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.

August 18th, 2017

by Guest Chef Grillmaster Anthony Domenech

first course

burrata caprese salad:  local tomatoes, fresh basil, la vecchia dispensa balsamic vinegar, paniole organic olive oil (Tuscany, IT) – 9
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

Tilldale Farm Hamburger ‘Cubano’– sliced Landrauchschinken (swiss style) ham, pulled osobuco, pawlet, new pickle, dijon, coriander 16

Hessian Hill Farm Lamb Burger – boursin cheese spread, navaja dipa demi, heirloom tomato, lettuce, caramelized onion 16

Oxtail Tacos- corn tortillas, plum- tamarind bbq sauce, serrano pepper relish, pickled carrots, chopped romaine, thyme crème fraiche 15

Grilled Haloumi – red beet humus, grilled yellow squash, carrots, portabella, hatch pepper relish 14


Cucumber-honeydew melon salad, speck ham, chevre 5
Mexican street corn, lime mayo, queso fresco, pimento 6
Syracuse salt potatoes, balsamic aioli 5


ricotta dream:  narragansett hand dipped ricotta with fresh peaches and blueberries, leblanc toasted hazelnut oil, and fresh mint – 9
Moka Soda Float:  our favorite Italian coffee soda floated with Golden Organic vanilla ice cream – 6
Golden Organic vanilla ice-cream with Coop’s hot fudge and candied pecans – 5