Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Extra Aged Pleasant Ridge Reserve

Here’s the wedge every cheesemonger is talking about: Pleasant Ridge Reserve. Earlier this month, it won “Best in Show” at the American Cheese Society Awards – a.k.a. the Oscars of artisanal cheese.

Pleasant Ridge Reserve has taken this top honor not once, but three times. Incroyable. If you want to try the “it” cheese of the moment, hail a cab to the nearest cheese counter. Then call a handful of your closest friends, and sequester yourselves away like a jury. As with all small-batch cheeses, supplies are limited.

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Full disclosure: This post is part of a paid series I write for Di Bruno Bros., one of my fave cheese haunts in Philly. I choose the topic, and the posts run on the store's blog (


  1. I just tried this cheese last weekend. I loved it.

  2. absolutely wonderful cheese! I had the privilege of attending, volunteering, and hosting a tour at the ACS this year! and i was able to meet the makers and get a quick autograph in my "Atlas of american artisan cheese" book. It was like meeting a celeb! fab blog! i cam across you on accident and I cant stop reading!