It's very easy to love cheese — with all its variations in flavor and texture and its magical ability to melt and spread. But it's especially easy to love when you're eating it in the cozy confines of the Sacred Wheel Cheese and Specialty Market, where, upon entering the establishment your eyes and hands are drawn like magnets to the ever-present platters of tasty samples, colorful shelves lined with fancy oils and pastas, and a wide variety of cheeses. More than just some go-to spot when you need some chèvre or other impressive food item for your friend's dinner party, Sacred Wheel serves homemade soups (the winner: PBR tomato), an ever-changing variety of grilled cheese sandwiches ($5 for a small combo), and sells delightful baked goods made by Semita Dulce bakery — like warm empanadas served with pepper and cilantro salsas, whoopee pies, and other neat treats for dessert. Yum.
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