Looked basically the same in side minus the small "coffin" cooler of cheeses and fresh local products. More room to sit. Very nice looking composed salads in the case and a small menu on chalk board. Ok good start. I look up (bit high but small space) there were some nice breakfast items and a small selection of lunch nibbles. Ohhh sweet a Cheese plate an ARTISINAL CHEESE plate at that for $11.00 bucks. Ok let's see what these ladies have to say about said Cheese Plate...."Hi , so what cheeses do you have today on the cheese plate" I ask with a smile. UHHHH pregnant pause. "Uhh hmm I don't know maybe Gouda?". "Oh can you see what cheeses being artisinal and all I'd love to know" so she asked a cute girl in the pantry area what the selection was. " We have Gouda, Blue and Carmody" "Great what type of Blue and where? I know Carmody awesome. Gouda? Milk? Region, age?" You'd thought I'd asked her if her if she had Beaver milk cheese. She looked at me like I was an idiot. Sighed at me and told me finally Point Reyas Blue, Carmoday and some three year Gouda maybe goat no idea from where. I asked to taste the gouda still not deterred. She brought out a plastic wrapped hunk of Definitely Rembrandt Gouda(mass produced Dutch Cows milk) shaved me a piece that was all plastic taint hell and walked away. Uhhhh WTF? For $11.00 people should know what they are getting not attitude. I gave up ordered a yumm VERVE coffee Macchiatto and left.
Just bummed me out. I do not know if it is the same owner (I think Heidi) and knowing its a small local shop was so hoping it could have been better. There was ALFARO wines to sip but a half empty bottle of room temp Rose on display case? And the nasty exchange for no reason is not going to help bring folks in the door. Very pricey for such service. $12.00 for Cheese toast? And $11.00 for a trio of uninteresting mass produced cheeses minus Carmody I love. I give. So I post a picture of my event last Saturday at SKOV winery. That is Artisnal. That is Cheese and that's no Bull.
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