Things We Love: Port-Wine Cheese with Australian Water Wheel Crackers

Forget the WisPride and Ritz crackers. Di Bruno Bros. stylishly updates the classic party-on-the-fly combo of cheese and crackers
Photograph by Matthew Worden.
Photograph by Matthew Worden.

Setting out cheese and crackers for company may sound about three decades behind the times. But our current favorite cheese-and-cracker combo—Di Bruno Bros. Port Wine Spread on ultra-thin Australian Water Wheels—is so good that you won’t worry about seeming old-fashioned.

The cheese, sold in a plastic crock—remember WisPride?—is made with cheddar and nonalcoholic port. Ibo Selmy stocks it at his Bethesda gourmet shop, Cornucopia (8102 Norfolk Ave.; 301-652-1625). It’s tangy and smooth—several notches above WisPride and a perfect mate for the crispy texture of Water Wheels (available at Whole Foods).

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