World’s Cheesiest Cities

No, we're not talking about their jokes
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Wouldn't you love to live somewhere famous for cheese?

Cheese. It’s the stuff that makes the world go ‘round. Cheese and crackers with wine? Bingo. Nachos swimming in a sea of cheese? Give me some of that. Parmesan on pasta? Keep grating.

You get the picture: Cheese is pretty awesome. And wouldn’t it be even more awesome to live in a city that’s named after cheese? Talk about getting your cheese locally. Let’s take a look at the great bastions of aged dairy our favorite cheeses were named for:

Monterey Jack Cheese


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Hails from Monterey, California, and the “Jack” classification of cheese was only officially sanctioned by the FDA in 1955.

Gruyère Cheese


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There’s a little town in Switzerland where this cheese gets its name from, and you know you wish you were there to delight in some local Gruyère.

Brie Cheese


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Brie, glorious brie! We would definitely move to France to live in the region of Brie — don’t you agree?

Parmesan Cheese


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As if Italy doesn’t have enough culinary reasons to lure tourists. Parma should be high on your cheese-testing bucket list.

Cheddar Cheese


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Can you believe this cheese we love so much in the States comes from a town in England called Cheddar? Maybe life there is betta ‘cause of all the Chedda(r).

Gouda


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Yes, there is a place in the world called Gouda, and that place is in the Netherlands. Gouda-nuff reason to plan your next trip there, don’t you think?

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