mum arrived in the city with just enough time to sample some cheese at dean and deluca before our dinner reservations...
we tasted an appenzeller swiss and a cave aged gruyere.
(both were tasty, but neither compare to the goat gouda that i bought today at the fairway...)
i'm still amused that a gruyere is sitting in a cave somewhere, just aging. chillen. and aging.
...and then of course we raided the mustard section
and decided upon a chili dijon and a mesquite/stout ale mustard.
it was off to veloce pizzeria in the east village
...which is apparently a favorite of frank bruni
and now a favorite of mum and me!
all of their pizza is sicilian (which, to be honest, i was a little bit nervous about).
it was totally delicious though! the crust was so buttery!
we got our old fallback, margherita...
i'm into this place. worth a trip way downtown.