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simons specialty cheese

The first thing you need to know about me is: I like cheese. I mean, I┬áreally like cheese. And I’m not talkin’ Velveeta and Kraft Singles (does anyone eat that stuff?). I have a book, in French, of the 300+ kinds of cheese in France, and yes, I intend to try them all. So it should be no surprise to you that when I visit my BFF, Rachel, in Wisconsin, cheese is always on the menu.

As a fairly recently-converted beer lover, I have noticed the difference in quality of a draft beer I drink at a brewery and the bottles I consume at home. There’s definitely a freshness to the draft, and for good reason. I never considered that this would also apply to wine until I visited LJ Crafted Wines in La Jolla, California. I might have been expecting just your average wine bar, but I was far from┬áright about that. Modest Surroundings for Such Innovation Walk into LJ Crafted Wines (located in the Bird Rock neighborhood of La Jolla), and nothing seems unusual.…