For the Love of Cheese

Author: Aimee LaBrie

Because of my last name (see above) it happens some times that a person might be introduced to me, hear my name, pause, and then make this observation: “LaBrie? Like the cheese? Should I just call you Aimee the Cheese?” And I will laugh, pretending that s/he is the first person ever to think of this connection, and also feigning indifference to having been compared to an oozing piece of mold.

9780762446049_p0_v1_s260x420Despite this unfortunate connection, I do happen to love cheese, and not in a self-aggrandizing way.

I particularly love the expensive kind, and will eat it on just about anything–a Ritz cracker, an apple slice, a piece of bark. So imagine the thrill I felt when I learned that this Thursday from 6 to 7 PM, the Penn bookstore will host Tenaya Darlington as she stops by to discuss her newest book,  Di Bruno House of Cheese – A Guide to Wedges, Recipes, and Pairings. If you aren’t aware, Di Bruno Bros. happens to be Philadelphia’s oldest and finest (in my opinion) cheese emporium on record.  I cannot guarantee that she will have any fromage on hand, but I’m sure it will be good.  You should go. This cheese lover certainly is…



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