Artisan Food Shop: The Better Cheddar

Owner Ron Shalinsky created The Better Cheddar as a one-stop shop for quality and specialty local and international charcuterie, crackers, chocolates, olive oils, sauces and cheeses. With two locations in the Kansas City area, Shalinsky’s top-notch team has been educating cheese lovers since 1983. (Photo by Christopher Smith)

The Better Cheddar, thebettercheddar.com

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