“A silence fell at the mention of Gavard. They all looked at each other cautiously. As they were all rather short of breath by this time, it was the camembert they could smell. This cheese, with its gamy odour, had overpowered the milder smells of the marolles and the limbourg; its power was remarkable. Every now and then, however, a slight whiff, a flute-like note, came from the parmesan, while the bries came into play with their soft, musty smell, the gentle sound, so to speak, of a damp tambourine. The livarot launched into an overwhelming reprise, and the géromé kept up the symphony with a sustained high note.”
― Émile Zola, The Belly of Paris
Custom Gift Baskets and Cheese Plates
Custom gift baskets and cheese plates are available any time.
Tell us how many people you are hosting, we’ll choose an appropriate selection of delicious and unique cheeses and present them on a sustainable bamboo platter
Intimate gathering, serves 4-6, 1 ½ lbs.
Cheerful holiday, serves 8-10, 2 ½ lbs.
Cheese for the crowd, serves 12-16, 3 ½ lbs.
Add Rustic Bakery crackers or gourmet nuts and a locally made jam or honey
Your Own Selection
Want a bit more control over which cheeses you’ll be serving? Come in and speak to our cheesemonger – tell him your group’s likes and dislikes. Together we’ll select the best array of cheeses for your holiday and budget. Cheeses are individually wrapped and priced based on weight.
Unique sea salts and peppercorns from around the world, local artisanal jams and shrubs, imported honey, hand-batched crackers, cornichons round out the perfect cheese plate.
Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar
We source the finest balsamic vinegars from Modena Italy, infused with fruit and nut essences. Top quality, first press extra virgin olive oils from across the world combine on fresh salads, marinate your proteins, and wake up any culinary treat.
On Tap This Month...
Meyer Lemon Infused
We curate beautiful, one of a kind table linens from France, hand carved olive wood serving pieces from Tunisia, and cheese knives to add just the right touch to your table and kitchen.
Not really a cheesecake, but a cake made of cheese. This is a fantastic alternative to a traditional wedding cake, or for any large event. 'Cheesecakes' can be made in a multitude of sizes, and can serve parties of 30 or parties of 300. We'll work with you to decide what kind of cheeses you like and recommend ones that work well for the cake.