Ginger Man Cheese

gingerman_cheese.jpg

Behold the power of cheese -- and horseradish.

We're big fans of the cheese here at AOA. Cheddar, stilton, brie, a good chevre-- we really can't get enough of the stuff. Ask the staff cardiologist.

But if we had to choose our cheese of choice -- the one cheese we could have if (heaven forfend) we could only have one -- it would be the spreadable horseradish cheese at The Ginger Man.

Ginger Man cheese (yes, that's its name) is the restaurant's signature blend of provolone, cheddar and Monterey jack, with just a touch of horseradish. Not enough to make your eyes water, just enough for flavor-- with a little bit of a kick at the end.

It's one of the options available with their fruit and cheese board. For $16 ($19 for the large) you get to choose three cheeses from the menu. It comes with a variety of fruits, crackers, breads and crispy, seeded flat bread. Order it with extra flat bread. You're only going to ask for more later.

Even the small fruit and cheese board can be shared with a group of four or five as an appetizer. Now, we're all about variety, but if you're sharing with a big group, consider making the Ginger Man cheese two of your three cheese options. It'll probably be the first one to disappear.

If you need more, you can also get the Ginger Man cheese as the topping on their Kobe burgers.

Top it off with a chocolate fondue for dessert and maybe you can get them to throw in a free angioplasty.


Find It

The Ginger Man
234 Western Avenue
Albany, NY 12203

M-TH 11:30- 11
Fri- 11:30-11:30
Sat- 4- 11:30
518-427-5963

Comments

Yum! Thanks for the rec, AoA - the cheese looks scrumptious!

The cheese board is one of my favorite things about Gingerman, and the Gingerman cheese is a must in that collection. Reading your post makes me want it -- now!

What about the Ginger Man white truffle and asiago fondue? My entire muffin top is a tribute to that irresistable pot of melted cheese.

they have something similar at avenue a too. no surprise there considering the chef used to be the chef at the ginger man.

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

The Scoop

Ever wish you had a smart, savvy friend with the inside line on what's happening around the Capital Region? You know, the kind of stuff that makes your life just a little bit better? Yeah, we do, too. That's why we created All Over Albany. Find out more.

Recently on All Over Albany

The week ahead

Here are a few things to keep in mind, look forward to, or keep busy with this week, from the weather (May approaches), to stories... (more)

A quick recap of the week

Here are a few highlights from the past week on AOA: + We gave away front-row tickets to see Neil deGrasse Tyson at Proctors by... (more)

Today's moment of spring

Tulips get all the pub for their Dutch connections here. But as we've mentioned before, the word "daffodil" probably comes from Dutch (or at least... (more)

Alfred Hitchcock. Saratoga Springs. Rocking chairs.

Sarah pointed this out on Twitter this week and something about it is just kind of oddly funny: Alfred Hitchcock visited Saratoga Springs in 1937... (more)

Capital Region Bike to Work Challenge 2017

The annual Capital Region Bike to Work Challenge returns May 19, which aims to promote cycling a mode of commuting. And, as the name implies,... (more)

Recent Comments

While they may not cough up the full taxes that would otherwise be due, wouldn't it be great if St. Rose, WAMC, SUNY and St. Peters hospital, chipped in *something*.?...Albany Med just agreed to $500K a year---a drop in the bucket given the value of all their property---but it is the right step forward. (Just to pre-empt the argument: the "economic impact" of these not for profits is real, but only cash pays the bills :-) Getting a free ride is not fair.

Tara Kitchen Troy is now open

...has 8 comments, most recently from Paul

Follow up: The Dutch Udder Craft Ice Cream

...has 3 comments, most recently from mg

A good endocrinologist?

...has 20 comments, most recently from Linda

Stuff to do this weekend

...has 3 comments, most recently from Rebecca

Talking about the motivation for the March for Science in Albany

...has 1 comment, most recently from Barold