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The Christian Science Monitor[I]t’s not just the French who can pull off a classy picnic or appreciate the casual, carefree ambiance associated with dining en plein air.Picnics are plentiful in New England, too, particularly during the summer of 2020, as a pandemic persists, temperatures heat up, and Americans seek ways to gather with friends in a coronavirus-safe manner…Peter Lovis, owner of the 53-year-old Cheese Shop in Concord, Massachusetts, says he’s been selling about 100 custom-prepared picnics each week since March…“The simple act of sharing a great meal outdoors with people you care about nurtures the soul,” says Mr. Lovis.
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Every first Thursday of December for the last decade, The Cheese Shop in Concord has marked the arrival of a particular cheese from the village of Scurelle, Italy in a unique way.
Wicked Local Concord | December 6, 2018
The Concord Cheese Shop unveiled a 400-pound wheel of Italian Crucolo Cheese for the 9th annual Crucolo Cheese Parade in Concord on Dec. 6, 2018. [Wicked Local Staff Photo/Ruby Wallau]
20 Things to DO for under $20 in Concord: Sample Cheese at The Concord Cheese Shop
Boston Globe, September 15, 2017. Make your way to this shop for sandwiches, soups, salads, wine, sweets, and, of course, plenty of cheese. It has between 150 and 200 types of cheese on hand at all times, and 90 percent are available for sampling, according to owner Peter Lovis. “Who doesn’t like free cheese?” said Lovis, who calls his shop “very old school, very old world.” (29 Walden St.)