Bark, Booze, and Flames

Artisan cheese began appearing in my dreams back when I worked for a newspaper in Madison, Wisconsin, so it’s always a pleasure to write about dairy for The Inky (a.k.a. The Philadelphia Inquirer). Today I have a story on winter cheeses in the Food & Dining section, and I’m telling you because, honeys, I’m wildly excited […]

Anthropologie, Serious Eats, and Real Simple

It’s been an exciting couple of weeks in Book Land — allow me to gush like Rush Creek? Yesterday, Serious Eats ran a terrific review (big thanks to cheese columnist Stephanie Stiavetti), and Real Simple put The Di Bruno Bros. House of Cheese at the top of their recent gift guide. We also found our book on the […]

Cheese at the Wedding

What’s lovelier than eating Gouda amid fall leaves? Don’t try to imagine anything sweeter, especially at a wedding. Where there is lace, there should be exquisitely crystalline cheese. Where there are groomsmen in skinny ties, there should be craft beer — preferrably from Brooklyn. Marry the two together, and you might as well throw a […]

Madame Fromage’s Traveling Cheese School

Put on your new jeans! Grab your pencil case and your new BFF! It’s time for some serious cheese school. Below you’ll find a list of events where you can find me this fall, starting with two library-rific tastings and continuing into October for three awesome tutorials at Metropolitan Café in Center City — the […]

The Sixer List: Local Cheeses I Adore

Over at the blog Small Food, Mike Madaio gathers lists. He starts by asking food-industry folk from around Philadelphia to compile six of their favorite things (from the artisan food world). Then he posts their list as a sweet “sixer” on his blog. This week, Mike is running a sixer list of my favorite cheeses. […]