Brooklyn Local 2 with Avonlea. Complex, smoky and sharp, this cheddar comes from Prince Edward Island. Its savory notes are the perfect match for the subtle sweetness of the Local 2.
Martin Johnson runs The Joy of Cheese, a series of informal cheese and beverage classes that take place at a variety of Manhattan and Brooklyn venues as well as at the 92nd St. Y. He is also Cheese, Charcuterie, Beer and Wine Manager for Gastronomie 491, a new market/cafe on the Upper West Side. He blogs TheJoyOfCheese.com.