese, Butter, and Beer Tasting

If you haven’t been Beer Weeked out by Sunday, put on something foppish and head to Forest and Main, the new Ambler, PA pub where brewer Daniel Endicott brews British-style ale. 5-Course Tasting of British and British-Inspired Cheeses & Beers Time: Sunday, June 10, 2012 at 6p.m. Cost: $45 To reserve a spot, call 215 […]

Behold, Lonzino!

Deadline Diary, Day 5: Last night, I left my writing desk for two bites and a sip. I showered, put on a dress, and shambled over to Di Bruno Bros. for a tasting of three local staples: Birchrun Hills Farm Cheese, Tired Hands Beer, and North Mountain Pastures Charcuterie. I went for the cheese and […]