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Thank you, Venissimo cheese (SD)


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Thank you, Venissimo cheese (SD)

pickypicky | Oct 18, 2008 02:01 PM

In light of the times, we're eating at home more, it seems (although next stop: The Better Half Recession Special). But yesterday, my husband whirled me into Venissimo even as I tried to hold him back. We were waited on royally; offered tastes of as many cheeses as we dared; given time to press our noses against the display cases and murmur all the pretty names to ourselves-- until finally we walked out with one little Le Chevrot chevre. That beautiful, little stinky wrinkly goaty round transformed our dinner-- and our bargain wine-- into a special occasion. Our own cheese course! What indulgence in these astere times! For $10-15 you too can enjoy excellent service, pleasant shopping, and a cheese that may make you and 3 dear friends forget the election for a few hours.

Venissimo is on Washington Ave in Mission Hills and in Flower Hill Mall in Del Mar. Their website (which does not smell as good as their shop) is

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