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Did a search on yer board couldn't find much in the way of this: NYC Hound headin' home to TX for a spell, looking for a fromagier of some sort in/around Austin - preferably a gourmet shop with a "Cheese Guy" or an actual cheese specialty store (as opposed to an HEB fridge case)...french, italian, spanish, import, fresh, etc...

Anything?

Thanky,
THM

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  1. I haven't been able to find anything to beat Central Market central location.

    If there's something else, I'd like to know about it, too.

    But I think CM does a bang-up job.

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    1. re: ChrissieH

      I can only speak for their Dallas (area) locations, but I agree: I have never seen a cheese selection as broad, deep or well-tended as Central Market's. Their Neal's Yard Dairy selections alone are pretty amazing. And that's just the tip of the iceberg!

      1. re: Kirk

        the owner of formaggio kitchen (a really good cheese shop in cambridge, mass, with a ripening cave in the basement) was a cheese consultant who helped central market build its cheese department. i think that central market's got a really good cheese department for not being a cheese-centric store. not the same as murray's in nyc, but it's got a decent selection . . .