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Chiriboga Blue, unusual cheese from Bavaria

Arturo Chiriboga, is Ecuadoran. Political turmoil in his home country motivated Chiriboga and his wife, who is of German descent, to move to Bavaria as young adults. He landed a job at the Obere Muhle creamery 17 years ago and has been there ever since.

Read all about Chiriboga Blue on Sfgate.com

Jasper Hill Farm’s ‘Harbison’ Awarded ‘Best American Cheese’

Cellars at Jasper Hill announced that its cheese, ‘Harbison’ was awarded ‘Best American Cheese’ at the World Cheese Awards…Cellars at Jasper Hill also took home a Gold award for their ‘Winnimere’, Silver awards for two different vintages of ‘Cabot Clothbound’ and Bronze awards for their ‘Moses Sleeper’ and ‘Kinsman Ridge’.

Read more about it here.

Rodolphe Le Meunier, a French butter rock star, visits L.A.

The guy in the white jacket at the center of the throng of chefs and food writers was Rodolphe Le Meunier, whose name is on every gold-foiled package. And in cheese circles, he’s a rock star.

Read the full article on LA Times

Object of Desire: Beurre de Baratte

“…But your breakfast could be even better. DTLA Cheese, on the south wall of the market, is well-stocked with the Beurre de Baratte ($12 for 250 grams) for from the young cheese master Rodolphe Le Meunier, who is kind of the Jimmy Page of affineurs, a genuine Meilleur Ouvrier de France. (Beurre de Baratte is butter made the old-fashioned way; churned rather than extracted with a centrifuge.)”

Read the full Article by Jonathan Gold on LA Times.com

Available at DTLA Cheese & Cheese Cave ($12/each)

William Shatner’s Brown Bag Wine Tasting with Marnie Clarke

What goes best with wine? Cheese, of course! In this week’s episode of Brown Bag Wine Tasting, host William Shatner sits down with Marine Clarke, who runs two cheese shops in Southern California. Marnie schools William in the ways of cheese-making and shows him the best way to enjoy cheese with mystery wine!

Watch the full episode on Ora TV

FDA restrictions keeping some great cheeses out of stores

Los Angeles cheese counters could soon be a lot less aromatic, with several popular cheeses falling victim to a more zealous U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Roquefort — France’s top-selling blue — is in the agency’s cross hairs along with raw-milk versions of Morbier, St. Nectaire and Tomme de Savoie.

Read the full article on LATimes.com

bon appetit: The Hot Ten 2014 Grand Central Market

Although the market has maintained some of its well-worn classics, there’s a decidedly updated vibe, thanks to a 2013 renovation that added space for a dozen or so new vendors. You’re just as likely to pop in for a cheesy egg sandwich and tacos as you are artisan coffee beans and a grass-fed porterhouse steak. Says Marnie Clarke of DTLA Cheese: “It’s a little bit of everything for everybody.”

Click through to read more on Bonappetit.com then watch the video within.

Mozzarella arrests made after counterfeit cheese found in Italy

The discovery of alleged counterfeit buffalo mozzarella cheese at a factory in Italy has led to the arrests of 13 people, including two public health service veterinarians who allegedly warned the factory of future inspections, reported the Associated Press.

Read the full article on LATimes.com

DTLA Cheese on KTLA Channel 5

L.A.’s oldest open air market, the iconic Grand Central market downtown has been undergoing a revamp over the past 12 months. Four of the newer restaurants joined us with some of their specialties. This segment aired on the KTLA 5 Morning News on April 7, 2014.

Watch the video online.

10 foods that can’t be called anything else… by law

Here are some notable examples of food and drink whose monikers you can’t throw around lightly. See the list on globalpost.com.