Whole Foods Market 12 Days of Cheese

Angels are running the Whole Foods dairy counter this year. And they’re spreading some dairy love across the nation. From December 13 – 24, every Whole Foods Market will offer a special half-price artisan cheese each day for the TWELVE DAYS OF CHEESE. Yes, that means you could feasibly pick up a different hunk every day and create a verrry […]

A Lacto Bachelorette Party

Molly didn’t want strippers at her bachelorette party. Instead, she wanted cheese. So, down I swooped to help plan a lacto-centric bachelorette party with a pair of cheese boards, each with a special theme to toast the bride in her next life.   Love & Prosperity: Triple Cremes & Truffle Board Wisdom & Long Life: […]

Tales from Cheesegiving

This year, my brother André quit his job to become a wine writer. I’m very proud of him for plunging into the juicy void — the decision was inspired by a scholarship to the Symposium for Professional Wine Writers in Napa. Before the scholarship, he was part of a secret coalition of studious drinkers that […]

Mission Dolores Class Pairings

Few things are more delightful than sharing cheese with friends, except maybe pairing cheese and beer with friends. And not just any beer. Wild’n crazy beer! You’re looking at Tuesday night, when I rolled into Mission Dolores, home to my old pal Scott Stubbs, to teach a Cheese and Beer 101 class. The S.S. Tubbs […]

Sucre Giveaway Winner

On Monday, I ran a giveaway for two Gorgonzola pairings I adore — candied pecans and dark chocolate. Anyone who commented on their favorite cheese pairing entered the drawing from Sucré, a sweet boutique in New Orleans that has agreed to mail the winner a tin of candied pecans and a box of chocolates. Readers, […]