Cheese Traveler is opening a shop

Eric Paul helping customers at the Delmar Farmers' Market last November.

Eric Paul -- AKA The Cheese Traveler -- announced last night that he's opening a shop in Albany's Delaware Ave neighborhood, in the same strip as All Good Bakers.

We're waiting to hear more from Paul about his plans. As he posted: "there are many more details, because as usual our venture has to be eclectic." (This has been simmering since at least March -- let's just say we're curious to hear about the "eclectic" part of all this.)

Up to this point, Paul's shop has been mobile -- he's sold cheese at the Delmar Farmers' Market and other events. Daniel B -- who loves himself some cheese -- had high praise for Paul while writing about him back in November for AOA:

Eric isn't just a good cheesemonger, he's a great one. Nobody locally is doing what he does. Beyond his commitment to small-production, handmade raw milk cheese, it's the practices he employs that put him in the ranks of the country's best.

Cheese gawking: Paul recently created a six course cheese tasting menu for Deanna featuring some beautiful cheese. [via @StanfordSteph]

Speaking of All Good Bakers: The grand opening for their new shop is this Friday from 5-6:30 pm.

Find It

The Cheese Traveler (not yet open)
540 Delaware Ave
Albany, NY 12209


We couldn't be more excited that The Cheese Traveler is moving into the space next to us!! Delaware Ave. is becoming Albany's Local Foods corridor. What an amazing companion business. Congrats to Eric and family!! Can't wait to see what all he has planned!

I'm so happy to hear this! Eric and his family are wonderful people and deserve all the support and patronage Albany has to offer. I wish them all the best and can't recommend his work enough!


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