Events: A Ricotta and Rosé Dinner

Summer started with sheep’s milk, and I am determined to end it with sheep’s milk. On Sunday, August 28, 2016 I invite you to join me for a ricotta + rosé dinner at a charming restaurant near my house in the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia, The Pickled Heron. The dinner will include a 4-course meal, featuring homemade […]

Cheese Dinners at High Street

Reader, my love affair with the food at High Street only grows deeper. The ash-swirled bread beckons me through blizzards. The cannoli danish calls me out of subway tunnels on the way to work. I brave snow, ice, sleet for crumbs. This spring, I’m collaborating with High Street to present a series of dinners featuring […]

Feb. 4 Cheese Dinner at High Street

It’s hard to believe the Cheese Ball was a week ago. Needless to say, I’ve been in reboot mode — sending out thank-yous, bundling up decorations. But I’ve also been working on some new spring projects, including a few collaborations. The first? A cheese-themed dinner at High Street on Market. If you happen to follow […]

Meet Me For Dinner in Wisconsin

Next week, I’m headed to the Dairy Oscars in Madison, Wisconsin — my old stomping grounds. If you’re going, too, let me know. I’ve planned a couple special events, including a 7-course cheese dinner on Thursday, August 1 at one of my favorite downtown restaurants Chef Francesco Mangano of Osteria Papavero chose seven hunks (mostly Italian) from my […]

My Dream Cheesemaker Dinner

Do you know this man? His name is Giorgio Cravero, and he is coming to dinner. His family in Bra ages the Cravero Parmigiano that I am always raving about on this blog. (I love to used the rinds to make soup stock.) How about this Cheddar made by the one and only James Montgomery? […]