Off the Menu

By Jeremy Savlen | Boston Magazine |

Boston Cheese Cellar: The wealth of European imports makes perusing the case feel like a culinary journey.

We Like: Pavé sauvage, a French goat cheese flavored with tarragon and pepper ($25.50/pound). 18 Birch St., Roslindale, 617-325-2500,

Wasik’s: The family-run shop matures all its soft-ripening cheeses in a walk-in cellar.

We Like: Cremificato Verde di Capra, a creamy northern Italian Gorgonzola ($32/pound). 61 Central St., Wellesley, 781-237-0916,

The Wine & Cheese Cask:
Ask buyer Linda Brown about her cache of cheeses not advertised on the 150-deep chalkboard menu.

We Like: Comté, a nutty cooked-curd, pressed cow’s-milk version from the French Alps ($17/pound). 407 Washington St., Somerville, 617-623-8656,

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