Prahran Market's Maker and Monger has graduated from its cute, curd-filled cart and has officially moved into its new store, which cheesemonger Anthony Femia affectionately refers to as 'the chapel of cheese.' Moving into bigger digs also means expanding its inventory, especially now there is a seven-metre-long cheese cabinet, a maturation room and a liquor licence to accompany the store. A range of exclusive cheese from the Yarra Valley, France and Spain will also be available at the new Maker and Monger, alongside a collaborative range of fresh cheeses like mozzarella, burrata and ricotta made by the That's Amore team on site.
Even if you're lactose intolerant, it's hard not to love cheese – think about how much better it makes just about every meal (nachos without cheese? No thanks). Check out our favourite places to pick up a wedge or a wheel or two. Then, head to one of Melbourne's best cafés and see of you can't pick yourself up a cheese toastie, or check out these pizza joints for some stringy-mozzarella delight en route to your home-cheese enjoyment.