Visitors can watch the cheesemaking process through the corner windows of the store. There’s a retail shop inside, selling both Beecher’s and other Pacific Northwest artisanal cheeses. There’s also a small cafe. Here’s where you’ll find Beecher’s Mac & Cheese, as well as what I declare the best grilled cheese sandwich on the planet. The signature tomato soup will make you swoon.
Best Cheddar Cheese award from the American Cheese Society. The Marco Polo cheese won in 2008. Laura Werlin, cheese expert and author of multiple cheese cookbooks, said, “Flagship is everything a cheddar should be…and more.”
2 Tablespoons unsalted butter