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Taste in Hillcrest

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normalheightsfoodie Jul 25, 2006 02:25 AM

I recently visited the Taste Cheese shop in Hillcrest. It was great. They have you take a taste before you decide what you are going to buy. Nothing is presliced, they slice exactly the amount you want and need.

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  1. Captain Jack RE: normalheightsfoodie Jul 25, 2006 04:10 AM

    Hi NHF,
    Do they have the good french cheeses like Epoisses, Mimolette and Pierre-Robert? Those are three of my favorites.

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      Cathy RE: Captain Jack Jul 25, 2006 05:55 AM

      They had Epoisses and Mimolette at Global Village on India Street...(last time I went was Saturday morning before World Cup Final)

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        mimosa RE: Captain Jack Jul 25, 2006 04:20 PM

        epoisses, mimolette, pierre robert, pont l'eveque, chaorce, st agur and other frenchies, as well as a cart loaded with about 10 different goudas and cheeses from lots of other places too. bonus points on the fact you can grab a glass of vino from wine steals (next door) and sip while you sample.

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          normalheightsfoodie RE: Captain Jack Jul 25, 2006 05:17 PM

          They have a pretty large selection that changes as they get new stock.

          www.TasteCheese.com

          They do carry a great deal of other stuff like Foie gras mousse, butters, chocolates, salami and sobrasata and great fresh bread.

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          1HotTomato RE: normalheightsfoodie Mar 15, 2007 04:36 PM

          TASTE rocks! I manage to find some new vice every time I walk in. It doesn't hurt that the proprietors are foodies and wine geeks who always have great recommendations and serving ideas. Easily the best cheese shop in SD.

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            MrKrispy RE: normalheightsfoodie Jul 2, 2010 12:05 PM

            I know this is an old thread but I went by the other day and the shop was papered up and closed. I have purchased some cheeses from them at the Farmer's markets, so I know they are still around. Did they move or shutter the location to sell only at farmer's markets?

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              geekyfoodie RE: MrKrispy Jul 2, 2010 02:24 PM

              I believe so, actually... FoodbuzzSD reported it not too long ago.

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                DougOLis RE: MrKrispy Jul 2, 2010 03:13 PM

                Yeah, the shop has been closed for a few months now and they're only selling at the Little Italy Farmer's Market

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                  notjustastomach RE: DougOLis Jul 2, 2010 03:30 PM

                  I think they may be at the North Park FM as well. Perhaps others??

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                    mimosa RE: notjustastomach Jul 2, 2010 11:07 PM

                    Adams Ave on Wednesday's too

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                    normalheightsfoodie RE: DougOLis Jul 6, 2010 04:33 PM

                    They are at many of the Farmers Markets and they stll live up to there name and have you taste it prior to purchasing. I have seen them at Normal Heights on Weds and N Park on Thurs.

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