God Bless America and Its Cheese

by Jordan Rock This is a perfect time to love America. Goodness knows she needs it right now. Even during a devastating economic downturn, we can find some joy in a few things: We are about to inaugurate our first African American president. The Super Bowl is right around the corner. And most importantly (to
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The Stone Crab: Florida’s Horn of Plenty

By Steven Mayer The Stone Crab, or Menippe mercenaria, is a crustacean native to the western North Atlantic Ocean. Typically found off of North America’s eastern shores, Florida is the not-so-secret locale where the best tasting stone crab specimens can be found. This crab is known for its prized pincers; speckled orange claws with black
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Good Morning, Philadelphia!

by Amanda Ruzann Philly’s an amazing place in the early morning. When I step off of my bus at 17th and Chestnut and head north, the sky is still dark, but I can almost hear the low-pitched hum of a scene about to explode into a cacophony of urban hustle and bustle when the sun
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Pasta as it Should Be

by Mike Ferraiolo Growing up Italian in South Philly, you could rest assured that at least three times a week there would be pasta on the table. Of course, my mother was half Irish so we only ate it twice a week, but we won’t hold that against her because she made a mean batch
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Pizza as it Should Be

by Maggie Hochberg If you’re anything like me, you love pizza. And if you’re anything like me, you feel like a fat slob after you eat a healthy slice (or so). Well, fret not, dear reader, for it is my pleasure to inform you that there is hope yet of being able to enjoy some
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Tuna: Forget about the Can

by Curtis Rosengrant Summer is over now, but that doesn’t mean you have to forget about the shore all together. Fresh tuna steaks on the grill or in the frying pan are great for any occasion. Try our wild caught yellowfin tuna, and you can cook it or not cook it however you like it.
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Pleasant Ridge Reserve

by Richard-Luis Morillo If you happen to catch one of our cheese mongers on a bad day and you ask them for something from Wisconsin, you might catch them wincing for just a moment. There is little doubt that they’re thinking of some of the horrors that industrial cheese production has wrought upon the modern
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Cheese for Spoiled Wine

by Joe Colosi Bad wine is a very subjective term. To most, it simply implies that the drinker does not care for the taste. But there are specific ways in which a wine’s flavor can be unpleasantly altered. Hunter and I encountered such a bottle of Rioja, intending to complement the wine with cheese. Instead,
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"Mmm-mmm, that is a tasty burger!"

by Curtis Rosengrant It is summertime in the city and nothing says summer like some tasty burgers fresh off the grill! We make fresh ground beef daily with lean and delicious black Angus beef. Try picking up a little Roquefort cheese and sprinkling it on top and treat yourself to a real cheeseburger in paradise!
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