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Cheesemongers / NZ camembert in Chicago?

zinfandelfan | Dec 20, 2006 04:02 PM

My wife and I went to NZ for our honeymoon and one of the things she fell in love with was the various dairy products down there, inclusive of camembert cheese.

We're expecting our first in early February and on the short list of foods she is looking forward to eating again (inclusive of good Rieslings and tuna melt sandwiches from The Patio) is unpasteurized cheese.

There are plenty of good French and American camemberts, but being the devoted, loving husband and future daddy that I am, I wanted to try to do it up right.

I'm in the import / export biz so I already know what a huge pain the a** Customs, Food & Drug and Agriculture / USDA can be. Does anybody know if NZ dairy products are permissible for entry or can recommend a good cheesemonger who might know? Whole Foods has got some good stuff in their place, but I'm looking for somebody whose core business is cheese who can hopefully provide me with the right answer.

Thanks in advance.

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