Every fall, SFoodie's mother used to stock up on pecan-and-parsley-covered cheese balls from a local fundraising drive, which would then emerge from the freezer to appear at card parties and Easter buffets over the course of the year. SFoodie loved them.When we were speaking to Gordon Edgar, Rain ... More >>
SFoodie is calling up food types around the city to ask them about
their favorite discovery of the past year, whether it's new or ancient,
an ingredient or a person. We'll be running their responses through the end of the year.
By this point in his career, Gordon Edgar, head cheese-buyer at R ... More >>
Yesterday, the New York Times published a feature on affinage, the practice of properly aging cheeses until they hit that perfect moment for eating. The article profiled several East Coast cheesemongers who practice affinage, most notably Murray's Cheese Shop in Manhattan, which has a master ... More >>
Janky Barge DJ Collective Knows How to Have a Good Time.Cheese Lover's Nightlife
Where: California Academy of Sciences, 55 Music Concourse (at Martin Luther King Jr., in Golden Gate Park), 379-8000
When: Thurs., May 26, 6-10 p.m.
Cost: $12 ($10 for members)
The rundown: The California Ac ... More >>
Books Inc., Cafe Rouge, and the Pasta Shop, all located on Fourth Street in Berkeley, have joined forces to create the Cooks' Book Club, a monthly event combining book readings with food and wine. Participating merchants will also make it easy to buy the ingredients for recipes mentioned in t ... More >>
Gordon EdgarKunik from Nettle Meadow: Goat, meet cow.Guest cheese blogger Gordon Edgar is the buyer for Rainbow Grocery and the author of Cheesemonger: A Life on the Wedge, published by Chelsea Green. He blogs at Gordonzola.net.
It shows the strength and popularity of the growing world of Am ... More >>
mollyali/FlickrGoat milk. Goat cheese. Goat yogurt. Goat ice cream. This Saturday, they are all for the tasting at CUESA's Goat Festival, which takes place at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. The event's cosponsor is a goat's milk marketing group called Promote the Goat, aka the Goat Girls ― the ... More >>
Chelsea GreenGordon "Zola" Edgar's cheese descriptions in the fromage section of Rainbow Grocery reads like Amoeba Music's staff-selected album notes: well curated, relatable, and deliciously nerdy. But they're just but a brief tease into his recently released and highly praised memoir
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Chelsea GreenIt's a very local mashup of food and chip-on-the-shoulder social conscience.Is it possible to turn gastronome without surrendering your punk soul? That question bleeds through the text of Cheesemonger: A Life on the Wedge by Rainbow cheese buyer Gordon Edgar. The 200-page memoir ... More >>
Gordon EdgarCreepy faces adorn wheels of Chällerhocker, a Swiss cow's milk cheese.Our favorite morsel from the blogs.
Antonia Richmond tackles home cheese making for The Bold Italic. I've been hooked on the stuff since childhood--beginning with my first taste (of a cellophane-wrapped Kraft ... More >>
Our favorite morsel from the blogs.
Right: You thought a career in cheese was all the burnish of artisanal deliciousness, triple crèmes and bloomy rinds and the fromage cart at Gary Danko (Affidelice, anyone?). But Rainbow cheese guy Gordon Edgar of Gordonzola has news for you: Sooner or la ... More >>
Gordonzola.netGordon Edgar, Rainbow's cheesemonger: New California artisans are making magic.A half dozen California cow's milk cheeses snagged more than a dozen awards at the 2009 World Cheese Awards earlier this month in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria. The annual event is a slugfest of more than ... More >>
Our favorite morsels from the food blogs and beyond.
It's hard being cynical enough: SFoodie caught a nasty whiff wafting off the streets of the Tenderloin today when Tenderblog tweaked us for our scoop about the imminent coming of pizza resto 222 in the old 222 Hyde nightclub space. Okay, yeah, ou ... More >>