Elm Square Oyster Co.
Put yourself in the capable hands of executive chef Michael Sherman and his staff for a selection of cheeses that are perfectly ripe, at the perfect temperature and perfectly delicious. Dairy delights on offer are some of the best from around the world, served with house-made accompaniments like fig preserve. Ask for a dessert wine pairing from the thoughtful list to complete the indulgence.
2 Elm Sq., Andover, 978-470-2228, elmsquareoysterco.com
The Modern Butcher
Order a custom cheese and charcuterie board for any occasion—much of the charcuterie is made in-house. With creative offerings like the Dad Board (for Father’s Day, with soft pretzels and bacon-cheddar cheese) or an antipasto tree for the holidays, family and friends will be impressed.
226 Merrimac St., Newburyport, 978-465-6500, themodernbutchershop.com