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Di Bruno Bros. House of Cheese: A Guide to Wedges, Recipes, and Pairings

Hey there, cheese lovers. Our new book, Di Bruno Bros. House of Cheese: A Guide to Wedges, Recipes, and Pairings, is out and we’ve got a load of upcoming events where we’ll be showing it off. Come join us for a gander and nibble!

Tuesday, June 4
David Sedaris Cheese Support
University of Pennsylvania Bookstore, 5-6 p.m.
What do you think: Does David Sedaris like stinky Stilton? The Di Bruno team will be there to share samples with the crowd and sign cheese books before Mr. S. slithers up to the mic for his 6 p.m. discussion.

Wednesday, June 5
Cheese, Beer and Books with Janet Fletcher and Tenaya Darlington
Di Bruno Bros. on Chestnut, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tickets $20
Special guest Janet Fletcher joins us with her new book on beer and cheese for a double-hitter. We’ll talk beer and cheese pairings all evening, with loads of samples – it’s part of Beer Week. Get your tix in advance!

Thursday, June 6
After Hours: Cheese and Beer
Di Bruno Bros. on 9th Street, 7-9 p.m. Tickets $100
Don’t let the price tag scare you – you’ll get two signed books, The Di Bruno Bros. House of Cheese, plus Janet Fletcher’s new opus, Cheese & Beer. We’ll both be there, along with mongers from Di Bruno Bros., to give you a special pairing experience in the old Italian Market store, my fave haunt.

Friday, June 7
First Friday Coffee (and Cheese) Revival
HyLo Boutiques, 242 N. 3rd Street
Local roasters take on one cheese apiece for a special pairing. Come taste – your mouth will experience revelation! Beer tastings and book signings are part of the mix.

Wednesday, June 12
The Market at Comcast Book Signing and Demo
Di Bruno Bros. – Comcast Market, 11- 2 p.m.
Comcast Center’s Joe Ulrich is my favorite subterranean cheesemonger. We’ll team up to serve samples from the book and sign copies. Swing by for lunch and join us!

Thursday, June 13
Barnes & Noble Book Signing (U-Penn Location)
6 p.m.
We’ll serve samples, talk about the book, and sign copies for the cavalry of cheese lovers who join us.

Friday, June 14
Sickles Market Book Signing & Demo
Sickles Market, Little Silver, NJ 11 am-2 pm
Emilio Mignucci of Di Bruno Bros. has a longstanding relationship with this family-run market close to the Jersey Shore in Monmouth County. Come gab with us and grab some grub for the beach. We’ll help you build a cheese hamper.

Saturday, June 15
Casa Casale Book Signing & Demo
Casa Casale, Peddler’s Village, Lahaska, PA 11 am-3 pm
Serving Bucks County, this local market carries a variety of Italian specialty foods, including cheese and cured meats. Emilio Mignucci will share his knowledge and sign books on behalf of Di Bruno Bros.

Saturday, June 15
Rittenhouse retail store location, Philadelphia, PA 11am-2pm

Sunday, June 16
Rittenhouse retail store location, Philadelphia, PA 11am-2pm

Wednesday, June 19
Judy Wicks Book Signing and Talk
Di Bruno Bros. Chestnut St., 5:30-7 p.m. Tickets $5
Local foods champ Judy Wicks started The White Dog Café, and has become the de facto Alice Waters of Philadelphia. She’ll talk about her new memoir, Good Morning, Beautiful Business, and I’ll be there with the Di Bruno clan to serve up local cheese and beer. We’ll sling a few books, too, if you’re still looking for a signed copy.

Friday, June 21 & 22
Ardmore Farmers’ Market Book Signing & Demo
Ardmore, PA, 11 am-2 pm both days
Emilio and I will sign books and sample recipes from its pages. Join us for a weekend smash at the Di Bruno Bros. stand in the Ardmore Farmers’ Market.

Saturday, June 22
Cheese 101 Class at COOK
COOK, 252 S. 20th St, Philadelphia, 4 p.m. Tickets $75
I’ve been yearning to teach a class based on our book, and COOK is the perfect intimate setting. A copy of The Di Bruno Bros. House of Cheese is included in the ticket price.

Wednesday, June 26
International “Cheesemaking Rockstars” Dinner at Di Bruno Bros.
Have you ever wanted to meet James Montgomery, maker of Montgomery’s Cheddar? Or Giorgio Cravero, who ages some of the best Parm in Italy? This is your chance. They’re rolling through town as part of an international cheesemaker’s tour and stopping at Di Bruno Bros. for a 5-course cheese dinner. Tickets ($100) include the meal, pairings from Brooklyn Brewery, and a signed copy of the new cheese book. This event is not to be missed! Five cheesemakers under one roof? Madame Fromage is counting down the days…

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