Murray's Cheese

By Denise de la Rama

Murray’s Cheese opened back in 1940 in New York City, serving the masses one dairy product at a time. Today it is the ultimate spot for artisan cheese and charcuterie from around the world. So whether you are looking to impress the in-laws or be the hostess with the “most-ess,” Murray’s cheese baskets are the go-to this holiday season.

Customs who? While you can't bring the good stinky stuff back from your trip to Italy, get close by gifting your loved ones Murray’s La Dolce Vita gift crate. One bite of the peppery caciotta di capra con pepe from the Veneto region and they’ll be thanking you well into the New Year. If hard cheeses aren’t your jam, the decadent Robiola Bosina smeared over rosemary crostinis will do much more than surprise and delight.

After more than seventy years of traveling the world to find the best cheese, you can be sure that a Murray’s stamp of approval means only one thing—perfection. So it comes as no surprise that Murray’s Top Shelf is the epitome of perfection in party platters. Fruit and nut crostinis pair perfectly with earthy pecorino, and smoked speck balances the nutty Challerhocker. And when you top off these tastes with vanilla syrup–soaked figs, it is sure to be a Happy Holiday.

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