The Best Cheese Curds at the Minnesota State Fair

Mouth Trap Cheese Curds All cheese curds are not created equal, trust me. My go-to at the Minnesota State Fair is Mouth Trap inside the Food Building. What makes their product so perfect? Ellsworth cheese curds, fresh from the creamery, delivered daily—a total of 65,000 pounds of curds over the course of the 12 day…  Read More

Andrew Zimmern’s Favorite Sandwich Shop in Minneapolis

France 44 Cheese Shop Located at 44th and France in Linden Hills, this expansive corner shop is half wine and liquor emporium, half specialty cheese, meat and sandwich shop. In the gourmet grocery, you’ll find knowledgeable staff at the cut-to-order cheese counter who can help you select the perfect amount of cream or funk for…  Read More

5 Questions: Laura Werlin

Obsessed With Cheese Laura Werlin is the country’s foremost expert on cheese. She’s written six cheese-centric books, including the James Beard award-winning All-American Cheese and Wine Book, is the president of the American Cheese Education Foundation and a teacher at The Cheese School of San Francisco. Laura explains why the U.S. is the most exciting…  Read More