Friday Night Cookouts (Summer)

The Cheese Traveler 2017 grilling season runs May through September.  This season will be grilled for you by rotating team of chefs. Enjoy your meal with a generous hand-picked selection of craft beers, ciders, or fine wines. Eat in store, on our patio, or take out.

Any grill item can be made gluten-free and served on gluten-free bread. Vegetarian options are always available.

2017 dinner service will run from 5-9 PM, rain or shine.


We’re ready for summer! In addition to our grilled cheese and cheese plate menu, we’re going to be cooking out every Friday from May 5 to September 29th from 5-9 pm.  Stop by to dine in or pick up dinner on your way home from work! Call ahead for faster pick-up: 518-443-0440.

June 23, 2017

by Guest Chef Grillmaster Anthony Domenech

Live Music by Jazz Caravan

first course

monger’s choice cheese plate: 3 cheeses, accompaniments, toasted bread, cornichons – $12
monger’s choice charcuterie plate:  3 cured meats, accompaniments, toasted bread, cornichons – $12
monger’s choice cheese and charcuterie:  2 cheeses, 2 cured meats, accompaniments, toasted bread, cornichons – $16

main course

#1 – Tilldale Farm hamburger:  tomato jam, Benton’s bacon, cremuex, Bermuda onion, hydro bib – 16

#2 – Hessian Hill Farm lamb burger:  sumac, Balsamic pickled strawberry, spinach, Pawlet, scallion-mint aioli – $16

#3 – Fin ahi tuna tartar:  flying fish caviar, pickled banana peppers, scallions, wasabi cream, sesame seeds, plantain chips – $16

#4 – Grilled Haloumi:  lima bean humus, grilled sweet corn, heirloom tomatoes, charred pickled scallions, Ezuz organic olive oil – $13

Burgers are served on Placid Baker brioche rolls.  Gluten free buns available upon request.


Mixed melon salad, speck, feta, shaved red onion, mint vinaigrette – 7

Syracuse Salt Potatoes with wasabi crema – 5

Succotash- pickled Goat horn peppers, lima beans, red peppers, sweet corn, dry jack – 6


burrata, rhubarb compote, local strawberries, mostocotto d’abruzzo, fresh mint – $9

Moka Soda Float – our favorite Italian coffee soda floated with Golden Organic vanilla ice cream – $6

Speedway Stout Float – coffee imperial stout floated with Golden Organic vanilla ice cream – $9