La Fromagerie Drops in Dogpatch

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Mary Ladd
Stroll, shop, repeat: with La Fromagerie moving into the same 'hood as Mr. and Miscellaneous, Poco Dolce and Little Nib, this increasingly morphing Third Street area is becoming an easy stop for gourmet goods. It's easy to get cheesy at La Fromagerie, which is housed in a light, sweet spot. The petite sized store from French Alps native Ruben Donze offers cheese of the European and domestic variety, charcuterie, escargots, fruity jams, Firebrand artisan bread and truffle mousse ($5.99).

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Donze made room for the cheese shop by segmenting and transforming his Bouvet warehouse space in the American Industrial Center. I was able to sample -- always a great idea with fancy cheese -- before buying ½ a pound of Ossau-Iraty AOC, which is a French cheese made with sheep's milk. There's an adorable image of a cow to admire while you mull your cheeseboard options, and frozen options abound.

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La Fromagerie

2425 3rd St., San Francisco, CA

Category: Restaurant

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simplywithstyle
simplywithstyle

@thedapperdiner @SFoodie Agreed. But at least it will be easy to pair French cheeses with your French meats from Olivier's @frenchbutchery.

thedapperdiner
thedapperdiner

@simplywithstyle Whole Foods even has more unique cheeses than some cheese shops in SF. @SFoodie @frenchbutchery

thedapperdiner
thedapperdiner

@simplywithstyle Nice. But yeah, does every shop in SF have to sell the same damn cheeses? @SFoodie @frenchbutchery

jrodmanjr
jrodmanjr

@thedapperdiner @simplywithstyle @sfoodie one thing they do have different is Firebrand bread. Worth the stop just for that.

simplywithstyle
simplywithstyle

@thedapperdiner The second time this morning you've made me think of Zurich... where the epoisses was readily available.

thedapperdiner
thedapperdiner

@simplywithstyle No, really, SF cheese shops, please sell me more Cow Girl or Cypress Grove cheeses. Why would I want anything else?

thedapperdiner
thedapperdiner

@simplywithstyle I was spoiled w/frequent trips to @AndrewsCheese... so many good and unique cheeses.

simplywithstyle
simplywithstyle

@thedapperdiner Lame! I mostly buy cheese from one of the two WF's on either side of me so I suppose I had no idea you have it so bad. :P

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