National Cheese Lover's Day
National Cheese Lover's Day
We know its not St. Patrick's Day or Halloween, but National Cheese Lover's Day is always circled in our foodie calender!
From sampling delicious toasties to the stores stocking all your cheesy favourites, take a look at some of the places you need to visit during National Cheese Lover’s Day!
MATTHEWS CHEESE SPECIALISTS
Transport yourself to fromage fantasy land this January with a trip to Matthews Cheese Specialists in the Grainger Market. With over 100 different English and continental cheeses to choose from, Matthews is the talk of the Toon not only for the plethora of cheese on offer, but for
its excellent customer service! It's the ideal spot to pick up a block of the good stuff and celebrate National Cheese Lover’s Day in style!
A food-lover's heaven, right here in the city centre. Fenwick’s Food Hall's Delicatessen is home to a wide variety of gorgeous cheesy delights. From local cheddars to international must-try cheeses, Fenwick Delicatessen work closely alongside producers and food artists to make sure you’re tasting only the finest of fromages! Make sure you browse through the enticing counter, brimming with Yorkshire wensleydale, brilliant brie, excellent emmental and a whole host of other cheesy delights!
THE FRENCH QUARTER
Nestled in Arch 6 under the railway arches on Westgate Road, The French Quarter’s cheese offering is at the top of its game - served alongside some of the finest wines in NE1! Served with homemade jam and walnuts, be sure to try the soft and creamy comté vieille réserve; 18 months matured cheese from the Jura region of Eastern France. Those looking to indulge in the 'queen of cheeses', dive head first into the brie de Meaux - a stunning soft cheese from northern France! Kick back with a glass of the good stuff from the Bordeaux region and you’re on to a winner. The French Quarter is the place to be for those looking to celebrate in style!
DARCEYS GRILLED CHEESE SANDWICHES
Stop by Darceys Grilled Cheese Sandwiches for a sumptuous take on an unbeatable dish - the grilled cheese sandwich! From its home in Newcastle Central Station, Darceys has a reputation for creating perfectly toasted cheesy sandwiches with Instagram written all over them! Next time you're passing, be sure to grab a smashed meatball and pepperoni sandwich - a delicious blend of meat and cheese grilled to perfection on a slab of hearty white bread. Is there anything better?
REDHEAD’S MAC ’N’ CHEESE
Make sure you wander over to Redhead’s Mac ’n’ Cheese for gooey, stringy treats! Having found fame as the North East’s first mac ’n’ cheese street food vendor, Redhead’s is the Toon's lunchtime go to spot for a portion of delectable mac ’n’ cheese goodness! What are you waiting for? Rally the troops and try the chorizo- topped cheesy macaroni - it's as good as it sounds!