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4 Ways to Say Cheese in San Diego

By Kerry Snider | March 19, 2020 | Food & Drink

These bountiful platters are a feast for the eyes and palate. Go ahead, dig in.


Whether you’re feeding 12 guests or 200, Venissimo Cheese offers platters of all sizes and tastes.

1. The Lion’s Share

Known for its use of meats you may not see in the grocery store, this rule-breaking restaurant will satisfy carnivorous cravings with its iteration of the classic meat and cheese board. 629 Kettner Blvd., Downtown San Diego, 619.564.6924

2. Platter and Honey

From impressive grazing tables to approachable platters, Kaila Scott knows her way around an Insta-worthy display of crudites, fruit, cheeses, meats and more.

3. Extraordinary Desserts

While showstopping cakes and sweets are the main attraction, it’s the cheese bar that caught our attention at this Bankers Hill favorite. Every Wednesday night, you can build your own cheese board from its myriad offerings of imported and domestic options. 2870 Fourth Ave., Bankers Hill, 619.294.2132

4. Venissimo Cheese

With four locations sprinkled throughout San Diego, Venissimo Cheese is always within reach for a prime selection of cheeses imported from all over the world. Try one of their expertly crafted cheese boards or consult with staff to build your own. Locations vary, 619.491.0708


Photography by: Courtesy of Venissimo Cheese