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jgold101_credit-as-courtesy-of-la-timesLos Angeles Times – “Jonathan Gold’s 101 Best Restaurants” Nov 4, 2015

27. Grand Central Market: “Lydia Clarke of DTLA Cheese is the cheesemonger equivalent of a primo indie record store clerk.”





Los Angeles Times – “7 super L.A. cheese shops and what they have to offer”

“People are paying attention to cheese,” said Lydia Clarke, an owner of DTLA Cheese, “and instead of buying it at the grocery store, they have the opportunity to interact with a cheesemonger to discover the whole story behind the cheese. The more cheese shops the better, especially for artisan cheese.”





Bon Appetit – “Meet Grand Central Market’s Awesome Vendors (Video)” Aug 19, 2014

“Says Marnie Clarke of DTLA Cheese: “It’s a little bit of everything for everybody.”





LATIMESLos Angeles Times – “Chef of the Moment: DTLA Cheese’s Reed Herrick, cheesy as he wants to be” Jun 28, 2014

“Now he and the Clarkes are running DTLA Cheese, where his menu includes cheesy potatoes with Idiazabal and romesco, roasted beets with apples and Basque cheese, and a sandwich layered with Hobbs ham, butter and Fromager d’Affinois.”




ktla_5_logoKTLA Channel 5 – “Grand Central Market Revamp” Apr 7, 2014

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.




Zester_DailyZester Daily – “Worlds Of Food Crowded Under One Roof” May 5, 2014

“You need more than a map to track down L.A.’s hidden culinary treasures. And now, against long odds, the city has that missing piece. Grand Central Market has become a showcase for the culinary diversity of Los Angeles, the old and the new.”





Los Angeles Times – “DTLA Cheese opens in Grand Central Market” Dec 20, 2013

“DTLA Cheese, from the owners of the Cheese Cave in Claremont, is opening Monday at Grand Central Market. Lydia and Marnie Clarke, third-generation dairy purveyors (they’re the granddaughters of a founder of Alta Dena Dairy), and chef Reed Herrick are bringing a full-service cheese shop and a pithy cheese-centric menu to the reimagined historic downtown L.A. marketplace.”



LAist – “DTLA Cheese Shop Opens At Grand Central Market Today” Dec 23, 2013

If you haven’t stocked up for your holiday cheese platter yet, you’re in luck, especially if you’re a Downtown dweller. Today, Grand Central Market’s DLTA Cheese is opening up their full-service cheese counter, bringing the funk to the quickly redeveloping marketplace.”




EATER Los Angeles – “DTLA Cheese, Grand Central Market’s Newest Addition” Dec 23, 2013

“It’s prime cheese season. And just in time for your holiday entertaining needs comes DTLA Cheese, a full service cheese and lunch counter from sisters Lydia and Marnie Clarke, open today within Grand Central Market.”




Metro Logo The Source – “Say Cheese” Dec 27, 2013

“DTLA Cheese Shop opened earlier this week at Grand Central Market and, lucky for the cheese lovers among us, it’s pretty close to the Metro Red and Purple Line north Pershing Square Station. DTLA Cheese is the most recent of the new spots at the Market that are tilting the downtown L.A. icon in the international direction.”




ZAGAT – “DTLA Cheese Now Open at Grand Central Market” Dec 26, 2013

“Just in time for that New Year’s party planning, a new full-service cheese counter has debuted at the Grand Central Market. Overseen by sisters Lydia and Marnie Clarke, owners of Claremont’s Cheese Cave.”




Daily Bulletin – “Seeking fresh pastures, Claremont’s Cheese Cave expands to Grand Central Market” Dec 17, 2013

“The market will be better because of the patience and determination these guys have shown,” Farber says. “In five years, we expect them to be such a big part of the market, these weeks will be forgotten.”




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LA WEEKLY – “Now Open: DTLA Cheese at Grand Central Market” Jan 3, 2014

“DTLA Cheese comes to Grand Central Market courtesy of Lydia and Marnie Clarke, both of whom also own Cheese Cave in Claremont…Beyond the wedges in the case, there’s a kitchen helmed by chef Reed Herrick that makes all sorts of terrific things behind a beautifully tiled wall.”




Daily TrojanDaily Trojan – “DTLA Cheese smells like a winner” Jan 14, 2014

“To those serious about their cheeses, however, this is a small mecca of funk. DTLA Cheese’s smartly appointed staff stand likes sentries on a slightly raised platform behind the display case.”




Daily Bulletin – “Brie(f) news about that newly opened cheese shop” Jan 31, 2014

“DTLA Cheese, the stall in downtown L.A.’s Grand Central Market (317 Broadway) that is spun off from Claremont’s Cheese Cave shop, opened Dec. 23 and appears to be a hit.”




LA Weekly LogoLA WEEKLY – “First Look: A Fantastic Lunch at DTLA Cheese” Feb 3, 2014

“DTLA Cheese is also serving lunch and, as you might imagine, many of their offerings are cheese-focused, including raclettes (which they’re calling “cheesy potatoes”) and a griddle-cooked “3-cheese sammy.”




LANista2Skidrow Studios/Los Angeles Nista – “Episode 110 DTLA Cheese, Cheese Cave” Dec 27, 2013

“We have the good people from DTLA Cheese as our in-studio guests. We bring a nice overview and highlight the latest addition at Grand Central Market, “DTLA Cheese”.