Scenes from the Cheese Ball

Last Sunday’s Cheese Ball was unearthly, a gorgeous outpouring of joy and generosity complete with disco balls, sweeping cheese boards, and guests dressed as their favorite wheels and wedges. You can read all about it in this week’s Philadelphia Inquirer, where writer Samantha Melamed chronicles Philadelphia’s dairy geeks so beautifully (note the great headline). But here, let me give you […]

Madame Fromage’s Cheese Ball 2016

Lovely readers, I am writing to invite you to my 3rd semi-annual Cheese Ball in Philadelphia on October 30, 2016. We’ll be back at Ruba Club, a Russian social hall in the Northern Liberties neighborhood, for a Sunday evening of rennet and revelry. If you attended the last Cheese Ball, you know it was crowded! This […]

From Zingerman’s With Love

Last weekend, a pair of hobbits couriered some cheese from Ann Arbor, Michigan to Philadelphia in their luggage. The hobbits are a petit couple who, like mice, can eat their weight in cheese without gaining girth, and before coming to Philadelphia they scouted out the best shnibbles at Zingerman’s — thanks to some help from […]